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Benito Mussolini with three of the four quadrumvirs during the March on Rome. (WikiCommons)
Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Is Donald Trump a fascist? Not quite, says New School of Social Research professor Federico Finchelstein. He explains here.

 
CORRECTIONS PLACE TO PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY FAIR GROUND FROM PRINCE WILLAM COUNTY FAIRGROUND - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump autographs a supporter's chest following his speech at a campaign rally at the Prince William County Fair Ground, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Manassas, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Posted on Friday, December 4, 2015

When topics change, how do you want us to let you know about it? Plus, your angry comments and a litany of lengthy tags.

 
In this Nov. 24, 2015 file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, right, speaks about first-degree murder charges against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks on at left. Emanuel announced at a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, that McCarthy has been fired after a public outcry over the handling of the case. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

The Chicago Police Superintendent is pushed out of office, and protests in the Windy City continue.

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The logo of #GivingTuesday. (#GivingTuesday)
Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Today’s #GivingTuesday. But how — and where — did it start?

 
Chef Stacy Cogswell's walnut salad, on display in the WBUR studios. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Did our Thanksgiving 2016 episode make you hungry? Good news — we’ve got recipes right here.

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In this March 2, 2013 file photo. Republican strategist Karl Rove speaks at the California Republican Party convention in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Karl Rove may say he’s not endorsing or getting involved in the 2016 G.O.P. presidential primary, but that won’t stop from offering advice on how to beat Republican front runner Donald Trump.

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This photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 shows local Islamic State group  headquarters hit by two cruise missiles during the attack of Russian warplanes in Syria. Russia's President Vladimir Putin was in Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian leaders expected to focus on the Syrian crisis and an international peace plan intended to end the conflict. (AP Photo/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service)
Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015

A brief, but illustrative exchange between Barry Posen and Roger Cohen during our conversation on ISIS today.

 
A scene from the 1973 classic animated special, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving." (ABC / Mashable)
Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015

A few On Point staff favorites for your upcoming holiday travel listening pleasure.

 
Our web producer searched for "Thanksgiving Travel" on Creative Commons, and this showed up. We don't understand it, either. (Flickr)
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Podcast hiccups, podcast fixes and the best way to get in touch with us when you have audio issues.

 
Get out of the popular rafter this holiday season by trying out some great app and podcast suggestions. [Ed. Note: A 'Rafter' is the formal name for a group of turkeys.] (Flickr / Jim Gillum)
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Tech, app, audio book podcast suggestions for your upcoming holiday travel trials.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves to the crowd before speaking during a primary night watch party at Concord High School, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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In this Feb. 1, 2016 photo, a technician from the British biotec company Oxitec, inspects the pupae of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, a vector for transmitting the Zika virus, in Campinas, Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Taking on the Zika virus, from tackling the disease itself, to killing the mosquitoes that carry it to the challenge of birth control.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at a Rotary Club luncheon in Manchester, N.H., Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Host Tom Ashbrook and producer Sarah Platt speak to supporters of Republican Sen. Marco Rubio (FL) outside the candidate's Manchester, N.H. campaign headquarters on Monday, February 8, 2016. (Katherine Brewer / WBUR)

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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Fresh off the New Hampshire Presidential Primary results, host Tom Ashbrook reflects on his trip to New Hampshire, and on what comes next in the race to the White House.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #6: Bernie v. Hillary — The Electability Debate
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Bill and Betty are not real New Hampshire voters. But their arguments about the Democratic race for President most certainly are.

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Notes From New Hampshire, #5: Ted Cruz — The Advocate
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Texas Senator and Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is an impassioned advocate, Jack Beatty writes — but mostly for himself above all others.

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