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RSN: Nicholas Kristof | If Americans Love Moms, Why Do We Let Them Die?

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Nicholas Kristof | If Americans Love Moms, Why Do We Let Them Die? 
Kendria Washington gets an ultrasound from Dr. Lisa Hollier at the Center for Children and Women in Houston. In Texas, women die from pregnancy at a rate almost unrivaled in the industrialized world. (photo: Nicholas Kristof/NYT) 
Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times 
Kristof writes: "We love mothers, or at least we say we do, and we claim that motherhood is as American as apple pie. We're lying. In fact, we've structured health care so that motherhood is far more deadly in the United States than in other advanced countries." 
Trump Screws The Mooch: Scaramucci Out as White House Communications Director 
Lachlan Markay and Asawin Suebsaeng, The Daily Beast 
Excerpt: "After less than two weeks on the job, the president has decided that White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is out." 
What Should the Democrats Do Now? Follow This Mustachioed Ironworker 
Ross Barkan, Guardian UK 
Barkan writes: "Democrats should be, without any lingering reservations, a party of the working class and poor. Congressional candidate Randy Bryce can show them the way." 
Kris Kobach, the Man Who May Disenfranchise Millions 
Editorial Board, The Washington Post 
Excerpt: "Writing to a Trump transition official, Mr. Kobach said he was preparing an amendment to the National Voter Registration Act." 
What Mainstream Media Got Wrong About Venezuela's Constituent Assembly Vote 
Carla Gonzalez, teleSUR 
Gonzalez writes: "Venezuelans voted Sunday for representatives of the National Constituent Assembly, amid what the government has called a targeted media campaign to destabilize the country and destroy its sovereignty." 
McCain's Brain Cancer Draws Renewed Attention to Possible Agent Orange Connection 
Charles Ornstein and Mike Hixenbaugh, ProPublica and The Houston Chronicle 
Excerpt: "For years, Vietnam vets and their widows have been pushing the VA to extend benefits to those exposed to the toxic herbicide and later stricken with glioblastoma. The VA has said no, but advocates hope the agency will now revisit the issue." 
34 Criminal Cases Tossed After Body Cam Footage Shows Cop Planting Drugs 
David Kravets, Ars Technica 
Kravets writes: "Maryland prosecutors have tossed 34 criminal cases and are re-examining dozens more in the aftermath of recent revelations that a Baltimore police officer accidentally recorded himself planting drugs in a trash-strewn alley." 
Despite Trump's Promises, the Keystone XL Fight Is Far From Finished 
Natasha Geiling, ThinkProgress 
Geiling writes: "Recent developments suggest that the pipeline - which activists, indigenous communities, and Midwestern landowners have spent nearly a decade fighting - might not be built after all." 

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