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Doomstead Diner Daily March 2
« Reply #855 on: March 02, 2019, 04:16:17 AM »

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Climate Change Is Here—and It Looks Like Starvation

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - As famine and drought spread through Somaliland, a villager carries bags of rice, sugar, dates and palm oil back to his house after collecting food from a charity, May 2017. (Joe Giddens / PA Wire) T…

Two days in July: As Republicans convened in Cleveland, did Trump receive a heads-up about WikiLeaks?

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Donald Trump arrives by helicopter in Cleveland on July 20, 2016, for the Republican National Convention. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) By Rosalind S. Helderman and Rosalind S. Helderman Reporter fo…

Kushner meets Saudi crown prince, Turkish leader to push Mideast plan

[url=http://www.nbcnews.com]www.nbcnews.com[/url] - Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. White House adviser Jared Kushner continued a whirlwind overseas trip Wednesday aimed at ra…

Trump, Kim, Cohen, and the Limits of the President’s Power

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Shortly after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un arrived in Hanoi last week, they met for what the White House characterized as a “social dinner,” an effortful display of fellowship between the leaders of …

Fifteen Questions for Allen Weisselberg, the C.F.O. of the Trump Organization

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - On Thursday, the Daily Beast reported that Allen Weisselberg, the C.F.O. of the Trump Organization, will soon be called to testify before the House Intelligence Committee. It now seems likely—at long…

White House admits knowing that Trump lobbyists helped Gazprom conquer an entire Balkan state

medium.com - Deere’s astonishing ‘off the record’ statement proves that the Trump White House knew that a Knighthead lobbyist “may have worked on issues related to Gazprom and Croatia”, potentially establishing a…

Turkey Becomes Home to the Largest Number of Cryptocurrency Owners in Europe

bitcoinexchangeguide.com - The Chief Strategy Officer, Meltem Demirors, published a graphic in which it is possible to see that the country with the largest number of crypto holders is Turkey. As per this report, 18% of Turks …

Google Hedges on Promise to End Controversial Involvement in Military Drone Contract

theintercept.com - Following months of protests from its employees, Google announced last summer that it would not renew its contract with the military on Project Maven, an initiative to use artificial intelligence to …

CPAC Chairman Matt Schlapp Embraces Nationalism In Fox News Appearance

fortune.com - The chairman of the American Conservative Union sought Friday to defend the conservative ideology of nationalism, in a Fox News appearance. Matt Schlapp said, “there’s nothing wrong with nationalism,…

Pirates Of The Caribbean – Stealing Haiti’s Future By Repeating Colonialist History

popularresistance.org - As the world rightfully demands no sanctions, no coup and no war on Venezuela, another crime scene rife with US fingerprints demands our attention. Kevin Pina joins us to talk about the ongoing crisi…

Judge orders Roger Stone to explain imminent release of book that may violate gag order

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Spencer S. Hsu Spencer S. Hsu Investigative reporter Email Bio Follow March 1 at 8:43 PM Republican operative and longtime Trump friend Roger Stone faced fresh legal trouble Friday after a federal…

In America, talk turns to something unspoken for 150 years: Civil war

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Capt. James M. Robertson of the Union artillery and his staff at Brandy Station, Va., in 1863 or 1864, during a real U.S. civil war. (Library of Congress/Library of Congress) By Greg Jaffe and Greg J…

Donald Trump Pulled One Over on America, But He Couldn’t Sucker the NFL

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress about Donald Trump’s failed attempt to buy the Buffalo Bills football team barely registered in the news. I can see why: By my count, Cohen’s testimony pointed t…

Canada Moves Forward With Huawei Exec Extradition Case

[url=http://www.telesurenglish.net]www.telesurenglish.net[/url] - Canada has decided to put forward the extradition of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States before the courts. Meng has been out on bail since December pending a decision.…

Kashmir, Korea, Venezuela, Iran: hot, cold, hybrid war

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[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - Kashmir, Korea, Venezuela, Iran: hot, cold, hybrid war The hottest border in Asia is now the Line of Control, but talk of regime change centers on other states By Pepe Escobar March 01, 2019 "Informa…

The Age of Tyrannical Surveillance: We’re Being Branded, Bought and Sold for Our Data

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[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - “We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less know what you’re thinking about… Your digital identity will live forever... because there’s no delete button.”—Former Google CEO…

As Trojan Horse “Humanitarian Aid” Ploy Fizzles, Venezuela Faces New Attacks

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popularresistance.org - Above Photo: Bolivarian National Guard troops man a barricade at the Francisco De Paula Santander international bridge in Urena, Venezuela, on the border with Colombia, Saturday, Feb. 23. Opposition …

Is DNA Left on Envelopes Fair Game for Testing?

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - For these reasons, the companies offering DNA services for envelopes are drawing a line: These tests are not for living people. The only reason, after all, to resort to getting a living person’s DNA …

Ruined crops, salty soil: How rising seas are poisoning North Carolina’s farmland

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - East Carolina University graduate students Trevor Burns, left, and Tyler Palochak check groundwater monitoring equipment on a farm near Engelhard, N.C., in January. (Eamon Queeney/for The Washington …


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« Reply #856 on: March 03, 2019, 05:04:59 AM »


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Mitchell S. Jackson — Notes from the Other America

bigthink.com - Mitchell and Jason in-studio, taken by Mitchell's son, Jayden Mitchell and Jason in-studio, taken by Mitchell's son, Jayden We're all living inside concentric circles of private and public, inner and…

‘We’re not going to turn on our own’: Republicans rally around Trump as threats mount

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Robert Costa Robert Costa National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns Email Bio Follow March 2 at 4:24 PM When President Trump’s longtime fixer Michael Cohen testi…

The 7 Most Bewildering Moments From Trump’s CPAC Speech

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - In remarks that quickly departed from script, Trump scolded the conservative free-traders who question his tariffs. He reframed the 2018 midterm elections as a victory for Republicans lucky enough to…

At Conservative Conference, Speakers Were Obsessed With the Socialist Bogeyman

theintercept.com - Matt Schlapp, the chair of the American Conservative Union, kicked off the Conservative Political Action Conference on Wednesday by stating explicitly the goal of the four-day event: to dissect and u…

Lawmakers exploring possible pardon talks involving Michael Cohen

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Matt Zapotosky , Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department Email Bio Follow Tom Hamburger and Tom Hamburger Investigative reporter focused on the intersection of mo…

Bernie Sanders Kicks Off Campaign Vowing to Transform the Countryside 

splinternews.com - On a cold afternoon at Brooklyn College, just miles from where he grew up in a rent-controlled apartment in New York, Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the White House in 2020 by promising to …

SDNY will be 'waiting with cuffs' when Trump leaves the Oval Office: MSNBC legal analyst

