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Saturday, November 18, 2017

on a tennessee saturday night

roy moore is a symptom of a larger problem in evangelical circles

cutting corporate taxes will not increase american wages

skippy's homeland of australia votes yes on gay marriage

white spite: education is at the center of trump's politics of resentment

why you're not getting a raise

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Friday, November 17, 2017

everyday friday night

how your clinton rules sausage gets made

mounting gop retirements threatens house majority

dc cops spent over $300,000 on weapons for inauguration day

small alabama town has a police force 5X the national average per capita

the govt of iceland voted unanimously to put mental health warning labels on bibles
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

maximum thursday

america has a monopoly problem

do democrats really need wall street?

louise mensch is more dangerous than facebook

wildlife colonize man-made rock pools

there is no first amendment right to speak on college campuses
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

just wednesday

it's not just niger, the us military is all over africa

trump is a bad fascist. but what about the next one?

hi-priced drugs: are we being played for suckers

thoughts on the plague in madagascar

sorting thru the laughs joan rivers left us

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

tuesday treat day

female members of congress recount harassment by colleagues 

unemployment is contagious

white supremacists are sharing bomb-making plans online

trump calls on fbi to arrest his rivals for things that aren't crimes

google's sentiment analyzer thinks being gay is bad
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Monday, November 13, 2017

monday loud and clear

gawker blind item 2012 - sound like anyone? *cough*louis ck*cough*

the pitfalls of privitization

stop trying to convince trump voters

the role race plays in the war on drugs

how protests work

and rip long-time queen of gossip columnists, liz smith 

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

come sunday

doj subpoenas twitter about a popehat smiley emoji tweet

the dangerous myth of 'tax payer money'

legionnaires disease at disneyland

100's face conspiracy charges for the actions of a few on inauguration day

all your base are belong to trump
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Saturday, November 11, 2017

on a saturday night

let's listen to what trump's accusers have to say

the history of russia's involvement in america's race war

st. louis rises up against police violence, media ignores

1 in 4 troops see white nationalism in the ranks

the science of being nice
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Friday, November 10, 2017

every other friday at 5

a year after trump was elected, nothing has changed

disrespecting the china's national anthem punishable by 3 years in jail

gop want to make it harder to pay off your student loans

one way to resist trump's bureaucratic war on birth control

why this old democrat has problems with new democrats

and rip magnum's boss, character actor john hillerman
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Thursday, November 09, 2017

maundy thursday

the gop tax plan will help rich people send their kids to college

4 laws to save capitalism from itself

why some cities are buying trailer parks

the fbi is investigating black activists because of their race 

the devaluation of music
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017

it's only wednesday

obamacare sign ups surge in early days to set new record

transgender candidate beats homophobe who wrote anti-trans bathroom bill in virginia

va hospitals flooded with complaints about care

it's time to stop using inmates as free labor

the drug industry's triumph over the dea (triumph of the pill)
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017

tuesday today

smartphones are killing us but who's counting?

uncle sam is not going to smash silicone valley

a stock market panic like 1987 could happen again

what really happens when amazon comes to your town

spending time in nature really does help your mind
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Monday, November 06, 2017

monday killer

fox news employees say their russia coverage was 'an embarrassment

children are dying at alarming rates in foster care

america loves plausible deniability

supreme court errors are easy to find

amazon wants to break the bank 
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Sunday, November 05, 2017

church on sunday

the opioid crisis: corruption, greed and complicit government

is congress about to wreck america's national treasures

reimagining right-to-work

life after the steel mills

hurricane season 2017: what the hell happened?

