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    Understanding Capitalism Part V: Evolution of the...

    Understanding Capitalism Part V: Evolution of the American Economy has the numbers for various sectors.

    It has a graph of agricultural vs. non-agricultural labor over 1800 - 1900:

    1800: 74% -...
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    Economy split up by Type of Activity

    This is the Three-sector model of divisions by type of activity, with the Primary sector of the economy, the Secondary sector of the economy, the Tertiary sector of the economy, and an extension, the...
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    Like Beto O'Rourke? I don't get the reference. ...

    Like Beto O'Rourke? I don't get the reference.

    So what about our dependence on fossil fuels? Are you going to mourn when your local electric utility shuts down its last fossil-fuel-burning...
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    What's so terrible about "workers'...

    What's so terrible about "workers' self-management"? Is being involved in the management of one's work the most terrible thing in the world?

    If one's self-employed, one has to manage one's own...
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    THE MAN WHO SOLD AMERICA by Joy-Ann Reid | Kirkus...

    THE MAN WHO SOLD AMERICA by Joy-Ann Reid | Kirkus Reviews - "Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story"

    Joy-Ann Reid is a political analyst for MSNBC


    She has a chapter on "What America...
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    'A Very Stable Genius' book excerpt: Inside...

    'A Very Stable Genius' book excerpt: Inside Trump's stunning tirade against generals - The Washington Post

    He is an "America First" isolationist. Early in his admin, some high-level officials...
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    Some more books on President Trump

    'A Very Stable Genius' portrays Trump as erratic, 'at times dangerously uninformed' - The Washington Post about an upcoming book about him.

    This "stable genius" often shows himself ignorant of...
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    AOC's campaign had plenty of former Bernie...

    AOC's campaign had plenty of former Bernie Sanders campaigners who were willing to do the work of the campaign. AOC herself was also a former Bernie Sanders campaigner.

    Also a lot of software...
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    Notes From a Winning Campaign...

    Notes From a Winning Campaign - by Naureen Akhter in her blog Kitchen3N - mainly about her cooking.

    NA met AOC at a Queens Stands Up rally on 2017 Jun 11.
    Queens Stands Up Rally
    Queens Stands Up...
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    A rare occurrence: AOC using profanity in a...

    A rare occurrence: AOC using profanity in a speech.

    Generation Green New Deal 🎥 on Twitter: "We’re excited to share the first trailer for Generation Green New Deal!
    We’re making a film about the...
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    Facial Recognition Is Turning China Into a...

    Facial Recognition Is Turning China Into a Dystopia - The Jim Jefferies Show - YouTube
    Sort of jokey, given its serious subject. But China has implemented a lot of video surveillance and it has a...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams facial...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams facial recognition: "real-life 'Black Mirror' stuff" - Insider

    Other lawmakers warned against troublesome features. Committee head Rep. Carolyn Maloney warned about...
  13. Rep. Ayanna Pressley comes out about her hair

    Representative Ayanna Pressley (Boston, MA) had come out about a medical condition that she suffers: Alopecia areata or just plain alopecia. It's losing part or all one's hair.

    Rep. Ayanna...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Small...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Small digital update: my Instagram handle has been updated from its 2018 origins - it is now @AOC!
    If you head there now (IG: aoc) you can catch our new pup...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "I don’t...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "I don’t know why the GOP gets so triggered at the idea of investing in our train infrastructure.
    It’s environmentally friendly, stations have huge potential to...
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    Sort of like Stalinist analog-picture...

    Sort of like Stalinist analog-picture Photoshopping. Officials who fell out of favor would get painted out of official pictures. There is a whole book about this: "The Commissar Vanishes".
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    The Equal Rights Amendment and the drive for...

    The Equal Rights Amendment and the drive for ratification, explained - Vox

    So it's not yet the end.
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    ERA: Virginia General Assembly votes to ratify...

    ERA: Virginia General Assembly votes to ratify Equal Rights Amendment - The Washington Post

    House of Delegates: 59-41, all D's, 3 R's
    Senate: 28-12, all D's, 7 R's

    ‘At last, at last’: Women...
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    I must note that if one believes that the religion business is a Bad Thing, then one can feel justified in persecuting religion. Thus opposition to religion must get at least some of the blame for...
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    Australia built a hybrid public-private health...

    Australia built a hybrid public-private health system. Here’s how it works. - Vox

    It is a combination of "Medicare for All" single-payer and private insurance. The private insurance costs more,...
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    Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "I JUST GOT IMPEACHED...

    Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "I JUST GOT IMPEACHED FOR MAKING A PERFECT PHONE CALL!" / Twitter

    He seems angry and distraught. Will he have a temper tantrum at his trial?

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Shout out...

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Shout out to the tech and game industry workers organizing w/ CODE_CWA and @GameWorkers for taking a stand with #TechAgainstICE, fighting for gender equity, and...
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    Movement School on Twitter: "@AOC Help support...

    Movement School on Twitter: "@AOC Help support trainings for a new generation of progressive organizers at our Movement School, a program started by former @AOC staffers.
    We aim to train hundreds...
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    Bernie Sanders Sent Me on an All-Expenses-Paid...

    Bernie Sanders Sent Me on an All-Expenses-Paid Trip to Iowa
    Author Jack Allard described CA Rep. Ro Khanna as the "AOC of the West Coast".

    Bernie Sanders's campaign operation picked people up in...
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    NIST Study Evaluates Effects of Race, Age, Sex on...

    NIST Study Evaluates Effects of Race, Age, Sex on Face Recognition Software | NIST

    It's software developed in the US that tends to do the best on middle-aged white men, while "There was no such...
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