Merrick Garland and the democracy-killing sound of silence.
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A song by R.E.M.
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Furniture saleswoman? Red sparrow? FSB operative? Gun nut? Siberian Disney princess? The host of the "Spy Affair" podcast asks: "Who IS Maria Butina?"
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The retrograde bans on abortion in Mississippi, Texas, and elsewhere are of a piece with the GOP's embrace of strongman-style fascism.
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The (upbeat) end of a book by Daniel Defoe
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The illusion of honesty and the evolution of deceit.
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These dastardly Senators, Republicans all, betrayed the country and disgraced themselves.
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A poem by W.H. Auden
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To protect its anonymity, Jersey will go to extremes, including the illegal detention of reporters at airport black sites.
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The second most powerful man in Russia doesn't like the spotlight.
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A poem by John Keats
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Americans are confused about the history of Ukraine. That's just how Russia wants it.
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