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - Appearing on MSNBC’s AM Joy, legal analyst and Above the Law editor Elie Mystal said that Donald Trump is desperate to win re-election in 2020 or he can expect to be arrested immediately by investiga…

Perspective | Trump can give anyone he wants a security clearance — but Congress can ask why

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, speaking in December. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) By David Priess and David Priess Bio Follow Mark S. Zaid March 2 at 3:24 PM President Trump directed his chief…

Alan Dershowitz suggests curbing press access to hearing on Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse

[url=http://www.miamiherald.com]www.miamiherald.com[/url] - A court hearing on whether to unseal sensitive documents involving the alleged sex trafficking of underage girls by Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein — and the possible involvement of his i…

US sanctions on Venezuelan oil could cut the output of refineries at home

theconversation.com - U.S. sanctions against Venezuela’s state-owned oil and gas company, along with some government officials and executives, are intended to put pressure on the government headed by Nicolás Maduro. As th…

Amy Sskind's List Week 120

theweeklylist.org - This week the country was riveted by the public testimony of Michael Cohen, Trump’s long-time attorney and fixer, before the House Oversight Committee — the first public testimony in the new Democrat…

10 Mind-Blowing Pentagon Audit Reports All Americans Need to Know

degraw.media - • In December 2018, the Pentagon failed its first-ever full-scope audit, “a massive effort that was continually put off since it was first called for in a 1990 law.” They have now fallen behind sched…

What America can learn from the fall of the Roman republic

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - If you were a Roman citizen around, say, 200 BC, you probably would have assumed Rome was going to last forever. At the time, Rome was the greatest republic in human history, and its institutions had…

Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Facebook has targeted politicians around the world – including the former UK chancellor, George Osborne – promising investments and incentives while seeking to pressure them into lobbying on Facebook…

Why Measles Is a Quintessential Political Issue of Our Time

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a timely and important hearing that had no hope of getting media attention on the same day that President…

Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign wants to push for government control of 5G networks

[url=http://www.theverge.com]www.theverge.com[/url] - Politico reports that President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign wants to advocate for governmental control of 5G wireless airwaves, which would in turn lease access to private wireless provid…

When Does Intelligence Peak?

When Does Intelligence Peak?

blogs.scientificamerican.com - When does cognitive functioning peak? As we get older, we certainly feel as though our intelligence is rapidly declining. (Well, at least I do!) However, the nitty gritty research on the topic sugges…

Technology is revolutionizing health care – for better and for worse

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« Reply #857 on: March 06, 2019, 04:08:14 AM »

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An Unholy Alliance: Did the US-Backed UAE Fly ISIS Leaders into Yemen's Killing Fields?

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - ADEN, YEMEN — Ali Abdullah al-Bujairi — a Yemeni politician who served as a senior member on the failed UN-brokered transitional government and as Yemen’s ambassador to Iraq under former president Al…

T-Mobile acknowledges its patronage of Trump’s Washington hotel increased sharply after announcement of merger with Sprint

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David A. Fahrenthold and David A. Fahrenthold Reporter covering the Trump family and its business interests. Email Bio Follow Jonathan O'Connell Jonathan O'Connell Reporter covering economic devel…

Adam Schiff Hires a Former Prosecutor to Lead the Trump Investigation

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Representative Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, has hired a veteran prosecutor with experience fighting Russian organized crime to lead his investiga…

The federal deficit ballooned at start of new fiscal year, up 77 percent from a year before

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Damian Paletta Damian Paletta Reporter covering economic policy Email Bio Follow March 5 at 6:51 PM The federal budget deficit ballooned rapidly in the first four months of the fiscal year amid fa…

Republicans and Democrats Say Their Criticism of Ilhan Omar Is About Anti-Semitism. They’re Gaslighting You.

theintercept.com - Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Bernie Sanders conduct a news conference in Washington, D.C., to introduce a legislative package that would lower prescription drug prices in the U.S. on Jan. 10, 2019. Photo…

The House Democrats’ “Rebuke” of Rep. Ilhan Omar is a Fraud For Many Reasons, Including its Wild Distortion of Her Comments

theintercept.com - From there, members of Congress in both parties who have devoted their career to dutifully supporting the AIPAC agenda began once again ganging up to denounce Omar, accuse her of anti-Semitism, and d…

Rand Paul accuses McConnell and other senators of forming a ‘war caucus’

[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - March 05, 2019 "Information Clearing House" - Sen. Rand Paul accused his Senate colleagues Monday of being warmongers and serving in a “war caucus” — as fellow Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell led…

CNN Is Silent on Why It Gave Airtime to a Conspiracy Theorist

[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url] - WASHINGTON — CNN, the network whose motto is “Facts First,” gave airtime on Monday evening to the notorious conspiracy theorist, Jerome Corsi, as well as his lawyer. The eight-minute, primetime inter…

Suicide, alcohol, drug deaths reach all-time high

[url=http://www.usatoday.com]www.usatoday.com[/url] - The number of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide in 2017 hit the highest level since federal data collection started in 1999, according to an analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

Report Exposes 'Devastating' Economic, Public Health, and Environmental Impacts of Trump's Industry Giveaways

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - A new study out Tuesday backs up a series of legal challenges launched by Democratic state attorneys general alarmed by President Donald Trump's deregulatory rollbacks designed to benefit polluting i…

Two Roger Stone websites deleted as Robert Mueller notifies judge of possible gag-order violation

[url=http://www.cnbc.com]www.cnbc.com[/url] - Two websites used by President Donald Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone to raise funds for his defense against criminal charges lodged by special counsel Robert Mueller and in civil cases have been…

Confirmed: No Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine, Even for 'At Risk' Kids

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Children who receive the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine are not at increased risk for autism, and that includes children who are sometimes considered to be in "high risk" groups for the neu…

When the Interests of Monopolists and Authoritarians Coalesce -

promarket.org - It is when the behemoth of monopoly enterprise consorts with the leviathan of the authoritarian state that both are likely to achieve permanence, writes Raghuram Rajan. Power prefers permanence. Unre…

Opium-Addicted Parrots Are Terrorizing Poppy Farms in India

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Poppy farmers in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India have reportedly run into some trouble while cultivating this season's crops. In addition to inconsistent rainfall putting a damper on things, flo…

The Movement To Skip The Electoral College Is About To Pass A Major Milestone

Sherri Pollard, places a game piece on the Red State Blue State political board game created by her 13-year-old son, Tyler Pollard from Ft. Collins. The game was created by Tyler at age six and teaches U.S. geography, American history and the electoral co

fivethirtyeight.com - When Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, it was the fourth time in American history — and the second time this century — that a candidate won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote. Now…

Their community spaces are being sold off but these people are fighting back

[url=http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com]www.thebureauinvestigates.com[/url] - When a much-loved community space was set to be sold to developers, campaigners in Bristol decided to put up a fight. Women from the activist group Sisters Uncut staged a takeover to try to protect t…

The New Deal Wasn’t What You Think

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Later on, these cooperatives were denounced as “communist” by utilities, but they were anything but. Their work made possible the modernization of the American farm and farmhouse, which in turn made …

Five refugee women who made history

Ilhan Omar

[url=http://www.rescue.org]www.rescue.org[/url] - Meet five refugee women—as diverse as former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to rapper M.I.A.—who have made a mark on history. Madeleine Albright is the first female Secretary of …


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« Reply #858 on: March 07, 2019, 03:50:01 AM »
This will be the last issue of the DDD until Tuesday, March 12. Traveling.

