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Stories of Work in the Age of Anxiety

Young employees share their experiences as part of a special report on the decline of the American job.

The following stories are part of a Prospect special report, "Work in the Age of Anxiety." For Harold Meyerson's lead essay, "The 40-Year Slump," click here.

Daily Meme: The First Draft of the GOP's Debt-Ceiling Wish List

  • The House Republicans released a ultimatum of all the things they'd need before even thinking about raising the debt-ceiling. It was a beautiful exercise in wishful thinking. 

"Arrested Development" Gets an "Elvis"

And now the story of four reporters who lost their weekend watching all of Arrested Development season four, and the Gchat conversation they had to put it all together.

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If you're an Arrested Development fan, chances are you spent over seven hours on the couch this weekend binge-watching the 15 new episodes that premiered on Netflix early Sunday morning. Don't worry, we did too. We had two staffers sit down in a "Something" hangout with two Mother Jones reporters to hash out the fourth season and its best moments. Warning: potential spoilers.

Jaime Fuller, associate editor

Ok, so Arrested Development season four! what did everyone think?

Asawin Suebsaeng, reporting fellow at Mother Jones

I give it an "A -". First off, to the haters: Fuck the haters, because who the hell in their right mind would be expecting this to be as good as the original run?

A History of Domestic Terrorism

Since the invention of dynamite in 1867, ideological radicals on both the left and right have used the awful spectacle of explosives to draw attention to political causes, to protest policy, and to inspire fear.

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