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AOC’s Call For Abolishing Billionaires Is Deeply American
via Pocket - AOC Thinks Concentrated Wealth Is Incompatible With Democracy. So Did Our Founders. In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville produced one of the earliest accounts of the American dream. In his famous study of the Jacksonian U.S.
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11 weeks ago by mannieschumpert
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
via Pocket - A Former Obama Operative Built a New Anti-Republican Attack Machine John Burton hopes an army of dirt diggers can deliver an October surprise for Democrats. Tanya, Genevieve, and Vadim have never met and probably never will. But they have two things in common: They’re members of the so-called Resistance, working to oust Republicans.
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october 2018 by mannieschumpert
A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism | The New Yorker
via Pocket - A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism In more than twenty years of running diversity-training and cultural-competency workshops for American companies, the academic and educator Robin DiAngelo has noticed that white people are sensationally, histrionically bad at discussing racism.
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september 2018 by mannieschumpert
What Hold Does Putin Have on Trump? - The Atlantic
via Pocket - The Crisis Facing America We still do not know what hold Vladimir Putin has on Donald Trump, but the whole world has now witnessed the power of its grip. Russia helped Donald Trump into the presidency, as Robert Mueller’s indictment vividly details. Putin, in his own voice, has confirmed that he wanted Trump elected.
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july 2018 by mannieschumpert
Fintan O’Toole: Trial runs for fascism are in full flow
via Pocket - Fintan O’Toole: Trial runs for fascism are in full flow To grasp what is going on in the world right now, we need to reflect on two things. One is that we are in a phase of trial runs. The other is that what is being trialled is fascism – a word that should be used carefully but not shirked when it is so clearly on the horizon.
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july 2018 by mannieschumpert
How Journalists Fought Back Against Crippling Email and Subscription Bombs | WIRED
via Pocket - How Journalists Fought Back Against Crippling Email Bombs It was 10 am on a hot, humid Tuesday in August when I decided I could finally relax. After a frantic weekend of finishing a big story—and typing so much that my forearms tingled—I needed to decompress. I was chagrined but not surprised.
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november 2017 by mannieschumpert
The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians - Lawfare
via Pocket - The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians I read the Wall Street Journal’s article yesterday on attempts by a GOP operative to recover missing Hillary Clinton emails with more than usual interest. I was involved in the events that reporter Shane Harris described, and I was an unnamed source for the initial story.
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july 2017 by mannieschumpert

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