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Democratic National Committee rejects Fox News for debates, citing New Yorker article

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Paul Farhi Paul Farhi Media reporter Email Bio Follow March 6 at 7:59 PM The Democratic National Committee has decided to exclude Fox News Channel from televising any of its candidate debates duri…

Opinion | In stiff-arming Fox News, Democrats get one big thing right

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Sean Hannity speaks as President Trump listens. (Jeff Roberson) By Greg Sargent Greg Sargent Opinion writer covering national politics Email Bio Follow Opinion writer March 6 at 4:21 PM In this week’…

‘Not my fault’: Trump struggles to defend his record amid setbacks on immigration, trade, North Korea

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David Nakamura , David Nakamura Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Seung Min Kim and Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey Josh Dawsey Reporter covering t…

Neo-Nazi Hipsters Identity Evropa Exposed In Discord Chat Leak

unicornriot.ninja - Unicorn Riot is releasing more than 770,000 messages from chat servers associated with Identity Evropa. This is the first report in a series about this large US-based neo-Nazi organization. Newly lea…

Black Progressive Women Are Repudiating Rahm Emanuel’s Legacy on His Way Out of Office

theintercept.com - Outgoing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the very embodiment of triangulating, neoliberal politics going back multiple generations, is leaving office with the political movement he rode to power in tatte…

Opinion | How will we repair our democracy after Trump? H.R. 1 offers a clue.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By E.J. Dionne Jr. E.J. Dionne Jr. Columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist March 6 at 7:14 PM A central challenge of the Trump era is how to deal urgently with the president’s…

House Dems Discuss Whether to Go After Ivanka Trump

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Individuals on the House Judiciary Committee have considered requesting documents from Ivanka Trump as part of a wide-ranging investigation into President Donald Trump, his inner circle, and members …

Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz and Pals Accused of Sex Trafficking Ring

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz was accused of involvement in billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking ring by an attorney for one of Epstein’s victims, who claimed in federal c…

Trump Mar-a-Lago Buddy Wrote Policy Pitch. The President Sent It to VA Chief. — ProPublica

[url=http://www.propublica.org]www.propublica.org[/url] - Investigating Trump’s Promises to America’s Veterans In late 2017, on one of President Donald Trump’s retreats to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida, he caught up with an old friend:…

The Supreme Court Is Quietly Changing the Status of Religion in American Life

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Donald Trump may be imperilled by the ever-growing number of investigations into various avenues of his conduct, but his agenda continues apace at the Supreme Court. There, the President’s appointees…

Wealth Inequality Across Class and Race in 5 Graphs

[url=http://www.peoplespolicyproject.org]www.peoplespolicyproject.org[/url] - Discussions of wealth inequality are oftentimes muddled by insufficient statistics. You get some stray comparisons of medians or comparisons of the wealthiest 400 families to the least wealthy half o…

The shutdown brought people who rely on SNAP an extra helping of economic hardship

theconversation.com - Millions of the poorest Americans are probably feeling the aftershocks of the partial government shutdown weeks after it ended. One big reason for that is how it disrupted the flow of Supplemental Nu…

How Cable News Reacted To The Cohen Hearing

fivethirtyeight.com - Not everyone has time to watch C-SPAN for five-and-a-half hours in the middle of the week. Not even to watch President Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen call Trump a “racist,” “con man” a…

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says he’ll reorient the company toward encryption and privacy

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP) By Elizabeth Dwoskin Elizabeth Dwoskin Silicon Valley Cor…

“Earth-shattering” book argues that ancients routinely did what our government should do: give debtors a clean slate

and Forgive Them Their Debts

[url=http://www.publicbankinginstitute.org]www.publicbankinginstitute.org[/url] - Michael Hudson, one of the few economists who accurately predicted the Great Recession, has written a book — …and Forgive Them Their Debts — that caused John Siman to remark in Naked Capitalism: “To …

The Psychology and Allure of Conspiracy Theories

undark.org - Did you hear about how the recent California wildfires were set intentionally? From an airplane? With a laser? To clear a path for a railroad? While your cousin may have obtained his information from…

Abby Zimet: We Know What Hate Looks Like — Standing With Ilhan

voxpopulisphere.com - Amidst the ongoing, breathtaking hypocrisy of rabid charges of anti-Semitism – aka daring to criticize America’s toxic complicity with Israeli war crimes – heedlessly leveled against her, often from …

Lost Cave of 'Jaguar God' Rediscovered Below Mayan Ruins — and It's Full of Treasure

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Shimmying through a maze of dark tunnels below the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, archaeologists have rediscovered a long-sealed cave brimming with lost treasure. Accordin…


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« Reply #859 on: March 13, 2019, 02:36:18 AM »

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Several Boeing 737 Max 8 pilots in U.S. complained about suspected safety flaw

[url=http://www.dallasnews.com]www.dallasnews.com[/url] - A spokesperson for Dallas-based Southwest Airlines told The News that it hasn't received any reports of issues with MCAS from its pilots, "nor do any of our thousands of data points from the aircraft…

Meet the alleged ringleader of the massive college admissions scandal, William Rick Singer, the owner of Edge College & Career Network

[url=http://www.thisisinsider.com]www.thisisinsider.com[/url] - William "Rick" Singer, 58, was the founder of Edge College & Career Network, LLC and CEO of the Key Worldwide Foundation — the companies at the center of the 2019 college admissions scandal that resu…

Bank that lent $300m to Trump linked to Russian money laundering scam

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The German bank that loaned $300m (£260m) to Donald Trump played a prominent role in a money laundering scandal run by Russian criminals with ties to the Kremlin, the Guardian can reveal. Deutsche Ba…

Russia says it's going to arm a submarine with 6 nuclear 'doomsday' devices

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Russia will deploy what's been described as the deadliest nuclear weapon ever aboard mysterious submarines by 2020, Russian state media said, citing a Russian defense-industry source. The "Poseidon" …

