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good news, i’m officially the kind of guy who buys his cat a robot

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Courtney Barnett, “Pede鐖变笂娴锋帹娌箂trian At Best”

We鈥檝e been big fans of Courtney Barnett since 鈥渢he paramedic thinks I鈥檓 clever 鈥檆ause I play guitar/I think she鈥檚 clever 鈥檆ause she stops people dying,鈥 and we are pleased to report that we have no need to change our status in that regard. Although you should probably steer clea[……]

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New York 鐖变笂娴 鐪熷亣閴村埆City, January 29, 2015

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Why Is the Middle Class鐖变笂娴风畝鐖?

Everyone seems to agree that the middle class, the most hallowed constituency in America, is shrinking. The New York Times has the data to prove it. But our golden age of data journalism abhors ambiguity; in order to show us the data, while the Times wrestles ever so gently with the amorphous notions of who, exactly is middle class鈥娾斺奾ouseholds ma[……]

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The Silence of t鐖变笂娴峰悓鍩庡瀵圭 浜ゅ弸he Brands

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