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It Makes No Sense for Colin Kaepernick to Sing Anthem That ‘Celebrates Murder of African-Americans’


The 49ers quarterback making headlines for his protest against racism and police violence is making a crucial point about the U.S.; Fox News may be on its last legs; meanwhile, the disclaimer at the end of most films claiming they’re fiction oddly enough has to do with Rasputin. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Is Socialism the ‘Obvious’ Answer to Growing Inequality?


Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn have shined a spotlight on the economic model that can lead us out of gaping inequality; Canada could actually benefit if Donald Trump wins the U.S. elections; meanwhile, we may need to reconsider air travel in times of climate change. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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The Pentagon Has Been Preparing for Worldwide Civil Unrest by Learning to Target Protesters


Since 2008, the Department of Defense has been funding research that studies the dynamics of civil unrest; some planes have what is called a “corpse cupboard” to store dead passengers; and it turns out that the first person to use an umbrella in England was publicly shamed for his audacious attempt to stay dry. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Israeli Journalist Posits That Although Israel Is Not a Nazi State, It Certainly Is Evil


Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy wants readers to stop being in denial about Israel’s malevolent acts; the Black Lives Matter movement is getting stronger and clearer on its goals; and Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks are in a public argument over how to handle leaks. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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The Not-So Revolutionary Part of Bernie Sanders’ Political Revolution


Bernie Sanders’ fundraising techniques made him stand out in the primaries, but there was something very conventional about his campaign; the Democratic Party may be beyond saving by progressives at this point; meanwhile, is AIPAC’s influence in D.C. fading? These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Matt Taibbi Warns That an ‘Even Less Responsive Oligarchy’ Could Follow a Trump Defeat


Another terrifying movement has risen in response to right-wing demagoguery; a University of Michigan professor is suing the U.S. government over “the law that killed Aaron Swartz”; meanwhile, five lawyers are responsible for 440 death sentences. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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A Criminologist Explains Six Truths You Should Know About America’s Mass Shootings


An expert attempts to debunk common myths about mass shootings, starting with the bonkers idea that more guns make people safer; scientists are working to condense multiple medications into “personalized” pills; and since late 2015, more Americans have been employed by online-only outlets than by newspapers. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Has America Reached an Age of Sexual Experimentation?


Same-sex experiences are increasingly common among Americans these days; Paul Ryan wants to turn the GOP into Uber; meanwhile, American Jews are rethinking their relationship with Israel. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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The Bernie Sanders Interview You Simply Can’t Miss


The Democratic candidate tells Rolling Stone what he’s trying to accomplish with his historic campaign; Donald Trump’s greatest mentor was one of Joseph McCarthy’s henchman; meanwhile, the Brazilian coup that displaced Dilma Rousseff has an image problem on its hands. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Why a Harvard MBA Guy Is Out to Bring Down the Clintons


Charles Ortel is examining the Clinton Foundation, an organization he calls the “largest unprosecuted charity fraud ever attempted”; tracing donations to the Clintons as well as their speaking fees can give us an idea of who the two are most likely to protect during another Clinton presidency; meanwhile, pop singer Taylor Swift has become a Nazi idol. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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