The Atlantic: Why Juneteenth Must Be Celebrated

Why Juneteenth Must Be Celebrated
The Atlantic

The most famous Emancipation holiday is more necessary now than it has ever been. Read the full story

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National Geographic: By 2100, Deadly Heat May Threaten Majority of Humankind

By 2100, Deadly Heat May Threaten Majority of Humankind
National Geographic

Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions plummet, a new study warns. Read the full story

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Vox: Uninsured and minority patients are unfairly overcharged in emergency rooms

Uninsured and minority patients are unfairly overcharged in emergency rooms
Vox

A new study uncovered inequality in hospital billing practices. Read the full story

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This is treasonous stuff, what would republicans have said if Obama had given Russians classified security info?

Washington Post: Trump shared classified info to Russians
http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/15/politics/trump-russia-classified-information/index.html

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Salon: A malicious child acts out: Donald Trump, Jim Comey and the toxic triumph of “kidult” culture

A malicious child acts out: Donald Trump, Jim Comey and the toxic triumph of “kidult” culture
Salon

Explanations abound for President Donald Trump’s shocking, or pseudo-shocking, decision to fire FBI Director James Comey this week. Indeed, there are too many of them. It was because Comey had bungled the so-called investigation into Hillary Clinton’s so-called email scandal. It was because Comey and his FBI team were closing in on evidence of the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russian intelligence last year. This was a decision based on the recommendations of Deputy Attorney General Rod Read the full story

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Salon: Can low-wage industries survive without immigrants and refugees?

Can low-wage industries survive without immigrants and refugees?
Salon

This post originally appeared on ProPublica. One afternoon this fall, I knocked on the door of a redbrick apartment building in Akron, Ohio, looking for a Bhutanese refugee who’d lost the tips of his fingers at a Case Farms chicken plant in a vacuum-pressure machine known as a “fat sucker.” In the apartment’s tiny living room, a young man told his story in halting English. As he spoke, I realized that his name was different from the one I had, and, instead of losing his fingertips in a fat Read the full story

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Eric and Noel Jasso wedding

Congrats to newlyweds Eric and Noel Jasso on their wedding night. Eric is the son of my compadre and Judge Juan Jasso and former dallas city councilwoman Delia Jasso . 🎉👏🏼🎂

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