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In Mexico- Trump’s Bark Has Been Worse Than His Bite – by Ioan Grillo – NYT

But immigration patterns may also change independently of what Mr. Trump does. Mexican migration was decreasing even before Mr. Trump kicked off his campaign. The Pew Research Center estimated last April that the number of undocumented Mexicans living in the … Continue reading

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How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry – By VARUN SIVARAM – NYT

“President Trump’s decision to impose sweeping tariffs on imports of solar panels and components is the opening salvo of his America First campaign to protect domestic manufacturers from Chinese competition. The stakes are high: Solar is the world’s fastest-growing energy … Continue reading

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Europe Is Back. And Rejecting Trumpism. – The New York Times

“DAVOS, Switzerland — French President Emmanuel Macron laid claim to the mantle of leader of the free world on Wednesday, with an ambitious speech before a packed assembly at the World Economic Forum. He sought to place France at the … Continue reading

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Keep Your Head Up: How Smartphone Addiction Kills Manners and Moods – The New York Times

“Let’s play a game: The next time you’re sitting among a group of friends or out on a date, measure how much time passes before someone grabs their phone to look at it. How long can you last? “If that … Continue reading

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The Tweet Trump Could Never Send Tehran – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“After violent protests recently exploded across Iran, President Trump vowed to differentiate himself from President Barack Obama by openly tweeting his support for the demonstrators. It had no effect, though. One reason is that Trump could never send the really … Continue reading

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Why It’s Still Worth Getting a Flu Shot – The New York Times

“This year’s flu season is shaping up to be a bad one. Much of the country endured a bitterly cold stretch, causing more people to be crowded together inside. The strain that has been most pervasive, H3N2, is nastier than … Continue reading

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Trump’s Chance to Save American Steel – By SCOTT N. PAUL – NYT

“In April 2016, Donald Trump stood in front of supporters in Pittsburgh and declared he would bring the country’s steel jobs back. On Thursday, he returns to western Pennsylvania as a president yet to deliver on that promise. While America … Continue reading

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Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño. – NYT

Gray Is Green shared a link. Published by David Lindsay · 14 mins ·  Earth’s Warming Continued in 2017. And That Was Without El Niño. Researchers reported Thursday that 2017 average global temperatures are just below the record set in 2016. The result was a surprise … Continue reading

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Mr. Trump- Meet a Hero Whom You Maligned – Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“In 1885, a poor, uneducated 16-year-old boy arrived in our country from Germany at a time when immigrants were often looked down on by affluent Americans. This boy was ambitious and entrepreneurial, and, despite language problems, he earned some money … Continue reading

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David Lindsay’s Tennis handicap called Uncle Bob and Moral Hazard

David Lindsay’s Tennis handicap called Uncle Bob and Moral Hazard The Uncle Bob Handicap, is named after my Uncle Bob Foote, who placed tennis till he was 91. You must hit the ball so that the weaker player can reach … Continue reading

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