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The Counterattack Begins | Brennan Center for Justice
RT : Just posted: In the fight for criminal justice reform, the counterattack already has begun (via )
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10 hours ago
Log In - The New York Times
RT : It's a worry when algorithms are said to 'determine character' when really they're just filtering for social class.
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11 hours ago
TIME.com on Twitter: "10 things millennials refuse to pay for http://t.co/MIiX6EwpTG"
RT : So many articles about millennials boil down to "We broke their spirit 8 yrs ago, it's weird they haven't forgotten"
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19 hours ago
driftglass: The Pretty Hate Machine
RT : Liberals have been warning about the toxic madness at the heart of the GOP since forever. No one cared.
uppers  from twitter
yesterday
How The Reddit Debacle Proves Libertarians Wrong
So reddit is going to subsidize the bigots w/ad-free service? That’s…. something.
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2 days ago
TIME.com on Twitter: "Louisiana shooter was disturbed but politically ambitious http://t.co/E68ras0wiL"
RT : Watch whiteness, sexism and ableism at work. Descriptions of this man & his crime are all intersectional failures.
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2 days ago
Angry misogynist murders women at showing of film by feminist comedian; police worry “we may not find a motive.” | we hunted the mammoth
RT : "Angry misogynist murders women at showing of film by feminist comedian; police worry 'we may not find a motive.’”
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3 days ago
Untitled (http://www.newsweek.com/hillary-clinton-new-york-times-emails-357246)
RT : Wow. If is correct here, The Times bungling of the Clinton email story is much worse than thought.
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3 days ago
TV hosts remember alleged Lafayette gunman as anti-tax, anti-feminist ‘gadfly’ - The Washington Post
RT : The Lafayette gunman was frequently booked for television appearances to bash feminists. Then he killed two women.
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3 days ago
The war on female voices is just another way of telling women to shut up
RT : My take on the war on women’s voices. Turns out if you don’t fry or upspeak, they still find something.
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3 days ago
Full transcript of BBC interview with President Barack Obama - BBC News
Obama: Americans killed by terrorism since 9/11: ~100; killed by gun violence: tens of thousands.
Obama  politics 
3 days ago
What Do the Koch Brothers Want? - Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont
Lunchtime reading: Bernie Sanders website summarizes the Koch brothers goals, lest we forget:
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3 days ago
Congress moves agency by agency to cut rights of feds, limit their pay, facilitate their dismissal - The Washington Post
RT : Congress moves agency by agency to cut rights of feds, limit their pay, facilitate their dismissal
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3 days ago
Why Is the Iraq War Never Mentioned in Debates About the Iran Deal? - The Atlantic
RT : . says all in Iran debate shld be asked: were you for Iraq war & what have you learned?

Goddam right
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3 days ago
Passenger Offers A Totally Different Account Of The Emergency Switch Debacle: DCist
RT : that jerk who pulled the emergency switch on Metro train? maybe not such a jerk. also, maybe didn’t pull the switch.
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4 days ago
Jon Stewart Told Wyatt Cenac to ‘F*ck Off’ -- Vulture
RT : WELP. | Jon Stewart Told Wyatt Cenac to ‘F*ck Off’ When He Was Challenged About Race
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4 days ago
Jeb Bush: We Need to “Phase Out” Medicare - YouTube
RT : Jeb Bush says we should "phase out" Medicare. Remember, he’s the GOP "moderate."
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4 days ago
Civilian guards ordered to leave shopping center after one accidentally fires rifle | The Columbus Dispatch
RT : Hi, I have shit for brains. Can I hang out near you with my gun?

No.

But I'm really patriotic & I--BLAM!

Fuck.
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4 days ago
Untitled (http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/07/23/nyregion/de-blasio-administration-dropping-plan-for-uber-cap-for-now.html?_r=2)
RT : Okay, now that we've established Uber can't be regulated, what do we do when drivers start redlining neighborhoods?
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4 days ago
For the Love of Music — florianlionel.net
If Apple has music in its soul as the say, service should work for people with deeply-curated libraries. See: 2/
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4 days ago
Who benefits from doubt? Online manipulation and the Russian – and US – internet « … My heart’s in Accra
RT : "The goal may be to destroy trust in the internet, in social media and in news." on strategic online misinfo
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4 days ago
Shakesville: Sandra Bland Case: Updates
RT : There is no version of events where police are not culpable for 's death.
SandraBland  from twitter
4 days ago
Untitled (http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/harry-siegel-uber-v-de-blasio-plague-rides-article-1.2301119)
RT : "There’s no good guy here. Medallion owners vs. Uber is real-life Alien vs. Predator: Whoever wins, we lose."
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4 days ago
The Agenda on Twitter: "What if roads could tell engineers when they needed repairs? http://t.co/gmq2HZGPcd http://t.co/jnLmzL4giV"
RT : They can! BUT: Congress would still need to decide to fund said engineers to fix our crumbling bridges & highways.
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5 days ago
“Where’s My Cut?”: On Unpaid Emotional Labor | MetaFilter
I started skimming that MeFi thread about emotional labor and…. I think I’m done sending Christmas cards. (not snark)
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5 days ago
D.C. has already had more 90 degree days in 2015 than all of 2014 - The Washington Post
RT : Since 2010, DC has averaged ~4 days per year w/ lows above 80. Before 2010, it averaged 1 such day every 4 years.
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6 days ago
The Ice Cream Truck, Singing the Uber blues.
RT : These Uber stories are do not inspire me to have anything to do with them. Ever.
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6 days ago
ELI5: Why is it so controversial when someone says "All Lives Matter" instead of "Black Lives Matter"? : explainlikeimfive
RT : if you don't understand why people react strongly to "All lives matter," this random guy on Reddit explains it well
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6 days ago
ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES: Why Women "Prefer" Less Or Should Accept Less
RT : Why Women "Prefer" Less Or Should Accept Less. Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig in the New Republic.
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6 days ago
Shakesville: News from Netroots Nation
RT : Some thoughts on some of the goings-on at Netroots Nation:
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7 days ago
Climate Seer James Hansen Issues His Direst Forecast Yet - The Daily Beast
RT : Today's paper by Hansen et al could prove a turning point on climate change action. NYC may have only ~50 yrs left.
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7 days ago
D.C. area forecast: Stifling heat starts the week but then retreats Wednesday - The Washington Post
RT : A heat advisory is in effect for the DC metro from 12-8pm today. Heat index values up to 109 possible. Forecast:
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7 days ago
Fighting face to face with wildfires in California
TIL: CA county uses inmate hand crews to help fight fires.
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8 days ago
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