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Tuesday’s primaries could say a lot about the future of both parties

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Twitter trolling with Chapo Trap House’s Felix Biederman

How "the pied piper of the dirtbag left" spends his day online.

From Ex Machina to Men, Alex Garland is always exploring original sin

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The many, many costs of breastfeeding

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Biden’s 3 choices on student loans

As liberal pressure builds on Joe Biden to cancel some student loan debt, here are options he might consider.

The Philippine election is the latest example of illiberalism’s popularity

The landslide victory of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the country’s longtime dictator, has exposed one of liberal democracy’s greatest vulnerabilities.

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