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Edward Snowden's Strangely Free Life - As a Robot

NYMag – Jun 26, 6:00 PM
Trevor Timm RT @sacca: History will remember that @snowden acted in the interest of the American people. t.co/JnbjXVrEcZ t.co/XCUhb0NqwL
Trevor Timm RT @FreedomofPress: Read @NYMag's inside look at @Snowden's life after leaking-including a sneak peek at his work with @FreedomofPress: t.co/mfopi3wihv
Peter Kafka RT @lheron: Fascinating piece on @snowden participating in American life virtually, as Snowbot t.co/XT3pScxvfW via @intelligencer
Liz Heron Fascinating piece on @snowden participating in American life virtually, as Snowbot t.co/XT3pScxvfW via @intelligencer
Glenn Greenwald The "What-Has-@Snowden-Changed?" discussion should always emphasize this vital point t.co/ohD6qNMpuq t.co/xLlCJCqAtB
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You are still watching a staggering amount of TV every day

recode.net – Peter Kafka – Jun 27, 10:13 AM – TV! It's cooked! Toast! Doneso. Ready for the fork. Except not yet, because Americans are still watching a ton of TV, every day. For some of them, it's the equivalent of a full-time job. The average American watches an astonishing 4.5 hours of TV a…
themediaisdying RT @AntDeRosa: Lot of reaction to this: wow, still a lot of TV time spent! My takeaway: whoa, look how fast mobile is eating TV! t.co/oGiRJ2D0Ot
Recode The average American watches an astonishing 4.3 hours of TV a day. t.co/419t5npdVV t.co/0RFYAO4yTz
Shira Ovide The youngs watch half as much TV on TV as the olds (but still a lot). Not good for the TV business. t.co/1c2612oZjO
Mike Shields 18-24 year olds "shaved nearly two hours a week from their TV time in the last year alone" t.co/QJQtBnF18q TV execs: gulp. @pkafka
Catherine Rampell The average American watches an astonishing 4.5 hours of TV a day, according to a new report from Nielsen. t.co/pkS11AVKqD
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions

nytimes.com Adam Liptak (@adamliptak) – Jun 27 – WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down parts of a restrictive Texas law that could have reduced the number of abortion clinics in the state to about 10 from what was once a high of roughly 40. Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote…
Conor Dougherty Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions t.co/iOdCRfN87e
Barack Obama The Supreme Court just struck down Texas' overly restrictive abortion laws-a win for women's reproductive rights. t.co/DMDwVnq6Vt
Marc Lacey Minutes after the Supreme Court rules on abortion, @adamliptak weighs in t.co/Zh2pyglazQ
Eric Lipton RT @adamliptak: Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions t.co/qFS3cH0RUE
katephillips RT @adamliptak: Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Restrictions t.co/qFS3cH0RUE
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How Housing's New Players Spiraled Into Banks' Old Mistakes

nytimes.com – Matthew Goldstein – Jun 26 – When the housing crisis sent the American economy to the brink of disaster in 2008, millions of people lost their homes. The banking system had failed homeowners and their families. New investors soon swept in — mainly private equity firms…
Conor Dougherty How Housing's New Players Spiraled Into Banks' Old Mistakes t.co/RyECSMQtGK
Danielle Ivory These journo rockstars wrote a story about what happens when private equity is your landlord t.co/jREkMSlpGC t.co/2479En1jD8
Jeffrey Cane RT @nathanvardi: John Grayken's Lone Star and Caliber foreclosed on 14% of 17,000 loans picked up at 2014 HUD auctions. t.co/ggWeyyUlqq
Dean E. Murphy Rather than enact sweeping changes to housing policy after 2008, the govt handed the problems to new companies. t.co/hBgMjn4LyW
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Stop Using Google Trends

