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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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“Modern Love: Gifts to the Collection from Heather and Tony Podesta,” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, D.C). Runs through Sept. 23.

Anything But Straight: Defending Liberalism

It’s campaign season, which means conservatives will try to paint Democrats as “liberals,” as if it were a dirty word. I, for one, am proud to be a liberal and believe we should stand up against these conservative smears. One of the great fallacies in modern lore is that liberalism stands for nothing and liberals […]

Anything But Straight: City of the Future?

The United Arab Emirates has ambitions of being the New York City of the Middle East. Dubai already boasts the world’s tallest building, the first indoor ski resort, the world’s largest manmade island and upscale shopping malls that dwarf Super Wal Marts. Brad Pitt is even designing an eco-friendly hotel, one project in Dubai’s $381 […]

Press Pass: Fools & Horses

It's a safe assumption to say that the men of Fools & Horses are fans of Starbucks. While many Americans have become regulars (read: addicts) of the java juggernaut's offerings, the establishment hasn't returned much to customers beyond a good buzz and the introduction of terms like “half-caf” to the national lexicon.

David Brooks: The Character Factor

Rochester, N.H. — About six months ago, I was having lunch with a political consultant and we were having a smart-alecky conversation about the presidential race. All of sudden, my friend interrupted the flow of gossip and said: "You know, there's really only one great man running for president this year, and that's McCain."

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