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The rise of the Western jihadist

By Alex Massie, Foreign Policy August 22, 2014, 06:12 PM

The recent beheading video was narrated by an apparent Londoner. Among radicals, he's hardly unique.

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Fears about social media? Same as it ever was.

By John Rash, Star Tribune August 22, 2014, 06:12 PM

A new book — "From the Dance Hall to Facebook" — explores "teen girls, mass media and moral panic."

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Why government really frosts our cupcakes

By George F. Will, Washington Post August 23, 2014, 06:00 PM

It's simply everywhere, showing off hardware, demanding conformity and generally eschewing logic.

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Technology opens up possibilities for prostitution

By Editorial, The Economist August 23, 2014, 06:00 PM

For starters, it can make interactions safer. It also can get undesirable activity off the streets. It doesn't make sense for governments to try to stifle these steps forward.

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The world as it is: We need a Marshall Plan for the modern era

By Bonnie Blodgett August 23, 2014, 06:00 PM

But it's not what we've had in recent decades as we worship at the free-market altar.

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The U.S. must not leave a void in Afghanistan

By Editorial, Washington Post August 24, 2014, 06:00 PM

Yet that's what the president aims to do, doubling down on failure of that action in Iraq

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Has education reform group Generation Next built a moat?

By Bill Wilson and Joe Nathan August 24, 2014, 06:00 PM

Where were teachers' representatives or charter schools at last week's rally?

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A Cargill pig operation in Arkansas is contradictory

By Jack Stewart August 24, 2014, 06:00 PM

The CEO speaks of the environment, but the feedlot threatens a national treasure.

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Bird deaths: On this, we all live in glass houses

By R.C. Baumbach August 24, 2014, 06:00 PM

The Vikings stadium will be just part of the problem, and just one building, at that.

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Will the Islamic State feel the follow-through?

By Fred Kaplan, Slate August 21, 2014, 06:30 PM

Obama has stepped up the rhetoric and has a toe in the action, but what's needed here is an awe-inspiring alliance.

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