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Welcome to an American City Where the Government Barely Exists

On Woodward Avenue in Highland Park, Michigan, a historical marker stands in front of a derelict industrial building. It reads, “Here at his Highland Park Plant, Henry Ford in 1913 began the mass production of automobiles on a moving assembly line…Mass production soon moved from here to all phases of American…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Saving Detroit’s Auto Industry Doesn’t Just Mean Saving Old White Guys

The storied automotive industry is inextricably tied to the American Dream—and, as Donald Trump and the media constantly remind us, full of older white workers losing their footing in a changing country. Jerry Villagrana, an automotive engineer based in Detroit who is about to be stationed in Mexico, smashes that…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Hacker Reflects On 20 Years Of Exploiting MMO Security Flaws For Money

A hacker going by the name Manfred spent much of the last two decades finding ways to make money by manipulating the economies inside MMOs. This weekend he shared his story with a crowd at Def Con 2017 in Las Vegas and argued for better security in online games.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hacker Reflects On 20 Years Of Exploiting MMO Security Flaws For Money

A hacker going by the name Manfred spent much of the last two decades finding ways to make money by manipulating the economies inside MMOs. This weekend he shared his story with a crowd at Def Con 2017 in Las Vegas and argued for better security in online games.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hacker Reflects On 20 Years Of Exploiting MMO Security Flaws For Money

A hacker going by the name Manfred spent much of the last two decades finding ways to make money by manipulating the economies inside MMOs. This weekend he shared his story with a crowd at Def Con 2017 in Las Vegas and argued for better security in online games.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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87% of Trump Voters are Still Excited That Donald Trump is Destroying America

The latest polling show Donald Trump’s approval rating is at literally historic lows:Barring a sudden turnaround this week, Trump will conclude his first six months in office as the most unpopular president, at that point in his first term, since modern polling began.Trump’s approval rating as of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Right-Wing Claim That Trump Has Saved America $1 Trillion Is A Hilarious Failure

As the weeks and months of the Twitter presidency of Donald J. Trump move along, his allies are getting desperate for successes to tout to prove that their hero is truly making America great again. Trump got Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court and a healthcare bill through one house of Congress. But …Continue reading […]

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What to Do When You Need $100, Fast 

A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical bill, or other unexpected expense. Consider the idea that maybe this says less about the financial habits of Americans than it does our garbage economy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Finally, Some Good News for Grads: Starting Salaries Are on the Rise

Headlines say the job market is improving, but it’s more likely that it’s just changing—the gig economy has saved workers from unemployment, but it’s also kept a lot of them from earning a full-time wage. Speaking of which, wage growth is in the toilet. It’s not all doom and gloom, though. There’s good news for […]

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