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How will you remember 2011?

The year 2011 was a dismal time in American public life. The nation came close to defaulting and lost its AAA credit rating for the first time ever. The do-nothing […]... More>


Hand Washing: A Deadly Dilemma

New Yorker essayist Atul Gawande is a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a prestigious teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. A couple years ago, he wrote […]... More>


Shock Study: U.S. Flag Only Boosts GOP


Seeing an American flag can shift voters towards Republicanism


“We’ll always have Paris.” Really?

One of the most memorable lines in film comes from the 1942 classic Casablanca, when the cynical ex-pat Rick tells his former lover Ilsa: “We’ll always have Paris.” Rick is […]... More>