Gabriel ThompsonThe oil industry has been polluting Arvin for decades. Now the city, led by its millennial mayor, is fighting back.
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Mike KonczalAs industries get more concentrated, businesses have to do less to earn more.
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John NicholsIn a new book, Paul Ryan claims he checked and balanced a president who “didn’t know anything about government.” The former speaker is lying to himself—and everyone else.
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Joshua HollandUnlike Republicans, Democrats don’t have deep ideological divides. The conflict has endured because it’s wrapped up in identity.
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Roxane FarmanfarmaianWhite House bullying and sanctions have succeeded in uniting an otherwise divided Iranian public behind the government.
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Dave ZirinThe World Cup champion team cannot be bossed or bought.
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