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From Child’s Abuse to the Dark Web: Germans Recoil at a Mother’s Role

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A woman and her boyfriend were convicted of raping her young son and selling him to pedophiles over the dark web in case that has shocked Germany. Source: NYT > World
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Why Ady Barkan has hope even in this dark hour

Attorney and activist Ady Barkan was diagnosed two years ago with ALS, at the age of 31. Ady has channeled his illness into some remarkable activism on health care, but also on progressive issues across the board, from tax reform to helping [...]
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Senate Sunday: North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp Laughed At Trump’s Invitation To Join The Dark Side

5 months ago | 0 comment
Somehow resistant to the persuasive skills of Donald Trump If there’s a theme to this year’s hopes for Democrats to take back the Senate, it’s that every goddamn seat matters. Progressives might wish for a whole Senate full of Elizabeth [...]
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The Strange, Dark History of North Korea and the Olympics

8 months ago | 0 comment
For everyone nervously watching the saber-rattling on the Korean peninsula, the Winter Olympics now starting in the South Korean mountain town of Pyeongchong comes as a reassuring pause in a terrifying global game of chicken. It was only last [...]
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‘Cheddar Man,’ Britain’s Oldest Skeleton, Had Dark Skin, DNA Shows

8 months ago | 0 comment
“To go beyond what the bones tell us and get a scientifically based picture of what he actually looked like is a remarkable and from the results quite a surprising achievement,” said Professor Stringer, who first excavated fossils [...]
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Where China Built Its Bomb, Dark Memories Haunt the Ruins

8 months ago | 0 comment
He wrote that officials imprisoned about 700 herders around Jinyintan, accusing them of joining counterrevolutionary gangs. Seventeen died under brutal interrogation. Up to 9,000 herders were expelled in forced marches, given only a day [...]
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Steve Bannon, once the dark lord of the right, stepping down from Breitbart

9 months ago | 0 comment
The New York Times is reporting that Steve Bannon, former Chief Strategist for President Donald Trump, will step down from his position as Breitbart News’ executive chairperson, according to a statement from the company. Bannon, who [...]
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Yemen’s War Enters a Dark Stage as Rebels Squeeze the Capital

9 months ago | 0 comment
The Houthi alliance with Mr. Saleh’s political party, the General People’s Congress, also gave the rebels a wider political base than they otherwise would have had. But in the end, Mr. Saleh denounced the Houthis and said he wanted [...]
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Born in Auschwitz, Israeli Artist, 102, Harnesses the Dark and the Light

12 months ago | 0 comment
“The color returned to me,” Ms. Berlinski said. “Not to my life, but to me. I don’t know why.” It has been more than 20 years since her solo “Black Flowers” exhibition was held at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, one of the [...]
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On this dark day for DACA consider what open borders really mean

1 year ago | 0 comment
In June, I found myself at the San Diego-Tijuana border, northbound, on my way home to Los Angeles. The ease of traveling into Mexico only a few days earlier had not prepared me for the nightmare of crossing back into my home country. For [...]