s skippy the bush kangaroo: May 2018

skippy the bush kangaroo

Thursday, May 31, 2018

the world of thursday morning

plastic bag found at the bottom of the world's deepest ocean trench

chipotle manager wrongfully accused of stealing $626. she just won millions in court

australia bans cash for all purchases over $10,000

it's a hacker's paradise out there

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

wednesday mayday

we spend more on health but have lower life expectancy than peer nations

forest loss in one part of the country can harm trees on opposite coast

trump's pardon of joe arpaio may be illegal

hurricane maria killed 75 times more puerto ricans than the govt says
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

tuesday night music club

you are eight times more likely to be killed by a police officer than a terrorist

tax cuts still don't seem to be helping workers

self-driving uber 'detected' pedestrian but decided not to stop anyway

the t-rex was as smart as a chimp
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Monday, May 28, 2018

monday night special

you can thank capitalism for a broken idea of sex

canada sued for experimenting on indigenous peoples

deportion raids are a public health crisis

london's murder rate is lower than america's 50 largest cities
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Sunday, May 27, 2018

preacher on a sunday morning

it's time for trump voters to face the bitter truth

charges dropped in first case against 'black identity extremist'

americans with no religion greatly outnumber evangelicals

the question of hamlet

and rip moon-walking astronaut alan bean
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Saturday, May 26, 2018

every day is saturday

fighting the fees that force prisoners to pay for their incarceration

lyme disease is on the rise again. here's how to prevent it

connected cars don't necessarily disconnect with previous owners

is the cynthia effect pulling cuomo left?
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Friday, May 25, 2018

friday night fish fry

the hubris of american exceptionalism is a threat to the world

new evidence shows anti-poverty programs, especially social security, work

plainclothes nypd cops involved in staggering number of killings

the water war that will decide the fate of 1 in 8 americans 
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

the tale of the magic thursday

why do christian schools get a pass when talking about academic freedom?

for people of color, banks are shutting the door to home ownership

ice loss due to arctic heat wave has scientists worried

trump campaign advisor: the only thing the nazis got wrong is they didn't keep going 
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

wednesday like a river

the internet was designed for corporations

nra promotes russian sniper rifle the pentagon considers a threat us soldiers

this "climate models" calendar makes science sexy again!

mystery benefactor buys sacred pipe at auction, then returns it to a dakota tribe
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

tuesday night lights

army investigations chaplains' dismantling on-post programs for jewish soldiers

mass shootings: focus should be on males who can't take no for an answer

governments are nothing like households

when misogynists become terrorists
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Monday, May 21, 2018

monday night raw

how net neutrality can survive the trump administration

milwaukee cop suspended after violent arrest caught on video

famed cancer scientist sexually harassed women for decades

conservatives will never get the respect they crave. they don't deserve it
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Sunday, May 20, 2018

pleasant valley sunday

billion dollar fine won't cut into wells fargo's profitable patter of banking abuses

ranks of extreme hate group include active military personnel

white, american born citizens make up the largest percentage of illiterate adults

don't cry for comey 
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Saturday, May 19, 2018

empty handed saturday blues

more people have died in schools than have military personnel in 2018

inside the rise of the fascist youth movement in the u.s.

national nurses united reminds dems that most people want medicare for all

joseph conrad and the dawn of globalization 
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Friday, May 18, 2018

friday night fireside

us paid $60m to cover up border patrol violence

art gallery discovers more than half its paintings are fake

deaths from opioids rose 28% from 2015 to 2016

data workers of the world unite!

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

taking back thursday

things are looking bad for republicans in november

the definition of terrorism: big oil, big pharma, big banks

privatization is hell (french edition)

bird missing for years returns speaking spanish

and rip great character actor, joseph campanella 
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

wednesday language

us media whitewashes gaza massacre

anonymous surveys from women employees blew up nike executive ranks

'cork' glacier holding back sea level rise may pop

the myth that private gun ownership prevents tyranny
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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tuesday night is always karaoke

why the alt-right can't build an alt-internet

why are diapers so expensive?

damning audit of poverty fuels poor people's campaign

feds arrest 57 white supremacist gang members on drug trafficking charges

and rip lois lane (and mental health advocate), actress margot kidder

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Monday, May 14, 2018

monday night on lenox avenue

electric buses are hurting the oil industry

connecticut passes law to give electoral vote to winner of popular vote

pelosi pushes back against impeachment

the smartphone slowdown is real
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Sunday, May 13, 2018

on sunday

now racial epithets are being punctuated with trump's name

anti-vax misinfo denies children's rights

we are witnessing a plutocratic coup

seriously, it's time to drop wells fargo
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Saturday, May 12, 2018

early morning saturday

white supremacy and capitalism are deeply entangled with the colonial slave trade

west virginian republican who mocked striking teachers loses re-election - thanks to teachers

nurses demand johns hopkins end anti-union campaign

could artificial intelligence get depressed?

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Friday, May 11, 2018

friday night fever

they spew hate in trump's name

detroit is about to cut off water for 1000's of people 

why undertakers are worried

here's how the dept of homeland security manipulates immigrant crime numbers
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

sweet thursday

bookstores are booming again

the dirty secret in the world's plan to avoid climate disaster

the sciences have not so much had their #metoo moment

that 'new organ' they discovered isn't all that new

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018

wednesday jones

they're not just demanding medicare for all, they're organizing for it

huge piles of broken bikes in china

home ownership is not a guarantee of prosperity

emerging infectious diseases in india
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018

tuesday night in berlin

if we had a liberal media we wouldn't have had paul ryan
 gop candidate for california senator calls for a country free of all jews

trump's enemy (amazon) is not your friend

big brother in india requires fingerprints for food, phones, finances

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Monday, May 07, 2018

monday night nitro

world debt reaches record $164 trillion

why banning plastic straws isn't enough

the resistance is infiltrating trump country

water shortages could affect 50b people by 2050

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Sunday, May 06, 2018

on any sunday

the majority of texas voters oppose the wall

congressional report debunks anti-choice talking points

boulder colorado is the latest city to sue big oil over climate change

the gop farm bill is a disaster
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Saturday, May 05, 2018

dublin saturday night

administrators didn't defeat richard spencer, campus and community organizers did

how to destroy an ar-15

woman takes dna test, finds her real dad is her mom's doctor

to be a survivor in a nation of embedded racism

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Friday, May 04, 2018

friday night explodes

parkland high school shut down a black lives matter statement days before shooting

women who watched the x-files pursued more careers in stem

1,224 complaints of sexual harassment by ice agents

farm bill proposal gets military food stamp policy wrong
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Thursday, May 03, 2018

suite thursday

polls show most americans hate the gop tax cuts

marching for science

trump's move to gut the post office 

scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles
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Wednesday, May 02, 2018

wednesday jam

kids' lawsuit against the government about climate change will proceed

the bizarre right wing attack on striking arizona teachers

top republican admits trump won wisconsin because of voter id law

the robots are killing tesla
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

tuesday night in austin

wells fargo faces $1b in fines over auto, home loan abuses

striking teachers in coal and gas country are forcing states to rethink energy company giveaways

big box stores are dying. what do we do with all the bodies?

white supremacist blows himself up buidling isis-style bomb

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