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“Final Offer” DUST Original Sci-Fi Short Film – Exclusive Premiere

“Final Offer” by Mark Slutsky A down-on-his-luck lawyer awakes in a doorless room to find he’s been selected to negotiate on behalf of the human race. Advertisements

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RSA ANIMATE: Smile or Die

Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking.

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Millionaire Brexit donor targets 140 remain MPs in general election | Politics | The Guardian

  Financier Jeremy Hosking takes aim at Labour heartlands and says he wants no backsliding on Europe Source: Millionaire Brexit donor targets 140 remain MPs in general election | Politics | The Guardian

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Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?

It’s an unexpected side effect of globalization: problems that once would have stayed local—say, a bank lending out too much money—now have consequences worldwide. But still, countries operate independently, as if alone on the planet. Policy advisor Simon Anholt has … Continue reading

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Progressive fundamentalism: how Hollywood and the media fortify the bubbles we all live in – Updated by Todd VanDerWerff Nov 14, 2016, 11:00am EST — Just Sayin’

The left can win over rural America without compromising its values. But it will take time and building relationships. When I go home to South Dakota to visit my family, I speak two languages. One is the language of my … Continue reading

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Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics — Quartz

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings … Continue reading

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Racial and religious hate crimes surged by 41% after Brexit — Metro

Hate crimes surged by 41% after the referendum (Picture: Getty Images/Metro.co.uk)Hate crimes jumped by more than two-fifths in the wake of the referendum result, official figures have revealed. The number of alleged racially and religiously aggravated offences recorded by police … Continue reading

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Its the economy stupid… except when it isn’t — leftnorrightblacknorwhite

Bill Clinton’s now famous saying ‘It’s the economy stupid’ is used to highlight that voters generally consider the economy to be the most important issue at elections. But is there ever a time when that is not true? Recent stats … Continue reading

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‘The World Has Now Taken a Gigantic Step Back’ — Discover

“In calling this vote, David Cameron has opened up a true Pandora’s Box. The forces of narrow-minded nationalism have tasted a major victory; they will want more, much more.” Felix Salmon on the #Brexit results. via ‘The World Has Now Taken … Continue reading

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