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The Feds Invade Portland

The Trump administration deployed more than 100 federal law enforcement officers to Portland to quell weeks of unrest. The administration claimed it was simply protecting a federal courthouse.

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Perry Mason

Whether the state is merely incompetent or actively corrupt, the show suggests the burdens of its failures fall primarily on the poor and the vulnerable.

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Guns and Control

San Francisco writer Guy Smith finds little evidence that the availability of firearms explains differences in suicide and homicide rates.

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Apocalypse Never

The book argues that rising prosperity and increasing technological prowess will ameliorate or reverse most deleterious environmental trends.

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Hamilton

When a filmed version of the stage show debuted on Disney+, it quickly became the most-streamed program of any month this year.

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