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Thursday, August 10th

tonight in Chicago

He’s singing in Millenium Park.

Youssou N’Dour, “Lang,” live

*****

And they’re playing at Elastic.

Daniel Levin (cello) & Tim Daisy (drums), live, Bloomington, Ind., 2015… 27 more words

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Is It Possible There Is Nothing Nice to Say? by MICHAEL KINSLEY

An arbitrary sense of “balance” isn’t good, but unbalanced coverage ought to give pause.. via NYT Opinion http://nyti.ms/2qhMvRc

NYT

A moral restructuring of the health economy.

More from Vann R. Newkirk II:

Trump’s rise came as a preacher of the prosperity gospel. His promise to repeal Obamacare and replace it with just about nothing in particular relied as much on dissatisfaction with the current law as it did the delirious optimism of prosperity, and the idea that the real way to better America was to make life better for healthy and wealthy people, and to further link the two.

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It's Fascist When You Exclude the Universities?

Michael Kinsley thinks Donald Trump qualifies technically as a fascist:

The game has several names: “Corporate statism” is one. In Europe, they call it “dirigisme.” Those two other words for it — “Nazism” and “fascism” — are now beyond all respectability.

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