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    • Medium | Sarah A. Downey | 6/29/20 | 39 min
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      jamie1 month ago

      My Bible......finally! Now I can breath....being labeled a racist or homophobic in soul crushing, especially when it is soooo not who I am....but when it comes from people who know me it is extremely hurtful.....being silent about EVERY Issue doesn’t mean that we have endorsed or condemned anything! The phrase “silence is violence “ is so in your face “judg-ie”. Many people are silent because they are working! Possibly not opining because we are still processing! As a dyed in the wool liberal I feel gutted by the voices saying I am not doing enough...there is definitely a mob, and my greatest fear is that their tactics and actions are more damaging to our cause than helpful..... ok as I have said before, I will continue to fight the good fight....... not the mobs marching rules...... and YES, I know what the good fight is.

      1. Update (7/6/2020):

        BTW I cannot support Sarah Downey on any social media because I am not on any platforms but I am definitely going to send a check to Innercity Weightlifting ICW.
        God bless Sarah (from an agnostic) Peace ✌️ out!

    • The New York Times Company | Mara Gay | 5/14/20 | 7 min
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      jamie2 months ago

      Wow! It ain’t over til it’s over… And it ain’t over!

    • Medium | Bill Loundy | 4/21/20 | 6 min
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      jamie3 months ago

      👍 Welcome Back....

    • The New York Times Company | Sung J. Woo | 5/9/13 | 8 min
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      jamie3 months ago

      Great article… Reminds me so much of my mother… And actually my grandmother… My grandmother’s favorite line was “why can’t your mother makes Latkes like I do”. There was a simple reason for that my mother didn’t know what a latke was!

    • Attention Activist | 8 min
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      jamie4 months ago

      Certainly not liking this quarantine but not hating it either. It might be hard to get back to biz as usual.

    • Believer Magazine | 2/1/19 | 25 min
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      jamie4 months ago

      I like the buy back.

    • The Atlantic | Olga Khazan | 3/16/20 | 8 min
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      jamie4 months ago

      My son has often said I should try Mushrooms, I think he thinks I am too normal, whatever that is.

    • The Atlantic | Ian Bogost | 3/19/20 | 9 min
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      jamie4 months ago

      Rules, rule of law, are a necessity and only become painful when they are directed at us. People go into a detailed scenario about getting weapons on airplanes (game or not) and the FBI then questions those people. That is not an infringement on peoples personal space, it sounds like someone is doing their job. Every time we stop at a red light it is not because we want to, its because we need to. These are trying times and some personal liberties are going to be restricted. I would like to believe that people would do the right thing without being forced to but for some that not the case. Hey, just wondering how efficient is Cuomo! Is he the only adult in the room? I'm going to keep an eye on him and hope he is the real deal but I am not trusting my intuition..... I really liked Rudy after 911 and now I think he is a buffoon.

    • The Guardian | William Hanage | 3/15/20 | 5 min
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      jamie4 months ago

      Why is it so difficult for some people to believe scientist? This makes perfectly good sense.

    • BRIGHT Magazine | Courtney Martin | 1/11/16 | 10 min
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      jamie4 months ago

      A 10 rating for the candor of this writing. Wanting to help is not the same as helping. I remember the the' water wheel' I thought it was brilliant. I wish it was. I agree one of the best solutions is to make credit more available .... Not as sexy but crazy-useful to compromised societies . A great article, keep stuff like this coming!!!

    • The Cut | Bridget Read | 3/5/20 | 2 min
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      jamie5 months ago

      14 day quarantine…… that would be really difficult.

    • Medium | Sean Kernan | 11/27/19 | 5 min
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      jamie5 months ago

      All pretty basic stuff....
      'being on time is huge'

    • capwatkins.com | Cap Watkins | 3 min
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      jamie5 months ago

      Letting go of control is pretty difficult.

    • Austen Allred’s Blog | Austen Allred | 11/20/12 | 5 min
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      jamie5 months ago

      I want to meet this guy.

    • Washington Examiner | 1/1/01 | 4 min
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      jamie5 months ago

      Meditation...... Breath and slow the heck down... Or not!
      A funny and quick little gem.

    • Psych Central | Kurt Smith, Psy.D., LMFT, LPCC, AFC | 1/16/20 | 3 min
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      jamie6 months ago

      I almost didn't have enough time to finish this article! Now thats sad.

    • Science of Us | David Wallace-Wells | 12/31/19 | 7 min
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      jamie6 months ago
    • Aeon | Dagomar Degroot | 11/11/19 | 19 min
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      jamie7 months ago

      `Finally..... a great article that doesn't seem to have over-political harping and blaming.... Climate change is scary but this article allows for common respectful conversation.... I imagine this makes both ultra-liberal and staunch conservative to have their collective minds explode but somewhere in the middle, excellent writing like this could take root and create a dialogue that most people can engage in.

      That being said, I do love Greta and her passion. We need her voice to counteract the simplistic views of the science deniers.

