Eric Stoller's Top Stories

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  1. Why did an offensive Greggs logo show up in Google's web search?
    Greggs fell afoul of the Google algorithm on Tuesday when an alternative logo popped up to anyone searching for the company. Instead of the company’s official logo, an image with the slogan: “Providing shit to scum for over 70 years.” Classist,...
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  2. Clearing 2014: it's still all to play for
    Speaking to the Telegraph on A level Results Day this year, Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, called the rise in the number of places available "good for students" - as with the rise, comes an increase in...
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  3. Only Rich Know Wage Gains With No Raises for U.S Workers
    Call it the no-raises recovery: Five years of economic expansion have done almost nothing to boost paychecks for typical American workers while the rich have gotten richer. Meager improvements since 2009 have barely kept up with a similarly tepid...
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  4. Hyde Park goatscaping contract contains unique details
    They’re the most unusual contract employees working on city property — and their contract shows it. The workers were guaranteed to have “no history of kicking, biting or head butting” for one thing, according to their contract. And they were...
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  5. Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting
    August 18, 2014 Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting Blacks and whites have sharply different reactions to the police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo., and the protests and violence that followed. Blacks are...
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