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Poor whites have long been derided and disenfranchised in their own country — as have their black counterparts. So why can’t they find common ground?
Abolitionist will be first woman on US paper currency in more than a century
The president ran for office as a different sort of candidate — he should leave in the same spirit
How does this show — now opening on Broadway — exert appeal across the political spectrum?
The recent unveiling of a statue of Baphomet enraged Detroit’s Christians. Here are four more that sparked controversy
New Jersey governor’s late start in 14-strong field puts him at a disadvantage
Rooted in hip-hop, this exuberant new musical tells the story of one of the US’s founding fathers
Reviews of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ‘Birdman’, Barry Levinson’s ‘The Humbling’, and more
‘All the revolutionary leader needed was dentistry, Botox and a Tampa tan’
Slow march of covered bonds into US disappoints debt’s proponents
Leadership is not just about inspiring; it also concerns creating and maintaining institutions, Joseph Nye says
Is private equity being unfairly singled out?
Bruce Norris’s new drama is a swashbuckling exploration of the fundamental nature of capitalism
The hiring of Thompson shows the NYT is eyeing a digital future, writes Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson
The energy expert hopes to see the US and the rest of the world cut its CO2 emissions – and he is starting with his 19th-century house
‘Colonial revival’ continues to influence interiors across the US and has become known as a classic American aesthetic
From Mr Les Gapay, Rancho Mirage, CA, US
Euro bank notes lack a common identity
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