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Combing Through 41M Tweets to Show How #BlackLivesMatter Exploded (Trevin)
Fascinating new study maps out “how it happened and who drove.”
Reformists Winning in Iran (Russ)
This is happening with little or no attention in the US and where Republican and Democrat candidates continue to say how they will get tough on that country.
Yes, the Planet IS Warming, Even According to Deniers’ Favorite Data Set (Gerry)
When climate deniers (falsely) claim that there’s been no global warming since 1998, they refer to the readings from a particular weather satellite analysis. Now, scientists have pulled the rug out from under that claim.
Oil Executive Dies in One-Car Crash Right After Indictment on Conspiracy Charges (Russ)
Was he going to implicate others? The crash looks troubling to all.
Seattle Sued Over City Ordinance Allowing Uber, Lyft Drivers to Unionize (Trevin)
Last year the city became the first in the US to give drivers the right to collectively bargain on salary and working conditions. The US Chamber of Commerce is suing to overturn the law.
Boeing Heads to Iran (Dan)
Thanks to partially-lifted sanctions after the Nuclear Deal, Iran is teeming with potential investors. Including ones from the country’s perennial enemy the United States. While Boeing is allowed only to supply aircraft for commercial flights, we’ll see where this goes…