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Donald Trump Is The Punishment The Right Wing Media Deserves

Without the manufactured villainy of Obama and Clinton, the right wing media finds itself ...

Democracy

Losing Faith in Democracy

Summary: As surveys show that free and open societies are dwindling around the world, ...

How The Red Menace Spawned a Christmas Tradition: The Story of the NORAD Santa Tracker

[DIGEST: NYTimes, NORADSanta, PaleoFuture] On December 24, families across the world will snuggle their ...

Second Nexus

Volkswagen’s screwed: Committing a 20th century crime in the 21st century

Volkswagen is likely to be successfully prosecuted by a number of countries for its ...

Second Nexus

It Keeps Getting Worse For Price Gouging Pharma CEO

[DIGEST: New York Times, Huffington Post] Much-reviled pharma-CEO, Martin Shkreli, has been ousted from ...

Price-Gouging Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli Arrested

[Digest: Bloomberg; Daily News; Reuters] Widely despised pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who earned his ...

Bomb Threat Shuts Down Schools in Los Angeles — But Was It Necessary?

[DIGEST: Los Angeles Times; NYTimes; USA Today; KTLA] The Los Angeles public school system ...

Second Nexus

“Passing” rears its ugliness in a new way: Transpersons still confined to gender roles

How accepting and tolerant is our culture towards transgender people? Are we working towards ...

Second Nexus

Eco-Pragmatism: Have Conservationists Given Up, or Wised Up?

The Obama administration seems to be shifting approach on how to protect endangered species ...