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Why American Workers Pay Twice as Much in Taxes as Wealthy Investors

Let’s say you and I are neighbors. You’re an emergency room doctor, and I don’t work, thanks to a pile of money my grandparents left me.<p>You spend …

Who's Afraid of Free Speech?

What critics of campus protest get wrong about the state of public discourse.<p>Middlebury College’s decision to discipline 67 students who participated in a raucous and violent demonstration against conservative author Charles Murray brings closure to one of several disturbing incidents that took …

Rights & Freedoms

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

6 Things You NEED to Do to Make a Relationship Last

The secret to a happy and successful relationship is, in fact, no secret. A little effort from both parties is required to make things work, but it shouldn't be a constant struggle. The beginning of any relationship almost always seems easy because there aren't many problems to resolve just yet, …

Relationships

The Ultimate Guide To Gmail Productivity: 25 Must-Have Tips, Tricks, And Time Savers

Get started, get organized, get rid of jerks, and much, much more.<p>From its not so humble beginnings as a non-prank released on April Fool’s Day in 2004 to its billion-plus users today, Google’s illustrious email offering has proven indispensable for most of us.<p>And sure, you may use it all day, …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Los Angeles

The Jewish Intellectual Who Predicted America’s Social Collapse

The great American sociologist Philip Rieff (1922–2006) stands as one of the 20th century’s keenest intellectuals and cultural commentators. His work …

“The result … of a political failure”: Historian Adam Tooze on why the lessons of WWI still resonate today

Celebrated Yale historian tells Salon why the world that made the Great War is hauntingly much like our own<p>By nearly any account, 2014 was not humanity's finest year. There was ISIS, Ebola, the torture report, #CancelColbert, our seemingly unstoppable march into the climate change abyss and so much …

The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy

When the editor’s gorgeous sister-in-law was killed, Bradlee rushed to find her diary. But why was James Jesus Angleton looking for it too?<p>On October …