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Arizona Migrant Justice Activist: Pardon the Immigrants Arpaio Criminalized, Not the Racist Sheriff
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Ahead of Trump’s speech in Phoenix on Tuesday, there was much speculation that Trump would pardon Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of contempt of court for defying an order to stop his deputies from detaining people on suspicion of being undocumented. While he didn’t pardon Arpaio on Tuesday, Trump hinted during his speech […]

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ESPN Pulls Asian Announcer Named Robert Lee To Avoid A Mass Triggering Event
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We’ve been saying this a lot lately, but just when you thought the political climate in this country couldn’t get any more wacky ESPN has to go and pull an Asian-American announcer, who just happens to be named Robert Lee, off the William and Mary vs. University of Virginia college football game because of concerns […]

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Wall Street Banks Warn Downturn Is Coming
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In fairness a downturn is always coming. But we are pretty deep into the cycle at this point and debt levels are rising. (Particularly household debt.) Will we see a 50% crash in equities like some think is possible? Let’s hope not. We don’t need any more drama at the moment.

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Have We Lost the Ability to Adapt to Rapidly Changing Circumstances?
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Successful adaptation requires a willingness to accept the risks of experimentation, innovation, flexibility and failure. The idea that the pace of change in technology, the economy and society is accelerating is increasingly self-evident. That this acceleration exceeds our built-in ability to adapt to change is the thesis of the influential 1970 book Future Shock: as the pace […]

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Yet another Russian ambassador turns up dead, this time in a swimming pool
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Russia’s ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead in the swimming pool at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said.

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