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We Love You, Kate McKinnon. And Thanks for Saving Ghostbusters
wired.com
July 18, 2016

There are lots of reasons to go see director Paul Feig's new movie. But there’s only one that matters: bearing witness to the ascension of Kate McKinnon.

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When white parents have a choice, they choose segregated schools.
slate.com
July 15, 2016

A key question in the raging debate over school segregation is how much the personal choices of white and wealthy parents contribute to the isolation o ...

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Bill Maher: "The police department cannot be revenge for high schoo"
Salon.com
July 15, 2016

"I think the police — kind of like the priesthood, they attract the wrong kind of people sometimes," Maher said VIDEO

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Exporting Jihad
The New Yorker
July 15, 2016

George Packer on the radicalization that followed the Jasmine Revolution.

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The subtext of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s improper attacks on Donald Trump.
slate.com
July 14, 2016

The serious arguments in favor of Ginsburg’s conduct are that (1) the nation faces an unparalleled existential threat, ...

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Sister Blandina Segale, Outlaw-Wranglin' Nun of the Wild West, Will Get Her Own TV Series
pictorial
July 14, 2016

She faced down Billy the Kid, advocated for Native Americans, defended the rights of immigrants, and now Sister Blandina Segale—a 19th century nun who lived on the western frontier—is getting her own TV series. And, quite possibly, sainthood.

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The Zambian Embassy in London Has Called Out Louise Linton for Her Dumb Memoir
jezebel.com
July 14, 2016

The Zambian embassy in London has a few choice words for Louise Linton, a Scottish actress who has been roundly lambasted for her dumb, tone-deaf book that recalls her time volunteering in the country.

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Brexit Made One U.K. Leader Look Good, and We’re Not Talking Theresa May
Bloomberg
July 14, 2016

Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon actually had a plan.

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Here's Audio of What Sounds Like an NYPD Captain Pressuring an Officer to Target Black Men
gawker.com
July 14, 2016

When NYPD officer Michael Birch was summoned into a performance evaluation meeting with his commanding officer and a lieutenant one day in August 2012: wasn’t generating enough “activity.”

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‘Ghostbusters’ Haters Spam IMDb With Low Ratings
screencrush.com
July 12, 2016

Many users – mostly men – are giving Paul Feig’s reboot a 1/10 on IMDb, but what’s the point?

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