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Dec 21

Remembering Vaclav Havel



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Words, Havel said, matter. Not only to poets and playwrights. They matter – they should matter – to all.



Dec 21

By the Numbers: Can the post office be saved?



Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.

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By the Numbers is data you can use to shape an opinion or start a civic conversation.



Dec 21

Transforming Russians from subjects to citizens



Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.

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Though it would be difficult to conceive of a Putin loss in the March election, it is a firm certainty that the democratic genie is finally out of the bottle in Russia.



Dec 20

Say What? “It’s always two out of three”



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Gingrich said he would seek to rein in “radical” federal judges by allowing Congress and the president to ignore their rulings when they choose to.



Dec 20

Constitution Check: Would a total ban on drivers’ use of cell phones be constitutional?



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Using a telephone is clearly protected under the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court has said that it even involves a right of personal privacy.