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THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>Boomer Bust
How Baby Boomer psychodrama infected the 2016 election
http://theweek.com/articles/627505/how-baby-boomer-psychodrama-infected-2016-election
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How To Burn Down The Two-Party System
http://thefederalist.com/2016/06/01/how-to-burn-down-the-two-party-system/

>>>Unbroken Chains
Global Slavery Index 2016 Estimates 45.8 Million People Trapped In Modern Slavery
http://www.ibtimes.com/global-slavery-index-2016-estimates-458-million-people-trapped-modern-slavery-2375985
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45 Million In Global Slavery -- Fortunately Capitalism Kills Slavery Stone Dead
http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2016/05/31/45-million-in-global-slavery-fortunately-capitalism-kills-slavery-stone-dead/

>>>Beijing Jones & The Tiger Temple Of Doom
Priest is caught trying to flee Thailand's tiger temple with skins and fangs
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3621549/Priest-caught-trying-flee-Thailand-s-tiger-temple-skins-fangs-police-reveal-monks-sleep-surrounded-animal-body-parts.html
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Seven deadly sins: the rare animals the Chinese middle class love to eat
http://www.smh.com.au/world/seven-deadly-sins-the-rare-animals-the-chinese-middle-class-love-to-eat-20160526-gp4qvw.html

>>>Shootout At The We're Not OK Corral
America Started the Summer Off with a Massive Wave of Gun Violence
http://www.vice.com/read/america-started-the-summer-off-with-a-massive-wave-of-gun-violence
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In the rural West, residents choose low taxes over law enforcement
https://www.revealnews.org/article/in-the-rural-west-residents-choose-low-taxes-over-law-enforcement/

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>>>This Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
Laughing Hillary Clinton Provides Best Evidence Yet She Is Human
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/05/hillary-clinton-ellen
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Ricky Gervais: Donald Trump 'Would Be the Funniest President'
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/ricky-gervais-donald-trump-would-be-the-funniest-president-20160523

>>>Pacific Divots
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
http://thediplomat.com/2016/05/why-does-china-want-to-control-the-south-china-sea/
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Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality
http://www.stripes.com/nuclear-free-aspirations-of-obama-abe-conflict-with-reality-1.411506

>>>Back To Square One
The Class Of 2016 Is In For A Nasty Surprise
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nickmorrison/2016/05/20/the-class-of-2016-are-in-for-a-nasty-surprise/
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In the U.S. and abroad, more young adults are living with their parents
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/05/24/in-the-u-s-and-abroad-more-young-adults-are-living-with-their-parents/

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>Food For Thought
National Academies of Sciences Calls for Greater Transparency on GMOs
http://civileats.com/2016/05/18/national-academies-of-sciences-calls-for-greater-transparency-around-genetically-engineered-crops/
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Bayer's Monsanto Bid Plants Seed of Doubt
http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-05-19/bayer-s-monsanto-bid-plants-seed-of-doubt

>>>Pick Your Poison
Fox News Poll: Clinton's negatives surpass Trump's
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/05/18/fox-news-poll-clintons-negatives-surpass-trumps.html
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Big Picture for Trump vs. Clinton? It’s All in the Framing
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/20/upshot/big-picture-with-trump-vs-clinton-is-all-in-the-framing.html

>>>A Neoconfusing Election
Neocon-Bashers Headline Koch Event as Political Realignment on Foreign Policy Continues
https://theintercept.com/2016/05/18/neocon-bashers-headline-koch-event-as-political-realignment-on-foreign-policy-continues/
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Robert Kagan: This is how fascism comes to America
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-is-how-fascism-comes-to-america/2016/05/17/c4e32c58-1c47-11e6-8c7b-6931e66333e7_story.html

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>>>Mind The Gap
Trump supporters differ from other GOP voters on foreign policy, immigration issues
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/05/11/trump-supporters-differ-from-other-gop-voters-on-foreign-policy-immigration-issues/
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Democratic Convention Hosted by Republican Donors, Anti-Obamacare Lobbyists
https://theintercept.com/2016/05/11/lobbyists-dnc-2016-convention/

>>>Redacted Truth And No Consequences
The FBI Is Keeping 80,000 Secret Files on the Saudis and 9/11
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/05/12/the-fbi-is-keeping-80-000-secret-files-on-the-saudis-and-9-11.html
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Judge criticizes Pentagon suppression of thousands of Bush-era torture photos
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/may/11/pentagon-military-torture-photos-george-w-bush-war-on-terror

>>>The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
Hedge Funds Faced Choppy Waters in 2015, but Chiefs Cashed In
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/10/business/dealbook/hedge-fund-manager-compensation.html
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Denied bathroom breaks, these workers must resort to diapers
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/denied-bathroom-breaks-these-workers-must-resort-to-diapers/

