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Sunday, May 29, 2016

remembering sunday

don't believe trump's claims to be anti-war

why doesn't every state have automatic voter registration?

how the dnc rigged the national convention against bernie sanders

yes the rich have stolen all your money

the dadaism of american politics
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Saturday, May 28, 2016

treat me like a saturday night

why digital money hasn't killed cash

rio olympics fall short in test runs

how to prepare for the next recession

those who wage peace can't count on the media for support

america now has 5 pr people for every reporter
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Friday, May 27, 2016

friday paycheck

the guy who screwed america's economy hearts hillary

teen birthrate hits an all-time low

lousy 401(k) plans may spark more lawsuits

republicans don't understand the economy and it's killing the country 

the mumps  go to harvard
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Thursday, May 26, 2016

unusual thursday

after a year, seattle's minimum wage hasn't raised retail prices

the pain you feel is capitalism dying

this election is more than whether a woman becomes president

the average web site today is the size of the original doom

clinton backers are 'feelin the bern' of angry sanders supporters
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

it's already wednesday

why america can't quit the drug war

colorado springs must pay back people it jailed in illegal debtor's prison

how one town ended it's rigged super-delegate system once and for all

5 of america's fastest growing jobs  pay less than $25k/yr

be nice to hillary clinton online - or risk a  confrontation with her super pac
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

time out (duvet tuesday)

judge rules psychologists who designed cia torture program  can be sued by its victims

the failing u.s. economy in 4 charts

millionaires leave cities, build fortresses

new federal rules would permit thousands of eagle deaths

robot waiters?  who cares?  here's a robot monk 

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Monday, May 23, 2016

monday night nitro

fed-up gop mega-donors sitting on their checkbooks

what the media doesn't understand about trump supporters

how oklahoma police took $53,000 from a christian band, a church and an orphanage

the end of oil as we know it

10 weird ways  humanity has tried to cure sexual dysfunction
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Sunday, May 22, 2016

remember that sunday

black women file class action suit against the ny times

trump supporters sending death threats to delegates

12 ways the sanders revolution has transformed politics

disappearing pensions hurt the economy as well as workers

movie ratings:  do critics and fans see eye-to-eye?

and rip mr. ed's buddy (and the voice of scrooge mcduck), actor alan young
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Saturday, May 21, 2016

too many saturday nights

the u.s. government loses as much as $111 billion annually due to corporate tax dodging

death row's race problem

pot gets cheap when it gets legal

how clarence thomas became the supreme court's strangest justice

russian revive pre-historic amoeba 


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Friday, May 20, 2016

friday on my mind

abortion clinics in blue states are closing, too

elizabeth warren wants to tax down turbo tax

ocean acidification may be killing florida's coral reefs

millions face pension cuts thanks to wall street

rude pundit thinks andrew sullivan is a douche bag. we agree.

and rip cbs news legend, morley safer
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Thursday, May 19, 2016

tragedy on a thursday afternoon

seniors face more foreclosures as reverse mortgages bite back

how cheap can electric vehicles get?

why the democrats are becoming the party of the 1%

why big banks can't imagine their own demise

rich chinese guy goes shopping with 8 robot maids
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

hash wednesday

how newsroom pressure is letting fake stories get on the web

why the people picking california tomatoes can't afford to eat them

trump is a union buster at his own hotel

the panama papers:  capitalism working well for the extremely rich

earth's temperature just shattered the thermometer
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

til next tuesday

why we need to stand united against governments cracking down on dissent

un predicts 40% shortfall of water by 2030

we can phase out fossil fuels within a decade

the danger of trump's worldview

corporate defaults rising at the fastest rate since 2009
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Monday, May 16, 2016

monday night nothing

from retail palace to zombie mall:  how efficiency killed the department store

office perks are stupid

u.s. leads the world in arm sales

the politics of memory

the giant rats of pakistan 
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Sunday, May 15, 2016

raining on sunday

the steep cost of tax dodging

how trump behaves with women in private

why does happiness inequality matter?

