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is an investigative report by ProPublica into taxation of the ultraweathy in the United States, based on Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of thousands of the nation’s wealthiest people.
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is an investigative report into the Department of Health and Human Services under President Trump. The report was published by the New York Times on October 29th, 2020. It revealed that the department attempted to use a $265-million dollar public relations campaign centered around COVID-19 in September 2020 to support the president’s reelection bid.
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is a retrospective on the past and current challenges facing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It analyzes various factors that led to the CDC’s abysmal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and considers ways that the agency can be improved as well as roadblocks preventing those improvements. It was written by Jeneen Interlandi and published by the The New York Times Magazine on June 16th, 2021.
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is an investigative report by ProPublica into taxation of the ultraweathy in the United States, based on Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of thousands of the nation’s wealthiest people. It focuses on how ultraweathy individuals can use a loophole in the laws regarding Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) to amass massive amounts of wealth without paying taxes. It was written by Justin Elliott, Patricia Callahan and James Bandler, and was published on June 24th, 2021.
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is an investigative report by ProPublica and The New York Times into how the Chinese government is currently using traditional forms of propaganda to counter reports of human rights violations in Xinjiang. It was written by Jeff Kao, and published on June 23rd, 2021.
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is a report that estimates the amount of firearms held by civilians worldwide. The report was created for “small arms survey” and published on their website on june 2018.
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is a paper which describes an algorithm for ranking the relative importance of Web pages. It was written by Lawrence Page, Sergey Brin, Rajeev Motwani, and Terry WInograd, and published on January 29th, 1998 by the Stanford InfoLab.
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is an article by members of the FDA scientific advisory committee that recommended that the FDA reject approval of Aducanumab [Ix4] until further study is completed. It was published on May 5th, 2021. The FDA later approved the drug on June 7th, 2021.
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is a paper which analyzes the strategic implications of Jewish settlement in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood for the State of Israel. It was published by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research in 2010. It was written by Prof. Yitzhak Reiter and Dr. Lior Lehrs.
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is an article summarizing facts of the Sheikh Jarrah eviction case in Israel. It was written by Alex Safian and published by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis (CAMERA).
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is a law review article about the private militia movement. It was published in 1995 by the UIC John Marshall Law Review.
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is a question about the underlying pathology of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a highly destructive disease which affects millions of people around the world, and one for which there are very few treatment options and no known cure.
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is a CSL citation processing library written in Haskell. It was created by John MacFarlane.
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is a specification for using URL snippets to link to text fragments within HTML documents. It was created by Google for use in Chrome and other Chromium-based web browsers.
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is the Citation Style Language specification document version 1.0.1, which provides a system for describing the formatting of citations and bibliographies. It was created by Rintze M. Zelle.
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is a document which delineates national frame of government of the United States of America. It was ratified in 1789, and has since been amended 27 times.
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is an article which descibes Reddit’s original “hot ranking” algorithm. It was written by Amir Salihefendic, and published by Medium on December 8th, 2015.
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is a graphic representing the process of collecting understanding on a subject, also known as synesis. It was created by Tyler Friedman in December 2018.
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Data on the source of used firearms in crimes based upon a survey of prison inmates collected and published by the bureau of justice statistics.
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is Rashi’s comment on [Tx8].
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This posuk uses חדוה for the first time, when Moshe tells Yisro that Hashem took the Jews out of Egypt and performed plagues against the Egyptians.
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is an academic survey of how citizen trust in government relates to that government’s COVID-19 response. The results of the survey show that trust in government is the strongest predictor of one’s willingness to be vaccinated [IxB].
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is an academic article analyzing the results of recent clinical trials for the Alzheimer drug aducanumab (ADU). It was published by Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association on November 1st, 2020. It was authored by David S. Knopman, David T. Jones, and Michael D. Greicius. It argues that there is currently insufficient evidence in support of its use [Ix4], and that a new phase III trial is required.
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is an article about the decision of the FDA to approve an experimental Alzheimer drug, Aducanumab, for use despite opposition from the scientific community. It was published by the New York Times on June 7th, 2021, the day of the decision by the FDA. It was authored by Pam Belluck and Rebecca Robbins. It raises the over-arching question of whether patient need or scientific rigor should determine the approval of experimental medicies [FxB].
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is a claim made by U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez in his decision to strike down California’s 32-year-old ban on assault weapons [TxA, Tx7].
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is the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez on he Miller v. Bonta case, which struck down California’s 32-year-old ban on assault weapons. On Page 81 of the report, he makes a claim that individuals have the right to own private assault weapons for citizen militias [Ix8, TxA]
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An article written by Melinda Wenner Moyer that sums up the evidence that disprove the claim made by the NRA and other pro gun advocates that If more people carried guns to protect themselves, there would be less violent crime.
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is an opinion column written by Larry Swickard published on “The Kansas City Star” website on October 2017 that argues that gun control laws will not reduce the crime rate in the US. Swickard’s main argument is that up to date there have been many regulations set up to stop criminal’s and mentally unstable people from purchasing guns, but unfortunately these regulations failed since criminals don’t obey the law in the first place and typically obtain guns through burglary or theft.
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The logic is pretty simple, criminals use guns to commit crime so if we keep the guns away from them they wont be able to commit the crime . Therefore the more regulations we have and the harder it will be for people and especially criminals to purchase a gun the less crime we will have on our streets.
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is an article written by the NRA-IL that makes the case that gun control laws do not reduce crime, rather in contras if more people bared arms society will be safer.
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is a document which explains how the company behind Idealogs and the Idealogs Annotator browser extension deals with your Personal Information.
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is a biographical writeup of Heidi Larson, an American anthropologist and the founding director of the Vaccine Confidence Project.
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is a question related to the recent decision by the FDA to grant approval to an experimental Alzheimer’s drug, Aducanumab, despite significant opposition from the scientific community [Ix4]. When confronted with an intractable, widespread disease, when–if ever–is it acceptable to prematurely grant approval for a questionably effective treatment?
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It is clearly in the interests of children and families to reduce gun violence in the United States. Each day, on an average, 13 children under the age of 19 are killed by gunfire and more are injured. Homicide is the second leading cause of death for youths 10–19 years old. For black males of this age, it’s the No.1 cause of death. Most youth homicides are committed with firearms, especially handguns.
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It is clearly in the interests of children and families to reduce gun violence in the United States. Each day, on an average, 13 children under the age of 19 are killed by gunfire and more are injured. Homicide is the second leading cause of death for youths 10–19 years old. For black males of this age, it’s the No.1 cause of death. Most youth homicides are committed with firearms, especially handguns.
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is an article about the recent decision by a California judge to strike down the state’s 32-year old ban on assault weapons [Tx7]. It was written by Eliga Gould, Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, and published by the The Conversation.
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is a question about government action in the face of combatting COVID-19. The question also applies more broadly to other diseases for which vaccines exist.
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is a document which lays out the terms one must consent to in order to use Idealogs.
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is an article about Alzheimer’s and the amyloid hypothesis, a theory which seeks to explain the underlying cause of Alzheimer’s [Fx8]. It was written in the context of the FDA’s controversial [FxB] decision to approve Aducanumab, a new, experimental drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. It was written by Laurie McGinley and published by The Washington Post on July 5th, 2021.
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is a claim which correlates an individuals desire to be vaccinated with their trust in their government. It is sourced from a 2020 study [TxA] on public perceptions of government responses to COVID-19.
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is documentation for the Idealogs project.
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