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Ending the Prop. 8 Era

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Daniel Goldstein argues that California has an opportunity to restore the rights of millions of citizens with the help of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Breaking DOMA

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Jeremy Lowenthal argues that DOMA reinforced homophobia and a culture of social stigma in American society.

Bullet Train Economics

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Often maligned as science fiction in the United States, high-speed rail (HSR) is a viable form of transportation in much of the developed worlds.

A Syrian Future

After two years of fighting, neither the Free Syrian Army nor the government of Bashar al-Assad has made meaningful gains in the Syrian conflict. Considering that even the most creative efforts by skilled diplomats like Kofi Annan have failed, Syria’s unknown future is unlikely to make itself clear any time soon.