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The New Terrorist Training Ground

Two Islamist policemen patrol the streets of Gao in July 2012, during Islamists' brief period of control last year in northern Mali. (Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty) Gao, the largest city in northern Mali,…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 18, 2013
LENGTH: 30 minutes (7698 words)

In Florida, a food-stamp recruiter deals with wrenching choices

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A good recruiter needs to be liked, so Dillie Nerios filled gift bags with dog toys for the dog people and cat food for the cat people. She packed crates of cookies,…
AUTHOR:Eli Saslow
PUBLISHED: April 23, 2013
LENGTH: 2 minutes (511 words)

Feminism Has Come a Long Way—Or Has It?

Reproductive justice activists mobilize in Atlanta, March 12, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like…
AUTHOR:Ruth Rosen
PUBLISHED: Feb. 21, 2013
LENGTH: 9 minutes (2497 words)