Opinion | The Massage Parlor Owner and Mar-a-Lago

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - On Friday, The Herald reported that Yang attended a Super Bowl party at Trump’s West Palm Beach country club, where the president was cheering on Kraft’s team. It turns out that Yang was something of…

Trump administration ‘very seriously’ considering plan to designate some Mexicans as terrorists

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - President Donald Trump has finally found a way to designate Mexicans as terrorists to justify his hardline immigration policies. The president told Breitbart News that his administration was “very se…

In fighting online interference, the first line of defence is the mind | The Strategist

[url=http://www.aspistrategist.org.au]www.aspistrategist.org.au[/url] - ‘Nations have no permanent friends or allies, they only have permanent interests’, British statesman Lord Palmerston famously observed. Two centuries later, the adage of foreign policy remains true b…

‘Identity Evropa’ Leader Fails To Sneakily Rebrand Neo-Nazi Group

unicornriot.ninja - Fairfax, VA – Following a series of Unicorn Riot investigations published last week, the neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa claims to have disbanded. However, recent statements by the group’s leader Patr…

No tariffs for Irish goods going to NI

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk]www.bbc.co.uk[/url] - Irish goods entering the Northern Ireland market will not face tariffs in a no deal Brexit. However, Irish products entering the rest of the UK would face high tariffs on a range of food products. Th…

Venezuela: Guaidó under investigation for 'sabotage' of power grid

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Venezuela’s chief prosecutor has asked the country’s supreme court to open an investigation into opposition leader Juan Guaidó for alleged involvement in the “sabotage” of the country’s power grid. T…

In the Study of Ancient DNA, a Call for Collaboration

undark.org - Contributing to the rise of ancient DNA was the discovery that a small part of the skull is a treasure trove of genetic material, even in poorly preserved skeletons from hot climates. DNA has moved b…

U.S. "Gets Its Ass Handed To It" In World War III Simulation: RAND

[url=http://www.zerohedge.com]www.zerohedge.com[/url] - In simulated World War III scenarios, the U.S. continues to lose against Russia and China, two top war planners warned last week. “In our games, when we fight Russia and China, blue gets its ass hand…

How UN Scientists Are Preparing For The End Of Capitalism

[url=http://www.technocracy.news]www.technocracy.news[/url] - I have warned for years that the UN intends to deep-six Capitalism in favor of Sustainable Development, aka Technocracy. Now, the UN is coming out in the open as the global economy turns downward. Cr…

US military steps up cyberwarfare effort

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theconversation.com - The U.S. military has the capability, the willingness and, perhaps for the first time, the official permission to preemptively engage in active cyberwarfare against foreign targets. The first known a…

Methane Mania

witsendnj.blogspot.com - When it comes to abrupt climate change, the ominous prospect of massive, sudden, catastrophic methane release from melting permafrost and explosive pingos is dramatic and daunting; meanwhile, a more …

'Almost certain extinction': 1,200 species under severe threat across world

West Kalimantan province on Borneo island

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - More than 1,200 species globally face threats to their survival in more than 90% of their habitat and “will almost certainly face extinction” without conservation intervention, according to new resea…

A Genetic Basis for Insomnia Emerges from the Twilight

A Genetic Basis for Insomnia Emerges from the Twilight

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Around a third of people complain of some sleeplessness, and one in 10 meets diagnostic criteria for clinical insomnia. The costs, in terms of well-being, physical health and productivity, are enormo…


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The fall of Paul John Manafort Jr. | Spectator USA

spectator.us - Today was supposed to be the big, final day in court for Paul John Manafort Jr., the once-flamboyant political maven and ostrich jacket-wearer turned convicted felon. For decades a controversial char…

New York Prosecutors Knee Manafort in the Balls While He’s Doubled Over Coughing Up Blood

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - On Wednesday morning in a D.C. courtroom, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort engaged in what we assume was, for him, a deeply humiliating act: he expressed remorse, presumably for the first…

'Chaos reigns': what the papers say about the no-deal Brexit vote

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - “Humiliation” and “meltdown” are two words that are repeated across many of the front pages after another bruising day for Theresa May, in which key cabinet members defied the party whip and the prim…

Brexit: No 10 to give Tory MPs free vote in today's debate on extending article 50 - Politics live

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - My colleague, Jennifer Rankin, has this excellent Q&A that explains how an extension to article 50 would work. There’s much more to it, you can read the full thing here, but here are some highlights:…

Donald Trump's Boeing fiasco proves he's a clear and present danger to the American people

theweek.com - Presidents, ideally speaking, have two sorts of duties. The first is pursuing one's political agenda, within constitutional norms: passing bills to boost or cut social welfare spending, adjusting reg…

Whitaker Didn’t Deny Discussing Cohen Probe With Trump, Nadler Says

[url=http://www.wsj.com]www.wsj.com[/url] - Mr. Nadler said that Mr. Whitaker, while serving as acting attorney general, had been “directly involved” in conversations about whether to fire U.S. attorneys, though the congressman didn’t specify …

The College-Admissions Scandal and the Banality of Scamming

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - On Monday night, HBO will air Alex Gibney’s investigative documentary “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley.” The film, which will also be released in theatres, focusses on the health-care s…

Son defends parents caught in college admissions scandal while smoking blunt

nypost.com - Maybe this is why Gregory and Marcia Abbott allegedly bought their daughter’s way into college. Their “rapper” son, Malcolm, popped out of the family’s Park Avenue building to smoke a giant blunt — w…

Venezuela: The Trump Coup — And Our Next Oil War

[url=http://www.gregpalast.com]www.gregpalast.com[/url] - People don’t know the Kochs have these giant refineries, some of the biggest in the world, on the Gulf Coast of Texas, in the middle of oilfields. They can’t use Texas oil because it’s not heavy and …

CNN Foreign Policy Gatekeepers Vilify Tulsi Gabbard for Her Anti-Intervention Dissent

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - At a CNN town hall at South By Southwest on March 10, Gabbard contended, “We are in a situation today where we, here in the United States and the world, are at a greater risk of nuclear catastrophe t…

Tucker Carlson says he’s the victim of a powerful bully. Meet the 24-year-old who found the tapes.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Protesters rally against Fox News outside the News Corp. building in New York City on Wednesday. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Eli Rosenberg Eli Rosenberg General assignment reporter covering nation…

A fifth of Americans say they have zero savings

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - About a fifth of Americans have no money tucked away for unexpected costs. About 21% of working Americans said they aren't saving any money at all, Bankrate found in a survey. Among those who are sav…

Chickens Peck Intruder Fox to Death, Because They're Dinosaurs

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - One fox learned the hard way that it's unwise to mess with a flock of dinosaurs. The young fox, just about 6 months old, probably thought it had struck gold when it snuck into a chicken coop at dusk …

