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Man does not live by welfare alone - audio edition

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If it evolved, it's fair game: from jungles to hospitals, from herons and ghost moths to vitamin D and viruses, these reads of weekly essays cover lots of ground.
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This piece, originally published on May 31, takes Portland, Oregon, and its indulgences to task. When a Portland school requests that nobody camp near its campus, a local politician declares the request homophobic. When a homeless weed trimmer in drag asks for a space whip as a gift from said school, Portland’s free newsweekly notes that “no gift basket…

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