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Move over, Silvio. Italy's right may have a new leader in the Northern League's Matteo Salvini
As the Ferguson trial reaffirms, it's very hard to indict a police officer for killing someone
Long-termism is overrated. Short-termism allows “creative destruction” to work its magic
Ebola “continues to claim lives, but there are glimmers of good news.” @TheEconomist
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