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8/23/19
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There is a version of the story of this company in which idealistic journalists, unconcerned with profit, are posed against ruthless business-doers, concerned about profit above all else. That would be a convenient story, pitching me and my colleagues and friends as people who just care too much about The Truth to

8/23/19
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Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing three major cases on discrimination against LGBTQ workers, the Department of Justice asked the court to legalize anti-gay workplace discrimination on Friday, arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 doesn’t protect LGBTQ workers from being fired because of their sexual

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8/23/19
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Today in news that gave me a momentary panic attack: The Supreme Court announced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has just completed a three-week round of radiation therapy for a tumor on her pancreas. Fortunately she appears to be doing well and “no further treatment is needed.” Whew.

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8/23/19
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When Richard Pearshouse visited indigenous communities in the Brazilian Amazon in April to investigate illegal deforestation, he heard countless horrors of land grabbers directly threatening and intimidating people. One story, however, really stuck with the head of environment and crisis with Amnesty International: a

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