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Magazine: Strawless Starbucks Containers Actually Use More Plastic

But the gesture of banning plastic straws feels really good.

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Here’s Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Wrong on Unemployment, Capitalism

Her misunderstanding exposes a lack of economic understanding among many young people today.

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Feel Good Story to Begin Your Day: A Student's Long Walk to Work

Walter Carr's work ethic is a story that will make your day.

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The Wrong Way to Close the Donut Hole

Policy makers should revisit the donut hole before it’s too late.

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The Democratic Fight Against $15

Slim majority of DC City Council members push to repeal minimum wage hike of tipped workers known as Initiative 77.

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Millennial Monday: Push for artificial intelligence to be gender neutral

Does it really matter if your Amazon Alexa, or similar smart device, has a female voice?...

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Samantha Bee Embraces Her Inner Victim in Hollywood Reporter Interview

Samantha Bee is acknowledging that her calling Ivanka Trump a "feckless c-word" caused pain--for Samantha Bee.

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OpEd

Don't Match Maxine Waters' Incivility With Disrespect

Via Newsmax

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Champion Women is taking up the charge...

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Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination offers a chance to fight sexism against all women

Via Washington Examiner

by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Not only did Cillizza strike out on whom President Trump would nominate, but his analysis of Barrett was also narrow-minded and sexist...

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Eliminating Straws is About the Stupidest Thing Starbucks Can Do for the Planet

Via The Federalist

by Julie Gunlock

This week, Starbucks, not to be outdone in the eco-woke competition, announced it will ban all plastic straws in their stores to combat ocean pollution...

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A 'balanced' Supreme Court isn't the point

Via Washington Examiner

by Erin Hawley and Heather Higgins

President Trump has an opportunity with Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement to take the court a long way toward having a majority of its justices intent on fulfilling its constitutionally defined purpose...

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Conservatives Obsessing about the Social Security Trust Fund Miss the Big Picture

Via National Review

by Carrie L. Lukas

Taxpayers still have to come up with funds to meet obligations, or benefit levels need to be reduced...

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TV

Companies thinking about intellectual theft when dealing with China • Coast to Coast

Starbucks Straw Ban is Just a Gesture to Look Concerned • Cam & Co.

Cyber Security Needs to be Taken Seriously During Trump-Putin Summit • FBN am

Radio

Conservative Family Leave Plan Gains Traction • NPR's Morning Edition • Listen >>>

#ChampionWomen Calls Out the Media's Double Standard for Women • Vicki McKenna Show • Listen >>>

Opioid Lawsuits Do More Harm Than Good • Bill Meyer Show • Listen >>>

Mentions

Plastic straw bans won't save oceans: 'We're trading a lot for nothing'

Via The Washington Times

by Julie Gunlock

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Best Ways to Communicate with Our Boys (Science Reveals All)

Via LifeZette

by Julie Gunlock

Want to get your son talking with you more? Get him moving or playing, which increases the blood flow to his verbal centers...

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Republican senators push proposed paid leave solution for new parents

Via ABC 11

by Carrie L. Lukas

A group of conservative senators is backing a proposal that calls for new parents to receive up to 12 weeks of paid leave by using some of their expected Social Security benefits...

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