Morning Reads: Putin’s Ugly Ethnic Nationalism; Missing Plane Drives Cable News Crazy
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March 20, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

Bonjour — it’s UN French Language Day! It’s also National Proposal Day, so if you’ve been itching to pop the question you can ask your honey: Veux-tu m’épouser? Bases: covered.

Stat of the day: 87 percent — share of Chicago voters who supported a non-binding referendum on setting the minimum wage for large employers at $15 per hour, according to The Nation’s John Nichols.

Machiavelli could have predicted it –> Ukraine has effectively conceded, and is pulling its troops out of Crimea, reports the BBC. AND: Columbia University political scientist Kimberly Marten picks up on a linguistic tel...

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