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05/22/2016 - 2:00pm

    If anyone reading this column still believes in the "Olympic ideal," please give me a call: I've got a stadium in Rio de Janeiro I'd like to sell you.

    Discredited long ago by the very corruption and nationalism they were originally meant...

05/22/2016 - 10:00am

    The new housing that developers have been building in America's cities in recent years hasn't necessarily been cheap housing.

    This is perhaps most glaringly apparent in Manhattan, where the prices of...

05/21/2016 - 9:00pm

    (WARNING: this post contains plot spoilers to "Captain America: Civil War." Also, this column is called 'Spoiler Alerts,' for goodness sake. You get the idea.)

    The plot question that sets...

05/21/2016 - 7:00pm

    Pouty, whiney, spoiled-bratism isn’t nice coming from a four-year-old. But it’s altogether grotesque when it comes from billion-dollar corporations like Uber and Lyft.

    The two car-for-hire...

05/21/2016 - 3:00pm

    Much criticism of the gradual expansion of the constitutional right to bear arms by U.S. courts has focused on assault weapons and mass shootings. But gun-rights advocates are conquering another frontier: the regulation of handguns in urban space.

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05/21/2016 - 10:00am

    One of the major human rights stories of the past decade in the United States has been the astonishing progress toward equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The advance of marriage equality across the states before the Supreme Court made it...

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