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Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn have shined a spotlight on the economic model that can lead us out of gaping inequality; Canada could actually benefit if Donald Trump wins the U.S. elections; meanwhile, we may need to reconsider air travel in times of climate change. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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More stratified levels of service, workers who are underpaid and overworked, and a climate that is increasingly hostile to human activity -- the experience of privatized air travel worldwide is rapidly deteriorating. Journalist Scott Smith lists six ways how.

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The FAA has proposed its largest fine ever over maintenance violations, which in this case could have caused fires and explosions, according to the regulator. American Airlines can appeal the fine, more than twice as large as the previous record-setting penalty.

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Looks like South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's extramarital activities, which were brought to light last summer after a faux Appalachian Trail excursion (by way of Argentina), aren't going to be wiped from the record anytime soon. Sanford is now looking at 37 ethics charges, at least a few of which appear related to his affair.

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If you thought your air travel experiences have been nightmarish recently, chances are they're not as bad as the daily goings-on at Prague's Franz Kafka International Airport -- a fictional (or is it?) hub of despair in which the word terminal takes on a much more angst-ridden meaning.

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