Situational awareness: The stock market broke an 8-day losing streak today.
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The great political protests shaping our country have one key difference from the 1960s, the AP's Sharon Cohen notes — the faces are less famous.
The big picture: "Since the presidential election of Donald Trump, there have been marches for women, science, the Dreamers — immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children — and most recently, gun control, a response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida."
Notable examples under Trump:
Why it's happening:
Be smart: These factors haven't replaced the need for organizations like the Poor People’s Campaign, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the National Rifle Association or the National Organization for Women, but they have allowed movements to exist without a single charismatic presence.
Family members hold portraits of their deceased loved ones that were signed by President Trump during an event with relatives of victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
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This week's Beach Read ... "Cousins Maine Lobster: How One Food Truck Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business," by Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac (St. Martin's Press):
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