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Here is your week in review, in haiku. A good idea it once seemed! So long ago to make poetry of headlines, short workof the news, not to make light of the times but to lighten the times. But when the headlines themselves are Onionesque — but not in that “good” way — then maybe
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Here’s another reason why health care costs so much—massive amounts of waste and energy use.  An example: Flu season is coming up and health care workers are required to get a flu shot, generally by colleagues using single-use gloves. A medical facility with 30,000 employees that requires everyone to be vaccinated using gloves would release
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Here’s your week in review, in haiku. It feels like the worldis tumbling toward the edge,aflame and at war, marching in the streets,languishing at the border.Cruelty is the point. Here’s to the work: the commemorators, and toleaders taking risks Labor on the Dayfor resilience! RGBnotoriously comes back from cancerfaster than we recoverfrom her name trending. Have a
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The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards aired last night at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. And while there was a wonderful and long overdue tribute to the talent the city has produced, one presumes the stars brought their own bottled water. That said, here are three moments that are worth revisiting in the light of day.
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Here’s your week in review, in haiku. 1.The world at the brink: But y’all keep looking for Amelia Earhart 2.The world at the brink: Then we lost our minds over a chicken sandwich 3.The world at the brink: Just ignore the smoke coming from the Amazon! 4.The world at the brink: I wonder how Miley
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The New York Times Magazine has launched an extraordinary editorial project to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in the British colony of Virginia. This project is wide-reaching and collaborative, unflinching, and insightful. Best of all, 1619-related coverage is planned throughout the entire New York Times platform. The 1619 Project serves
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They were at the pinnacle of their appeal when nearly 30,000 plus members of the Ku Klux Klan paraded down Pennsylvania Avenue on this day in 1925. They were a spectacle of racist, anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic, white supremacists marching 22 across and 34 deep, acting just as if they belonged there. They could be excused
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The U.S. is currently experiencing its longest stretch of continuous monthly job creation and the lowest unemployment rate (3.7%) in 50 years. And while a tight labor market often improves job prospects for typically hard-to-employ groups with fewer skills and less experience, the rate of teen employment has been declining since 2001.  The booming economy
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Amid the constant recycling of commentary about the recent Democratic Party candidate debates, you might have thought the world was riveted only by this intra-family food fight. If you didn’t read or hear anything about last week’s Bahrain economic summit, you are not alone. But while U.S. media largely ignored this event, the global media
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Cybersecurity received short shrift at this week’s Democratic debates as the U.S. presidential contenders jockeyed for an early lead ahead of next year’s election. But one related topic did catch a modicum of airtime: Russian election interference. During the first night’s verbal brawl, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made the most noise. He
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