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The Doomstead Diner Daily April 29
« on: April 29, 2019, 03:06:30 AM »


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Comcast-Owned MSNBC in the Tank for Joe Biden’s Presidential Run







fair.orgJoe Biden finally announced on Thursday what everyone already knew. With the release of a three-and-a-half minute promotional video, the former vice president officially threw his name in the ever-ex…



GOP judges launch bizarre attack on Black Lives Matter and the First Amendment






thinkprogress.orgAn opinion handed down Wednesday by three Republican judges could chill the First Amendment rights of protesters — and potentially allow police to shut down political movements by filing lawsuits har…



How The New Movements, Not The Old Media, Are Driving Politics






www.buzzfeednews.comThere was a reason for that pattern: Trump’s support wasn’t taking its cues from analysts, or taking much interest in the traditional vetting from the mainstream media; they were listening to the man…



Opinion | The Fickle Over the Faithful






www.nytimes.comThese people are not experiencing conversion, they are being coddled. Democrats want to hold constant their support from women and minorities even as they chase the votes of people hostile to the int…



Of Two Minds – There Are Two Little Problems with "Taxing the Rich" to Pay for "Free Everything"






www.oftwominds.comNo super-wealthy individual or household is going to pay billions in additional taxes when $10 to $20 million will purchase political adjustments. The 2020 election cycle has begun, and a popular cam…



It Could Happen Here






www.itcouldhappenherepod.comIn this nine-part series Robert Evans will walk listeners through exactly how a second American Civil War could happen. Using hard facts, historical anecdotes and his own experiences reporting from t…



How breaking news got panelized: On cable, journalists and pundits increasingly share space.






www.washingtonpost.comClockwise from top left: Andrea Mitchell of NBC, Rep. Will Hurd (R-Tex.), Jim Acosta of CNN, political commentator Donna Brazile, Shepard Smith of Fox News, counterterrorism analyst Philip Mudd. (Wil…



Boeing Might Represent the Greatest Indictment of 21st-Century Capitalism | naked capitalism



www.nakedcapitalism.comBy Marshall Auerback, a market analyst and commentator. Produced by Economy for All, a project of the Independent Media Institute. A veteran commercial pilot and software engineer with over three dec…



Colorado Dems Took On the Oil and Gas Industry. Now the Recalls are Starting.






theintercept.comAfter seizing unified control of the Colorado state government in November’s wave election, Democrats there did something unusual: They governed. For decades, the oil and gas industry has had a stran…



The Bloody History of Border Militias Runs Deep — and Law Enforcement Is Part of It






theintercept.comCustoms and Border Protection, the agency that oversees the Border Patrol, provided The Intercept and several other news organizations with the same statement when asked about the militia’s operation…



Lies, Damn Lies, and Abortion






theintercept.comFor a long time, when people would ask me what subjects I covered as a journalist, I would jokingly say, “Criminal justice and reproductive rights — and hoping the two never intersect.” It’s not funn…



The Day the Dinosaurs Died






www.newyorker.comIf, on a certain evening about sixty-six million years ago, you had stood somewhere in North America and looked up at the sky, you would have soon made out what appeared to be a star. If you watched …



The world is doomed, according to Paul Ehrlich






independentaustralia.netIA's Sue Arnold interviews Paul and Anne Ehrlich, authors of The Population Bomb, discussing the fate of the planet. Paul Ehrlich is a charming, charismatic, controversial, globally recognised scient…



Why one of the world's largest emperor penguin colonies is collapsing






www.mnn.comThe once cacophonous squabbles and calls between thousands of Emperor penguins and their chicks at the edge of the Brunt Ice Shelf on the northwest coast of Antarctic has gone silent. Researchers fro…



Inside the EPA’s ‘resistance room,’ where Trump was never president and climate change is real



news.yahoo.comWASHINGTON—No such thing. That was the verdict delivered by the security guard inside the Ronald Reagan Building on the question of whether there existed a museum of the Environmental Protection Agen…



Homes Are Unaffordable for Wage Workers in 71% of U.S. Counties



us.politsturm.comA recent release from ATTOM Data solutions, a property data provider, shows that the median home prices are unaffordable to wage workers in 71% of U.S counties. This startling conclusion was reached …



The case for green realism | Bruegel



bruegel.orgThis opinion was also published on Project Syndicate The Green New Deal promoted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a fast-rising star in the US Congress, and others among her fellow Democrats, may trigger…



Start planning for catastrophes, new EPA document says



www.pressherald.comThe Environmental Protection Agency published a 150-page document this past week with a straightforward message for coping with the fallout from natural disasters across the country: Start planning f…




 



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Re: The Doomstead Diner Daily April 29
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2019, 04:21:38 AM »
Really good articles this morning. Thnx!!
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Re: The Doomstead Diner Daily April 29
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2019, 04:37:07 AM »
Really good articles this morning. Thnx!!

You're welcome, and thanks for noticing. A rich harvest this AM.
"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

 

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