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How You Could End Up Paying Off A Corrupt Banker's Debt

Europeans call it "austerity" and Americans call it "fiscal responsibility," but both of these titles duck the true nature of what slashing services for low-income citizens to pay for the mistakes of a financial crisis really amounts to: class politics. Mark Blyth, a professor of international political economy at Brown University, explains why placing the burdens of the financial crisis on those who can least afford it will leave us all worse off in the long run.

How You Could End Up Paying Off A Corrupt Banker's Debt
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Ready for the weekend? Of course, you are. Here's our weekly dose of good vibes to help you shed the stresses of the workweek and put yourself in a great frame of mind.

These 10 stories made us happy this week because they feature amazing creativity, generosity, and one super-cute fish.

1. Diver befriends a fish with the cutest smile

Hawaiian underwater photographer Yuki Nakano befriended a friendly porcupine fish and now they hang out regularly.

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