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How to Recognize the Weasley, Smarmy, and Otherwise Loaded Language That People Use Against You

We’re surrounded with loaded language. Whether it’s mass media, politics, or the people around us, someone is always trying to use words and phrases to support their agenda and to change our minds in bad faith.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Recognize the Weasley, Smarmy, and Otherwise Loaded Language That People Use Against You

We’re surrounded with loaded language. Whether it’s mass media, politics, or the people around us, someone is always trying to use words and phrases to support their agenda and to change our minds in bad faith.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Dammit, We’re Going To Have To Talk About That Elon Musk Tweet

Elon Musk is very likely the best-known CEO of any modern automaker, and I’m even counting Datuk Zainal Abidin Ahmad of Perodua in that assessment. Part of why this is the case is that Musk is a pretty uninhibited user of social media, and is more than willing to make his thoughts known on a […]

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Why Everyone Is Talking About Twitch Star Hasan Piker’s New Merch Line

Popular socialist streamer Hasan Piker did a cool thing earlier this week: he launched a new line of merch aimed at supporting workers. In addition to the clothes being made by union shops, some of the profits are also going to strike funds to help pro-labor causes across the country. The store also includes a […]

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Why Everyone Is Talking About Twitch Star Hasan Piker’s New Merch Line

Popular socialist streamer Hasan Piker did a cool thing earlier this week: he launched a new line of merch aimed at supporting workers. In addition to the clothes being made by union shops, some of the profits are also going to strike funds to help pro-labor causes across the country. The store also includes a […]

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People Are Losing Their Minds Because A Socialist Streamer Bought A House

Truly we live in times. Climate change marches on unchecked. The pandemic still rages. Just yesterday someone made a bomb threat outside the White House calling for “revolution.” Oh, and today some people are freaking out because socialist Twitch streamer Hasan Piker apparently bought a nearly $3 million house in West…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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People Are Losing Their Minds Because A Socialist Streamer Bought A House

Truly we live in times. Climate change marches on unchecked. The pandemic still rages. Just yesterday someone made a bomb threat outside the White House calling for “revolution.” Oh, and today some people are freaking out because socialist Twitch streamer Hasan Piker apparently bought a nearly $3 million house in West…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Senators Want NASA To Give Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Space Company A $10 Billion Consolation Prize

Remember when Space X won that contract to build the new lunar lander? Well, the Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin wanted that money too and it looks like the plucky, upstart company just might get it and more, thanks to the magic of lobbying. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Riot Co-Founder Courageously Tweets, Deletes ‘Critical Race Theory’ Dog Whistle

“Critical race theory” is the right’s latest buzz phrase in service of silencing discussion of America’s racist past and how it informs the country’s still very racist present. Last night, Riot co-founder and chairman Marc Merrill tweeted and quoted an article about how critical race theory is “a threat” from a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Amazon Union Vote Fails in Bessemer, as Union Calls for Investigation

Amazon has won the first round in its fight to squash a union in its Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse. Hundreds of contested ballots remain, but Amazon has reached the minimum threshold of 1,608 “no” votes needed to prevent workers from joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). The public count of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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‘OK, Boomer’ Girl’s Rise To Twitch Fame Was ‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Memes And Politics

Several decades ago, at the beginning of March 2020, when Bernie Sanders was still in the race for president, a streamer who goes by the handle Neekolul posted a short video of herself lip syncing and dancing along to a song by YouTuber Senzawa made up entirely of variations on the phrase “OK, boomer” to […]

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How Bernie Sanders Plans to Pay for Everything

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has spent the past several months promising to cancel student debt, provide Medicare for everyone, and stave off climate change. But pundits and fellow candidates have spent just as much time asking Sanders how he’s going to pay for all that. This week, the Sanders campaign…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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See How the Democratic Candidates’ Tax Plans Would Affect You

If you’re wondering how the top Democratic candidates’ tax plans differ from each other—and how those plans might change how much you pay in taxes—there’s a new online tool to help you visualize what each candidate is proposing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Watch Tonight’s Democratic Presidential Debate

Now three debates in, it’s becoming clearer than ever which of theDemocratic candidates has an actual shot at the presidency. And tonight’s debate in Ohio will likely become another make-or-break moment for most of these presidential hopefuls, including those candidates still struggling to make a splash.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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