attention students:  put away your laptop

and rip the last remaining cast member of  "casablanca," madeleine lebeau 
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Saturday, May 14, 2016

tonight we feel alive (on a saturday)

how plutocrats cripple the irs

apple found $40 million in gold in used phones and computers last year

do we need a white house press corps?

the one-stop smuggling town

major faith leaders declare trump 'racist, hateful and bigoted
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Friday, May 13, 2016

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friday nights

the political center is shifting to the left

is netflix's plan on world domination a house of cards?

the market fairy will not solve the problems of of uber and lyft

nearly half of americans would have trouble finding $400 for an emergency

more moose on the loose in warmer alaska


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Thursday, May 12, 2016

to claudia on thursday

the worst trolls work in corporate media

why luck matters

steve wozniak:   apple should pay more tax

sea levels rise factors unrivaled 

the only people who ever change the world are massive pains in the ass

perhaps there is a drug that can prolong your life.  it's called money 
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

half of wednesday

fun and games in scaring people about social security

woman's soccer is more popular than men's but the players are still paid less

15 things you don't know about chernobyl 

u.s. wars are not waged for generosity or democracy

congratulations!  you've been fired!
 
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

thrash tuesday

if you don't like hillary, does that make you a sexist?

three reasons 'too big to fail' banks need to be broken up

teflon contamination has spread throughout the world

why unions are late to digital organizing

time magazine is lying  to you

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Monday, May 09, 2016

monday night in new orleans

neither party can win without winning independents

vacancies and rent: a causal relationship

it's time to get cops out of school

american's pathetic inability to punish the powerful

how did boston get its name?
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Sunday, May 08, 2016

preacher on a sunday morning

do the koch brothers want to mine the grand canyon for uranium?

us suicide rate surges to a 30-year high

from verizon to mcdonalds, workers are striking back

we won't improve education by making teachers hate their jobs

radioactive reindeer roam norway 30 years after chernobyl
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Saturday, May 07, 2016

the tribal rights of the new saturday night

meet monsanto's evil twin

the 'deep and disturbing decline' in global press freedom

the death penalty is dying a slow death 

why the 1% earn so much and what can be done about it

the lesser known tale of ted cruz, anti-dildo monger

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Friday, May 06, 2016

friday night, don't let it ever end

the rise of european racism looks a lot like trumpism

could a democratic president end fracking?

the guiness book of world warmongering

we finally know why the north pole is moving east

let robots dig coal mines
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Thursday, May 05, 2016

thursdays session

rip, gop

air pollution activists cover landmark statues with masks

homeless but employed: restaurant workers living under a bridge

it's time for coastal cities to wake up

american policy fails to reduce child poverty because it aims to fix the poor
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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

grey wednesday

never-ending growth cannot be sustained on a finite planet

thanks to black lives matter, prosecutors who bungle police shooting cases face tough re-election

evidence suggests antibacterial soapdoes more harm than good

texas man shoots girl with real gun during a water gun fight 

darwin's cage match
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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

this is my tuesday

kleptorenumeration: when the highest paid jobs cause the most harm 

the 10 laziest takes of the election season

penalize the companies  that export jobs

ending new york's stop and frisk did not increase crime

how a cashless society could embolden big brother
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Monday, May 02, 2016

monday night fright night

the st. lawrence river is slowly dying

how bernie sanders supporters can revolutionize the democratic party

chicago's racist cops and racist courts

why world leaders are terrified of water shortages

why are voters angry?  it's the 1099 economy, stupid
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Sunday, May 01, 2016

pleasant valley sunday

the welcome rebellion in the democratic party

globalized monoculture  is consuming the planet

the lies we tell are more convincing when we have to pee

3 chinese restaurants fire their robot workers
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Saturday, April 30, 2016

the saturday train

the coming default wave may be among the most painful

fbi is investigating top nypd brass for accepting big ticket gifts

the false consensus of 'most economists agree'

skin problems leave flint residents afraid to shower

it isn't the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog
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