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07/31/2014 - 8:49pm

    The only way to stop the current attacks by the Republicans on women's rights is to use the vote to make a difference. For me the hypocrisy makes it all the worse. It is politics of the worse sort.

    There can be no doubt that a major opening for women to participate in the business and civic life is the ability to...

07/31/2014 - 8:19pm

    Those of us who walked this planet 45 years ago this week remember exactly what we were doing that day when man first landed on the moon.

    I was in the back seat of the family station wagon in my pin-striped jersey and navy-blue ball cap, headed to an American Legion...

07/31/2014 - 8:18pm

    The business lobby often demands that government get out of the way of private corporations, so that competition can flourish and high-quality services can be efficiently delivered to as many consumers as possible. Yet, in an epic fight over telecommunications policy, the paradigm is now being flipped on its...

07/31/2014 - 8:15pm

    "Climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present," scientists proclaimed in the Obama administration's National Climate Assessment, released in May. It's touching every corner of the U.S., the report claims: We can't escape inland.

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07/31/2014 - 8:15pm

    We may now have a new "most unread best-seller of all time."

    Data from Amazon Kindles suggests that that honor may go to Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," which reached No. 1 on the best-seller list this year. Jordan...

07/31/2014 - 8:08pm

    When Citigroup accepted what the media hailed as a whopping $7 billion penalty for defrauding its own investors and wrecking our economy, the bank just shrugged.

    “We believe that this settlement is in the best interest of our shareholders and allows us to move...

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