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Why Doesn’t the U.S. Support Kurdish Independence?

After World War I, the Kurds came tantalizingly close to getting an independent state. Nearly a century later, they are no closer to an...

Highest taxed nation on Earth? Not really

Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty ImagesThe late New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan once said; "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but...

A Memoir That’s Finally Honest About Teaching

Michelle Kuo's Reading with Patrick avoids the educator-as-savior cliché and opts for a subtler portrait of her relationship with a troubled student. Mike...

Republicans Rally Around Raising the Deficit

"I will fight for the biggest, boldest tax cut we can pass, but I could not in good conscience vote for a budget that...

Op-Ed: Trump needs to crack down on legal weed

This isn't just a theory - it's already happening. As marijuana use has increased in states that have legalized it, so has use by...

White Evangelicals Used to Dominate Christian Zionism, but Not Anymore

Why thousands of Christians from across the globe travel to Jerusalem each year to celebrate a Jewish holiday Jani Salonkangas / ICEJ JERUSALEM-The...

Using Bitcoin to buy a sandwich could trigger a tax bill

Early-adopters of crypto currency decried the IRS announcement that crypto currencies would be subject to tax as if they were exchanges of property. Their...

Why Are So Many Women Behind Bars in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma has the highest female incarceration rate in the country-more than twice the national average. This short documentary from The Center for Investigative Reporting...

Don’t Forget to Adjust for Russian Trolls

Americans aren't quite as bad as the internet has led us to believe. Reuters Former President George W. Bush's speech this week in...

How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

| 28 videos Video by The Atlantic At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of media professionals to discuss how...