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Older Americans have the AARP. Gun owners have the NRA. But one of the biggest swaths of our population has very little political power. Read more....

Whether you’ve encountered them in real life, or just in the video for Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy,” Rorschach tests are everywhere. Damion Searls tells us about their history and impact. Read more....

It feels great to carve out a few leisure hours each week. But, Professor Julie Rose says that free time should be a right, not a privilege. Read more....

These days, people retire to sun, sand, and shuffleboard. But, it wasn’t always that way. We learn the story of one man who changed the way many people spend their golden years. Read more....

Pretty soon, a lot more people are going to live to 100. We talk with Andrew Scott about how that’s going to reshape our society. Read more....

Our Facebook newsfeeds have become echo chambers. To break out, professor Cass Sunstein says we should embrace a diversity of information. Read more....

What does social innovation look like? How about prisons in New Zealand that try to keep prisoners out, not in. Read more....

From the Great Migration to President Obama’s political career, here’s how one newspaper saw - and shaped - history. Read more....

The American dream has found a new home: Canada. Author and former Canadian diplomat Scott Gilmore believes that Canada has become a more realistic setting for modern-day, rags-to-riches stories.  Read more....

What was it like when men and women started going to elite colleges together? Turns out… pretty awkward. Read more....

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