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>>>The No-Win Election
GOP Senator on Trump vs. Clinton: There Are 'Dumpster Fires' That Are More Popular
https://news.vice.com/article/gop-senator-on-trump-vs-clinton-there-are-dumpster-fires-that-are-more-popular
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Trump vs. Clinton is a verdict on America
http://theweek.com/articles/622353/trump-vs-clinton-verdict-america

>>>Free Traitors
Politicians across the EU back away from TTIP after leak—but Cameron ploughs on
http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2016/05/big-ttip-leak-cameron-ploughs-on-isds/
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New Data Show U.S. Trade Deficit Doubled, More Jobs Lost Under Obama Trade Deal That Was Template for the TPP
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lori-wallach/new-data-show-us-trade-de_b_9841764.html

>>>Pain-Murderers
'You want a description of hell?' OxyContin's 12-hour problem
http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-oxycontin-day-1-20160505-snap-story.html
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Prince’s Addiction and an Intervention That Came Too Late
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/arts/music/friends-sought-help-for-princes-addiction-lawyer-says.html

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>>>The Worm iTurns
Apple’s iPhone-iPad-Mac Fiasco in 4 Interactive Charts 
http://wolfstreet.com/2016/04/26/heres-apples-iphone-ipad-mac-fiasco-in-4-interactive-charts/
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Is Facebook Turning Into the New Google?
http://247wallst.com/media/2016/04/27/is-facebook-turning-into-the-new-google/

>>>Slippery Slopes
Will Oil And Refugees Force European Intervention In Libya
http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Will-Oil-And-Refugees-Force-European-Intervention-In-Libya.html
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State Dep’t Spokesman: Phrase ‘Boots on the Ground’ Has Reporters ‘Wrapped Around the Axle’
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/patrick-goodenough/state-dept-spokesman-phrase-boots-ground-has-reporters-wrapped

>>>Politics & Fleas & Trolls & Devils
The Trolls, the Political Operative, and the Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Pro-Bernie Facebook Groups
http://gawker.com/the-trolls-the-political-operative-and-the-mysterious-1773153353
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Ted Cruz is 'Lucifer'? Why John Boehner's words matter. 
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/Decoder/2016/0428/Ted-Cruz-is-Lucifer-Why-John-Boehner-s-words-matter

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>>>Need To Know Basis
As Trade Plays in Campaigns, Most Americans Don’t Know What TPP Is
https://morningconsult.com/2016/04/trade-talk-may-play-trail-americans-dont-know-tpp/

>>>Politics & Fleas
More Prefer 'Game of Thrones' Character As President than Clinton, Trump
http://fortune.com/2016/04/21/game-of-thrones-tyrion-president/

>>>SkinFlint
Charges for Flint Officials, but What the City Really Needs Is Financial Help
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2016/04/21/Charges-Flint-Officials-What-City-Really-Needs-Financial-Help

>>>Prince
Prince's 40 Biggest Billboard Hits
http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/483652/princes-40-biggest-billboard-hits

9 quotes that prove Prince's infinite wisdom will stay with us forever
http://mashable.com/2016/04/21/prince-quotes/

Prince dead at 57: Legendary musician found at Paisley Park
http://www.startribune.com/authorities-investigating-death-at-prince-s-paisley-park/376578441/#1

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>Politics & Fleas
50-State Snapshot: Trump, Cruz Lose to Clinton, While Kasich Wins

https://morningconsult.com/2016/04/50statesnapshot/

>>>Bad Cop/Worse Cop
How can Chicago police rebuild trust?
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2016/0413/How-can-Chicago-police-rebuild-trust

>>>Don't Bank On It
'Living wills' for five out of eight big banks fail U.S. regulators' test
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-banks-idUSKCN0XA1B4

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

In the 'Deep Dive', a look at America's Drug War Lords and original motivations

>>>Democracy Inaction

The Election in Arizona Was a Mess
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/03/arizona-primary-long-lines-voting-restrictions

>>>Blowback And Forth
Among the Rubble of the Freedom Agenda
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/among-the-rubble-of-the-freedom-agenda/
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Brussels attacks mark challenge to traditional warfare
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2016/03/brussels-attacks-mark-challenge-traditional-warfare-isis-160324061622669.html
 
>>>Exceptionalism or Isn't?
Obama Says U.S. Was Slow to Sound Alarm on Argentina's Dirty War
http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-03-24/obama-says-u-s-was-slow-to-sound-alarm-on-argentina-s-dirty-war
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Silicon Valley Rides Obama’s Coattails Into Cuba
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-22/silicon-valley-rides-obama-s-coattails-into-cuba