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Putin Can’t Kill the Vision of the Future Navalny Gave Us

It’s 2007, a warm, sunny spring day in Moscow. It’s my first rally, and I’m nervous. I’m 16, silly and…

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Against a Canvas of Despair, Gaza’s Artists Trace Their Struggle

An exhibition in the Israeli-occupied West Bank features works evoking Palestinian life and protest. But the show is as much…

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My Mother Got on a Bike. It Changed Her Life.

When my mother was 62 years old, she dusted off a clunky Cannondale with Mary Poppins handles and joined a…

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We’re Running Out of Names for Trump. At Least Polite Ones.

Everywhere I turn, people are rightly laboring to sound the alarm about Donald Trump’s spectacularly reckless, deeply evil expectorations —…

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To Strengthen Your Marriage, Invest More in Your Friends

When Bert Ellison experienced intense mood swings, the first person he turned to was usually not his wife, but Dan…

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My Oldest Friend Is Being Paroled From Prison. Can I Dump Her?

After supporting an old friend through years of incarceration with letters and shipments of books, a reader wants out, put…

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The A.I. Economy Makes Our Humanity More Important Than Ever

There have been just a handful of moments over the centuries when we have experienced a huge shift in the…

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It’s Not Time for Our Troops to Leave the Middle East

The United States base at Tower 22 in Jordan is in the middle of a seemingly unending desert, astride the…

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Why We’re Living in an Age of Twins

Mirroring, mimicking and doubling are everywhere these days. What does this say about our collective sense of identity?

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The Deep Joy of Squirreling It All Away

The dump trucks rattling with gravel were bad. Worse were the cement mixers lined up down the street, one of…

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