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Russian Facebook Ads Targeted American Voters by Exploiting Racial Tensions on Both Sides

Last week, the US House Intelligence Committee released approximately 3,517 Facebook ads purchased by the Russians between 2015-17, meant to influence the 2016 election, all of which are available to download. USA Today conducted a study of the ads and concluded that more than half of them …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Tell Us Your San Antonio Travel Tips

Forget the Alamo—what else is good in San Antonio? We’ve already taken Hack Your City to Houston and Austin, but San Antonio is the country’s seventh-biggest city, and it gets over 30 million visitors a year. What do those visitors miss if they just do the greatest hits?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Silicon Valley Tips From Our Readers

If you’re bored in Silicon Valley, you’re doing it wrong, judging by the comments on this week’s Hack Your City. We asked for your Silicon Valley tips, and we got some meticulous guides, listing restaurants, parks, museums, and more for cities all throughout the lower Bay Area. You can read all the best tips in […]

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New California Movement Proposes to Split Golden State

Yesterday, Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed launched “New California,” a movement that would make the rural, inland part of California into the nation’s fifty-first state while leaving the coastal cities to their own devices (but keeping San Diego for themselves.) This is the third movement in two …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Millennials Want a Third Party. Here’s What That Says About Our Education System.

The Millennials cannot practice what they are not taught, and over the last twenty years, middle school and high school civics classes have fallen at disturbing rates…  To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s content, and your …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Real Winner in Virginia Last Night – Paper Ballots

Last night’s elections in Virginia were a stunning victory for the Democrats. As I reported on Monday, voters in the commonwealth didn’t care about Donna Brazile and DNC fundraising squabbles: they were too busy organizing to usher into power their new governor, Ralph Northam, their new Lt. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Fascism of Stephen Miller

Benjamin Zuskin couldn’t sleep. The year was 1952, and as a former member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in Moscow, he knew that Stalin could come for him at any moment…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The Left Needs to Acknowledge Its Sexism, Part Two: Kamala Harris Edition

Note: the following is the second in an ongoing series about the sexism problem on the left. To read the first of these pieces, click here. I’ve been dissatisfied with Bernie Sanders’ supporters since he announced his campaign back in June of 2015, not because I was angry that they didn’t …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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