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The curious case of the two Barack Obamas


My friend Swamp Rabbit laughed all week at the speech in which the president, in typically stirring style, called for better treatment of low-wage workers: Barack Obama warned that a “relentless, decades-long trend” of growing inequality and social immobility posed … Continue reading

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Barbecued mystery meat, compliments of WTO


I hope you had a delicious Fourth of July. As noted in Public Citizen, “your holiday meat could be much more mysterious” next year: If you’re looking forward to grilling up some hamburgers and hot dogs, think about this: Where … Continue reading

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