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Impeachment Is a Refusal to Accept the Unacceptable

In 1838, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech on “The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions“—better known today as the Lyceum Address.…

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Why Anti-vax Doctors Are Ordering 23andMe Tests

David Reif, now a biologist at NC State, realized his old paper had taken on a dangerous second life when…

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The Psychology of Online Extremism

Subscribe to Crazy/Genius: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play In the early 1970s, the psychologist David G.…

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Immunity for Wanton Killers

During El Salvador’s “dirty war” in the 1980s, which pitted leftist guerrillas against an entrenched alliance of generals and oligarchs,…

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Waiting for Obama

Barack Obama is literally more popular than Jesus among Democrats. Unfortunately, neither the former president nor any of the party’s…

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Even in Parts of England That Rely on the EU, European Elections Are a Circus

BATH, England—In the run-up to the 2016 referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, people living in…

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The Atlantic Daily: The ‘American Taliban’ is Leaving Prison. Now What?

What We’re Following (Tariq Mahmood / AFP / Getty / The Atlantic) The “American Taliban” will leave prison on Thursday.…

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Infrastructure Talks Hit a Pothole

What We’re Following Today It’s Wednesday, May 22. ‣ President Donald Trump stormed out of an infrastructure meeting with House…

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The Small Bodies of the Solar System

Our neighborhood around the Sun may appear to be dominated by the eight known planets, a handful of dwarf planets,…

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The Loneliest Stars in the Galaxy

We are made of star stuff, as Carl Sagan told us. The first stars ignited billions of years ago, out…

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