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What We’re Reading Today: Bernie Will Debate, No More Nigels, White Privilege … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics/Policy

Sanders To Participate In October Debate After Heart Procedure, Campaign Says — United Press International

Wondering If Bernie Sanders Realizes … — Cafe Hayek

Sacramento Tries To Save The Declining Union Movement With Taxpayer Money — City Journal

Could President Trump Be Impeached And Convicted — But Also Re-elected? — The Conversation

Impeachment … Or CIA Coup? — Ron Paul, Von Mises Institute

Elizabeth Warren Is Wrong About Payday Lenders — Kevin Williamson, National Review

Colleges Create AI To Identify ‘Hate Speech ‘— Turns Out Minorities Are the Worst Offenders — Pluralist

Decline Of The West

Not A Single Child Born In The U.K. In 2016 Was Named Nigel — Marginal Revolution

Christian Doctor Of 30 Years Loses Job For Refusing To Use Transgender Patient’s Preferred Pronoun — Fox News

Dartmouth Prof Calls For Mandatory White Privilege Courses — Campus Reform

Satire

New California Law Requires Separate Restrooms For People Who Think They Are Napoleon Bonaparte — Babylon Bee

Kamala Harris Undergoes Heart Surgery After Seeing Positive Reception For Sanders — The Onion

How To Be A Journalist — Andrew Klavan, Daily Wire

Books

Wolf Pack” — C.J. Box

Game Of Snipers” — Stephen Hunter

Rubbish!: The Archaeology of Garbage” — William Rathje, Cullen Murphy

False Black Power?“— Jason Riley

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