Background on BREXIT

Jun
26

Interesting background articles on BREXIT answering the question (at least to a certain degree) of why they did it in the first place:

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Chain of Tronc

Jun
25

This led to this which led to this which led to this which led to this and this ....

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Ravin' for Hillary

Jun
11

At least Ezra Klein is psyched up.

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None Dare Call It 'Reform'

Jun
09

Why French Workers Are So Mad:

"What’s going on in France now is similarly clarifying trends: To work in the future, you’ll have to settle for being less well paid, and for having worse health insurance and lower unemployment benefits. As for your children, they’ll live in a world with much greater inequality than yours. That’s the new rule."

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Media: Lock-outs Okay; Strikes Bad

Apr
02

It was just last Friday (i.e. 3/25) that CPS management went out on strike -- opps, I mean, proclaimed a furlough day. How come the media didn't ask parents/teachers/kids how they'd be inconvenienced and how the kids were losing out -- on that Friday before 4/1? Strange that.

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Hillary: “In a single term..."

Mar
29

Wow, Hillary touches a nerve:

“In a single term, the Supreme Court could demolish pillars of the progressive movement,” Clinton said Monday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. [source]

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To the GOPers in the House...

Mar
18

Psst, look up 'Mugwumps'.

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The Tragedy of Flint : Assessing Blame

Mar
17

They had a system in place that was working. And then suddenly it wasn't. What happened to the agencies and most importantly, the people working in those agencies that something like Flint could happen? This is a Watergate-level scandal (no pun intended).

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Yahoo Mail: 'Your Spam folder is empty...'

Mar
14

Depends on your definition of 'spam'.

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Democracy Ain't Beanbag

Mar
14

Jonathan Chait:

"But the whole premise of democracy is that rules need to be applied in every case without regard to the merit of the underlying cause to which it is attached. If you defend the morality of a tactic against Trump, then you should be prepared to defend its morality against any candidate. Now imagine that right-wing protesters had set out to disrupt Barack Obama’s speeches in 2008. If you’re not okay with that scenario, you should not be okay with protesters doing it to Trump."

"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it."

This isn't whining

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