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Taliban Jailbreak Luke Mogelson June 2012: Newsmakers: GQ

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: World

From www.gq.com

It took years to lock them up. Hundreds of enemy fighters captured during some of the fiercest combat of the war. But then, one night last spring, as American troops surged into Taliban territory, all of those prisoners, all of that progress, disappeared.

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Racism fears for Euro 2012 rise after explosive documentary; soccer world holds its breath - Yahoo! Sports

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: World

From sports.yahoo.com

The racism situation is of particular concern to the England national team. Its 23-man squad has eight black players, including high-profile stars such as Champions League winner Ashley Cole of Chelsea and Joleon Lescott of English Premier League champion Manchester City.

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The Money Shot - The Rumpus.net

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: Society

From therumpus.net

Mitt Romney has offered us a consistent and admirably candid vision of his worldview. Corporations are people. Worth should be defined in material terms and coveted. Efficiently managed greed is the essential engine of our republic.

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Source found for missing water in sea-level rise : Nature News & Comment

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: Science

From www.nature.com

Climate change, with its associated melting ice caps and shrinking glaciers, is the usual suspect when it comes to explaining rising sea levels. But a recent study now shows that human water use has a major impact on sea-level change that has been overlooked.

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Tattoos: The Legacy of a Seafaring Heritage History Today

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: Society

From www.historytoday.com

It is no coincidence that some of the first references to ‘tattooed savages’ in England appeared in the wake of Cook’s return from the South Pacific; the word ‘tattoo’ coming from the onomatopoeic Tahitian verb tatau, meaning ‘to mark’.

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CEOs who served in the military: Are they more honest? - Slate Magazine

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.slate.com

Military CEOs were about 60 percent less likely than nonmilitary leaders to preside over Enron-style cooking of the books—the rate of “fraud years” was under 1 percent for military CEOs, as compared to more than 2 percent on average for their civilian counterparts.

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The Primal Ache

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: Behavior

From bostonreview.net

This lesson is often overlooked in the ongoing debate over income inequality. Just as people at the top of the income curve conflate being poor with looking impoverished, those as the bottom conflate being wealthy with feeling like Richie Rich.

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Politics - Ta-Nehisi Coates - White Resentment, Obama, and Appalachia - The Atlantic

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Category: Society

From www.theatlantic.com

There is no history of racism in this country that chalked "up only to race." You can′t really talk about stereotypes of, say, black laziness unless you understand stereotypes of the poor stretching back to 17th century Great Britain (Edmund Morgan again.

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