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What We’re Reading Today: Andrew Yang Gives, Beto Takes Away, Rich Deliver To Warren … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Democratic Debate

Andrew Yang Promises 10 Random Families $12G Each — Fox News

Beto: ‘Hell Yes, We’re Going To Take Your AR-15, Your AK-47!’ — Mediaite

Biden Accidentally Refers To Bernie Sanders As ‘President’ — USA Today

Biden Suggests Putting On ‘Record Players’ At Night To Solve Institutionalized Racism — The Week

Election 2020

Dem Nomination Is Warren’s to Lose — and That’s Dangerous — Roger Simon, PJ Media

Elizabeth Warren Lined Campaign Pockets With Big Donor Cash Prior to Presidential Run — Legal Insurrection

Celebrities Who Support Bernie Sanders — America Online


The Climate Apocalypse Is Coming. To Prepare For It, We Need To Admit That We Can’t Prevent It — The New Yorker

Campaigners Ask How Much Destruction And Death Before Global Climate Action Taken? — Desmogblog

Greenpeace Activists Hang From Houston Bridge In Protest Ahead Of Democratic Debate — CNN

California Madness

Did California Just Kill The Gig Economy? — Foundation for Economic Education

Battle Over ‘Progressive’ Solutions Leaves Independent Contractors On Edge — Kerry Jackson/Pacific Research Institute, Orange County Register

Progressivism Without Guard Rails — Steven Greenhut, The American Spectator

Matters Of Faith

Chick-fil-A’s Fast-food Witness: Lessons On ‘Christian Business’ — Acton Institute

Reason Versus Faith? In The West, They’ve Always Come Together — The American Conservative

Would Paul Be Politically Active If He Was An American Citizen Today? — The Christian Post

Nothing Burgers

Fake Meat Is Just Part Of The Movement Toward Artificial Everything — Intellectual Takeout

Those Plant-Based ‘Burgers’ Aren’t Better For You, So Why Are You Eating Them? — Jazz Shaw, Hot Air

Problem With ‘Plant’ Burgers — The Times And Democrat


American Renewal: The Real Conflict Is Not Racial Or Sexual, It’s Between The Ascendant Rich Elites And The Rest Of Us — Joel Kotkin, Daily Caller

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