Articles of Interest
December 02, 2013, 12:00pm

By PAUL KRUGMAN

’Tis the season to be jolly — or, at any rate, to spend a lot of time in shopping malls. It is also, traditionally, a time to reflect on the plight of those less fortunate than oneself … Read more »

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December 02, 2013, 12:00pm

By Igor Volsky, ThinkProgress

Ohio Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D) has asked Attorney General Eric Holder to review two voting measures making their way through the state legislature that she claims could “suppress the voting rights of African Americans and other … Read more »

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November 26, 2013, 8:00am

By JIM ROBBINS

ON the first of November, when Mexicans celebrate a holiday called the Day of the Dead, some also celebrate the millions of monarch butterflies that, without fail, fly to the mountainous fir forests of central Mexico on … Read more »

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November 26, 2013, 4:00am

Sometimes, as LBJ used to say, it starts to rain and you can’t run from it, you can’t hide from it, and you can’t make it stop. I’m starting to feel that way about the Supreme Court.

The high-stakes fight … Read more »

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November 26, 2013, 4:00am

By Tara Culp-Ressler, ThinkProgress

Monday marks the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women, the United Nations’ annual effort to raise awareness about the women around the world who fall victim to gender-based violence. It’s the beginning of … Read more »

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November 25, 2013, 12:00pm

By PAUL KRUGMAN

It goes without saying that the rollout of Obamacare was an epic disaster. But what kind of disaster was it? Was it a failure of management, messing up the initial implementation of a fundamentally sound policy? Or … Read more »

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November 25, 2013, 10:00am

By LAWRENCE R. JACOBS

MINNESOTA and Wisconsin share much more than bone-chilling winters: German and Northern European roots; farming; and, until recently, a populist progressive tradition stretching back a century to Wisconsin’s Fighting Bob La Follette and the birth of … Read more »

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November 20, 2013, 12:00pm

By PAUL KRUGMAN

Spend any time around monetary officials and one word you’ll hear a lot is “normalization.” Most though not all such officials accept that now is no time to be tightfisted, that for the time being credit must … Read more »

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November 20, 2013, 12:00pm

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Even as Americans struggle with the changes required by health care reform, an international survey released last week by the Commonwealth Fund, a research organization, shows why change is so necessary.

The report found that by … Read more »

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November 20, 2013, 11:00am

In another unsurprising development in the George Zimmerman saga, Zimmerman was arrested and charged with domestic battery and domestic aggravated assault with a weapon on Monday. During an argument with his new girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, Zimmerman allegedly forced her out … Read more »

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