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“Did the Holocaust Happen?” Google Results: “Maybe” (Russ)

By phrasing the question in a particular way (as seen above), Google will return with a rabbit hole many may not want to climb down.

Trump’s State-Run Media Empire (Dan)

The US government runs Voice of America and the “Radio Free” networks. Oversight for content on these networks is currently a bipartisan group. However, many feel this model of oversight is outdated and should be replaced with a CEO-type figure. Enter former Breitbart editor Steve Bannon.

Looming UK Energy Crisis Examined (Jeff C.)

A senior partner at Ofgem warned that households could be forced to pay extra to keep their lights on while their neighbours “sit in the dark” because “not everyone will be able to use as much as electricity as they want.

Wall Street in Europe (Dan)

Homes are being foreclosed in Europe by banks. Banks on Wall Street, that is, who are barely paying any tax.

Washington First State to Sue Monsanto (Dan)

The fight against the argo-giant has moved from cities to a state-wide lawsuit over the “negligent” handling of PCBs.