The Daily Populous

Friday November 27th, 2020 night edition

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A man is going viral on TikTok for skewering Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the stimulus bill.

Originally posted to the platform by user miajwil on Wednesday, the clip features the TikTok user's father playing a game of name the politician.

The man is shown pictures of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kanye West and Mitch McConnell.

Since being liked more than 500,000 times on TikTok, the video has been shared on Twitter where it has been viewed 2.3 million times (at the time of publishing).

Twitter has found the video equally amusing with one person responding: "I have watched this 6 times and it gets better each time.".

"Mitch McConnell is refusing to do anything," Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said on MSNBC's The Reidout on Tuesday.

"What we need for Mitch McConnell to do is just enter the negotiating room. »

The Louder the Monkey, the Smaller Its Balls, Study Finds

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Not surprisingly, male howlers frequently use this power to advertise their sexual fitness, catcalling females with their ear-splitting roars.

But in a beautiful twist of expectations, scientists have now found that the louder the monkey's calls, the smaller the monkey's balls.

There is a world of difference between howler monkeys and humans, especially with regard to sexual selection. »

Bernie Sanders Says U.S. Can Cancel All Student Debt if It Can Give the Top 1% $1 Trillion in Tax Breaks

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Senator Bernie Sanders is making another case for student loan forgiveness, arguing that if the United States can give tax breaks to the rich it can also cancel all outstanding educational debt.

The post was a response to a tweet from the nonprofit advocacy group Student Debt Crisis, which alerted its followers that the debt crisis has reached over $1.7 trillion.

Sanders has called for eliminating the country's entire outstanding student loan debt, including both federal and private loans. »

Are politically diverse Thanksgiving dinners shorter than politically uniform ones?

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They found that politically diverse Thanksgiving Dinners were 35–70 minutes shorter than politically uniform ones, representing a 14–27% reduction in overall dinner duration.

Citation: Frimer JA, Skitka LJ (2020) Are politically diverse Thanksgiving dinners shorter than politically uniform ones?

The available evidence, however, suggests that Thanksgiving dinner is not immune to the Culture War between liberals and conservatives. »

Amazon Workers File for Union Election in Alabama

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It gives you the opportunity to say, ‘Hey, Amazon, we would like a seat at the table.’”.

Amazon has gone to great lengths to stop workers from organizing.

"And now by using the Pinkertons to do his dirty work, [Amazon CEO Jeff] Bezos is making that connection even clearer. »