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Arizona Veto of "Religious Liberty" Bill Shows that Economic Conservatives Take Religious Conservatives for Suckers

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

When a conservative Republican governor vetoes a "religious liberty" bill passed by a conservative Republican legislature because the business community tells her to, it shows who really calls the shots.

If Walls Could Talk: Tears From Birmingham Jail

Juliet Asante | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Juliet Asante

Martin Luther King trembles with tears in his eyes, heart heavy and pounding, blood rushing through veins that stand out on his forehead, lips go dry ...

1950s: The Not-So-Silent Generation

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Fred Kaplan's enlivening 1959: The Year Everything Changed, argues that the '50s -- a decade that saw the invention of the microchip and the creation of explosive art -- has been misunderstood in hindsight.