Miles-Long Lake Pops Up in Death Valley

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - A 10-mile-long (16 kilometers) lake just popped up in the middle of the hottest place on Earth. Last week, a storm blew through Death Valley National Park in California, drenching the desert and the …

How the Far Right Weaponized Europe's Interior Ministries to Block Refugees

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[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - “Populist radical-right parties and politicians consider almost everything as a law and order issue—from drugs to immigration,” Cas Mudde, an associate professor at the University of Georgia’s School…

Socialist Revolution: The Price Capitalism Pays When Greed Goes Unrestrained

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the face of socialist revolution in America

thegreatrecession.info - Socialism is the price Capitalism pays for unrestrained and unpunished greed, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the new face of Socialism in America. AOC refers to her Socialist revolution — for now wr…

As Scientists Probe the Mystery of How Newborns Develop Immunity, Order Rises from the Chaos

As Scientists Probe the Mystery of How Newborns Develop Immunity, Order Rises from the Chaos

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Much about the immune system has long been mysterious to scientists. Its activity is incredibly complicated and varies greatly between individuals; a deeper understanding of how the system works coul…

Scientists Call for a Moratorium on Editing Inherited Genes

Scientists Call for a Moratorium on Editing Inherited Genes

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - A group of 18 prominent scientists—including some who helped develop CRISPR–Cas9, the current leading tool for gene editing—issued a call Wednesday for an international moratorium on gene edits to eg…

Ancient DNA is a powerful tool for studying the past – when archaeologists and geneticists work together

theconversation.com - DNA has moved beyond esoteric science and into the center of everyday conversations about identity, culture and politics. It’s also reshaping stories about the past as advances allow scientists to ex…


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49 killed in terrorist attack at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Isaac Stanley-Becker Isaac Stanley-Becker Reporter based in the U.K. Email Bio Follow March 15 at 5:40 AM Forty-nine people are dead and more than 20 are seriously injured after a heavily armed gu…

Climate strikes: students around the world walk out to demand change – live

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Young people demanding climate justice marched through Tokyo’s famous Shibuya scramble crossing as part of the climate strike today. About 130 people – including school and university students and ot…

CNN panel spirals into chaos after Trump supporter defends president's threat of violence with his bikers and military

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - On Thursday, CNN’s Erin Burnett almost pulled her hair out after Trump-lover Steve Cortes supported the president’s use of unprecedented violence. In an interview with Breitbart News, Trump warned th…

Brexit was triggered by climate-driven collapse in the Middle East

medium.com - Three years ago, a majority of British voters chose to leave the European Union (EU) — and in so doing set the clock ticking for the EU’s very future. The vote was won by a narrow majority of 51.9 pe…

Why Climate Change Pundits Aren't Convincing Anyone

undark.org - Polls suggest that even people who are alarmed about climate change aren’t particularly alarmed about the threat to themselves. David Wallace-Wells’ recent climate change essay in The New York Times,…

Prisons Across the U.S. Are Quietly Building Databases of Incarcerated People’s Voice Prints

theintercept.com - Roughly six months ago at New York’s Sing Sing prison, John Dukes says he was brought out with cellmates to meet a corrections counselor. He recalls her giving him a paper with some phrases and offer…

Sandy Hook Massacre: Gun Makers Lose Major Ruling Over Liability

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The law does allow exceptions for sale and marketing practices that violate state or federal laws and instances of so-called negligent entrustment, in which a gun is carelessly given or sold to a per…

Analysis | Thom Tillis’s remarkable flip-flop on Trump’s national emergency and 4 others who also backed off

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Aaron Blake Aaron Blake Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix Email Bio Follow March 14 at 4:30 PM Over the last few months, more than 20 Republican senators expressed opposition to or si…

Deconstructed Podcast: Erik Prince, Perjury, and the Secret Trump Tower Meeting

theintercept.com - Erik Prince, the founder and CEO of the world’s most notorious mercenary company, Blackwater, landed in hot water during a recent interview with Mehdi Hasan at the Oxford Union in the U.K. Prince rep…

Impeach Normalization | Gaslit Nation on Patreon

[url=http://www.patreon.com]www.patreon.com[/url] - In this extra-long and extra-intense episode of Gaslit Nation, we discuss Paul Manafort’s sentences and Nancy Pelosi’s opposition to impeachment. We give our take on why the Mueller probe is thus far…

IEA 2018 World Energy Outlook: Peak oil is here, oil crunch by 2023

energyskeptic.com - Preface. I’ve been working on a post about the latest IEA 2018 World Energy Outlook report, but the excerpts from the cleantechnica article below states most clearly why there is likely to be a suppl…

This Is What The Death Of Recycling Looks Like

[url=http://www.huffpost.com]www.huffpost.com[/url] - Only about half the trash at the Ipoh dumpsite appeared to be from Malaysia. The other half was a hodgepodge of waste from countries like the U.S., China and New Zealand. The bale with the Walmart ta…

White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Robert Bowers wanted everyone to know why he did it. “I can’t sit by and watch my people get slaughtered,” he posted on the social-media network Gab shortly before allegedly entering the Tree of Life…

Rightwing extremist wrote manifesto before livestreaming Christchurch shooting

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The man who livestreamed himself attacking a Christchurch mosque and murdering at least 40 people identified himself online before the rampage as Australian citizen Brenton Tarrant. On a now-deleted …

People Are Getting Busted For Committing Freedom Of Speech, Which Is Not A Good Sign

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[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - The offending message. Photos from Bell Visuals For the first time, Capitol Police have arrested an activist for the crime of projecting a political message on a Congressional Building, one of many d…

16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

[url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - The Swedish teen is the founder of the Youth Strike for Climate movement that began with her cutting school in August 2018 in order to protest for increased action on climate change. Since then, Thun…

No power, no water, no hope: Lessons from Venezuela's Collapse

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ferfal.blogspot.com - Wednesday, March 13, 2019 No power, no water, no hope: Lessons from Venezuela's Collapse No power, no water, no food, people drinking from the sewer, looting and 1.37 Million Percent inflation. FerFA…

Global warming: Earth's oceans are saving us from 'absurd heat'

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[url=http://www.usatoday.com]www.usatoday.com[/url] - Next time you're at the beach, give the ocean a big thanks. For decades, the Earth's oceans have absorbed vast quantities of carbon dioxide that would have remained in the atmosphere. This has preven…

Book review – The Seneca Effect: Why Growth is Slow but Collapse is Rapid

The Seneca Effect

inquisitivebiologist.wordpress.com - I am going to start this review on a tangent. The liner notes of the 1983 album Zeichnungen Des Patienten O.T. of the German industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten contained the slogan “Destruction i…


