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Maine Supreme Court allows ranked-choice voting for presidential election
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Maine Supreme Court allows ranked-choice voting for presidential election
Maine will now use ranked-choice voting in the November election, the state’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday after a months-long legal battle, making it the first state to use ranked-choice voting in a presidential election.
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How a tiny company paved the way for Big Tech – and big problems
How a tiny company paved the way for Big Tech – and big problems
Historian Jill Lepore cracks open the world of the Simulmatics Corporation, which presaged the move toward predicting human behavior.
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Has guaranteed basic income’s time arrived? Canada may find out.
Has guaranteed basic income’s time arrived? Canada may find out.
As people’s livelihoods have been thrown into upheaval amid the pandemic, public support for a stronger safety net in Canada has increased.
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‘Strategic empathy’: H.R. McMaster on foreign policy and China
‘Strategic empathy’: H.R. McMaster on foreign policy and China
H.R. McMaster, former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, discusses new book “Battlegrounds” and U.S.-China policy with the Monitor.
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Armed protesters in America create stress test for police
Armed protesters in America create stress test for police
What happens when First Amendment free speech rights are mixed together with Second Amendment gun rights guarantees in the same space?
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Teaching America’s past with a common goal
Teaching America’s past with a common goal
Different approaches to U.S. history – from President Trump’s to The New York Times’ 1619 Project – share the same future: instilling critical thinking skills for citizenship.
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Why Supreme Court battle could tarnish global luster of US judiciary
Why Supreme Court battle could tarnish global luster of US judiciary
The partisan confirmation process for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor could change the nature of the Supreme Court no matter which side wins.
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The Christian Science Monitor
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Why mobilizing Black voters in Michigan is key for the election
Why mobilizing Black voters in Michigan is key for the election
Michigan will be crucial in deciding who will win the presidential election in November. Both the Trump and Biden campaigns face an uphill battle to engage Black voters in the state as the pandemic brings to the forefront the effects of systemic racism.
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The Christian Science Monitor
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How African nations worked together to control the coronavirus
How African nations worked together to control the coronavirus
African countries have grappled with the coronavirus by working jointly to institute early lockdowns and build a successful supply chain. The continent's successful policies have so far kept the death toll much lower than expected.
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Alabama Archives faces its legacy as Confederate ‘attic’
Alabama Archives faces its legacy as Confederate ‘attic’
Hundreds of memorials glorifying the Confederacy had been erected by the time Marie Bankhead Owen built what may have been the grandest: The Alabama Department of Archives and History, which cataloged a version of the past that was favored by many Southern whites and all but excluded Black people.
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Replacing RBG: In looming Senate battle, both sides race to the brink
Replacing RBG: In looming Senate battle, both sides race to the brink
Election year appointments and court packing are within constitutional bounds. The problem, in the battle to replace RBG, is escalating brinkmanship.
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The Christian Science Monitor
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After the pandemic, where will the US child care system end up?
After the pandemic, where will the US child care system end up?
Improving the child care system in the U.S. increasingly includes discussion about how to offer learning opportunities to children sooner.
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