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The boss who put everyone on 70K – BBC News

A tech boss introduced a $70,000 minimum salary for all his staff – by cutting his own wages. Five years, on he has no regrets. — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/stories-51332811 Before 1995 the poorest half of the population of the United … Continue reading

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Jon Meacham OpEd NYTimes

Why Religion Is the Best Hope Against Trump Evangelicals may support an amoral president. But faith can still offer hope for liberation and progress. By Jon Meacham Mr. Meacham is the author of “The Hope of Glory: Reflections on the Last … Continue reading

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Human history, 2019 has been the best year ever…

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/28/opinion/sunday/2019-best-year-poverty.html If you’re depressed by the state of the world, let me toss out an idea: In the long arc of human history, 2019 has been the best year ever. The bad things that you fret about are true. But … Continue reading

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Crime pays…

Trump has now spent 232 days on a golf course he owns in his 1,072 days in office. It is his 67th day at his course in West Palm Beach. Taxpayer-paid golf tab: $118.3 million

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Trump undermining science is a strategy

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/28/climate/trump-administration-war-on-science.html In just three years, the Trump administration has diminished the role of science in federal policymaking while halting or disrupting research projects nationwide, marking a transformation of the federal government whose effects, experts say, could reverberate for years. Political … Continue reading

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Homeless in California.. slides NYT

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/12/17/us/oakland-california-homeless-camp.html

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