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28Feb/170

A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War – The New York Times

Drawing on history, Walter Scheidel of Stanford argues in a coming book that only all-out war might fundamentally alter how resources are distributed.

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28Feb/170

Shaky Jobs, Sluggish Wages: Reasons Are at Home – The New York Times

While President Trump focuses on an exodus of factory jobs, domestic outsourcing may play a larger part in undermining American workers.

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26Feb/170

In pictures: The men competing for love in the deserts of Chad – BBC News

How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.

Source: In pictures: The men competing for love in the deserts of Chad - BBC News

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26Feb/170

Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media | Politics | The Guardian

With links to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage, the rightwing American computer scientist is at the heart of a multimillion-dollar propaganda network

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26Feb/170

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25Feb/170

Under Mr. Trump, Private Prisons Thrive Again – The New York Times

These facilities are morally repugnant and in many ways worse than state-run prisons. The president just gave them a big boost.

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25Feb/170

The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like – The New York Times

Oust millions of people from the economy and just watch the G.D.P. drop.

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25Feb/170

Most wood energy schemes are a ‘disaster’ for climate change – BBC News

A new report says that using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a highly flawed policy.

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24Feb/170

Did Trump win because his name came first in key states? – BBC News

A leading US political scientists thinks Donald Trump is president because his name came first on the ballot in some critical swing states.

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24Feb/170

What One Photo Tells Us About North Korea’s Nuclear Program – The New York Times

Clues from a single propaganda photo reveal details about North Korea’s expanding weapons programs and internal politics.

Source: What One Photo Tells Us About North Korea’s Nuclear Program - The New York Times

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