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Neil Gaiman: “We have an obligation to tell our politicians what we want, to vote against politicians of whatever party who do not understand the value of reading in creating worthwhile citizens, who do not want to act to preserve and protect knowledge and encourage literacy.”

Source and Recommended Reading Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming (Guardian) A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming

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Recommended Reading: Christina H., “I Was A Hardcore Conservative: What Changed My Mind” (Cracked)

Christina H.: “I Was A Hardcore Conservative: What Changed My Mind” (Cracked) I know a lot of liberal-leaning types think that backwards conservatives (especially Trump voters) can never change, because they’ve never seen such a change. They’ve never seen someone … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Tom Nichols, How America Lost Faith in Expertise (Foreign Policy)

Tom Nichols: How America Lost Faith in Expertise (Foreign Policy) In 2014, following the Russian invasion of Crimea, The Washington Post published the results of a poll that asked Americans about whether the United States should intervene militarily in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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Jesse Drucker: Wealthy Would Get Billions in Tax Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal Plan (NY Times)

RECOMMENDED READING: Jesse Drucker: Wealthy Would Get Billions in Tax Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal Plan (NY Times) Two of the biggest tax cuts in Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act would deliver roughly $157 billion over the coming … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: THU/2 February 2017

Neal Baumann: Virginia Just Filed A Contempt Motion Against Trump Over Immigration Order (Huffington Post) The Commonwealth of Virginia asked a federal judge late Wednesday night to force President Donald Trump, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and top government officials … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: WED/1 February 2017

Mark Morford: Week One of Go to Hell, America (SF Gate) Steve “Breitbart” Bannon, Trump’s main squeeze and the king of all racist trolls, said the media should “keep its mouth shut” about what the narcissistic orange manbaby is doing … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: TUE/Jan 31, 2017

How to contact the Guardian securely Technical options for people who want to get in touch with journalists in a way that protects both security and anonymity. Andrew Tobias: America First Did you know that Anne Frank, whose Diary ultimately … Continue reading

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