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Look Who’s Back With Eugenics in Paperback: ‘To Siri With Love’ Judith Newman: @judithn111 #BoycottToSiri

By Joumana Khatib Six new paperbacks to check out this week. TO SIRI WITH LOVE: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines, by Judith Newman. (Harper, $15.99.) In her frank, and often very funny, memoir, Newman edges into the inner life of her son Gus and explores his affectionate bond with Apple’s personal assistant, Siri. […]

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The Life Autistic: When the Emotion Should be There – The Life Autistic

Visiting Grandma and Grandpa was a rare thing growing up. We lived in Iceland, so the trans-Atlantic flight from there to Virginia was an event, the highlight of the year. After one of those annual… Source: The Life Autistic: When the Emotion Should be There – The Life Autistic

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Time to Reflect – My Autistic Dance

Day 5 of 30 Days of Poetry The gift of bright young time, Left upon my doorstep By fresh-faced, flighty Spring, Stretched thin and deathly pale Through long hot Summer days. But now as seasons turn, Sup … Source: Time to Reflect – My Autistic Dance

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VOTE AMERICA! – Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

VOTE AMERICA! Source: VOTE AMERICA! – Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

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Scientology Math — the “International Review”

Some real “scientology math” at work here. They apparently sent a survey out to 47,565 email addresses they have. They got answers from 132 people internationally who have actually list… Source: Scientology Math — the “International Review”

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Beyond The Buzz: What Do Americans Mean By ‘Medicare-For-All’? | California Healthline

KHN’s news analysis on “Medicare-for-all” sparks a broader conversation. Source: Beyond The Buzz: What Do Americans Mean By ‘Medicare-For-All’? | California Healthline

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Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary Drinks | California Healthline

Voters in Oregon, Washington will decide whether to strip cities of ability to tax sugary drinks. Source: Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary Drinks | California Healthline