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  • The United States of Guns

    Like many of you, I read the news of a single person killing at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas yesterday and another person killing at least 9 people In Dayton, Ohio early this morning. While these are outrageous and horrifying events, they aren’t surprising or shocking in any way in a country where more than 33,000 people die from gun violence each year. America is a stuck in a Groundhog Day loop of gun violence. We’ll keep waking up, stuck in the same reality of oppression, carnage, and...

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  • Why Brexit is a strategic disaster for the United States

    An economically and militarily weakened Britain is nothing to celebrate

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  • Here's the salary of every governor in the United States

    Despite holding the same title, United States governors' salaries range depending on state. According to data from The Council of State Governments (CSG), current annual earnings range from $70,000 to $179,000. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Though the United States' governors all share the same title, the nation's 50 state leaders do not share the same salary. Using the most recent data from The Council of State Governments (CSG), we compared the salaries of the current governors...

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