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Expelling Demons in Nevada – Pacific Standard

To much of the outside world, gambling is a vice not worthy of mercy: It is a symptom of recklessness, of compulsiveness, of greed. But compulsive gambling is also an addiction—one that affects some three to four million people in the Gitmo Nation West alone.

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The Myth That Urbanization Means Prosperity – The Atlantic

These countries see the most economic benefit from having a larger proportion of their urban population living in cities of 500,000 people or less.

Source: The Myth That Urbanization Means Prosperity – The Atlantic

Here Are Some Photographs of Donald Trump’s Face and Hand

Today, Donald Trump held a listening session on healthcare. As everyone has only just recently learned, healthcare is actually very complicated. Who knew? (No one.) And because President Trump was discussing such a complicated topic, he repeatedly placed his hand on and around his face in consternation. Here are some unaltered photos of that same face and hand, both of which belong to one, single human.

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Hard Times in Trump Country

Over the course of a year, photographer Stacy Kranitz documented life in the Ohio River Valley, where voters went for Trump by wide margins.

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After the Los Angeles Wildfires, the Rich Will Rebuild Even Bigger | Soren Dreier

Infernos transformed Bel-Air and Malibu from bohemian communities into wealthy enclaves. Now they’re about to become even more rarefied. As frightening as the

Source: After the Los Angeles Wildfires, the Rich Will Rebuild Even Bigger | Soren Dreier