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  1. What Was Your First Job? Street Prophets Coffee HourRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what's happening in our lives, what we've been working on, and our opinions on current events.

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  2. Chicago's Impending Toll Road Strike And How Outsourcing Government Services Can Be A Bad BetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    The Chicago Skyway is a key conduit for drivers in the Chicago area looking for a weekend getaway. But on this Labor Day weekend, trips to Lake Michigan might be a lot messier than usual.

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  3. School Year Kicks Off With Student Walkouts And Parent Protests Over Transgender Bathroom UseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    With the school year just beginning in many districts, parents at two schools are already expressing outrage that transgender students are being allowed to use the bathrooms that match their identities. At Hillsboro High School in Missouri, Lila Perry came out as transgender last year.

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  4. 9 Ridiculous Passages From Dick Cheney's New BookRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    On Tuesday, Former Vice President Dick Cheney released a new book , Exceptional , which he co-wrote with his daughter Liz. The book is ostensibly about how great America is but spends a lot of time criticizing the current state of the country, particularly the policies of President Obama.

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  5. Even The Heritage Foundation Thinks That Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Is NutsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who has staged a weeks-long campaign of resistance to marriage equality, came under fire from an unexpected source on Tuesday - the conservative Heritage Foundation. Tuesday morning, Davis refused to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple despite a recent order from the Supreme Court denying her request for a temporary stay enabling her to ignore the Constitution.

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  6. Are Headlines Dooming Bernie Sanders' Campaign?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Bernie Sanders has a headline problem. Although the presidential hopeful continues to raise money and climb the polls, much of the journalistic rhetoric surrounding Sanders concerns his seemingly preordained failure.

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  7. For The First Time Ever, More College Students Smoke Pot Than CigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Marijuana use has increased among college students in recent years, surpassing tobacco as the primary inhalable substance of choice in that group for the first time, a new study has shown. The Monitoring the Future report , annually compiled by the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, included survey data from full-time college students about their drug and alcohol use.

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  8. Clerk Declares Theocracy In KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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  9. Connecting Over SoilRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    It's no secret that there's a divide between the global North and South. Most people know about the huge wealth gap between the industrialized and so-called "developing" worlds, and that rates of pollution, resource use, greenhouse gas emissions - and much more - vary widely between them.

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  10. Labor Day 2028Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    In 1928, famed British economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technology would advance so far in 100 years -- by 2028 -- that it will replace all work, and no one will need to worry about making money. "For the first time since his creation man will be faced with his real, his permanent problem -- how to use his freedom from pressing economic cares, how to occupy the leisure, which science and compound interest will have won for him, to live wisely and agreeably and well."

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  11. Hillary Clinton e-mail dump: Gefilte fish and 2016 politicsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Post

    The State Department released more than 7,000 pages of e-mails sent or received by Hillary Clinton as part of an ongoing probe into her private e-mail server. The Post's Anne Gearan discusses their content and what these releases mean to Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

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  12. A Genius Educator, Donald Trump and the Spread of Political CorrectnessRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Teachers are a roguish lot. Having spent 31 years in secondary school classrooms and 23 in a Los Angeles Unified School District high school and having examined my motives and those of my colleagues, I say this with confidence.

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  13. Jeb Bush: Abortions Should Make Women 'Repentant' For Killing 'Hundreds Of Thousands Of Babies'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush suggested this week that women should repent after having an abortion if they wanted God to forgive them. During an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, host Martha MacCallum asked the GOP hopeful if he was surprised by Pope Francis' new rules that would allow priests to forgive women who have had abortions .

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  14. Tianjin, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    There's been a lot of media discussion over the past week about Chinese workplace safety conditions because of the Tianjin explosion that killed more than 150 people and spewed toxic material into the air . The problem is a lack of regulatory control, corruption, and a culture of indifference to the general public.

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  15. How long will people born in 2015 actually live?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    The answer to this question depends on being able to determine the probable life expectancy of a birth cohort, rather than the cohort's life expectancy at birth. The difference between these two numbers is that life expectancy at birth isn't a prediction: it's a statistical fact, that is, it's a statement of the mean number of years that will be lived by members of the cohort if the current age-specific mortality rates in the population as a whole remain steady over the cohort's entire lifespan.

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  16. Drones as Workplace MonitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    "Yes, making this autonomous has a different feeling for the workers. But you have to keep in mind that it's not really questioning the efficiency of the workers, it's questioning what resources these guys need to be more efficient."

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  17. Six Ways Climate Change in Alaska Will Affect YouRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Many Alaskan waters are particularly vulnerable to ocean acidification because of other factors that contribute, including freshwater input from glaciers and rivers, the capacity of cold waters to absorb more carbon dioxide, and upwelling from carbon dioxide rich deep waters. You already know that rapid loss of Arctic glaciers and ice sheets is helping to speed up the sea level rise that is causing worsening coastal flooding in communities from Maine to Miami.

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  18. The Paris Climate Conference: Playing Craps With Our Planet's FutureRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The climate change talks to be held in Paris this December are all about how much risk to the livability of our planet we're willing to accept. And the dirty little secret is, we're accepting a hell of a lot right now, and we're imposing even more on our children and future generations.

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  19. Missing From Reports of Yemeni Carnage: Washington's ResponsibilityRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The Washington Post provided a photo of the kind of jets the US had sold to Saudi Arabia-but when such jets were used to kill civilians, they were out of the picture. reported on the deaths of civilians in a military assault in Yemen.

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  20. Join Us on the Journey for JusticeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    That's the distance that marchers with America's Journey for Justice are traveling this summer-and there's a major movement traveling alongside them. . This week, the march comes to North Carolina, where residents have been fighting hard for voting rights to fulfill our country's promise of democracy.

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