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Saturday, November 04, 2017

on a saturday

nfl owners asked to turn over phones in kaepernick case

the fraternal order of police must go

mass hysteria may explain 'sonic attacks' in cuba

here's where your billions of tax $$  are going for 'defense'

the price tag system that screws customers at every opportunity
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Friday, November 03, 2017

every friday afternoon

dollar general stores strike gold in rural america

wisc. gov. walker moves to punish students who protest right-wing speech

once nation, in sickness and in health

when wall street owns main street - literally

truth and lies in the trump era
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Thursday, November 02, 2017

like a summer thursday

liberal reporter brutally arrested while covering goper ed gillespie

senior citizens pushing pills are the new face of drug dealing

cops: how one bad apple spoils the whole bunch

waiting periods for hand guns save lives

beware the smartphone dystopia
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Wednesday, November 01, 2017

dia de los muertos

driver who killed 8 in nyc originally from uzbekistan

trump's attacks on women's health

america is falling out of love with silicon valley

do you really want to impeach trump? think about president pence

over 1 million americans signed the impeach trump petition

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

they did the monster mash

13 spooky science stories

did archeologists find the grave of santa claus?

people in rich countries are dying of loneliness

vampire bats may soon swarm to the united states

the evolution of slenderman - an internet horror story

and rip native american activist, founder of the aim - the american indan movement - dennis banks
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Monday, October 30, 2017

monday is queer

trump is coming for your birth control

women shouldn't have the vote, sez neo-nazi richard spencer

why the 25th amendment won't save us

feminism, not hugh hefner, liberated women

if kim jong-un suddenly dies, don't ask me
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Sunday, October 29, 2017

broken sunday

armageddon by accident

the awful way christian homeschooling covers racism

more employees are getting pay cards instead of paychecks

how we learned not to care about america's wars

seattle goes strawless
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Saturday, October 28, 2017

nobody's sad on a saturday night

trump's $6 b give-away  to foreign investors

cold war radiation in the us is widespread

the growing use of mandatory arbitration

a short history of neo-liberal deregulation in the usa

does the western left have an african problem?

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Friday, October 27, 2017

dress on friday

local officials say troops were set up in niger

bound to pay: ankle monitors for undocumented immigrants

study finds congress members without draft-age sons more hawkish

white nationalists resort to tiny flash mobs

plastic-eating caterpillars may save the planet  
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Thursday, October 26, 2017

last thursday

organizers behind armed houston white supremacist protest revealed as russian

hotels rake in record fees and travelers foot the bill

which politicians should we trust?

nationwide, progressive candidates are leading and winning

the world's most valuable resource is not oil, but data

and rip the boogie woogie rock n roller, legendary fats domino ; also emmy-winner (benson himself) robert guillaume
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

it's already wednesday

 why puerto rico is still suffering a month after hurricane maria

meat-based diets are ruining the planet

the republican attack on feeding the hungry

you are john chait's enemy

how big banks became our masters

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

tuesday the riff

46 attacks in niger area where spec ops were killed

trump election official arrested on child porn charges

rich people are to blame for the anti-vaccination surge

sea creatures fled the japanese tsunami on plastic rafts - all the way to america

the united states of trump
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Monday, October 23, 2017

monday is queer

dnc outs gay, trans members from their roles

work slave camps in america

millenniels spend 3 times more of income on  housing than their grandparents

industry lawsuits try to paint activists as 'illegal racket'

the new tax plan is a 'give away to the rich'

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

blues on sunday

3 white supremacists charged with shooting at protesters after spencer's florida speech

the feds actually expect all street bankers to police themselves

immigrant family warned cops about neighbor's racist obsession before killing

this is what it looks like when the president asks people to snitch on their neighbors

w slams trump w/o mentioning his name 
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

mr. saturday

tech has a bigger problem with race than gender

when harvey weinstein wanted to trash his vicitms, some right wing news sources played along

california condors return to the sky in utah

skippy alum rj eskow talks guns in death in a dead land

how a city in spain got rid of its cars

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Friday, October 20, 2017

down and out on a friday night

target to raise its minimum wage to $15 by the end of 2020

what the democrats must do

climate change is already happening in the high mountains of asia

here's the best thing the media can do when reporting on antifa

what the world thinks of donald trump

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