Supreme Court refuses to hear right-to-carry-guns case, Justices Thomas and Gorsuch say there is such a right

Supreme Court refuses to hear right-to-carry-guns case, Justices Thomas and Gorsuch say there is such a right
By Eugene Volokh

June 26, 2017 at 10:16AM
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Do Fascists and Marxists Actually Exist?

Do Fascists and Marxists Actually Exist?
By Paul Gottfried

June 27, 2017 at 12:01AM
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I appreciate his broader point, but: yes, modern fascists and Marxists do exist!

THIS is actually fake news. Seriously fake. Totally.

THIS is actually fake news. Seriously fake. Totally.
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June 27, 2017 at 06:00PM
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – Power

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – Power
By tech@thehiveworks.com

June 27, 2017 at 10:46AM
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Tone Policing: It’s A Nice Racket

Tone Policing: It’s A Nice Racket
By Scott Lemieux

June 24, 2017 at 09:00AM
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#1322; The Hard Limit of Outrage

#1322; The Hard Limit of Outrage
By David Malki

June 23, 2017 at 01:00AM
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How many people will Obamacare and AHCA kill?

How many people will Obamacare and AHCA kill?
By Matt Bruenig

June 22, 2017 at 06:14PM
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«Under AHCA, nearly 540,000 people will die in the next decade because of lack of health insurance coverage. For Obamacare, it is a more respectable 320,000 deaths.»

$15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Working Fine So Far

$15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Working Fine So Far
By Kevin Drum

June 21, 2017 at 02:38PM
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“[…] synthetic Seattle is identical to real Seattle prior to the minimum wage hike. That suggests it’s a pretty accurate composite. After the minimum wage hike, they stay pretty similar. In fact, real Seattle has slightly higher employment. The obvious conclusion is that raising its minimum wage hasn’t depressed employment in Seattle at all.”

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – Geopolitics

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – Geopolitics
By tech@thehiveworks.com

June 18, 2017 at 10:45AM
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How Congress Failed to Plan for Doomsday

How Congress Failed to Plan for Doomsday
By Garrett M. Graff

June 15, 2017 at 05:12AM
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“The stranger thing, though, is that America’s continuing inability to rebuild Congress after a catastrophic attack is, one might say, supposed to be a feature, not a bug.”