Gerry Canavan

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Grim Procrastination Wednesday Links!

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* Nuclear war: It’s not all good news! “The White House, including the national-security team, was unaware President Trump was preparing to speak publicly about North Korea when he did so Tuesday at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.” And from way back in January: Bill Perry Is Terrified. Why Aren’t You?

* Forced Intimacy: An Ableist Norm.

* When Silicon Valley Took Over Journalism: The pursuit of digital readership broke the New Republic—and an entire industry.

* FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort’s home.

* California Crops Rot as Immigration Crackdown Creates Farmworker Shortage. Justice Dept. Backs Ohio’s Effort to Purge Infrequent Voters From Rolls. The looming debt ceiling fight, explained.

* You’re not imagining it: the rich really are hoarding economic growth.

* Frozen on Broadway! Springsteen on Broadway!

* Wisconsin taxpayers would need until 2043 to recoup nearly $3 billion in Foxconn payments. Foxconn has a long history of lying about its plans to open plants and create jobs.

* They say our best years are behind us, but ‘Driverless’ Van in Virginia Is Driven by Man Dressed Like a Car Seat.

* Superman and branding.

* And on the pedestal these words appear.

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