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Source: New York Times

Marc Jacobs’s 1980s Requiem

Thursday 21:54 GMT

The time of Ronald Reagan’s “Morning in America,” of Tom Wolfe’s Masters of the Universe, of Krystle Carrington and Alexis Colby has been experiencing something of a resurgence in the designer imagination.

And not just because the runway was structured like a long processional, with rows of chairs creating a dim corridor in the midst of the soaring Park Avenue Armory, the rest of the space left in shadow, or because the music was plaintive and spare.

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Source: Common Domain

Elizabeth Warren on Her Journey From Low-Information Voter

Today 09:56 GMT

Elizabeth Warren’s first political memory is from around the time she was 6 years old, listening to stories about the Great Depression from her grandmother, Hannie Crawford Reed.

Warren, by contrast, was for decades what a political consultant might refer to as an infrequent voter, often missing midterms and primaries. He kept an arms-length relationship with the Democratic Party, willing to engage in electoral politics, but not on the party’s terms — caucusing with it while in the House and Senate, but never formally joining.

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