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Trolling for Trump: How Russia Is Trying to Destroy Our Democracy
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White nationalists see Trump as their troll in chief. Is he with them?
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Jon Stewart: ‘Nobody asked Donald Trump what makes America great’
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Paradox and the Origins of Civilisation
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Autocracy: Rules for Survival
Andrew Kelly TPX/Reuters Protesters outside Trump Tower the day after the election, New York City, November 9, 2016 “Thank you, my friends. Thank you. Thank…
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President Trump’s First Term
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Our Panarchic Future | Worldwatch Institute
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Mormon Leaks: Boring Meetings with Interesting Implications
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What Drives Donald Trump? Fear of Losing Status, Tapes Show
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I went undercover with a militia on the US-Mexico border. Here’s what I saw.
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It’s time for science to abandon the term ‘statistically significant’ – David Colquhoun | Aeon Essays
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Radical Candor
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Why President Obama Won't, and Shouldn't, Pardon Snowden
A “pardon Snowden” campaign was launched Wednesday, in conjunction with the Snowden film. Snowden himself made the “ moral case ” case for why he should be…
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Why Obama Should Pardon Edward Snowden
I have signed on to the letter asking President Obama to pardon Edward Snowden that was released today. I know this will be an unpopular position among many of…
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The phenomenal essay The Flight 93 Election has been making the rounds on social media and caused a bit of a stir amongst our nation’s ever-fretting pundit…
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