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Study: IMF Austerity Helped Ebola Kill Nearly 8,000 People

Professors at three leading British universities say International Monetary Fund policies favoring the repayment of international debts over social welfare spending contributed to the Ebola crisis by inhibiting an effective response by health care professionals in the three worst-hit African countries.

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USPS Will Begin Plant Closures Next Week

The long, slow destruction of the U.S. Postal Service is set to continue next week when 82 mail processing centers are closed and consolidated, despite calls from more than half the members of the outgoing Senate to stall the changes.

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Japan’s Aversion Toward Sex and Romance Could Be Detrimental to the World

The Japanese “celibacy syndrome” isn’t just a problem that will affect Japan’s economy; new documents reveal that former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wanted to ban sex toys in her country; meanwhile, the German government’s anger over NSA leaks has been curbed due to fear of Islamic State. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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The Best Truthdig Cartoons of 2014

Take a look at some of our favorite editorial cartoons and animations published this past year.

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What Does the AirAsia Crash Really Tell Us About Asia?

The tragic AirAsia crash may have to do with rapid growth in the travel industry in Asia; Chuck Todd, moderator of “Meet the Press,” has acknowledged that he lets Republicans lie on air; meanwhile, technology is creating a serfdom fueled by the desire for instant gratification. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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You’re Probably Better Off Being Called ‘African-American’ Than ‘Black’

A new study finds that people have higher expectations of individuals described as “African-American” as opposed to “black.”

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Flight 8501 Was AirAsia’s First Fatal Crash

It may seem like someone put a terrible hex on Malaysian airlines in 2014, but AirAsia Flight 8501 wasn’t just another ill-fated Malaysian airplane. For one thing, it wasn’t even Malaysian.

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Why Staying Warm All Year Round May Be Hurting Your Health

There are benefits to being cold that many modern humans aren’t taking advantage of; the president of Argentina recently adopted a boy to save him from becoming a “werewolf”; meanwhile, Hinduism has been seeping into Hollywood movies. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Looking Back on 2014’s Truthdiggers of the Week

Every week the Truthdig editorial staff selects a Truthdigger of the Week, a group or person worthy of recognition for speaking truth to power, breaking the story or blowing the whistle. Here are 10 Truthdiggers from 2014 we think are worth reflecting upon at the end of the year.

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The American Public Gets Distracted From Torture

News this holiday season of the hacking of Sony studios and new U.S. relations with Cuba “flushed” the bad news of the Senate’s torture report from the public mind, Robert Hennelly writes at Salon.

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