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As we mentioned on Wednesday, we just sent the Water issue to the printer. It should arrive in your mailbox (and online) in a few weeks. In the...


As we mentioned on Wednesday, we just sent the Water issue to the printer. It should arrive in your mailbox (and online) in a few weeks. In the meantime, please enjoy this sneak peak of potential cover sketches.This week, we explored caravan culture in Australia, the largest bankruptcies in history, the eco-cities of the future (that might actually deliver), the narratives inspired by the housing crisis, and a new brand of portable learning environments called FROG schools.Remember, today is Loving Day, the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Loving Vs. Virginia decision, which rid the country of miscegenation laws. Check out LovingDay.org to learn the whole story, see this great interactive map, and more. It's a beautiful thing.Photo by Will Etling.
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Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

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Step by step. 8 million steps actually. That is how recent college graduate and 22-year-old Sam Bencheghib approached his historic run across the United States. That is also how he believes we can all individually and together make a big impact on ridding the world of plastic waste.

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The Planet

According to the FBI, the number of sexual assaults reported during commercial flights have increased "at an alarming rate." There was a 66% increase in sexual assault on airplanes between 2014 and 2017. During that period, the number of opened FBI investigations into sexual assault on airplanes jumped from 38 to 63. And flight attendants have it worse. A survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA found that 70% of flight attendants had been sexually harassed while on the job, while only 7% reported it.

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