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What Would the State of North Colorado Look Like?

And how would its roughly 350,000 residents vote?

 

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The Problem With More Than 50 States

With what seems a never-ending list of wanna-be states, why hasn’t there been a successful secession since 1863?

 

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Today in Breakaway Republics: Catalans Seek Independence From a Crumbling Spain

A million and a half people formed a human chain across Catalunya today to call for the region’s break from a crippled country.

 

10 Steps to a Breakaway State: A Secessionist’s Guide

Helpful advice to the politically embittered: start with a spiffy new flag this weekend.

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A new study suggests it's relative wealth that leads people to oppose taxing the rich and giving to the poor.

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The first study of friends' perceptions suggest they know something's off with their pals but like them just the same.

Standing Up for My Group by Kicking Yours

Members of a minority ethnic group are less likely to express support for gay equality if they believe their own group suffers from discrimination.

The Big One

One in two United States senators and two in five House members who left office between 1998 and 2004 became lobbyists. November/December 2014

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