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The Atlantic: Opinion- Olgan Khazan: ‘ Why It Was Easier to Be Skinny in the 1980s’

Source:The New Democrat  “There’s a meme aimed at Millennial catharsis called “Old Economy Steve.” It’s a series of pictures of a late-70s teenager, who presumably is now a middle-aged man, that mocks some of the messages Millennials say they hear … Continue reading

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TED: Joseph G. Levitt- ‘How Craving Attention Makes You Less Creative’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of us — trying to gain followers … Continue reading

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Charisma on Command: ‘How To Have Fun Without Drinking’

Source:The New Democrat “How Do I have Fun Without Drinking?” https://goo.gl/0uDf6E It can be tough to have fun when you are learning how to not drink when everyone else is. People will peer pressure you incessantly, implying that you’re no … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Amanda Mull- ‘The Rise of Coffee Shaming’: About Damn Time!

Source:The New Democrat “Suze Orman wants young people to stop “peeing” away millions of dollars on coffee. Last month, the personal-finance celebrity ignited a controversy on social media when a video she starred in for CNBC targeted a familiar villain: … Continue reading

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The New Criterion: William F. Buckley- ‘Who’s He: A Review of Snobbery The American Version’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Epstein’s new book about snobbery1 ends up being a book about Joseph Epstein, which is perfectly okay—provided one is Joseph Epstein. Another’s book about snobbery, displaying the author’s biography, his likes and dislikes, suspicions, affections, affectations, … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Abe Greenwald- ‘Our Socialist Socialites’

Source:The New Democrat Source:Commentary Magazine: Abe Greenwald- Socialist Socialites It’s not everyday that I agree with anything that is written by Commentary Magazine, except when they’re critiquing both the Far-Left and Far-Right in America which is what they do along … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Daniela Sherer- It’s Good To Be Rebel

Source: The New Democrat I start off this piece arguing that it’s good to be a rebel, but I would add as long as you’re doing it for the right reasons. For example, I wouldn’t recommend going to a country … Continue reading

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