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the twist to the invasion of the techies: they’re also in a gentrification bind
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the twist to the invasion of the techies: they’re also in a gentrification bind

Rather than living large in the cities where they've come to rule, tech workers are finding themselves just as priced out as those who blame them for soaring costs of living…

republicans declare legislative war on wind in spite of their own voters
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republicans declare legislative war on wind in spite of their own voters

Republican voters may cherry pick the science of climate change, but they love green energy in their backyards. So why are the lawmakers they elect trying to kill it?

to stop global warming, seize the means of production?
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to stop global warming, seize the means of production?

In today’s Gilded Age with global warming, advocacy for socialism is on the rise, framed as a requirement to save our planet. But the idea that socialism can save us from ourselves has been tried before. It ended badly.

the “dark intellectual web” takes on the millennial sex recession
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the “dark intellectual web” takes on the millennial sex recession

In their fight against postmodernism, the so-called dark web intellectuals managed to create its regressive parallel universe clone.

how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season
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how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season

Thanksgiving marks the start of the winter holidays and the dread associated with having to deal with relatives and family friends you rather wouldn’t...

if you care about science, technology, and the future, vote tomorrow
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if you care about science, technology, and the future, vote tomorrow

The 2018 midterms may be the most important vote today’s generations will cast for science, technology, and the basic social contract in America. The future is at stake, literally.

at the mountains of political madness
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at the mountains of political madness

I tried writing about politics for a year and a half. My experience was eye-opening in the worst possible ways...

how we’re fighting over the future one election at a time
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how we’re fighting over the future one election at a time

A deep dive into the yawning chasm that is the urban/rural divide.

why you never send an amateur to do an expert’s job, especially in government
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why you never send an amateur to do an expert’s job, especially in government

Trump & Co. are showing us what happens when amateurs with huge chips on their shoulder take on jobs that require nuance and expertise.

fed up with social change and politics as usual? try trump brand snake oil!
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fed up with social change and politics as usual? try trump brand snake oil!

Trumpism is nothing more than the political equivalent of alt med woo and it's bound to have the same efficacy.

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