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Monday, November 30, 2015

Jim Tankersley
The Washington Post
A year after his 700-page opus "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" stormed to the top of America's best-seller lists, Thomas Piketty is out with a new argument about income inequality. It may prove more controversial than his book...
Peter Baker
New York Times
In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Paris, President Obama wanted to make clear that much of the world was with the United States in fighting the Islamic State.
Jackie Calmes
New York Times
Even as the authorities say they remain uncertain what precisely led a gunman to attack a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs on Friday, a comment attributed to the suspect by a senior law enforcement official — “no more baby parts” — fed directly into an already high-pitched controversy over Planned Parenthood and its practices.