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In campaign to defend democracy, U.S. should start with Malaysia AT THE United Nations in September, President Obama, citing relentless crackdowns around the world against dissent and civil society, promised an even stronger campaign to defend democracy. Even when it was uncomfortable or causes friction, he pledged, hi
Washington Post | 3 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Martin Rowson on the Scottish Labour party cartoon Read full story for latest details.
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The Posts endorsements for Montgomery Countys elections GIVEN THE lopsided array of political forces in Montgomery County registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by 3 to 1 its no surprise that the real competition takes place in the Democratic primaries, while general elections are an afterthought. Thats ce
Washington Post | 4 hours ago | comment? | recommend
The Dems Playbook Is Getting Stale, Ctd Elizabeth Nolan Brown recently questioned the effectiveness of the Democrats War on Women rhetoric. Seth Masket asks for more evidence: One of the races frequently singled out for the failure of the war-on-women strategy is the Colorado Senate race, where
Andrew Sullivan | 4 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The View From Your Window North Brooklyn, New York, 1 pm
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Why Fiona Woolf just had to go It is striking, indeed disturbing, how long some resignations from high public office take, and Fiona Woolfs yesterday followed an all-toofamiliar pattern that invariably leaves everyone involved even more tarnished than they might otherwise have been.
The Independent | 5 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Party pieces: British politics will pay a price for the failure to honour Scottish referendum pledges The Westminster parties, and British politics in general, will pay a terrible price for what seems set to be a historic failure to honour the promises given to the Scottish people just before the referendum vote a mere few weeks ago.
The Independent | 5 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pro Report: Short-lived GOP takeover? McConnell on Clintons: 'It's just business' House Dems flood Google search ads Read full story for latest details.
Politico | 5 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ghost Islands Allison Meier profiles some: In terms of abandonment, ghost towns get all the love there are a spooky 160 of them on Atlas Obscura as of this writing. These gaping remains of human activity departed are both unnerving and often beautiful, but what about g
Andrew Sullivan | 5 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Turning Green After Death Shannon Palus investigates eco-alternatives to traditional burial: There all kinds of green practices and products available these days on the so-called death care market. So many, in fact, that in 2005 Joe Sehee founded the Green Burial Councila non-prof
Andrew Sullivan | 6 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend