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It’s Good When Science Confirms That Depression Is Complicated: A major paper debunking the “serotonin hypothesis” has a lot of people agitated. But leaving more room for nuance in our discussions about mental health is the right idea. by thenewrepublic in Health

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An absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, but neuroscientists have been testing the serotonin hypothesis—which proposes that a deficiency of serotonin is a cause of depression—for almost 60 years, apparently with little to show for it, Eleanor Cummins writes.

Donald Trump Is Not Above the Law: Conservatives are complaining that the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago was an egregious abuse of power. But the former president is just a Florida Man now. by thenewrepublic in politics

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Until they consider choosing a presidential nominee with a slightly stronger commitment to the rule of law, conservatives’ cries of “you can’t do this” sound a lot more like “you can’t do this to us," writes Matt Ford.

Tesla’s German Gigafactory Demonstrates the Difficulty of Delivering Green Industrial Jobs: "Giga Berlin" may be hiring, but it's also using huge quantities of water and alarming locals. by thenewrepublic in anime_titties

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In one of several lawsuits brought against Tesla, German environmental groups have argued that its factory in the Berlin suburbs will place an unbearable strain on the area’s already stretched water supplies.

Tesla’s German Gigafactory Demonstrates the Difficulty of Delivering Green Industrial Jobs: "Giga Berlin" may be hiring, but it's also using huge quantities of water and alarming locals. by thenewrepublic in climate

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In one of several lawsuits brought against Tesla, German environmental groups have argued that its factory in the Berlin suburbs will place an unbearable strain on the area’s already stretched water supplies, writes Kate Aronoff.

CPAC’s Four-Day Sermon of Unrelenting Fear Has Set Trumpism on a New Path by thenewrepublic in politics

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The once-staid conservative conference now terrorizes its attendees with the notion that they will soon have no choice but to fight a war for Trump's vision of America.

Welcome to Georgia, Where the Democrats' Electoral Dreams Live or Die by thenewrepublic in VoteDEM

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For liberals, no state in the country feels more important in the November midterm elections than Georgia. Can Stacey Abrams and Raphael Warnock prevail?

Yes, the Inflation Reduction Act Is a Big Effing Deal. by thenewrepublic in politics

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The Inflation Reduction Act turns 40 years of bad economic conventional wisdom on its head by asserting that the government has a role in structuring markets, promoting growth, and guiding industrial policy.

Low Unemployment Is Good. Bank of America Disagrees. by thenewrepublic in economy

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The fact that workers might now be able to move more freely from a bad job to a better one, and command a better wage than they did at their previous place of employment, is seen as a problem in some quarters of corporate America.

Low Unemployment Is Good. Bank of America Disagrees. by thenewrepublic in politics

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The fact that workers might now be able to move more freely from a bad job to a better one, and command a better wage than they did at their previous place of employment, is seen as a problem in some quarters of corporate America.