    • Sports Illustrated | 7/1/19 | 10 min
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      jamie7 months ago

      The BSA reference is troubling.

    • Daring Fireball | 2 min
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      jamie7 months ago

      Greta is the bomb! I am a huge supporter of her and her passionate communication skills.

    • London Review of Books | 24 min
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      jamie9 months ago

      What a strange article…Sometimes little things seem so interesting… Like for some reason they still respect the traffic laws but routinely break into peoples homes and assault and rob them.....I can imagine the people that broke into that lady’s home and knocked her teeth out obeying nonexistent Traffic laws… Really an upside down world… Very interesting to read about....Very disturbing… But I think it’s important to read about places like this…

    • The New York Times Company | Gail Collins | 6/18/19 | 8 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      I think that was very aptly put… That Sarah Sanders may go down in history as the first press secretary to stop having press Briefings… Also I found it interesting that they both thought Amy Klobuchar is a solid candidate and feel she could be the best Candidate to take on Trump…

    • HuffPost Highline | Lee Moran | 6/18/19 | 1 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      I believe Trump. Words said by who?

    • The New York Times Company | CHRIS STANFORD | 6/17/19 | 7 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      It amazes me that healthcare is so difficult for people to figure out… It is so politicized that when you discuss it with people from other countries it’s actually embarrassing.

    • The New York Times Company | Emily Weinstein | 6/14/19 | 4 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Mmmmmm Breeeeaaaddddd!

    • The Atlantic | Sidney Fussell | 3/26/19 | 11 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Very creepy, I am surprised Airbnb allows cameras in living-rooms. I have rented Airbnb and never thought about the privacy issue. Why is audio monitoring needed? I can understand the reason for video monitoring certain non personal areas but what's up with monitoring the audio? I feel even more violated thinking people are listening to my personal conversations. This needs to be aggressively addressed by Airbnb or they will suffer greatly. After reading this article I would be very hesitant to rent from Airbnb.

    • jamie1 year ago

      JEEEESH!

    • The New Yorker | Mary Karr | 8/11/16 | 9 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Pretty disturbing article… It’s hard to believe this stuff happens as regularly as it does but it must be Called out when it does happen

    • The New York Times Company | Erin Griffith | 1/26/19 | 11 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      These articles are generational...... work could be fun and enlightening but unfortunately it’s usually just work .....I feel we as a society are looking to spiritualize every aspect of life ..... great if possible but let’s value the working stiffs and the value of work as work.

    • The Guardian | 1/6/19 | 23 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Dolan had some good points. There is however a boushie feel to this piece, an arrogance that at times made me feel uncomfortable. Optimum happiness comes with working 21 to 30 hours a week, that seems easy enough. This elitest type of group thought is disturbing, what percentage of the work force actually can decide they only want to work 21 to 30 hours a week. Possibly volunteers or artists or the academics but not the general employed population. Dolans path to happiness is just not available to most. The portion on marriage again felt like he was poking his finger at the masses and it didn't feel attached to reality. OH and his white glasses are silly and screaming " Look at me, I am not you!"

    • The New York Times Company | THE NEW YORK TIMES. | 1/9/19 | 11 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Fact check on Trump...... Think about that.

    • The New Yorker | Kristen Roupenian | 12/4/17 | 44 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Wow..... and I actually felt sorry for Robert! Tamara is also a creep.

    • The New Yorker | Elif Batuman | 4/23/18 | 52 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      This was a detailed and disturbing article with many different angles . I was both disturbed and at times touched by the need many of us have for human connection. "Is it possible to have unconditional love without paying for it?" ?

    • jamie1 year ago

      To respond to Joanne's assertion that 'we are constantly being fed lies from the press' is inaccurate and dangerous. It continues the narrative of 'Fake News'. I do not believe the press is feeding us constant lies, unfortunetaly there is a more slanted view of certain story lines and there is agenda based reporting. For example, the Caravan. Horrible news coverage solely intended to drum up votes prior to the midterms. But referring to these news reports as lies undermines the confidence in all the free press. As partisan and gross as it seems, these politically motivated talking points should not be classified as lies.

    • jamie1 year ago

      Good stuff, did anyone notice every time there is any mention of not remembering certain facts how it kinda challenges you to respond?

    • The New Yorker | Alexandra Schwartz | 12/9/18 | 22 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Good article. Space and connection are a strange dance. I prefer the connection, others prefer more space and independence. All good. Or Not. Still trying to figure it out!

    • The New Yorker | Dan Chiasson | 11/30/18 | 7 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      I am looking forward to reading Terrance Hayes .

    • The Atlantic | Ray Fisman, Michael Luca | 12/11/18 | 9 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      I did not realize that reciprocity had a connection to buyers actually buying a product as a subconscious payback, or a return of a favor. Interesting, how easily we can be swayed. I must admit, I always donate to the causes that send little trinkets like pens or return address labels.

    • The New Yorker | Ian Crouch | 12/4/18 | 10 min
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      jamie1 year ago

      Chris Rock is a funny guy.