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How America's Jews Learned to Be Liberal

New York Times - 18 Aug 2018
A startling opinion survey released this summer revealed just how wide is the rift between the world's two largest Jewish communities. Israelis approve of President Trump's handling of United States-Israeli relations by 77 percent, which is hardly ...
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Trump's economic agenda is exacerbating America's inequality crisis

Business Insider - 17 Aug 2018
US inequality statistics have been so startling in recent years that they have almost ceased to shock — but they could undergird America's next financial crisis. That's because consumers' increasing reliance on debt in an environment of stagnant wages ...
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America's prisoners are going on strike in at least 17 states

Vox - 17 Aug 2018
America's prisoners are going on strike. The demonstrations are planned to take place from August 21 to September 9, which marks the anniversary of the bloody uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility in New York. During this time, inmates across ...
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'America's Got Talent' Recap: First Live Show Stuns And Excites

Forbes - 17 Aug 2018
This week kicked off the live show portion of America's Got Talent, held at the Dolby Theater. Over the past three months, thousands of people auditioned their talents for producers, judges, and America to make it to the live shows—an opportunity for ...
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STASI: America's Got Talons

New York Daily News - 18 Aug 2018
Aretha Franklin, one of the best, most innovative, brilliant, singers to come out of America died last week and America will never be quite the same. We all know her hits like “Respect,” “Chain of Fools” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” sure.
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Aretha and Black America's Two Biggest Moments

Rolling Stone - 17 Aug 2018
On a cold day in February, Martin Luther King Jr. surprised Aretha in Detroit to present her with a special award on behalf of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference while she was in town to be honored with her own day, “Aretha Franklin Day”, by ...
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America's Anxiety of Influence

Foreign Policy - 31 Dec 2014
Earlier this week, David Ignatius at the Washington Post published an interesting column ruing the decline of U.S. “influence” in the Middle East. His central theme is that U.S. “disengagement” from the region is allowing local actors to chart their ...
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Trump administration is America's No. 1 low-wage job creator

The Hill - 18 Aug 2018
As CEO of America, Inc., President Trump oversees the more than $1.5 trillion of federal tax dollars spent in the private sector each year. He could mandate that these taxpayer dollars go to corporations that create good living wage jobs for America's ...
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America's Real Criminal Justice Crisis: Coming Home

Forbes - 17 Aug 2018
“This year, some 600,000 inmates will be released from prison back into society. We know from long experience that if they can't find work, or a home, or help, they are much more likely to commit more crimes and return to prison…. America is the land ...
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Willow Creek and America's roll call of disgrace

Chicago Tribune - 17 Aug 2018
In April, one of America's most prominent pastors, the Rev. Bill Hybels of the Willow Creek Community Church, resigned after the Tribune revealed allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Since then, the rest of the South Barrington church's ...
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Dust, smoke and North America's sunsets

EarthSky - 16 Aug 2018
Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. and Canadian West this summer has spread thousands of miles, across much of North America, manifesting as hazy skies and vivid sunsets. Plus, this week, along the U.S. Gulf Coast, we've also had a return of ...
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Andrew Cuomo says America 'was never that great,' drawing gasps

Washington Post - 15 Aug 2018
Appearing at a bill-signing ceremony in New York City, Cuomo took on Trump's “Make America Great Again” slogan — ostensibly to build up his anti-Trump bona fides as he faces a primary challenge from former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon. But he ...
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Here's What Makes America Great, Gov

New York Times - 18 Aug 2018
Though Bill Clinton was a far better talker than he was an orator, at least one of his sentences should be carved in stone: “There is nothing wrong with America,” he said in his 1993 Inaugural Address, “that cannot be cured by what is right with ...
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Aretha Franklin Was America's Truest Voice

NPR - 16 Aug 2018
Aretha Franklin's voice is the voice of America. No other contemporary artist embodied the nation's brash optimism with as much flair, nor exemplified its sorrow-forged resilience as convincingly. No one better expressed American joy. Her murmurs gave ...

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