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Justin Amash Sent Some Tweets

There has been a bit of a cottage industry over which, if any, Republicans would be the first to breach the “I” word. Rep. Justin Amash appears to be your huckleberry

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Down in New Orleans

The city has been destroyed many times over, by war, fire, disease, and flood. Each time, she comes back to life, more vibrant than before but with another layer of rich history atop her deep and storied façades.

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Ways of Knowing

Spare us the girlish delicacy. Science belongs to us already.

Joe Biden 157

The Big Dog Or The Biggest Choke

Whether he wins or loses, Joe Biden will give us a story this cycle that we’ll be talking about for a long time to come.

Uber 188

What Use Is Uber?

Without investor subsidy, can Uber compete on price? If it can’t, can it survive?

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Call Your Mother

Phone-y tunes for a real good Mother’s Day.

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The King of the Monsters

Sixty-Five Years Later, Godzilla Continues To Be A Symbol For Everything From Humanity’s Sins To A Force Of Nature To Even Box Office Superhero.

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Oh, the Humanity

My son cannot understand why anyone cared if the Hindenburg blew up because he is eleven years old and thinks the world is an anime.

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The Internet Needs a Town Square

The tech industry has near-total control over what we can and cannot say online. The solution? The creation of an online public space where even extremists are permitted to share their views.

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Ordinary Bloggingheads.TV

Our own Michele Kerr made an appearance with Glenn Loury on The Glenn Show, talking about teaching, education, race, and student discipline: This conversation follows a previous one between Loury and Mary Hudson, who...

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There’s Something About Mary Sue

The thing about Mary Sue that makes her interesting despite her triteness is also what makes her 100% for sure not sexist. A Mary Sue is a female conception of an ideal female character.