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OK, that’s enough independence, you layabouts! Back to Britain with you! It’s Wednesday and we’re ready to go live once again. We’ll get caught up on the latest news with Greg Dworkin, and see what we can glean about the long game with Joan McCarter in our second hour. This …

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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

Cheers and Jeers for Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Note: Now that the July 4th holiday is over, it’s time for the annual post-fireworks Counting of Fingers.  One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, and…goat hoof grafted thumb replacement makes ten. Woo hoo! – By the Numbers: 15 days!!! …

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Cartoon: The cult of market fundamentalism

Tuesday Jul 04, 2017 · 6:51 AM PDT 2017/07/04 · 06:51 While Trump doesn’t follow the dogma exactly when it comes to free trade (for better or worse, probably worse), he and most Republicans in Congress do seem to be true believers in this peculiar form of witchcraft (no disrespect …

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This scholarship program is helping thousands of Dreamers go to college

A scholarship program that has already assisted nearly 3,000 undocumented immigrant youth go to college has announced another round of awards that will help another 1,200 kids achieve their higher education dreams. TheDream.US, the nation’s largest scholarship program for DREAMers, will award $30 million in scholarships to immigrant youth going to college …

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Frederick Douglass: a thorn in Lincoln's side, and his partner. Plus his fiery July 5, 1852 speech

Lincoln’s inaugural address in 1861 sparked a ferocious critique from Douglass, who repeated the “slave hound” accusation. He was disgusted that the president had spent several paragraphs of that address argumentatively defending the practice of returning slaves, even repeating the Constitution’s “shall be delivered up” phrase in regard to the human …

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