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Taxpayers pick up the tab for police brutality
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Does likability still matter in politics?
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Percentage of Aquarians who are Democrats:

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Scolded dogs look guiltier if they are actually innocent.

Nikki Haley resigns; Jamal Khashoggi murdered; Kanye visits the White House

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Podcast — October 12, 2018, 2:10 pm

Fall Books and Rachel Kushner

On Lacy M. Johnson’s The Reckonings, Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad, and Kristen M. Ghoddsee’s Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism; plus: an interview with the author of The Mars Room

Weekly Review — October 10, 2018, 11:45 am

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Kavanaugh is confirmed; Earth’s governments are given 12 years to get climate change under control; Bansky trolls Sotheby’s

Publisher's Note — October 9, 2018, 11:53 am

Trading on Resentment

“The ‘free trade’ policies championed by US leaders from Reagan to Obama, most definitely including the Clintons, have produced many victims.”

Art, Monday Gallery — October 8, 2018, 9:00 am

Cherry Street near Pike Slip, 2018

“Cherry Street near Pike Slip,” a photograph by John Chiara, whose work is on view this week at Yossi Milo Gallery, in New York City.

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Postcard — October 3, 2018, 1:44 pm

Tiny Sparks

A Paris photo agency transitions to the digital age

Weekly Review — October 2, 2018, 2:28 pm

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Indelible in the hippocampus: Kavanaugh, Kavanaugh, Kavanaugh

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