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RATIONAL REVIEW NEWS DIGEST
The Freedom Movement's Daily Newspaper

Volume XVIII, Issue #4,503
Steemit Headlines -- Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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TODAY'S NEWS

China: Regime throws tantrum over Tsai Ing-wen speech in Taiwan
Study: COVID-19 Patients Testing Positive After Recovery Aren't Infectious
France: Macron loses majority as defectors form new party
Federal judge gives green light to fraud lawsuit v. Trump family members
UN envoy: Syrian warring sides agree to Geneva constitution talks
Two Republican special election winners sworn into House
SCOTUS: Sudan regime "must pay" US East African embassy attack victims
After 17 years underground, vast army of cicadas set to emerge
Trump gives WHO ultimatum over Covid-19 handling
Tara Reade's lawyers try to silence critic
NY: Appeals court OKs June 23 Democratic presidential primary
Kashmir: Indian troops kill rebel commander
Flynn attorney files emergency appeal to shut down Judge Sullivan's orders, boot him from case
IL: Workers hit McDonald's with class action over COVID-19 safety
Zimbabwe: "Tortured abductees" may face prosecution
Attorney: Epstein estate has failed to turn over any documents
KS: GOP congressman using malaria drug to ward off virus
China: Regime says Panchen Lama is now a college graduate
"More Testing, Not More Bombs": 29 House Democrats Demand Cuts to Pentagon Budget Amid Pandemic
NASA on track to launch new Mars rover in July

TODAY'S COMMENTARY

Did the Lockdown Save Lives?
Turn Out the Lights, Russiagate Is Over
Hacksawing the Economy: How Lockdowns Are in the Tradition of Civil War Surgeons
Morbidly Obtuse: Pelosi and the Media versus Hydroxychloroquine
Policing For Profit: How Civil Asset Forfeiture Has Perverted American Law Enforcement
Dissident Circles Too Often Become Another Nerdy Hobby Group
Listening to coronavirus "experts" has led to death and despair
The media's lack of self-reflection
What Weimar Germany Teaches Us about Universal Basic Income
To Save New York City, We Need to Follow the Money
The Real Climate Science Deniers
The Hydroxychloroquine Meltdown
In Afghanistan, peace starts with democracy [sic]
Government Debt in Argentina and the US
Josh Hawley's New Smoot‐Hawley
It's Time to Step Into the Arena
Never Have So Few Done So Much to Destroy America
Twitter Is Shifting to Remote Work. Will Other Firms Follow?
Never Go Back to the Office
Replace Your Divots
Trump Administration Quietly Adds Foreign Arms Sale to List of "Essential Work"
Blue State Governors Move the Goalposts
UBI is not the answer
Why Democrats Can't Rely On Voter Anger This November
Some Thoughts About Being Safe
Sans Champion, Again?
Are Mandatory Masks The New Duck-And-Cover?
Now's the time for the left's third-party run
Unsanitized: Look at That, Fraud in Mortgage Markets!
Authoritarianism and lockdowns

TODAY'S AUDIO/VIDEO

Free Talk Live, 05/19/20
The Joe Rogan Podcast, episode 1476
The Tom Woods Show, episode 1654
Ron Paul Liberty Report, 05/19/20
Red Bull Is Disgusting. And It Perfectly Captures Why Capitalism Is So Great.
We Are Libertarians, episode 433
The World After Covid-19
Enemy of the [Surveillance] State, episode 11
Pete Quinones on The Scott Horton Show
FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, 05/18/20

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