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The Impulse Society: How Our Growing Desperation for Instant Connection Is Ruining Us

alternet.org — The following is an excerpt from Paul Roberts' new book, The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification ( Bloomsbury, 2014). Reprinted here with permission. The metaphor of the expanding fragile modern self is quite apt.
Oct 22, 2014

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Chris Christie Says the GOP Must Win So They Can Control 'Voting Mechanisms'

alternet.org — New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie is going around the country campaigning for several Republican gubernatorial candidates who are in close races, in what is widely seen as a precursor to his 2016 presidential campaign. Speaking on Tuesday at the U.S.
Oct 22, 2014

We must "oversee the voting mechanism" to win, and we must win to "oversee the voting mechanism" alternet.org/news-amp-polit…