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The Conservative Party is incubating the racism behind New Zealand terror

medium.com - Published by INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a crowdfunded investigative journalism project for people and planet. Please support us to keep digging where others fear to tread. The massacre of 49 people includ…

New Zealand suspect inspired by French writer who fears ‘replacement’ by immigrants

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By James McAuley James McAuley Foreign correspondent focusing on French and European politics and culture Email Bio Follow March 15 at 10:42 AM PARIS — Before the deadly shootings on two mosques in C…

Ocasio-Cortez hits NRA after New Zealand shooting: 'What good are your thoughts and prayers?'

thehill.com - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez'Queer Eye' star offers to help Ocasio-Cortez furnish her DC apartment McConnell tees up vote on Green New Deal Overnight Energy: McConnell tees u…

White Supremacy Is Bigger Than 8Chan

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in bomb and gun attacks in 2011. gestures as he enters a courtroom in Skien, Norway, on March 15, 2016. (AP Images / Lise Aserud) At the juncture of blood-strewn …

How Trump’s Brand of Grievance Politics Roiled a Pennsylvania Campaign

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - “We should stop thinking of these races as ‘Trump-ized’ because they’re about ‘Pizzagate’ and racial and ethnic division and fear-mongering,” he said. “That’s just how races are run on the Republican…

Mueller: Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates 'continues to cooperate' in investigations

[url=http://www.cnbc.com]www.cnbc.com[/url] - Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates "continues to cooperate with respect to several ongoing investigations," special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing Friday. "Accordingly the parti…

Lindsey Graham wants record of 25th Amendment discussions

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Karoun Demirjian Karoun Demirjian Congressional reporter focusing on national security Email Bio Follow March 15 at 1:09 PM The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked the atto…

Fox Host: Climate Scientists Are Eco-Terrorists

[url=http://www.patheos.com]www.patheos.com[/url] - David Webb, a host on Fox Nation (the place they feature people too inane to host shows on Fox News), and he makes one of the most extreme and hysterical claims about global warming you’ll ever see. …

Greatness, Again

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[url=http://www.stonekettle.com]www.stonekettle.com[/url] - You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody's crazy. -- Charlie Manson You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody's crazy. -- Charlie Mans…

Global Climate Strike in Pictures: Millions of Students Walk Out to Demand Planetary Transformation

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - All over the planet on Friday, millions of children and young adults walked out of their classrooms in an unprecedented collective action to demand a radical and urgent shift in society's energy and …

An Open Letter Endorsing the Global School Strike for Climate

blogs.scientificamerican.com - What follows is the text of an open letter by the climate scientists Peter Kalmus, Kate Marvel, Michael Mann, Katharine Hayhoe and Kim Cobb. declaring their support of a worldwide student strike, sch…

'No tomorrow' for many unless consumption falls - U.N.

place.trust.org - NAIROBI - Global exploitation of natural resources - from water, sand and timber to oil, coal and gemstones - has more than tripled in 50 years, the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning of devasta…

'Blatant Effort to Intimidate and Retaliate': Pompeo Imposes Visa Ban on ICC Staff Probing US War Crimes

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - Human rights defenders expressed outrage on Friday after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed that the Trump administration is revoking or denying visas for any International Criminal Court (ICC) …

Pizzagate: A Slice of Fake News

[url=http://www.revealnews.org]www.revealnews.org[/url] - Today's show was produced in collaboration with Rolling Stone and Type Investigations. Reveal: Produced by Laura Starecheski and Michael I. Schiller, with reporting by Aaron Sankin and data help from…

The Nativists Won In Europe

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Many of these parties are skeptical of the EU itself, but particularly of the bloc’s migration policies. Some of that skepticism has been a centerpiece of government policies in Italy, Austria, and e…

Book review of Dirt: the erosion of civilization

energyskeptic.com - Preface. On average civilizations collapsed between 800 to 2,000 years before ruining their soil. Industrial agriculture is doing this far faster – in most of the United States half of the original t…

U.S. Blocks U.N. Resolution on Geoengineering

U.S. Blocks U.N. Resolution on Geoengineering

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - The United States joined Saudi Arabia to derail a U.N. resolution that sought to improve the world’s understanding of potential efforts to lace the sky with sunlight-reflecting aerosols or use carbon…

Is America Becoming Trump’s Banana Republic?

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - The Trump show is endlessly distracting in a way that would be familiar to any connoisseur of the Latin-American strongman. The Wednesday-afternoon Oval Office appearance alone had enough fodder for …

The GOP Crusade Against Obamacare Is Shifting To State Capitals

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[url=http://www.huffpost.com]www.huffpost.com[/url] - Republican efforts to roll back “Obamacare” were wildly unpopular and a big reason that they lost their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives last November. But Republicans are still at it, e…

British Parliament Goes Full Zombie Over Brexit

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[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - A carnival float depicts British Prime Minister Theresa May and Brexit during the traditional carnival parade in Düsseldorf, Germany, on March 4, 2019. (AP Photo / Martin Meissner) You will receive o…


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The psychology of fear and hate, and what each of us can do to stop it

theconversation.com - As an immigrant to New Zealand, I am saddened and outraged by the events in Christchurch. The apparent innocence of New Zealand has been stripped away by acts of cowardice and evil. À lire aussi : Ch…

New Zealand attack exposes how little the U.S. and its allies share intelligence on domestic terrorism threats

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Shane Harris Shane Harris Intelligence and national security reporter Email Bio Follow March 16 at 10:25 AM The United States and its closest allies have spent nearly two decades building an elabo…

Opinion | Trump sends the wrong message on New Zealand. World leaders must denounce the attack.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Editorial Board March 15 at 7:45 PM THE UNSPEAKABLE carnage in New Zealand must be called out by its proper name: a terrorist attack by a white-nationalist bigot consumed by Islamophobia and impel…

New Zealand shows willingness to curb guns after one, not 1,981 mass shootings

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - Within hours of the mass shooting at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch Friday, controlling the sale of the types of guns used by the alleged killer became a top priority for New Zealand…

The accused New Zealand shooter and an all-white Europe that never existed

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Symbols and writing cover a bulletproof vest and protective gear in a photo posted on Twitter on Tuesday by the accused gunman who attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Twitter/Reuters)…

Amy Siskind's List Week 122

theweeklylist.org - This week in what was perhaps his most authoritarian act to date, Trump issued his first veto after the House and Senate voted to block his emergency declaration. The veto followed Trump’s declaratio…

Did Trump’s Team Collude With Russians? Key Clues in Mueller’s Probe

[url=http://www.bloomberg.com]www.bloomberg.com[/url] - Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to deliver his report soon to Attorney General William Barr on Russian influence in the 2016 election, wrapping up an investigation he began in May 2017. He…

