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Friday, August 8

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Has the 'Libertarian Moment' Finally Arrived?

Rand Paul as the movement’s Pearl Jam.

Sunday, August 3

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An Interview with the President

Barack Obama on Africa, Putin and the gap between what CEOs tell him over lunch and what they tell their lobbyists.

Friday, August 1

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The Social Laboratory

On Singapore’s attempt to create a more harmonious society using mass surveillance and data analysis.

Tuesday, July 22

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The Unbelievable Life and Death of Michael C. Ruppert

The lonely death of a godfather of the conspiracy theory movement.

Thursday, July 10

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The Letters That Warren G. Harding’s Family Didn’t Want You to See

The salacious correspondence between the President and his mistress.

Monday, July 7

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A ‘Band-Aid’ for 800 Children

A profile of Nora Sandigo, guardian to hundreds of kids born in America to illegal immigrants.

Sunday, July 6

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In NSA Net, Ordinary Web Users Eclipse Legal Targets

In the latest revelation from Edward Snowden, the U.S. government is shown to collect and retain massive amounts of data on nearly 900,000 people with the most minimal of connections to official NSA targets. The collected information tells our “stories of love and heartbreak, illicit sexual liaisons, mental-health crises, political and religious conversions, financial anxieties and disappointed hopes.”

Sunday, June 22

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The Spirit and the Law

On the Becket Fund, a little-known firm that has become the leading force in the fight for corporations seeking a religious exemption from covering employees’ birth control.

Thursday, June 19

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The Big Lobotomy

How the Gingrich-era brain drain crippled the government and led to last year’s shutdown.

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Q&A With Larry Lessig On Why You Should Have Faith In Silicon Valley

The Harvard Law professsor on billionaires, politics and Uber.

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The Unelectable Whiteness of Scott Walker

The formative years of the Republican star.

Wednesday, May 28

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Shame and Survival

An essay on life as “the first person whose global humiliation was driven by the Internet.”