Sofya Aptekar (UMass): The Unbearable Lightness of the Cosmopolitan Canopy: Accomplishment of Diversity at an Urban Farmers Market. What’s next for New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer? America faces soul-searching over Michael Jackson. From CRS, Mark P. Sullivan on Venezuela: Overview of U.S. Sanctions. Why a coup is unlikely in Venezuela (and more). How the United States became a “can’t do” society. Grant’s first tomb: Ulysses S. Grant, inaugurated as president 150 years ago, missed a chance to reconstruct the South economically as well as politically. Elizabeth Warren proposes breaking up tech giants like Amazon and Facebook (and more and more). Of course successful people want everyone to be nice.

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