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I Quit My Job, Moved To Alaska To Bake Bread — And Rebuilt My Identity | Think | NBC News

As a journalist in the nation’s capitol, Jenny Starrs was constantly in motion, to squeeze out another task on her to-do list and fill up the last free day on her calendar. Then, one day she quit. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC …

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Why We’re Duped By The ‘Authenticity’ Of Influencers | Think | NBC News

The viral saga of Instagram influencer Caroline Calloway and her former friend and alleged ghostwriter Natalie Beach resonated with many people, including author Megan Angelo. Angelo, the author of upcoming novel, “Followers,” sat down with Stephanie Ruhle and THINK to discuss the early days of social media, friendship and the …

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How Our Criminal Justice System Is Almost Entirely Negotiated Behind Closed Doors | Think | NBC News

There is an ideal of the American criminal justice system where defense attorneys and prosecutors are equal, with a neutral judge and jury presiding over everything. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff joined THINK to discuss why the actual system functions nothing like that. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » …

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Public Policy Worships The Automobile — And We Pay The Price | Think | NBC News

In America, driving often isn’t a choice but a necessity. Gregory Shill, a law professor at the University of Iowa, joined THINK to discuss how the law subsidizes driving at everyone’s expense. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection …

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It Doesn’t Matter If Trump Committed A Crime. He Should Still Be Impeached. | Think | NBC News

With impeachment depositions set to begin soon, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats have narrowed the focus of the impeachment inquiry to Trump’s Ukraine call and the subsequent whistleblower complaint. Corey Brettschneider, professor of political science and policy at Brown University, joined THINK to explain why he thinks that’s a …

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HBCUs Are In Danger. If We Lose Them, We Lose The American Ideal Of Education. | Think | NBC News

For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated tens of thousands of students. But what was once 120 schools is now 101, as HBCUs struggle with financial woes, accreditation and declining enrollment. In the last 20 years alone, six universities have closed. Spelman College senior Tangela Mitchell …

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How Big Tech Is Enabling America's Immigration And Detention Crisis | Think | NBC News

A number of high-profile tech firms have made millions of dollars from contracts with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) CEO Jonathan Ryan joined THINK to discuss how big tech is fueling the country’s immigration and detention crisis, and …

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