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What We’re Reading Today: Real Scandal, Left-Wing Hate, Jobs Boom … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Real Scandal

6 Things to Know About the Prosecutor Investigating Spying on Trump Campaign  — Daily Signal

Dossier author secretly made false felony charges against Trump associates  — Washington Times

Democrats Claim ‘Constitutional Crisis,’ Media Repeat It 386 Times — Media Research Center

Election 2020

Democrats Seek to Roll Back Right-to-Work Protections — Mark Tapscott, The Epoch Times

Beto O’Rourke Regrets Vanity Fair Cover: ‘It Reinforces That Perception of Privilege’  — Washington Free Beacon

Warren Doubles Down: It’s Time To Stop Fox News’s “Hate-For-Profit Machine” — By Sending Me Your Money  — Hot Air

Economy

Amazon offers $10,000 to employees who start delivery businesses  — Omaha World Herald

Tight Labor Market Giving U.S. Workers Leverage over Business — Breitbart

National Security

What It Means to Put American Interests First  — Mike Pompeo, Claremont Institute

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran  — USA Today

States

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions  — Fox News

America’s largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds  — Fox News

How Government Extortion Is Driving California Housing Costs Higher  — Hoover Institution

Harvard Intolerance

At Harvard, You’re Guilty Until Proven Innocent — Daniella Davis, Spectator USA

McCarthyism comes to Harvard — Why this should alarm us all — Alan Dershowitz, Fox News

Misc

Fear, Loathing, Intolerance – and Worse  — Townhall

Are You Getting Anti-Vaccine Information From Russian Propagandists?  — Henry Miller, The Federalist

The Rise of ‘Greedy’ Work — Kay Hymowitz, Manhattan Institute

US journalism has become more subjective: study — RAND


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