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America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together | Cornel West The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contemptWe live in one of the darkest moments in American history a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 ye
The Guardian | Jan 14, 2018 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Metros make-or-break time has come Maryland and Virginia lawmakers convene with the clock ticking for the regions transit system.
Washington Post | Jan 13, 2018 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Big companies are hiking up wages. The tax bill probably isnt to thank. Offering more money and better work conditions reflects the overall tightness of the labor market.
Washington Post | Jan 13, 2018 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nuclear war became more likely this week | Robert Andersen and Martin J Sherwin The Trump administrations nuclear policy review loosens constraints on the use of nuclear weapons. We should all be worriedToo bad the book flying off the shelves isnt the other one about fire and fury, The Doomsday Machine, Daniel Ellsbergs startling vol
The Guardian | Jan 13, 2018 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The week in patriarchy: women are strong when we stick up together | Jessica Valenti This week reminded me that #MeToo isnt going anywhere, and that anyone who tries to punish the leaders will be stoppedWhat a week its been. Between the Golden Globes and Times Up, Oprah and the slew of new allegations against powerful men its a lot. But I
The Guardian | Jan 13, 2018 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Rapists,' 'Huts': Trump's Racist Dog Whistles Aren't New On Thursday, President Trump described Haiti and most of Africa with a vulgar term. Here's why that shouldn't surprise you.
NPR.org | Jan 13, 2018 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
President Trump's Slur Is An Insult To America, Too This week President Trump spoke in vulgar terms about immigrants and their countries of origin. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the president's choice of words.
NPR.org | Jan 13, 2018 10:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Has #MeToo gone too far, or not far enough? The answer is both | Laura Kipnis What is at stake in Catherine Deneuves recent letter in Le Monde attacking the feminist movement? Its a question of where you draw the lineAfter the 10th or so person sent me the stunningly silly anti-#MeToo letter signed by Catherine Deneuve and a hundre
The Guardian | Jan 13, 2018 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Burma prosecutes two for the crime of investigative journalism They must be freed if the country has even a shred of respect for democracy.
Washington Post | Jan 13, 2018 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Medicaid work requirements are a solution in search of a problem The Trump administrations move isnt backed up by the realities of Medicaid recipients.
Washington Post | Jan 13, 2018 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend