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The Human Condition
The Human Condition
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Old Advice

Two pundits—one ancient and one modern—explore the past, present, and future of old age.

The Human Condition
Repentance in South Africa, Forgiveness in Texas

In the true history of the world, stories like these matter infinitely more than most of the empty pursuit of power, reputation, and wealth that the media normally follows.

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Protesters in the Netherlands, © Frank Verhoef via Twitter.
How Can Human Beings Commit Such Horrors?

The modern world continuously prompts us to ask this question. But is it the right question to ask?

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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