Medium – Danny Page – Jun 24, 12:11 PM – Generally, a lot people learned how to search on the internet from Ask Jeeves. Just last week we saw a story about a woman that always searched politely: It's not a stretch to think that many people's interaction with Google and other search…
Brian Stelter RT @myersnews: I love it when someone does the work to investigate something: 'Stop Using Google Trends' by @DannyPage t.co/XDdkPd56Z5
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Having Won, Some 'Brexit' Campaigners Begin Backpedaling

nytimes.com – Stephen Castle – Jun 26 – LONDON — Freed from the shackles of the European Union, Britain 's economy would prosper and its security would increase. Britain would “take back control” of immigration, reducing the number of arrivals. And it would be able…
Patrick LaForge NYT The many false claims that helped "Brexit" win are falling apart under scrutiny t.co/QG83hbHgnj
Liz Heron RT @dickstevenson: All those promises from the pro-Brexit camp? That was before they actually won. t.co/eT8aanm14m
Sewell Chan RT @_StephenCastle: Those #Brexit campaign promises are not coming any time soon. Or maybe ever. t.co/BlkQli7Ulc
Rukmini Callimachi RT @JimBYardley: So now that the Leave camp has won Brexit vote, they are backpedaling on every promise they made. @_StephenCastle t.co/EKC2WJzLVy
Sewell Chan RT @JimBYardley: So now that the Leave camp has won Brexit vote, they are backpedaling on every promise they made. @_StephenCastle t.co/EKC2WJzLVy
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California Today: Wildfires, Earlier Than Ever

nytimes.com – Ian Lovett – Jun 27 – We're trying something new this week: California Today, a morning update for our California readers. Tell us what you'd like to see: California is no longer facing an acute drought. But we're waking this morning to a vivid reminder of another…
Farhad Manjoo The NYT has a new morning newsletter for California readers. Because California is the center of the world. t.co/s2YayyvF1o
Conor Dougherty The NYT is trying a new morning newsletter called California Today: Wildfires and an SF/LA/PDX transit poetry slam. t.co/Qa6DpayuXe
Marc Lacey A new newsletter for Californians from @nytimes. If you like it and tell us, it might become a regular thing. t.co/jxYJNI7lIM
NYTimes Bits RT @NYTNational: We're trying something new this week: California Today, a morning update. Tell us what you'd like to see t.co/qzEC1fwY23
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Britain is sailing into a storm with no one at the wheel

Economist – Jun 26 – IT WAS a troubling exchange. On live television Faisal Islam, the political editor of SkyNews, was recounting a conversation with a pro-Brexit Conservative MP. “I said to him: ‘Where's the plan? Can we see the Brexit plan now?' [The…
Somini Sengupta READ-->> Anarchy in the UK: Britain is sailing into a storm with no one at the wheel t.co/hsjpNMXq3H via @TheEconomist
Shira Ovide The UK is making US politics seem positively functional by comparison. t.co/OHY5wUY3sV
Dave Winer Don't panic, but from the Economist piece this sounds a bit worse than Lehman Brothers becoming insolvent. t.co/20TvqymfWp
Dave Winer Anarchy in the UK: Britain is sailing into a storm with no one at the wheel. t.co/20TvqymfWp
Farhad Manjoo Britain is sailing into a storm with no one at the wheel t.co/pLolh46r1C t.co/e03OAobJ08
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EU Officials Say Boris Johnson's Post-Brexit Wishlist Is 'Delusional'

BuzzFeed – Senior EU government officials have told BuzzFeed News that Boris Johnson's promise of a post-Brexit Britain with access to the single market and none of the obligations are “delusional”. The Vote Leave campaign leader used his weekly…
Lisa Tozzi RT @jimwaterson: BuzzFeed has @AlbertoNardelli, a *real* European, on our staff. He talks to other Europeans. They say we're screwed. t.co/DMZ0pSuLL9
Ben Smith EU Officials Say Boris Johnson's Post-Brexit Wishlist Is "Delusional" t.co/vKkMisEOZj via @albertonardelli
Catherine Rampell EU officials say Boris Johnson's post-Brexit wishlist is 'delusional' t.co/TvCZTf93GZ
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I do not believe that Brexit will happen

FT.com – Jun 27, 2:04 PM – There will be howls of rage, but why should extremists on both sides dictate how the story ends? You have viewed your allowance of free articles. If you wish to view more, click the button below.
Lydia Polgreen RT @MiriamElder: .@gideonrachman says he doesn't think Brexit will actually happen t.co/nz6hW0DhUj
Felix Salmon Gideon Rachman has the most hopeful no-Brexit column I've seen yet: t.co/uladBHtIYW
Parmy Olson FT's @gideonrachman says Brexit won't happen, points to EU history: t.co/S7VfPlh1aV