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Saturday, January 20, 2018

beyond saturday night

the hurricane in puerto rico has become a man-made disaster

money-laundering allegations may hurt trump more than russia-gate

bitcoin boon is a boom for extremist groups

sen. tom cotton theatens constituents with legal action for calling his office
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Friday, January 19, 2018

friday fun

fast food v. workers: inequality is feeding america

police killed nearly 1,000 people in 2017

white supremacist charged with terrorism after stopping train

even 'legal' air pollution is killing older americans
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

on thursday (people get real remix)

'trumpism' is ingrained in white america

yes a blue wave is coming - but the dccc is doing all it can to minimize it

the gop is in full-on panic mode - and we get to watch

1/3 of forests aren't growing back after wildfires

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

sleazy wednesday (in slow motion)

fox news killed a story about trump and stormy daniels in 2016

trump is the most despised president in modern history

 what's behind bitcoin mania?

ex-face book exec: you are being programmed

and rip creator of wkrp in cincinnati and director of police academy hugh wilson; also pioneering aids researcher mathilde krim
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

tuesday's blues

megyn kelly: racist dog whistles weren't racist when we used them at fox news

the pentagon doesn't need more money

arctic temperatures are rising so fast computers don't believe them

the most expensive mile of subway track on earth 
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Monday, January 15, 2018

monday morn

$125,000 snow machine is latest toy for the super rich

the next financial crisis will be worst than the last

the 100-year capitalist experiment that kept appalachia poor, sick and stuck on coal

carpetbaggers of tech
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Sunday, January 14, 2018

groovin' on a sunday afternoon

income inequality also drives workplace sexual abuse

do we need a tech boom for the elderly?

we don't know, this year ces had a bunch of  useless robots and machines that don't work

former reagan aide: gop created deficits to justify cutting social security

and rip legendary sportscaster keith jackson
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Saturday, January 13, 2018

benny's coming home on satuday

there's no beating around the bush: trump is a racist

global warming increased hurricane harvey's rainfall by 15%

beware this winter's flu virus

because 20 children have been killed by the flu so far this year
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Friday, January 12, 2018

friday face

trump just declared war on the first amendment in an unhinged cabinet meeting

walmart is laying off thousands of workers

gop lawmakers surprised to learn no black soldiers served in the so. carolina confederacy

meanwhile north carolina is no longer considered a democracy
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Thursday, January 11, 2018

no typical thursday night

corporate pr stunts won't save the middle class

facebook sued over ads targeting younger workers

americans are dying younger

when gamergate became berniegate
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

since last wednesday

social security will be solvent for the rest of the century

china is preparing for war with korea

exec editor of alternet placed on indefinite leave after sexual harassment accusations

this drug used to be free. now it's $109,500 a year
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018

tuesday's black

why michael wolff's book is good news

from territorial to functional sovereignty: the case of amazon

how a low-level baggage-fee decision spotlights the worst of trump

heroes of the resistance
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Monday, January 08, 2018

monday monday monday

unforseen consequences and that 1929 vibe

you're the real job creator

palm springs has america's first lgbtq government

new net neutrality bill has glaring loopholes
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Sunday, January 07, 2018

gloomy sunday

wolff book: trump privately rationalized kkk after charlottesville

net neurtality repeal undermines black efforts to combat media racial bias
 it's -100 degrees on mount washington

extreme poverty returns to america


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Saturday, January 06, 2018

baron saturday

 bomb cyclone sends record high tides into downtown boston

it's colder in florida than in alaska

why a pill that costs $4 in tanzania costs $400 in america

polls reveal liberalism is surging
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Friday, January 05, 2018

friday child

frozen iguanas falling from trees in florida's low temps

the pundits were wrong about assad and the islamic state. as usual they won't admit it

the unsexy truth about harassment

release the internet from free enterprise - make it a basic right
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Thursday, January 04, 2018

no day like thursday

bitcoin set to topple global economy in 5 months

you can be tracked even when your gps is turned off

fellow white men, listen to the voices you have ignored for so long

minner driver: matt damon cannot understand what abuse is like
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Wednesday, January 03, 2018

see you dudes on wednesday

more than half the kids in the u.s. will be obese by 35

study finds people who spend time on facebook are materialistic

giant west antarctic iceberg disintegrates

the underground uber network driven by russian hackers 
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Tuesday, January 02, 2018


canadian zoo moves penguins indoors because of cold

six volcanoes to watch in 2018

why black women can't say #metoo

jeff sessions doubles down on pot
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Monday, January 01, 2018

all is quiet on new year's day

these states are taking medicaid expansion to the voters in 2018

why scared cops are so frightening

welcome to extreme poverty: america

vandals are attacking berlin's citywide holocaust memorial

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

and never brought to mind

the 2017 fire season is the most expensive on record

55 ways trump strategically changed america in 2017

wine glasses are nearly 7 times bigger than they were 300 years ago

memo to cbs: dan rather got it mostly right

the most overlooked ecological crisis of 2017 
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Saturday, December 30, 2017

another saturday night

the democratic party is fine

diverting class warfare into generational warfare

why not make the rich compete?

college isn't a waste of time

fracking is a huge american money pit
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Friday, December 29, 2017

friday at five

alaskan city warming so fast algorithms erased the data because it seemed wrong

250 trump web domains communicating w/servers in russia

magical thinking is stopping us from taking to the streets

"i used to be a bitcoin bull"

north atlantic right whales could become extinct
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Thursday, December 28, 2017

mrs. thursday

that other time trump bragged about sexual harassment

'idiot' is the word used most by people to describe trump

in alaska's thawing perma frost, is humanity's "library is on fire"

long after trump is gone, we'll still be fighting him

newsflash: men are jerks
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

ruby wednesday

majority of gop thinks elected officials should resign if accused of sexual harassment

meteorites were the origin of all iron pre-iron age

40% of america will cut the cord by 2030

how about a military tax?

truffle discovered growing on paris rooftop
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

tuesday: enigma

the 'father of the internet' calls for net neutrality

sell-by dates you shouldn't swallow

why is defense waste taboo in the tax debate?

neither party cuts it for california voters

a long time ago, rents used to be cheap 
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Monday, December 25, 2017

not even a mouse

the death of cardinal bernard law and the legacy of clergy sex abuse

the worst nativity scenes of 2017

father famous for christmas lights dies fixing christmas lights

the story behind the greatest christmas song of all time: the fairy tale of new york 
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Sunday, December 24, 2017

twas the night before christmas

stormy the cow escapes nativity scene twice

homeless vet rates in atlanta have dropped 70%

fired tech workers turn to chatbots for counseling

a t & t lays off hundreds of workers just before christmas
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Saturday, December 23, 2017

saturday (bakit ako?)

living in cars, working for amazon

the scariest aspect of trump's tax triumph

gop tax plan is only first step to cut social security and medicare

un thinks ocean plastic is 'planetary crisis'

how to keep students in science
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Friday, December 22, 2017

friday afternoon in the universe

the gop tax plan will complete the destruction of the middle class

1 in 5 americans have zero or negative wealth

if no one owns the moon, can anyone make money up there?

there's no such thing as 'precise air strikes' in modern warfare

dog shoots pheasant hunter in freak iowa accident
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