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Can the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision Help the World’s Most Homophobic Country?

Nigeria's draconian anti-gay law has trampled human rights, exacerbated the country's HIV crisis, and fueled vicious police crackdowns — and it isn't going anywhere.

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How France Can Fix Its Homegrown Terror Problem

The man who allegedly attacked a factory outside of Lyon had been on a security watch list. So why weren't French authorities able to stop him?

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The Destructive Myth of the Magna Carta

Cloaked in medieval glamour and swathed in sentimentality, the storied document allows politicians and judges to pay lip service to rights and rule of law — while really saying nothing at all.

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