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The Welcome Humiliation of John Bolton

The New York Times Say this for Donald Trump. He may be transforming American politics into a kleptocratic fascist reality show and turning our once-great country into a global laughingstock, but at ...
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Dems, Please Don’t Drive Me Away

The New York Times I could never in a million years vote for Donald Trump. So my question to Democrats is: Will there be a candidate I can vote for? According to a recent Gallup poll, 35 percent o...
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How to Live, According to Anthony Bourdain

Vice “We are, after all, citizens of the world—a world filled with bacteria, some friendly, some not so friendly. Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural prov...
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The Boomers Ruined Everything

The Atlantic The Baby Boomers ruined America. That sounds like a hyperbolic claim, but it’s one way to state what I found as I tried to solve a riddle. American society is going through a strange set...
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Hong Kong Reminds Us of China’s Fragility

The Washington Post Last Sunday, according to organizers, about 2 million people marched in a Chinese city to protest an extradition bill that they labeled Chinese “tyranny.” If accurate, it would m ...