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The Baffler,  February 13, 2015

Daily Bafflements

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• Today in Labor Strikes: Workers at twenty-nine sea ports along the West Coast, from Bellingham to San Diego. Here’s a timeline of the long-running contract dispute.

• Today in Billionaires: Bachelor billionaires, just in time for Valentine’s Day!

• Presidential hopeful (“frontrunner“?) Scott Walker dodges science, “punts” on evolution.

• Today in Bespoke: High risk investment. As ThinkProgress writes, “Goodbye, ‘collateralized debt obligations.’ Hello, ‘bespoke tranche opportunities.'” Happy Friday!

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