Welcome to the New American Dream

The game in which Americans live beyond their means—and the bills never come due! Until they do.

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The FLYPside: The Race Taboo

Our FLYPside editorial examines the recent Obama speech on race.

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Blue Collar Vote

Working-class white guys are likely to choose the Democratic candidate. Pennsylvania is the next test.

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Should the Cuban Embargo be Lifted?

Our FaceOff debaters argue over whether the Cuban embargo should remain in place.

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The Fixer: George Mitchell

When times get tough, George Mitchell has become the international go-to guy. Just ask Major League Baseball.

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The Afterlife of E-Waste

500 million computers were trashed in the last decade.1.9 million tons of e-waste ended up in landfills in 2005. Only 345 thousand tons of e-waste were recycled in 2005

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The Iraq War’s Forgotten Casualties

The destruction caused by the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq extends far beyond the battlefield. Three Iraqis explain how the war has forever changed their lives

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Portraits: Double Dutch in Brooklyn

For Brooklyn’s Jazzy Jumpers, double dutch is more than just a physical challenge. It’s a way to create a sense of family.

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Net Savings: Buying books online

Our Web-savings guru shows you how to get real savings in the virtual world

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Love Ave.: My partner’s mom is meddling

After an argument, my wife always blabs everything to her mom. Is this a problem?

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Medicine’s Fourth Dimension

Six years in the making, the world’s first 4D man is set to revolutionize doctor-patient relations.

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One Thousand Miles of Solitude in Iditarod

FLYP went to the Iditarod, the world’s “last great race,” and talked to the mushers in Alaska.

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Mixing Media at the Whitney Biennial

The Whitney Biennial examines trends—like the use of humble materials and a focus on local subjects—to outline the state of contemporary American art.

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Planet of Sound: Asiko

This afrobeat ensemble uniquely blends pumping polyrhythms that inspire manic dancing and lyrics that make you think.

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The End: Google Bible

The Glue Society has created images of biblical events as seen through Google Earth.

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