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Newsweek 02/15/2019

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the archives

1964 In the U.S. at mid-century, poverty carried “a special frustration,” Newsweek wrote, because “to be poor in America today is to be out of step with the nation, a stranger in paradise, a frequently faceless member of an alien culture.” Society had finally “attained the technological resources to wipe out poverty,” yet those advancements were the very things “aggravating the plight” of the have-nots. Over 50 years later, with poverty affecting over 11.5 million American children and looming anxieties about artificial intelligence, technology has taken that “special frustration” and raised it. 1974William Friedkin’s massive hit The Exorcist “brought into frenzied focus the underground anxieties, fantasies and fears that have lately broken through the surface of contemporary society,” Newsweek wrote. The “rare and dying art” of exorcism tapped into…

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more power to you

Opposition leader and self-proclaimed “acting president” of Venezuela Juan Guaidó stands with his family and addresses the press outside his home on January 31. That declaration by the 35-year-old leader of the National Assembly set off international controversy and was a direct challenge to President Nicolás Maduro, whose landslide re-election last year was widely seen as rigged. Thousands of supporters took to the streets to cheer Guaidó. At least 27 countries, including the U.S., have recognized Guaidó’s government. Concerned about setting a precedent for coups, though, EU ministers are backing him only until a new election can be held. ■…

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gull, interrupted

A man feeds migratory seagulls on the Narmada River early in the morning in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on January 29. The Narmada, also known as the Rewa, is the fifth-longest river on the Indian subcontinent. ■…

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migrants in waiting

Refugees at a makeshift camp set up under the ring road in the area of Porte de la Chapelle as police clear the area on January 29. Since 2015, wars in Libya and Syria have driven more than 1 million people from Africa and the Middle East into Europe. These migrants were relocated to nearby gymnasiums and other shelters offering medical checks and administrative help.SCOTT OLSON/GETTY; UMA SHANKAR MISHRA/AFP/GETTY; CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/GETTY CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT ■…

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bridge over troubled waters

CHRIS CHRISTIE IS A MAN OF DONALD TRUMP’S ilk. Both grew up in the shadows of Manhattan dreaming of the riches that come with success and notoriety. Both are boisterous but make up for their bombast with charm. And both men always take it personally.Their political paths diverged from there. Trump became president, while Christie, once America’s favorite bully, saw his White House ambitions engulfed in scandal over, of all things, a traffic jam (remember Bridgegate?). The two-term governor of New Jersey ended his tenure as the least popular chief executive in state history, after being fired from running Trump’s transition team.So, perhaps unsurprisingly, Christie’s thirst for vengeance reaches Princess Bride levels in Let Me Finish, his first book, published by Hachette in late January. The book works to…

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honest abe also fought ‘fake news’

WHEN THE NEW YORK TIMES printed a wild headline asserting that the FBI had investigated whether President Donald Trump was possibly a Russian agent, I was furious. However, I was also reminded of another time in our nation’s history in which the press was this hostile to the American president.I called Trump and told him no president since Abraham Lincoln had faced the kind of unending bias and hostility that he is living through.Indeed, the conservative Media Research Center reported for both 2017 and 2018 that the mainstream evening TV newscasts had been at least 90 percent anti-Trump in their reporting. This relentless hostility parallels what Lincoln had to endure in the media.Many news outlets opposed Lincoln from the beginning—much like Trump.Upon Lincoln’s election, the Memphis Daily Appeal wrote…

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