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Issue: January/February

Issue number: 1

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Nicholas Whitman, BillMcKibbon.com

Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, and McKibben, founder of 350.org, discuss raising awareness about environmental catastrophe. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Images

Do America’s current challenges in the Middle East trace back to Harry Truman’s 1948 missteps?   Read more

Money, Politics and Power

In Utah and other Western states, the country's most pristine wilderness faces new threats from Big Energy and its powerful allies. Read more

Features

Today’s Republicans have become the very kind of obstructionist faction—with apocalyptic politics—that the primary author of our Constitution warned us against. Read more

Features

Long lines and broken machines could be fixed with proper oversight. All congress needs to do is fill the empty slots on the "zombie commission." Read more

Money, Politics and Power

A CIA memoir whose emptiness is something to contemplate Read more

Books

Sociologist Patrick Sharkey proves a mother’s insecure upbringing harms her child as surely as a neighbor’s broken window.    Read more

Education in America

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Timothy Devine

New York’s Working Families Party has built the most effective political operation the American left has seen in decades. Can it duplicate its success in other states? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/Jim Mone

Will low enrollment in 2014 drive premiums higher for 2015? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Images/Charles Dharapak

Ben Bernanke rescued the economy. Now Janet Yellen needs to remake the financial system.   Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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AP Photo/CBS FIlms, Alison Rosa

Inside Llewyn Davis deepens the duo's turn from satire to elegy Read more

Books, Arts and Culture