Monday, May 22, 2017

The Secret Message In 'Monopoly'

The celebration of cutthroat capitalism was intended as a lesson against wealth inequality.
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AMERICAN'T DREAM
THE LANDLORD'S GAME
The Secret Anti-Landlord Origin Of 'Monopoly'
vice.com
The celebration of cutthroat capitalism was intended as a lesson against wealth inequality.
IS THE PHILLIPS CURVE DEAD?
Unemployment In The US Is Falling, So Why Isn't Pay Rising?
bloomberg.com
Here are eight possible explanations.
'DUBIOUS ARRESTS, DAMAGED LIVES'
Fostering Failure
projects.sfchronicle.com
California's shelters for foster children are supposed to serve as a refuge for vulnerable children. Instead, they have funneled hundreds of children into the criminal justice system.
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BOTH WONDERFUL AND STRANGE
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Twin Peaks, Without People
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The dark and surreal logging town of Twin Peaks is perhaps the most important character of the David Lynch TV show.
IT WAS ALL A BAD DREAM
The Teenage Dreamland Of 'Twin Peaks'
longreads.com
Discovering the show when she was a teenager in 1990 helped me navigate the grief of losing my grandparents — and my girlhood.
NEW FRONTIERS
IN OVER OUR HEADS
The Wild West Of Deep-Sea Mining
hakaimagazine.com
In the coming years, a new gold rush will begin. Deep beneath the ocean's waves, from scalding hydrothermal vents to the frigid stretches of the abyssal plain, ocean processes have deposited vast quantities of valuable minerals on the seafloor.
EVERYTHING IS DIVIDED, NOTHING IS COMPLETE
Eliminating The Human
davidbyrne.com
Legendary musician David Byrne muses on how all our technological advances are inching towards the same goal: bypassing all human interaction.
LAND OF PLENTY
Has This Silicon Valley Startup Finally Nailed The Indoor Farming Model?
fastcompany.com
Indoor farming is a trendy startup space, but many of those ventures have recently failed. Plenty thinks its technology, model, and timing mean it's the place that will finally turn greens into green.
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THE ROCK HARD
'SNL' And Dwayne Johnson Made The Best Male Enhancement Parody Ad Ever
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Do you really think Dwayne Johnson needs a male enhancement pill? Well, "South African Xentrex" isn't your ordinary erection drug.
IN THE NEWS
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Notre Dame Students Walk Out Of Mike Pence's Commencement Speech
Alt-Right Trolls Released A Document With The Addresses And Phone Numbers Of Thousands Of Activists
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The Five Best Pieces Of Clothing For Traveling Light
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Start your Monday morning like Agent Dale Cooper. Choose two: coffee, pie, griddle cakes with ham, donuts, that gum you like.

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