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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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For Christopher Nolan, perhaps the last Tory propagandist in cinema, “society” and “the people” do not exist.