Official Obsessed With Denying Migrant Teens Abortions Helped His Ex Pay for One

[url=http://www.thecut.com]www.thecut.com[/url] - Scott Lloyd, the head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, has worked zealously to prevent several undocumented teens in his care from getting abortions, going so far as to (unsuccessfully) attempt…

The Trump administration is opening millions of new acres to drilling — and that’s just the start

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Male greater sage grouse gather near White Mountain to perform their annual spring courtship in a high desert area in Wyoming. (Noppadol Paothong) By Darryl Fears and Darryl Fears Reporter focusing o…

Privatization Is Fundamentally An Attack On Democracy. The Teachers Strikes Show Why.

popularresistance.org - Above Photo: Charter schools are anti-democratic by nature. (Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) One key feature of the Trump era is a renewed public focus on the issue of d…

Atlanta’s Civil War Monument, Minus the Pro-Confederate Bunkum

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - The History Center’s exhibition focuses on that journey. Before descending into the rotunda to see the Cyclorama itself, audiences pass through a spacious atrium with two wall displays. One contains …

How the tragic death of Do Not Track ruined the web for everyone

[url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - A decade ago–long before the current controversies over what big companies are doing with our data–a lot of people were already irate about ad networks that followed their activity across sites in or…

'Americans have a fascination with fraudsters': Alex Gibney on the fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - We can’t get enough of Elizabeth Holmes. The founder and CEO of Theranos once captivated the imaginations of venture capitalists and magazine profile writers with her too-good-to-be-true tale of a re…

No, A Shamrock Won't Bring You Luck

No, A Shamrock Won't Bring You Luck

blogs.scientificamerican.com - When we say that someone is lucky, we tend to think that their success or failure is brought by chance rather than through their personal actions, but luck is actually more psychological than it is a…

Fox News Bumps Jeanine Pirro’s Show After Anti-Muslim Remarks

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[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Jeanine Pirro is off Fox News prime time — for one night, at least. Fox News removed Ms. Pirro’s program, “Justice With Judge Jeanine,” from its usual 9 p.m. time slot on Saturday, one week after the…

Your romantic partner is probably less intelligent than you think, suggests new study

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digest.bps.org.uk - It's now well known that many of us over-estimate our own brainpower. In one study, more than 90 per cent of US college professors famously claimed to be better than average at teaching, for instance…

The UN reports humanity is failing its climate change goals

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[url=http://www.salon.com]www.salon.com[/url] - Despite the danger, there has been little climate change action since the 2016 Paris Agreement — three years later, the world is still on track to exceed the 2°C of warming target by as early as 2040…


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The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit

[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url]- A retired Air Force auditor — we’ll call him Andy — tells a story about a thing that happened at Ogden Air Force Base, Utah. Sometime in early 2001, something went wrong with a base inventory order. …

New Zealand shooting: Prime minister says gun reforms are coming

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Anna Fifield and Anna Fifield Beijing bureau chief. Email Bio Follow Shibani Mahtani Shibani Mahtani Reporter covering Southeast Asia Email Bio Follow March 18 at 3:44 AM CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand…

Sensor cited as potential factor in Boeing crashes draws scrutiny

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Todd C. Frankel Todd C. Frankel Enterprise reporter on The Washington Post's Financial desk covering people and policy Email Bio Follow March 17 at 7:47 PM In 2014, Lufthansa Flight 1829 took off …

It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: Saudi Crown Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The Rapid Intervention Group also appears to have been involved in the detention and abuse of about a dozen women’s rights activists, who were detained last spring and summer. The activists, who had …

MAGA Mail Bomb Suspect Expected To Plead Guilty Next Week

talkingpointsmemo.com - NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man charged with sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty next week. A notice entered in the case file of Cesar Sayoc in…

Fox News host tells viewers to stock up on AR-15s after O'Rourke suggests ban

thehill.com - "Fox & Friends Weekend" host Pete Hegseth on Sunday urged viewers to buy more AR-15s after Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'RourkeRobert (Beto) Francis O'RourkeO'Rourke runs in St. Patrick's …

Top lawyers on Manafort getting 7.5 years vs. Kilpatrick’s 28

[url=http://www.msnbc.com]www.msnbc.com[/url] - Paul Manafort received a sentence of 7.5 years for his federal crimes when the sentencing guidelines called for more than 20. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the racial and class disparities in the cr…

FBI Director on Cyber Threat: ‘It’s bigger than the government itself,’

townhall.com - The United States entered 2019 under a partial government shutdown and coming off a year where America was victimized by some of the most dangerous and high leverage cyber-attacks ever seen in our hi…

Donald Trump "may fabricate" another national emergency to remain in power after 2020, Harvard's Laurence Tribe says

[url=http://www.newsweek.com]www.newsweek.com[/url] - Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe has raised concerns that President Donald Trump could go to extreme lengths to hold onto power after 2020. Tribe, a constitutional law scholar at Harvard Law Scho…

The New Zealand terrorist attack and the international danger of fascism

[url=http://www.wsws.org]www.wsws.org[/url] - The death toll from last Friday’s fascist terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was revised upward to 50 over the weekend. The youngest person killed was a three-year-old boy. …

White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots

portside.org - Robert Bowers wanted everyone to know why he did it. “I can’t sit by and watch my people get slaughtered,” he posted on the social-media network Gab shortly before allegedly entering the Tree of Life…

Deep adaptation, post-sustainability and the possibility of societal collapse - Resilience

[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - I write this piece primarily to get you to read an academic paper that has attracted relatively widespread attention. It is entitled “Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy.” It is rem…

Faced With an Ongoing Sexual-Abuse Crisis, What Are Catholic Parents to Do?

