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The Paradox of Politicians Who Keep Their Promises

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1. You can’t trust politicians, right? Wrong.

By Timothy Hill in FiveThirtyEight

2. Schools are the next frontier for medical marijuana.

By Jordyn Taylor in Mic

3. Empathy — though critical to our humanity — can consume us. Here’s how to care carefully.

By Jamil Zaki in Nautilus

4. These faceless moderators are defining the boundaries of your free speech.

By Catherine Buni and Soraya Chemaly in the Verge

5. Look at what we’ve done to cows.

By Roberto A. Ferdman in the Washington Post

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