Will The Real Working Class Please Stand Up?

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This week, James Plunkett challenges his fellow millennials to stop pretending.

I Don’t Pledge Allegiance (to Any Flag)

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Dr. Warren Blumenfeld pledges his allegiance to humanity, not to the American flag.

Why Consumption Replaced Contribution: The Decline of Service in America

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How our mass consumption consumes our service to others.

The True Believer

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How do two guys come to believe, with absolute certainty, that murder is a moral necessity?

Hyeonseo Lee: My Escape from North Korea

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Wilkine Brutus finds parts of himself and his own mother’s story in this riveting video by North Korean activist Hyeonseo Lee.

Five Troublesome Things About The NFL

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It’s actually more like one big troublesome thing with five subsections.

How Germany Found Itself, Lost Itself, and Found Itself Again

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With the World Cup as a catalyst, Germans were able to regain pride and passion for their homeland, Noah Davis writes.

A Period of Lassitude

In another installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt Salesses gets himself in a little trouble with Cathreen. Fireworks ensue.