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54 days ago

Provincetown didn't just provide an example of a COVID-19 outbreak — people reacted responsibly, setting an example for how to prevent such an outbreak from being worse than it needs to be.

When Covid Came for Provincetown

wired.com

J.J.

118 days ago

Ukrainian-Americans from an enclave in New York City speak for themselves of their history and culture.

What the Little Ukraine Neighbors Remember

curbed.com

J.J.

153 days ago

I have worried the term "storyteller" sounds fanciful and doesn't invoke trust.

“Sounds like a well-trained liar”: Journalists lose some credibility by calling themselves “storytellers”

niemanlab.org

J.J.

159 days ago

State legislatures are enabling themselves to override election results and upend our democracy under the guise of protecting it.

Trump’s Next Coup Has Already Begun

theatlantic.com

J.J.

208 days ago

Nearly half of California is federal land, with about 20% belonging to the U.S. Forest Service.

Here’s how much of California is owned by different government agencies and why that matters

sfchronicle.com

J.J.

208 days ago

Some major corporations — such as AT&T, Pfizer, and UPS — resumed donations, within a year, to lawmakers who undermined our last presidential election.

Corporations Donated Millions to Lawmakers Who Voted to Overturn Election Results

nytimes.com

J.J.

228 days ago

“We ‘help’ U.S. businesses abroad … But that’s not actually a strategy.”

How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

nytimes.com

J.J.

229 days ago

A great history lesson on tax avoidance and its relevance today.

The Great Inheritors: How Three Families Shielded Their Fortunes From Taxes for Generations

propublica.org

J.J.

355 days ago

Hospitals charge some patients much more than others for the same services depending on their insurer and even their specific insurance plan — and sometimes those 'negotiated' rates are higher than what the patients would pay out-of-pocket without insurance.

Hospitals and Insurers Didn’t Want You to See These Prices. Here’s Why.

nytimes.com

J.J.

370 days ago

Anna Sacks, @thetrashwalker, reveals the cruelty of corporate waste and the abundance of goods that are discarded and destroyed rather than provided to people who would use them.

The woman who rifles through New York’s garbage – exposing the city’s excesses

theguardian.com

J.J.

375 days ago

Spoiler: the arrival of the printing press — and the skilled workers who operated the presses.

Why is the English spelling system so weird and inconsistent?

aeon.co

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