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The End of Work as We Know It
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As automation increases and pointless jobs become obsolete, our work lives may finally become more enjoyable; Pew has a new way of looking at religion in the U.S.; meanwhile, an analysis reveals that the majority of civilians killed by police are young men of color.

This Is What the New Socialism Looks Like

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Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are reaching voters disappointed with Democrats' rightward shift on economics; it's possible Israel is behind efforts to discredit U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn; meanwhile, science reveals that the lazy prevail.

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Larry Gross is a longtime contributor and a Truthdig advisory board member. Truthdig also features items from his blog, "Larry's List" in our Ear to the Ground. A specialist in the areas of media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies. He taught at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and was director of the school from 2003 to 2014. Before joining USC Annenberg, Gross spent 35 years teaching communication at the University of Pennsylvania where he was the Sol Worth Professor of Communication and deputy dean of the their Annenberg School for Communication. He has written and edited a number of books, including “Contested Closets: The Politics and Ethics of Outing” and “Up from Invisibility: Lesbians, Gay Men, and the Media in America.”

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