Every Tuesday-Friday, The Morning Commute gives you “A rousing digest of the day’s biggest news, set to a soundtrack worth waking up for.”

Every Sunday, we compile the week that was in a series we call The Weak Ender.

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Since last Friday’s edition of The Morning Commute:

 
Now, onto the week that was…

Thursday – “Bearing With Hysteria”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Candid interviews, major conflicts, and ‘a very big farmer base'”

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“British counter-terrorism officers thwart two potential attacks in one day”

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“The Worst Lies From Yesterday’s Anti-Net Neutrality Speech”

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Wednesday – “Passionate Wriggling”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Hectic days, proposed overhauls, and ‘a fair deal for all'”

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  • “Trump’s tax proposal: What it means for the rich, for the world and for you” by Max Ehrenfreund
  • “Revival of unpopular health care plan divides GOP” by David Nather
  • “It Could Be Worse” by Ross Douthat

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  • “My Own Shit” – Like, feat. Myke Bogan

 

“Google Just Became The First Foreign Internet Company To Launch In Cuba”

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“ESPN fires 100 staffers, including on-air and offline anchors, in response to plummeting subscription revenues”

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Tuesday – “Vox Colloquium”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Spending bills, trumpeting webpages, and access to a Coke”

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“Death toll in Venezuela rises to 26 as mass anti-government protests continue to grow”

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“Uber Really Seriously Promises Flying Cars by 2020”

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“The Messy Life: #0001 – Health Care Reform, with Justin McCarthy”

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Monday – “Write That Down”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Looming shutdowns, Senate briefings, and ‘the status quo'”

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“French presidential candidate Macron targeted by Russian cyber espionage group in advance of May 7th election”

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“Wikipedia founder starts crowd-sourced ‘Wikitribune’ in effort to combat fake news”

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  • “Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a large-scale attempt to combat fake news” by Laura Hazard Owen
  • “Jimmy Wales goes after fake news with Wikitribune – a crowdfunded site for reporters” by Greg Williams
  • “With the power of online transparency, together we can beat fake news” by Jimmy Wells

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“How ‘Last Resort’ Became The Internet’s New Favorite Joke Song”

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Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
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