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Boys Forced To The Altar Nina Strochlic considers the sad fate of the child grooms in the developing world: They are often forced to drop out of school and take menial jobs to support their new family. This perpetuates the cycle of poverty that led to their marriage in the first
Andrew Sullivan | 8 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The View From Your Window Palm Beach, Aruba, 12 pm
Andrew Sullivan | 9 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pro Report: Global tensions simmer as Obama heads to U.N. summit Gates, Power clash on ISIL strategy White House intruder had ammunition in car Read full story for latest details.
Politico | 9 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Forget Footnotes Tim Parks has an axe to grind over the academic staple: [I]ts time to admit that the Internet has changed the way we do scholarship and will go on changing it. There is so much inertia in the academic world, so much affection for fussy old ways. People lo
Andrew Sullivan | 9 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mental Health Break Clear eyes, full hearts …
Andrew Sullivan | 10 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Uber For My Uterus That’s what Kat Stoeffel calls a new program from Planned Parenthood. Marcotte explains: Now, patients in Minnesota and Washington will be able to talk to a nurse online and even get their birth control medication mailed to them at home in an unmark
Andrew Sullivan | 10 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
When Rape Allegations Are False Here, @Slate – I fixed that for you. h/t @SudFemDad pic.twitter.com/Sa0SpBato3 — Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) September 19, 2014 Cathy Young tackles an uncomfortable truth: False rape accusations are a lightning rod for a variety of reaso
Andrew Sullivan | 10 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Labour conference 2014: How easy to call for political fizz. How tough to deliver it The party is blamed for neglecting its base, but Ed Miliband has to consider fragmented interest groupsThis is unlucky timing for Labours conference, in the hangover days of the Scottish referendum. Intoxicating political passions were stirred as rarely b
The Guardian | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Legal Weed Heads East Matt Ferner flags a poll from last week showing that an astonishing 65 percent of likely voters in Washington DC support the city’s legalization initiative: The NBC4/Washington Post/Marist poll’s finding that district voters support legalizati
Andrew Sullivan | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend
The Guardian view on Afghanistans new government | Editorial Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have done a deal, now they have to work togetherIt wont be Surrey, a British general said earlier this year, discussing the approaching Afghan elections. After two votes, much wrangling over cheating, an elaborate invest
The Guardian | 11 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend