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COVID-9-11

Think of what we were asked to do to prevent another 9/11 and how little we are being asked to do to prevent the deaths of our families and friends now.

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Trump’s Constant = 0.278

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The 21st century voted Clinton, the 20th century voted Trump

> While looking at number of influences on the presidential vote outcome, we found that in a year of massive divides, one particular economic split stands out. With few exceptions Clinton won every large-sized county economy in the country. (via Another Clinton-Trump divide: High-output America vs low-output America | Brookings Institution)

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Trump’s $7MM deal with Indiana and Carrier has a -102.9% ROI

Trump’s $7MM deal with Indiana and Carrier has a -102.9% ROI Someone on reddit did the math on the Carrier deal. It’s a bad deal. More importantly, it’s the opposite of what Trump ran on.  Tough guy Trump talked about taxing companies that moved jobs to Mexico. Here he is giving them money while they […]

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The lowest paid workers get the least sleep. ilovecharts: Sleep Is For The Rich

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Congressional Research Service Report On Tax Cuts For Wealthy Suppressed By GOP

Congressional Research Service Report On Tax Cuts For Wealthy Suppressed By GOP The pressure applied to the research service comes amid a broader Republican effort to raise questions about research and statistics that were once trusted as nonpartisan and apolitical Math has a liberal bias.

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Geometry skills are innate, Amazon tribe study suggests

Researchers examined how the Mundurucu think about lines, points and angles, comparing the results with equivalent tests on French and US schoolchildren. The Mundurucu showed comparable understanding, and even outperformed the students on tasks that asked about forms on spherical surfaces. … The ideas are profoundly ingrained in formal education, but what remains a matter […]