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The Baffler,  December 18, 2014

Daily Bafflements

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• Current events, summarized. (Via Jody Avirgan.)

• We hear about plagiarism in journalism a lot, but what about plagiarism in grant applications for education funds? One Nevada organization copied and pasted its “research” from a Brookings Institution report, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

• Today in Shudder: a “cabal” of Harvard alums are invading Congress…even more so than usual.

• This Week in Strikes: coal workers in India, airline workers in the UK and Portugal, oil unions in Nigeria, and basically everyone in Belgium.

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Further Reading

 November 9

There was no quibbling over what item on the menu might be more digestible---Virginia voters just carted off the whole buffet.

 November 10

Yesterday’s twin reports on Roy Moore and Louis CK remind us that sexual assault and women’s inequality are still everyone’s problem.