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A Thanksgiving Primer For Trump Supporters

Monday, November 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Thanksgiving Primer For Trump Supporters by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on Novmber 21, 2016.

Donald Trump on the campaign trial with some enthusiastic supporters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘All my life suddenly made sense’: how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘All my life suddenly made sense’: how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life: Jon Adams was 52 when he learned he had Asperger syndrome. As adult referrals rise, he and others explain the impact – good and bad – of a late diagnosis by John Harris on The Guardian website on November 19, 2016.

Jon Adams has known that he has Asperger syndrome since April 2013. Photograph: Rosie Barnes

Obama has become a therapist for those suffering from Trump anxiety

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Obama has become a therapist for those suffering from Trump anxiety: US president’s trip to Europe has had to be repurposed from celebration to consolation, as he tries to convince the world it’s ‘not the apocalypse’ by Julian Borger on the Guardian website on November 19, 2016.

Barack Obama boards the Air Force One after his talks with heads of state in Europe Photograph: Rainer Jensen/EPA

‘Saved’ Yiddish propaganda film is haunting glimpse into lost world of pre-war Polish Jewry

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘Saved’ Yiddish propaganda film is haunting glimpse into lost world of pre-war Polish Jewry:  1936 documentary ‘Mir Kumen On’ unintentionally portends the horrors that awaited its subjects BY Jordan Hoffman on The Times of Israel website on November 19, 2016.

China delegate hits back at Trump’s climate change hoax claims

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: China delegate hits back at Trump’s climate change hoax claims By Angela Dewan and Serenitie Wang on the CNN website on November 18, 2016.

Can a divided America heal?

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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Click Here to View:  Can a divided America heal? Ted Talk by Jonathan Haidt in November 2016 on the Ted.com website.

‘They Can’t Kill Us All’ captures the complexities of modern journalism

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘They Can’t Kill Us All’ captures the complexities of modern journalism
By Alyssa Rosenberg in The Washington Post on November 17, 2016.

Immigration hardliner says Trump team preparing plans for wall, mulling Muslim registry

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Immigration hardliner says Trump team preparing plans for wall, mulling Muslim registry By Mica Rosenberg and Julia Edwards Ainsley on Reuters.com on November 15, 2016.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks in his Topeka, Kansas, U.S., office May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Dave Kaup/File Photo

The US will no longer feel like a haven for Jews under Trump

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:   The US will no longer feel like a haven for Jews under Trump: Donald Trump’s election victory and his appointment of Steve Bannon have lent legitimacy to overt antisemitism by Jonathan Freedland on the Guardian website on November 16, 2016.

Donald Trump’s tweet depicting Hillary Clinton and a six-sided star. Trump later deleted the tweet and used a circle to make his point instead

How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars By Soraya Chemaly on the Role Reboot website on November 19, 2013.

Steve Bannon, Trump’s Top Guy, Told Me He Was ‘A Leninist’ Who Wants To ‘Destroy the State’

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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Click Here To Read: Steve Bannon, Trump’s Top Guy, Told Me He Was ‘A Leninist’ Who Wants To ‘Destroy the State’: The Breitbart executive director turned GOP leader boasted at a party about his goal of destroying the conservative establishment by Ronald Radosh on The daily Beast website on November 22, 2016.

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Elizabeth Warren Gets Real, Dings Obamacare: ‘We Failed Not In Our Messaging But In Our Ideology’

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. The defeat of Clinton, an experienced Washington politician who sought common ground with Republicans, could make it more likely that the party will turn to its liberal wing as it grapples with its future. That’s best represented by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whom Clinton defeated in a long primary, and Warren, a pull-no-punches progressive darling. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, file)

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Click Here to Read: Elizabeth Warren Gets Real, Dings Obamacare: ‘We Failed Not In Our Messaging But In Our Ideology’: The senator is rapidly emerging as a leader of the opposition by Ryan Grim on the Huffington Post website on November 14, 2016.

Steve Bannon Is Not a Nazi—But Let’s Be Honest about What He Represents

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Steve Bannon Is Not a Nazi—But Let’s Be Honest about What He Represents
by Ian Tuttle in the National Review on November 14, 2016.

Bannon at a campaign meeting at Trump Tower in August.

(Reuters photo: Carlo Allegri)

 

The Democrats Screwed Up

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Democrats Screwed Up by Frank Bruni in The New York Times on November 11, 2016.

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The Nightmare Begins

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Nightmare Begins by Adam Shatz on the London Review of Books blog on November 10, 2016.

Critical Theory and the Persistence of Right-Wing Populism

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Critical Theory and the Persistence of Right-Wing Populism by John Abromeit on the Logos Journal website.

How It Happened

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How It Happened by Elizabeth Drew in The New York Review of Books on November 12, 2015.

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Election night, Times Square, New York City, November 8, 2016

China Tries to Make Sense of Trump

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: China Tries to Make Sense of Trump By Jiayang Fan in The New Yorker on November 12, 2016.

Donald Trump anchored his Presidential campaign in part on the threat of a Sino-American trade war and a promise to take U.S. jobs back from the thieving Chinese.

What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class by Joan C. Williams in the Harvard Business Review on November 10, 2016.

Tiptoeing Out of One’s Comfort Zone (and of Course, Back In)

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Tiptoeing Out of One’s Comfort Zone (and of Course, Back In) By Alina Tugend in The New York Times on February 11, 2011.

Jesse Paloger held up a sign in December 2010 to look for a job on Wall Street.

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