s skippy the bush kangaroo: March 2016

skippy the bush kangaroo

Thursday, March 31, 2016

thursday's letter

how 401(k)s have failed the american worker

color inversion can sometimes bring things into focus

will the los angeles river become the playground of the rich?

the case for shutting down the republican party

why is styrofoam still a thing?
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

cupcake wednesday

the urban ethnic shuffle

the marijuana industry's energy footprint is growing

study shows exactly how much illegal immigrants contribute

the life and death of the political bumper sticker

live from metropolis:  an oral history of the justice league

and rip oscar-winning actress, former president of sag, and twins extraordinaire patty duke 

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

the fishes of tuesday

more plastic than fish in oceans by 2050

wall street bonuses are double the combined salaries of minimum wage workers

the pentagon overpaid $425 million of taxpayer money for official travel

almost everything you buy is killing the rain forest

please stop using 'neanderthal' as an insult, say neanderthal experts

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Monday, March 28, 2016

monday night at fluid

the hope and hype of super delegates

most republicans are embarrassed by trump

trump or clinton: who is better for investors?

what percent are you?

and everybody hates john kasich

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

10 things i hate about commandments

as it our tradition, happy easter!

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on a sunday

arizona wasn't the only state turning people away at the polls

lead poisoning in cleveland is even worse than flint

how forest loss is leading to a rise in human disease

paddles, stun guns and chemical sprays: school discipline in the u.s.

and meet the national parasite collection
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Saturday, March 26, 2016

the saturday boy

and meanwhile, big pharma is still evil

death predicts whether people will vote for trump

why do police have such out-of-date psychological theories?

the most toxic city in america

religion strikes again
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Friday, March 25, 2016

friday night is killing me

how to stop food waste

how big a deal is a raise to a walmart employee?

chances you will be poor may be greater than you think

the american fascist

new alabama law requires castration for certain sex offenders

and it never rains but it pours: rip comedian and meta-sitcom pioneer gary shandling; white shadow star and sag president, character actor ken howard; and baseball great and broadcaster joe garigiola
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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Donald Trump? Really?

Millions of working-class Americans are ready and willing to vote for a billionaire who enjoys firing people enough to make a television show out of it? Why not elect a fox to guard the coop then?
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thursdays excursion intermission

florida sun sentinel refuses to endorse any gop candidate

europeans are axious about a trump presidency

meanwhile trump and hillary score historic unfavorable ratings

global warming:  not a new idea

meanwhile, they had to import snow for the iditarod
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

big wednesday

the worst republican responses to brussels - so far

the fuzzy math of mortgage bankers

scientists find alzheimer's treatment that fully restores memory function

everyone is not watched equally

the best and worst states for women in america

and rip former toronto mayor and crackhead rob ford

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

telegram tuesday

flint could cost $300 b in infrastructure to replace lead pipes

beyond record hot, february was 'astronomical' and 'strange'

a t and t does not care about your privacy

trump's sucker punch may be aiming to knock out democracy

what have we learned since rodney king?
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Monday, March 21, 2016

monday night

over half the world has herpes

the rise of american authoritarianism

the century of the car was a mistake

how to hack your iphone with play doh

is ted cruz the zodiac killer
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Sunday, March 20, 2016

month of sundays

how the housing market exploits the poor

for trump, 'get 'em out' is the new 'you're fired!'

more than 200 patients at nj hospital may have been exposed to hiv

stop paying executives for performance

dear gop: we can't save you if you won't save yourself
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Saturday, March 19, 2016

the moon is always bigger on a saturday night

the disappearing wetlands of california's central valley

mass shootings are contagious

you don't matter to big pharma

as sea levels rise, economic damage piles up even faster

the eagle cam! baby eagles in the nest!

