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The American Savings Crisis, Explained

Jeff Spross
The Week
Americans didn't magically suffer a collective collapse in self-discipline over the last four decades. So what changed? The economy, stupid.

7 Words You Can't Say at Trump's CDC

Jon Queally
Common Dreams
'Making America Stupid Again': Outrage Over Forbidden 7 Words You Can't Say at Trump's CDC The existence of a list of reportedly banned words—including "vulnerable," "entitlement," "diversity," "transgender," "fetus," "evidence-based" and "science-based"—was described by Sen. Kamala Harris as "downright ridiculous."

Friday Nite Videos | December 15, 2017

Portside
Black Women Save America from Roy Moore. "I Want a Marriage Like They Had in the Bible." Doug Jones Wins in Alabama; Moore, Bannon and Trump Lose. How to Be the Perfect Rape Victim. R.I.P. The Internet.

FML: The Millennial Story

Michael Hobbes
Huffington Post
Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.

Net Neutrality: What Happens Next

Aja Romano
Vox
The overwhelming majority of the public, including Republicans, support net neutrality. The FCC just voted to end it. Here's what happens next.

Let's Think Big: The Tax Reform We Need

Thea Lee and Hunter Blair
Democracy
Here's how we could raise more money from those who have the most and invest it social insurance, public investments, and safety nets that would make the vast majority of Americans richer.

Portside Fund Appeal - What a Year It's Been

Portside
It's been an extraordinary year. A year of unparalleled dangers, which we wont dwell on, as you know them well. Also a year that people invented new ways to assert themselves -- from athletes kneeling to women speaking out to voters flipping seats up and down the ballot. Just once a year we appeal to you to contribute to make it possible to continue this work. Please help.

Black People Can’t Swim

Diana Goetsch
Gettysburg Review
In our age of cultural pluralism, mixing ethnicity, race, religion, gender, not to mention economics, the poet Diana Goetsch enjoys an evening celebrating what’s different and what’s not

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