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Posted on Aug 10, 2012
It seems young people are more interested in buying iPhones than automobiles these days; Central American families with links to death squads helped Mitt Romney fund Bain Capital; and Jill Stein, the presidential nominee for the Green Party, went to jail for protesting home foreclosures. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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Young People Aren’t Buying Cars Because They’re Buying Smart Phones Instead
Mitt Romney Started Bain Capital With Money From Families Tied To Death Squads
Has Twitter made book reviewers too nice?
Twitter Goes to the Movies
Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case
Why do Republicans fear the Arab Spring?
A Bizarre Bug of the Human Mind Emerges in Computers
Trees vs. Power Lines: Will We Have to Choose?
Can Anyone Replace Ralph Nader in the Green Party Race for the White House?
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