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Trump as a Strategic Asset of the Islamic State

The candidate is playing the part assigned to him in terrorist strategy.

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Democrats Against Democracy, Self-Styled Progressives Against Progress

The Democratic Party is now doing out in the open what it has done behind the scenes for years: Shedding principled positions in favor of so-called pragmatic alternatives.

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The More You Know about Plants, the More You Feel a Part of the World

Plants help us transcend our human form, find joy and meaning in life, and feel more at home in this world we all journey through.

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The Point: Elegy for California

Soon we will leave California.

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City Repair: From Illegal Street Painting to City-Sanctioned Placemaking

“We’re part of something so much larger than ourselves.”

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A Provocative Way to Finance the Fight Against Climate Change

Will we do whatever it takes to fight climate change?

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Into the World of Work

What do you need to know—about the new world of work, but also about yourself—as you graduate and launch yourself into the world of work?

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Why Trump Might Win

In the new era of anti-politics Americans are skeptical of well-crafted speeches and detailed policy proposals. They prefer authenticity.

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Choosing a President in a Time of Climate Crisis

Our next president must be someone who understands the science of climate change and can build a clean energy future.

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Europe Goes American, and That Ain’t Good

The same racial, religious, and ethnic tensions that have long divided America are now unraveling Northern Europe’s bonds of solidarity.