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"THE LUCKY MAN"

Remembering Greg Lake, The ‘Lucky Man’ – Bob Boilen, NPR.

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At age 30 did you earn more than your parents at a similar age?

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THE ROMAN EMPIRE

Five myths about the decline and fall of Rome – Professor Nathan Pilkington, Columbia.

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VIDEOCONFERENCE

The Comet Ping Pong Gunman Answers Our Reporter’s Questions – Adam Goldman, New York Times.

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"NOT RACIST"

A New Zealander of Asian descent has shrugged off the rejection of a passport application photo by software because of his eyes – BBC.

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DEFAMATION?

NPR asks: What Legal Recourse Do Victims Of Fake News Stories Have?

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HELP WANTED

The Plum Book is here, for those angling for jobs in Trump’s Washington – Lisa Rein for The Washington Post.

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JOY AND FEAR

A Federal Judge has a message for naturalized citizens (and Trump) – Alex Kotlowitz for The New Yorker.

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PERSON OF THE YEAR

This is the 90th time TIME has named the person who had the greatest influence, for better or worse, on the events of the year.

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PIZZAGATE

From rumor, to hashtag, to gunfire in DC – Marc Fisher, John Woodrow Cox and Peter Hermann of The Washington Post.

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CONSTITUTIONALLY

The Equal Protection argument against “winner take all” in the Electoral College – Lawrence Lessig.

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THE LAST LAUGH

Pat Buchanan Celebrates Donald Trump’s Win: ‘I’m supposed to be the dog and I’m not hearing’ Trump dog-whistling, said the longtime champion of the white working class – Eleanor Clift.