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Friday, March 18, 2016

friday night is killing me

raising the minimum wage doesn't harm local businesses

ketamine found to have an "unbelievable" effect on treating profound depression

yelloestone bison sent to slaughter as park thins herd

what happens when you smoke marijuana every day for 5 years

how to move to canada when trump becomes president, by someone who moved to canada when bush became president
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Thursday, March 17, 2016

thursdays are blue

hillary the hawk

with the possibility of a president trump, nova scotia looks good

america has zero to show for 3 decades of war in the middle east

here's a way to hold wall street accountable

possible new octopus species found near hawaii

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

awake on wednesday

how the republican elite created frankentrump

why student loans are creating a permanent underclass

people worried about robots taking our job need to learn arithmetic

the creepiest channel on youtube

and, crossword puzzle plagiarism!
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

techno tuesday

how an obscure advisor to pat buchanan predicted the trump campaign - in 1996

powerful women were buried at stonehenge

doctors prefer paper diaries to fitbits and food apps

the gop's brutal demographic problem is only getting worse

the only thing a detox will cleanse is your wallet
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Monday, March 14, 2016

monday mundane

why america's worst mayor, rahm emanuel, loves hillary clinton

the 'downton abbey' generals

technical problems top the list of car complaints

us war hawks against iran are merchants of perpetual death

real life jurassic world dinosaurs may be 10 years away

and rip the inventor of email (and the guy who chose the '@' symbol), ray thomlinson

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

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no beer on sunday

why are drug tests considered only for food stamps recipients, not farmers?

jailed for being homeless

how every state voted for president in every election

seas are rising at the fastest level in 28 centuries

monkey adopts puppy

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Saturday, March 12, 2016

the last saturday

20% of trump supporters think freeing the slaves was a bad idea

it turns out earth is special after all

what democrats srill don't get about george mcgovern

the 26 cities with the highest quality if living - and none of them are in the u.s.

the big search to find out where dogs come from

and rip emerson lake & palmer keyboardist & founder, keith emerson

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Friday, March 11, 2016

friday night in london

the defunct trump university was an education in fleecing students

more troops were killed by halliburton than by iraqis

how secret wall street fees are bleeding our cities dry

forced arbitration clauses are a form of wealth transfer to the rich

when you outlaw emojis, only outlaws will use emojis
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Thursday, March 10, 2016

thursday's radiation

common antibiotics may cause delerium, confusion and hallucinations

the sharing economy is not your friend

the poverty of making $400,000 a year

5 myths about placebos

all the ways humans have smuggled drugs in food

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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

any wednesday

the history of american lead poisoning

why the deafening silence on cutting the military budget?

10 corporations that control the world's food

how the powers that be maintain the "deep state"

what's the coolest mathematical fact that you know of?
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Tuesday, March 08, 2016

tea on tuesday

fukushima clean up may take 40 years

over half the world's population face water scarcity

who will be left standing at the end of the oil war

corporations killed medicine

florida man was shooting puppies; one shot back
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Monday, March 07, 2016

monday mourning meltdown

the u.s. ranks dead last in workplace benefits

the worst congress money can buy

toxic algae blooms may explain weird happenings in alaskan waters

many suspecrs behind murderous markets

no sick leave for restaurant employees means more sick customers

and rip former first lady nancy reagan
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Sunday, March 06, 2016

yesterday's trump rally


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never on a sunday

the post-hope democrats

50% of public school students live in poverty

what it's like to live with only bottled water

why we need to keep 80% of fossil fuels in the ground

world's largest solar plant goes online in the sahara

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Saturday, March 05, 2016

the ghosts of saturday night

start preparing for the collapse of the saudi kingdom

americans likelier to die young than other developed nations

justice dept. fails to criminally prosecute a big bank - again

study finds mountain lions are feasting on pets

birds deliberately spread wildfires because birds are dicks
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Friday, March 04, 2016

friday night in dixie

hey, sanders fans v. clinton fans: how about we keep our eyes on the prize?

meanwhile, here's 25 republicans who won't vote for trump

the solutions to climate change doesn't rest on coal or cars

why apple fans hate apple software

couple sued after leaving negative review on yelp

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Thursday, March 03, 2016

thursday's child

the 10 most inhumane henry kissinger quotes

why trump and sanders were inevitable

how the united states built a welfare system for the wealthy

insurers are making a bundle on obamacare

facebook alogrithms are not your friend

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016

a wednesday in your garden

there's a huge amount of sexism directed towards hillary on the internet - only a minority of it comes from bernie bros

stereotypes about native americans and alcohol debunked

drowning the oil industry

bras make breasts sag, study finds

sound wave therapy could be alternative to viagra

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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

tangled up in tuesday

here's your super tuesday cheat sheet

the long ugly history of the politics of lead poisoning

why hillary can't comprehend bernie's revolution

natural history museums are teeming with undiscovered species

is your boss a jerk?

and rip cool hand luke, dallas, airport and naked gun character actor, george kennedy; also ling-time los angeles radio personality charlie tuna
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