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[edit] February 2017

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19The Grauniad on "populist correctness", aka the right's tendency to get triggered by whatever doesn't fit their worldview.
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15Under Trump, Gamergate no longer has any role independent of the alt-right, says Vice.
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7Ken Johnston poses as an astronaut + comments by James Oberg.
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14President Trump in the words of candidate Trump (YouTube link).
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14National Review discovers what it calls the "tough guy right".
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12Apparently, Alex Jones can and indeed has declined, says Vice.
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9Reason: "Ashton Kutcher Claims He Helped Cops Save Way More Sex-Trafficking Victims Than Authorities Say They've Found"
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22How a user account of prolific conservative Daniel John Sobieski, 68, tweets 1000 times a day including while he sleeps with the help of bots.
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17How Israeli tech firms sneakily do business in Gulf Arab states and its potential to lead to peace deal between these long time arch rivals.
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27Kremlinology revitalized: "We’ve fucked up so much that it’s made us afraid of victory; faced with an enormous and implacable enemy, there are people who are now convinced that its power is infinite.(...) If Steve Bannon’s pants fell down tomorrow and he tottered crying into a muddy pond, there would be someone ready to announce that actually, this made him even more omnipotent than he was before."
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30A brief history of all the things so-called president Donald Trump has declared "so-called", including judges, journalists, leaders, climate change and the popular vote.

[edit] January 2017

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27Trump aide Steve Bannon could be using the immigration ban and bogus voter fraud charges as part of a larger scheme.
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20“This Is the Violence of Which I Approve”: A short history of the political violence that helped Mussolini attain power.
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24 A counterpoint to the previous post: Weak and Incompetent Leaders Act Like Strong Leaders
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21The Trump regime's consolidation of power: a trial balloon for a coup?
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16BBC: Regarding the global diversity of cognitive styles, communalism vs. rugged individualism may not be influenced so much by East vs. West as by more localized factors like the placement of a river between two towns, or the crops grown by previous generations.
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19George Monbiot, writing for The Guardian, tells us that the thing we should be most afraid about with Der Orangenführer is not white supremacy or fake news but the opaque network of front groups behind many of his administration's people.
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17Americans are very strong in their opinions about abortion, but they are very nuanced.
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20BBC: The hidden danger of euphemisms. This sneaky language is the enemy of clarity, from George Orwell to your office.
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24The Intercept: "Executive Orders Are Normal; Trump's Are Only Appaling Because of What They Say".
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21The pitfalls of translating Donald Trump's rambling, inarticulate comments into other languages.
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29 Trump sold America a miracle cure, but he won't be blamed if it fails.
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-15Jacobin: Betsy DeVos and John Lewis: birds of a feather.
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3Actually reasonable reasons for one person having voted Trump (don't worry, it's from a college essay published in Mother Jones).
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16The Intercept: "Kentucky's New Fetal Pain Law Like Most Abortion Restrictions Is Based on Junk Science".
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15Vox: A piece about how Trump's razor thin victory and Congressional headbutting could make him the right wing Jimmy Carter.
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13Gwyneth Paltrow probably has a sign at her house: [0] DAYS SINCE LAST VAGINA WOO PRONOUNCEMENT
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4Hard Style: We Interviewed the Actor Who Plays Milo Yiannopoulos
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11The Intercept: "Obama's pardon of Gen. James Cartwright is a new twist in the war on leaks". (Obama has been letting out Bush-era leakers, but not Obama-era ones.)
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11Cracked: "7 Things You Only Find Out as a Lawyer to the Poor".
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-12Is Tolerance a One-Way Street? Reflections on the second anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo terror attack.
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-9You suspected it was true all along. An Icelandic study suggests that educational interests are selected against by natural selection.
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23A Cracked study finds the Trump Campaign used fake Twitter accounts as an excuse for more Trump tweets to share.
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6Requiem for a Lightweight (Markos Moulitsas).
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9How Barack Obama paved the way for Donald Trump.
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7Obama’s Legacy? The Imperial Presidency That He Passes On To Trump
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8What Happened in Aleppo?
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13Paul Krugman on how republics end, drawing comparisons between the Trump era and the Roman Empire.
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14Trump and the Dangers of Secret Law: how classified legal decisions regulate the US government's use of surveillance, detention and torture.
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24It's Time to Take Sexism Seriously as a Political Force, exploring how Assange, Putin and Trump are united by their attitudes to women.
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11ObamaCare: a rogue goat
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7David Horowitz: "A Most Brilliant Individual".
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8The Guardian: "Buzzfeed was wrong to scoop us publish the Trump rumours. Here's why". The Guardian: "Intelligence sources vouch for credibility of Russia dossier author Christopher Steele."
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19Gizmodo: 4chan trolls spin elaborate story about how they are the origin of the "Pissgate" scandal. Don't take their word for it.
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3"The Deep State Goes to War with President-Elect, Using Unverified Claims, as Democrats Cheer"
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2Glenn Greenwald details how The New York Times publishes falsehoods about Edward Snowden.
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-10Reason contrasts Donald Trump today to Elizabeth II in the time of Netflix's Emmy-winning The Crown, and both to George Washington.
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11Massachusetts Should Reject Naturopaths: Letter to Gov. Charlie Baker
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15New York Times: How to Destroy the Business Model of Breitbart and Fake News And then, ironically, Breibart and Infowars call New York Times fake news.
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21U.S. Decline to Banana Republic Accelerates as Trump Places Son-in-Law Jared Kushner in White House.
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20Fake news is a scapegoat. Blaming it alone is not the answer to a democracy in crisis.
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-2RT news reacts to DNI reacting to RT.
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0Was 2016 really especially dangerous for celebrities?
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12 Social Instability Lies Ahead, according to researcher at University of Connecticut
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18 Opponents of the sweeping Republican agenda have an unexpected ally: right-wing legislative incompetence.
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-6Reason: "Hey Media: Let’s Not Turn Russian Hackers into the Next WMDs, Okay?" + "The Other Way the Debate About Russian Hacking is Like the Debate About WMDs".
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25Sorry West Virginia, but Hillary Clinton was on to something: solar power may be cheaper than coal within a decade.
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