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  • Why Jared Kushner’s conflicts of interest matter
  • Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, is all but running foreign policy during Trump’s transition to the Oval Office, whil
    e also serving as CEO of his family business and doing deals with a companies closely tied to the Chinese government.A New York Ti
    mes report on Kushner’s conflicts of interest makes clear that they’re at least as numerous and complex as those of his father
    -in-law, [続きを読む]
  • The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.
  • Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never. For years, the conv
    entional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories. Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutritio
    n writing, has long been making the case that that’s wrong. In his newest book, The Case Against Sugar, he argues that it’s ac
    tually [続きを読む]
  • Why more than 80 million Americans won’t vote on Tuesday
  • If history is anything to go by, we can expect around 80 to 100 million voting-age Americans to sit out Tuesday’s presidential e
    lection.Consider what happened last time. There were 241 million people of voting age in 2012. But only 129.1 million actually cas
    t votes for president ― a turnout rate of 53.6 percent. There’s reason to think turnout may be slightly higher in 2016, given
    the sur [続きを読む]
  • The myth of self-control
  • Psychologists conclude willpower is overhyped. This is what actually works for self-improvement. As the Bible tells it, the first
    crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the Tree of Knowledge. But the temptation
    was too much. The fruit was just so “pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom,” Genesis reads. Who wouldn
    ’t want [続きを読む]
  • John McCain explains how the filibuster will die
  • Senate Democrats have not talked much publicly about what, if anything, they intend to do about filibustering ― the practi
    ce whereby a minority of as few as 40 senators can block action ― in the event that they secure a majority in November. And thei
    r line to the press is that they are focused on trying to win a majority before talking about how they’re going to use it.But wh
    ile speaking [続きを読む]
  • Why Paul Ryan won't unendorse Donald Trump
  • After the release of recordings of GOP nominee Donald Trump having a lewd conversation with Billy Bush in 2005, dozens of GO
    P politicians have stated that they no longer support their party's nominee for the presidency. Most visible among the churn
    in the days following the recording's release is House Speaker Paul Ryan, who announced Tuesday that he was not going to camp
    aign with Trump  [続きを読む]
  • Mike Pence brazenly contradicted Trump on Russia and Syria
  • Late in Wednesday’s vice presidential debate, Democrat Tim Kaine accused Republican Mike Pence of praising Russian President Vladimir Putin as a strong leader. Pence denied it.Kaine: Governor Pence said, inarguably, Vladimir Putin is a better leader than President Obama. Pence: That is absolutely inaccurate. Turns out, though, it was entirely accurate. In a September 8 CNN appearance, Pence [続きを読む]