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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Nelson Mandela leaves the InterContinental Hotel after a photoshoot with celebrity photographer Terry O'Neil on June 26, 2008 in London, England. (Chris Jackson/Getty)

Carrying Forward Mandela's Legacy | The Battle for the Future of the N.S.A. | How Much Power Should the E.P.A. Have? | Deal Reached on Military Sexual Assault Bill | Ukraine & The Significance of a Statue | The Myth of Race & Its Historical Consequences | The 'Invisible' Homeless Children of New York

Obama & Raul Castro Shake Hands

Call it the handshake heard around the world—during Nelson Mandela's memorial service, Cuba's President Raúl Castro was in a meet-and-greet line of world leaders and President Obama s...

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Carrying Forward Mandela's Legacy

Today leaders from around the world converged on South Africa to pay their final respects to Nelson Mandela. "After this great liberator is laid to rest, when we have returned to our ...

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The Battle for the Future of the N.S.A.

Revelations by former N.S.A. contractor Edward Snowden have set of a fierce debate over national security and personal privacy, and the debate has become particularly intense for the ...

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How Much Power Should the E.P.A. Have?

Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in the case Environmental Protection Agency vs. EME Homer City Generation. At the heart of the case is the question of who has the power to act...

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Deal Reached on Military Sexual Assault Bill

The House and Senate have come to a compromise on a bill that would strengthen protections for victims of sexual assault in the military and keep Guantanamo Bay open. The measure is t...

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Ukraine & The Significance of a Statue

On Sunday Ukrainian protesters toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin in Kiev. It was a move seen by one member of Parliament as “the end of the Soviet occupation and the beginning of the...

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The Myth of Race & Its Historical Consequences

Race is embedded the fabric of American culture, and racial categories and their implications persist today. In "A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama's A...

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The 'Invisible' Homeless Children of New York

Here’s a statistic that might surprise you: The United States has the highest child poverty rate of any developed nation except for Romania. Nearly half of all New Yorkers live below ...

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Thomas from Portland

The CEO of chipotle seems willingly ignorant of what working for his company at the bottom level is really like.
Thanks for the corporate propaganda...

Dec. 10 2013 01:26 PM

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