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Include Me Out

Author:
Alan Pell Crawford

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka insists the pow-wow his group will hold on August 11 in Philadelphia is not an alternative …

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False Prophets

Author:
Alan Pell Crawford

An expression of American optimism is the belief that our enemies will do themselves in and spare us the trouble. …

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Blaming John Roberts

Author:
Alan Pell Crawford

Ira Stoll, author of the biography Samuel Adams and editor of FutureofCapitalism.com, makes a plausible argument that opponents of the …

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What ‘Culture War’?

Author:
Alan Pell Crawford

The controversy over gay marriage provides the opportunity for Robert Murphy, in the American Conservative, to offer a valuable explanation …

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Ragin’ ‘Cajun Primary’

Author:
Alan Pell Crawford

Preoccupied by John Roberts’ vote on the Affordable Care Act, Republicans probably missed something else the Chief Justice has done …