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Thisweek‘sTEheadlinehightlightsandreadingrecommended选自-2021-0703-TE?阅读建议?CoverStoryTherealrisktoAmerican‘sdemocracyPartisanelectionadministrationisagreaterworrythanvotersuppression美国民主的真正风险原文选段excerptHAVINGCAMPAIGNEDforthepresidencyonapromisetorejuvenatedemocracyaroundtheworld,JoeBidenfindshimselfinabattletodefenditathome.InJune,200prominentAmericanscholarsofdemocracysignedaletterwarningthatchangestostatelawsare“transformingseveralstatesintopoliticalsystemsthatnolongermeettheminimumconditionsforfreeandfairelections”.AnotherlongtimestudentofAmericandemocracy,theRepublicanleaderintheSenate,MitchMcConnell,saidinJanuarythatifanelectioncouldbeoverturnedbyfact-freeallegationsfromthelosingside,“Ourdemocracywouldenteradeathspiral.”Yetthatisjustwhathispartyisfacilitating...?助读笔记*rejuverate-givenewenergyorvigourto;revitalize*overturn-toppleover*fact-freeallegations-aclaimorassertionthatsomeonehasdonesomethingillegalorwrong,typicallyonemadewithoutprooffact-free,notbaseonfact*facilitate-makeeasy*deathspirial-spirallingdownwardpathtakenbyanaircraftthatisoutofcontro-usedinreferencetoarapidlyworseningsituation,typicallyonethatendsindisaster竞选时声称要重新激活全球民主进程的拜登后院起火,不得不先在自己家门口迎来一场恶战.200个民主学者联名发出警告信称几个州法律的更改让它们不再满足自由公平选举的最低准入门槛;共和党的参议院领导人MitchMcConnell曾信誓旦旦宣称如果选举能被失败方以毫无事实根据的指证推翻,民主将会无可救药。而他的政党却正在助长这种行为.

?China

Anewtermforoptingoutoftheratracehasbecomepopular,andcontroversial躺平被年轻人激烈争论

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原文选段excerpt

TWOVEGETARIANmealseachday.Amonthlybudgetof200yuan($30).Workingjustoneortwomonthsayear.InAprilaninternetuserpostedthisbriefdescriptionofhissimple,stress-freelife.Hedescribedhisphilosophyastangping,or“lyingflat”.“IcanbelikeDiogenes,whosleptinhiswinecaskinthesun,”hewrote.Heincludedaphotoofhimselfdoinganappropriatejob:playingacorpseinafilm...

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*opt-out-sayno

*Diogene-第欧根尼,古希腊哲学家,强调禁欲主义的自我满足,鼓励放弃舒适环境。作为一个苦行主义的身体力行者,他居住在一只cask(木桶)内,过着乞丐一样的生活。他的哲学被叫做“犬儒主义”(Cynicism)

?UnitedStates

UFOs,thetruthisnotoutthere

America’sgovernmentcomescleanonUFOs

ThePentagonhasnoideawhatitspilotsareseeing

美国军方报告否认UFO,幽浮粉丝恐将失落

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BETWEEN2004and2021,Americanmilitarypilotsregistered144reportsofunidentifiedaerialphenomena(UAPs),thegovernment’spo-facedtermforUFOs.Oneturnedouttobealargedeflatingballoon.Theothersareamystery.Soconcludedalong-awaitedreportpublishedonJune25thbytheOfficeoftheDirectorofNationalIntelligence(ODNI),whichco-ordinatestheworkofAmericanintelligenceagencies.Thenine-page“preliminaryassessment”wastheresultofpressurefromCongress.InJunelastyeartheSenate’sintelligencecommittee,thenchairedbyMarcoRubio,aRepublicansenatorfromFlorida,askedtheDepartmentofDefencetocreateaUAPTaskForcetostreamlinethecollectionofreports.InJanuaryitwasgivensixmonthstopublishitsfindings...

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*po-facedterm

humourlessanddisapprovingterm

*deflatingballoon

Deflate-airorgasout

?Business

Bigtechandantitrust

IsFacebookamonopolist?

judgerulesthereisnosimpleanswer

Facebook是垄断者吗?美国法官推翻了对其垄断的两项指控

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ATLAST,IT’Shappening.Orsobigtech’scriticsthought.PresidentJoeBidenhasnamedoneoftheirown,LinaKhan,toheadtheFederalTradeCommission(FTC).ACongressionalcommitteehasapprovedsixbillstoreininAlphabet,Amazon,AppleandFacebook.Then,onJune28th,afederaljudgeprovidedaheavydoseofrealismbysummarilydismissingtwoantitrustcasesagainstFacebook...

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*aheavydoseofrealism

realism-

thedoctrinethatthelawisbetterunderstoodbyanalysisofjudgesratherthanthejudgementsgiven:modernjuristshavetendedtounderestimatethescopeofAmericanlegalrealism.

?BooksandArts

Thefutureofwar-computersaysgo

Athought-provokingreflectiononhowAIwillchangeconflict

Algorithmsmaymakeproficientsoldiersbutpoorgenerals

未来的战争,AI做主

I,Warbot.ByKennethPayne.OxfordUniversityPress;336pages;$29.95.Hurst;£20

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THEUN’SPanelofExpertsonLibyararelygrabstheheadlines.ButitsvaledictoryreportinMarchcausedafurore.ItnotedthatinabattlearoundTripolilastyear,Libya’sgovernmenthad“hunteddownandremotelyengaged”theenemywithdrones—andnotjustanydrones.TheKargu-2wasprogrammedtoattack“withoutrequiringdataconnectivitybetweentheoperatorandthemunition”.Theimplicationwasthatitcouldpickitsowntargets....

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*Valedictory-farewelladdress

*Furore-anoutbreakofpublicangerorexcitement

?People

Runningasreligion

MilkhaSingh

India’schampionsprinter,knownas“TheFlyingSikh”

一个把跑步当成信仰的短跑冠军

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BEFOREHISbestrace,attheBritishEmpireandCommonwealthGamesinCardiffin1958,MilkhaSinghwasunderfartoomuchstresstosleep.Thatdayheprayed,touchedhisforeheadtothegroundandpromisedtodohisbest;butthehonourofIndia,hetoldGod,wasinHishands.Thiswas,afterall,thenewIndia,independentofBritainforonlyadecade,strivingtowingoldingameswhere,asapartofempire,ithadneverdonebefore.

....forhim,runningwasnotasport.Itwaseverything,hisreligion,hisbeloved,life...

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*strive

-todevoteseriouseffortorenergy

-tostruggleinopposition