Archive for the 'General News' Category

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.

Credit Mark Lennihan/Associated Press

Adolf Hitler: A Political Archetype of the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Adolf Hitler: A Political Archetype of the Dunning-Kruger Effect by Ben Debney on the Medium.com website on November 11, 2016.

Russia Says It Was In Touch With Trump Campaign During The Election

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Russia Says It Was In Touch With Trump Campaign During The Election: “There were contacts,” Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying by Andrew Osborn on the Huffington Post website on November 10, 2016.

Farewell, America: No matter how the rest of the world looked at us on Nov. 7, they will now look at us differently

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Farewell, America: No matter how the rest of the world looked at us on Nov. 7, they will now look at us differently by Neal Gabler on the Bill Moyers.com website on November 10, 2016.

The sun sets behind the Jefferson Memorial in Washington. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Bernie Sanders: Where the Democrats Go From Here

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Bernie Sanders: Where the Democrats Go From Here By Bernie Sanders in The New York Times on November 11, 2016.

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Death Rattle Politics

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Death Rattle Politics by Ben Debney on the Counterpunch website on November 9, 2016.

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An open letter to the “Ivanka voters” I grew up with

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: An open letter to the “Ivanka voters” I grew up with: I hope you get what you want: Dear white suburban women back home who voted for Donald Trump: Let us imagine the best outcome for everyone by Erin Keane on the Salon Website on November 12, 2016.

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Where Even Nightmares Are Classified

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantánamo Secrecy, mistrust and the shadow of interrogation at the American prison limited doctors’ ability to treat mental illness among detainees By Sheri Fink in The New York Times on November 12, 2016.

A guard tower at a now-empty detention block at Guantánamo Bay. The prison, where nearly 800 men were held over the years, now has 60 detainees.CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times

The Shrink as Secret Agent: Jung, Hitler, and the OSS

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Shrink as Secret Agent: Jung, Hitler, and the OSS: At the height of World War II, the U.S. intelligence service recruited world-famous Swiss psychiatrist C. G. Jung as ‘Agent 488’ to work against the Nazis by Christopher Dickey on the Daily Beast website on November 11, 2016.

Manhattan Subway Passage Becomes Emotional Outlet After Election

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Manhattan Subway Passage Becomes Emotional Outlet After Election By Eli Rosenberg in The New York Times on Novmber 10, 2016.

Million Women March being planned for January 21, 2017 in D.C.

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Million Women March being planned for January 21, 2017 in D.C. by the
Women in the World Staff on the New York Times Live.com website on November 11, 2016.

A woman looks on as she takes part in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in front of Trump Tower in New York on November 10, 2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

President-elect Trump’s inbox

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: President-elect Trump’s inbox By Peter Bergen on the CNN website on November 9, 2016.

The Incredible Reason You Might Start Seeing Safety Pins Everywhere

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

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The Incredible Reason You Might Start Seeing Safety Pins Everywhere: It’s a tiny gesture, but it speaks volumes by Landess Kearns in the Huffington Post on November 11, 2016.