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The Situation in Puerto Rico: The Roads

Efforts to repair the road system in Puerto Rico seem grossly incommensurate to the scope and degree of the damage.

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2:00PM Water Cooler 10/23/2017

Today's Water Cooler: Temporarily open thread!

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Solar Power Forecast: Record-Low Costs Expected to Keep Plummeting as Technology Improves

The already-plummeting costs of installing solar power could fall an additional 60 percent over ...

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Want to Fight Harassment? Start With Pushing Back on Bullying

The free pass given to men like Trump and O’Reilly in public is a cornerstone of a culture that allows harassment in private.

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Almost Four Million Americans Have Anger Control Problems and Are Packing a Gun

The gun lobby insists that guns don’t kill people, people kill people. So we should call them on it.

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In the Fight to Save Healthcare, the Heroes Ride on Wheelchairs—and Wear Pink

Once again, women, people with disabilities, queer people, and people of color are at the forefront of the struggle to save this country from itself.

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'Wonderstruck': Todd Haynes Blows Up Cinema, One Genre at a Time

Todd Haynes never settles for what's been done before, and he doesn't do it now.

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Woody Allen's New Film Includes a Sexual Relationship Between an Adult and a 15-Year-Old Girl — Report

Woody Allen is currently filming his untitled new movie in New York City, and its storyline is bound to cause controversy.

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‘We Have Not a Government’: The US Before the Constitution

Asked and Answered: An interview with George William Van Cleve, author of a new book about a period of crisis that offers tools for thinking about our own.

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The Obsession With White Voters Could Cost Democrats the Virginia Governor’s Race

If Ralph Northam’s campaign is any indication, Democrats have learned the wrong lesson from 2016.

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Matt Damon Admits He Heard About Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassing Gwyneth Paltrow

The "Suburbicon" actor joined director George Clooney on "Good Morning America" and revealed to knowing about Weinstein's reputation.

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