Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A Night at the Garden

A Night at the Garden



In 1939, New York's Madison Square Garden was host to an enormous—and shocking—gathering of 22,000 Americans that has largely been forgotten from our history.


Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Trump has ushered in America’s darkest hour



Trump has ushered in America's darkest hour

From Liars Club, a Flipboard magazine by Eric St.Clair

If every senator looks into the mirror and sees a future president, then every president looks into that same mirror and sees himself on Mount Rushmore .…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s



Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s

From News, a Flipboard magazine by The Telegraph

The number of chemicals on supermarket vegetables has increased by up to 17 fold in 40 years, data shows, as the…

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached | The New Yorker



Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached | The New Yorker

From Science & Tech, a Flipboard magazine by The New Yorker

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In what might be his most startling allegation against his former…

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Once upon a time, Gmail was a joke.



Once upon a time, Gmail was a joke.

From Twitter, a Flipboard magazine by Nadia Tatlow ⚡️

…That never happened, did it? Believe it or not, when Google first launched Gmail, 13 years ago, people thought it was an April Fool's joke. And who could blame…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Civil War Was Not a Mistake



The Civil War Was Not a Mistake

From Politics, a Flipboard magazine by The Atlantic

John Kelly's account of its causes reflects a widely shared—and incorrect—understanding of the conflict. When White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told the Fox News…

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

The most unaffordable housing markets in North America



The most unaffordable housing markets in North America

From Business on Flipboard

• Vancouver has North America's most expensive housing market, according to a study by the real estate marketplace Point2Homes.• Toronto ranked…

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom - The Washington Post

Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom - The Washington Post:

Last week, I sent a string of relatively uncontroversial tweets in the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacre, in which I sought to answer a question about mass shootings in the United States: Why are these crimes almost always carried out by white men? “It’s the white supremacist patriarchy, stupid,” I tweeted, before then diagnosing a sense of double entitlement — as white people and as men — that, when frustrated, can occasionally lead to violent consequences.