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Donald Trump Personally Blasts the Press - The New Yorker
The fantasy of the normalization of Donald Trump—the idea that a demagogic candidate would somehow be transformed into a statesman of poise and deliberation after his Election Day victory—should now be a distant memory, an illusion shattered. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  donald  trump  election  2016  politics 
november 2016 by choppingblock
This Is Not Normal | Joshua Foust
About the nicest thing you can say about President Trump’s incoming administration is that it is without precedent. But there is another way of looking at it: it is not normal. Normal, you might argue, is a bad thing when people are hurting. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  donald  trump  election  2016  politics 
november 2016 by choppingblock
What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class
My father-in-law grew up eating blood soup. He hated it, whether because of the taste or the humiliation, I never knew. His alcoholic father regularly drank up the family wage, and the family was often short on food money. They were evicted from apartment after apartment. via Pocket
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november 2016 by choppingblock
Much ado about toilets.
Recently, in the United States, there has been a lot of bickering about bathrooms. A few U.S. states enacted laws – which have predictably backfired – dictating that people can only use the bathroom corresponding to their “biological gender”. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  gender  health  politics 
june 2016 by choppingblock
Hawaii has a serious trash problem - CNN.com
(CNN)The Hawaiian archipelago is in trash trouble. Vasts amounts of trash have been washing ashore on the state's once-pristine beaches. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  climate  change  environment  hawaii  politics  science  travel 
june 2016 by choppingblock

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