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How a Small Liberal Arts College in Iowa Could Hand Trump a Big Win Against Labor Rights

Grinnell students protest the administration’s response to unionizing efforts.Paul Chan Htoo Sang Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. While the majority of America’s undergraduates are squirreled away in campus libraries preparing for finals, student workers at Grinnell College are preparing for a union showdown that could have serious implications for the future…

We High-IQ Humans Sure Do Have Thin Skins

Well, as long as they can only write in German I guess we’re OK.Philippe Clément/Belga via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Google Mail has a feature called Smart Compose. It’s basically autocomplete for email. It watches the stuff you write, and eventually it figures out the phrases you use…

Maria Butina Claimed to Have a “Signed Cooperation Agreement” With the National Rifle Association

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Confessed Russian agent Maria Butina claimed more than five years ago that her gun rights group had entered into a “signed cooperation agreement” with the National Rifle Association, according to a contemporaneous account of a talk Butina gave to an Israeli organization. Butina, who pleaded…

Donald Trump Was In the Room

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Did Donald Trump personally meet with David Pecker, publisher of the National Enquirer, to ask him to pay hush money to women he’d had sex with? Yesterday I was unsure about this because I’d read it in the Daily Mail, not the most reliable source…