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Real News Mashup is a compilation of articles that I consider to be interesting, informative, or both. Please feel free to share articles of your own in the comments. Perhaps if we work together, we can remember that the world is bigger than the propaganda storm.
Things That Might Make You Want to Slap Someone
Apple and Google Accused of Helping “Enforce Gender Apartheid” by Hosting Saudi Government App That Tracks Women and Stops Them Leaving the Country
New Gun Bill Would Require Buyers to Reveal Social Media History
They Got “Everything” Inside a Demo of NSO group’s Powerful iPhone Malware
IMHO, it reads like a lovely letter to Santa Claus, or perhaps a Utopian Manifesto.
It’s worth noting that the text does not specify that taxpayers should guarantee “economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work,” as many sources are quoting. Rather, it does say “providing all people of the United States” with “economic security.”
The following document, taken by NPR from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s website, does actually endorse providing “economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work,” or, in other words, “all people of the United States.” This document was taken down and disavowed by Ocasio-Cortez after an uproar.
Stepping Back from the Edge . . .
Colorado Man Kills Mountain Lion with Bare Hands in Self-Defense
And an Idaho woman say, “Hold my beer!” . . .
Idaho Woman Accidentally Grabs Mountain Lion in Attempt to Break Up “Dog Fight”
Bad week to be a mountain lion.
One Woman’s Selfless Act Spurs Group to Rent 60 Hotel Rooms to Keep Homeless People Off Chicago Streets During Historic Cold
Woman Becomes First Black Female Pilot in Georgia Air National Guard
CIA Paid This Soviet Traitor Millions–But Got Billions in Return
And These are Just Fun . . .
This Army Wife’s Wedding Dress is Made from the Parachute That Saved Her Husband
Study Finds Those Who Read Books Live Longer Than Those Who Don’t
El Paso Zoo Will Name a Cockroach After Your Ex and Feed It to Their Meerkats
Now that’s a fundraiser!
What Did Ancient Babylonians Eat? A Yale-Harvard Team Tested Their Recipes
Rare Century-Old Images of the Inuit People
Incredible Photos of Freezing Penguins, Waterfalls, and Isolated Communities Reveal Earth’s Stunning Natural Beauty
All the best to all of you for a loving Valentine’s week.
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