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - As it has been for decades, the Catholic Church is in the midst of a crisis, one whose long reach has traumatized thousands and left one of the world’s oldest institutions struggling to find a way fo…

Broken white men and the racist media that fuels their terrorism

[url=http://www.smh.com.au]www.smh.com.au[/url] - It was only a decade or two ago that anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant extremists like Owens existed only on the fringe of the media landscape or the corners of the dark web, but today, particularly in …

"Middle Class" Once Meant Stability and Now Means Fragility | naked capitalism

[url=http://www.nakedcapitalism.com]www.nakedcapitalism.com[/url] - By Alissa Quart, Executive Editor, Economic Hardship Reporting Project. Cross posted from the Institute for New Economic Thinking website feel that being middle class is not what it once was and that…

Chess legend Garry Kasparov: “Humans still have the monopoly on evil”

Chess legend Garry Kasparov: “Humans still have the monopoly on evil”

[url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - At Austin’s SXSW festival, Garry Kasparov, who many consider the greatest chess player of all time, made an appearance to speak on ethics in AI and warn of security threats. advertisement advertiseme…

The Internet Knows You Better Than Your Spouse Does

The Internet Knows You Better Than Your Spouse Does

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - If you enjoy computerized personality tests, you might consider visiting Apply Magic Sauce ([url=https://applymagicsauce.com]https://applymagicsauce.com[/url]). The Web site prompts you to enter some text you have written—such as e-mails …

George Monbiot: Capitalism is destroying the Earth. We need a new human right for future generations

voxpopulisphere.com - The young people taking to the streetsfor the climate strike are right: their future is being stolen. The economy is an environmental pyramid scheme, dumping its liabilities on the young and the unbo…


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Turns Out That Trillion-Dollar Bailout Was, in Fact, Real

[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url]- Last summer, Washington Post “Fact-checker” columnist Glenn Kessler wrote that the Medicare for All plan favored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would cause “providers” to face an “immediate cut of 40 …

Utrecht shooting suspect had criminal record for attempted manslaughter, rape: Dutch media

[url=http://www.dailysabah.com]www.dailysabah.com[/url] - The suspect who killed three people and wounded nine others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht had a lengthy list of criminal offenses, according to Dutch media outlets. Regional televisi…

Brexit in disarray after House speaker moves to block third vote on deal

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[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By William Booth and William Booth London bureau chief Email Bio Follow Karla Adam Karla Adam London correspondent covering the United Kingdom Email Bio Follow March 18 at 2:58 PM LONDON — The speake…

The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit

[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url] - A retired Air Force auditor — we’ll call him Andy — tells a story about a thing that happened at Ogden Air Force Base, Utah. Sometime in early 2001, something went wrong with a base inventory order. …

Federal Authorities Raided Trump Fundraiser’s Office in Money Laundering Probe — ProPublica

[url=http://www.propublica.org]www.propublica.org[/url] - Sign up for our Big Story newsletter to stay informed about ProPublica’s reporting. Federal authorities raided the office of Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy last summer, seeking records related …

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Meets With Donald Trump to Consolidate Their Far-Right Alliance

theintercept.com - There is perhaps no foreign leader more in tune with Donald Trump than Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Both men are unscripted, uninformed, and unburdened by the truth; they’ve whipped up devoted…

State Department Human-Rights Report Whitewashes Mohammed bin Salman

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - In September 2017, authorities in Saudi Arabia had one of the kingdom’s most prominent clerics, Salman al-Awda, thrown in jail without charge over something he didn’t tweet. A member of al-Awda’s fam…

How Two Arcane Clauses In The Constitution Could Expose Trump’s Businesses

fivethirtyeight.com - This is the Trump Docket, where we track some of the most important legal cases of the Trump presidency and how their results could shape presidential power. Questions, comments, or thoughts about ca…

Better Living Through 'Active' Building Design

undark.org - A particularly colorful story from the history of epidemiology involves a single water pump on a London street. The year was 1854 and a global cholera pandemic was in full swing, claiming more than 1…

"Mr. Perfect" Is Behind Bars For Allegedly Battering Victim. Literally.

[url=http://www.thesmokinggun.com]www.thesmokinggun.com[/url] - A Florida Man known as “Mr. Perfect” is in jail for literally battering a female victim, police report. Cops charge that Dwayne Zimmerman, 45, was intoxicated late Friday night when he insulted the v…

A DNA Test Might Help Exonerate This Man. A Judge Won’t Allow It.

[url=http://www.themarshallproject.org]www.themarshallproject.org[/url] - Over the past decade, laboratories and lawmakers have expanded the power of DNA to exonerate the wrongfully convicted. Scientists can coax accurate results from trace amounts of DNA, even old or degr…

Michaela Haas: The Climate Solution Right Under Our Feet

voxpopulisphere.com - There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again. —Rumi The way to stop climate change might be buried in 300 square feet of earth in the Venice neig…

'Total Embarrassment': WaPo Rebuked for Failed Fact-Check of Sanders on Trillion-Dollar Wall Street Bailout

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - Progressive critics accused Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler of cherry-picking evidence, playing semantic games, and obscuring the truth on Monday after he said Sen. Bernie Sanders inflated…

Governments and media seek to cover up culpability for fascist attack in New Zealand

[url=http://www.wsws.org]www.wsws.org[/url] - Vigils and other commemorations for the victims of last Friday’s fascist terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch have been attended by large and emotional audiences across New Zealand, as wel…

Deep adaptation, post-sustainability and the possibility of societal collapse

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resourceinsights.blogspot.com - I write this piece primarily to get you to read an academic paper that has attracted relatively widespread attention. It is entitled "Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy." It is rem…

Why Climate Change Pundits Aren't Convincing Anyone

undark.org - Polls suggest that even people who are alarmed about climate change aren’t particularly alarmed about the threat to themselves. David Wallace-Wells’ recent climate change essay in The New York Times,…

Flooded US Air Force Base Underscores Climate Risk to Security, Experts Say

[url=http://www.voanews.com]www.voanews.com[/url] - Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation's nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to nat…

The Coming Wave Of High-Tech Authoritarianism - DollarCollapse.com

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[url=http://www.dollarcollapse.com]www.dollarcollapse.com[/url] - One of history’s hard lessons is that collapsing financial systems beget authoritarian politics. Today’s world, alas, is following this script, as rising debts lead to wrenching political changes in …

When the Going gets Though, Women get Going. "MIddle Ages 2.0" and the Great Transformation Awaiting us

cassandralegacy.blogspot.com - Some time ago, I was chatting at home with a friend who is a researcher specialized in "gender inequality". I asked her what were the ultimate origins of this inequality but we couldn't arrive at a c…


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undark.org - The Bonn Challenge, a global initiative launched in 2011, calls for national commitments to restore 580,000 square miles of the world’s deforested and degraded land by 2020. Visual: Neil Palmer (The …[/url]

Trump calls fake news 'absolute enemy' of the country in latest attack on press[/url]

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thehill.com - President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: 'White supremacists pose a threat to the United States like any other terrorist group' National Enquirer paid 0,000 for Bezos texts: report Santorum: Trump sho…[/url]

After Christchurch, the political class must stop positioning racism as a democratic demand[/url]

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[url=http://www.opendemocracy.net]www.opendemocracy.net[/url] - Three emotions have hit many of us in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack on Al Noor Mosque and Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, during which 50 Muslims were killed and dozens …[/url]

Trump's racist delusions and the global threat of white hate[/url]

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[url=http://www.salon.com]www.salon.com[/url] - Donald Trump, speaking in a style that boldly combines the last call drunken rant with the megaphone corner rave, recently proved that three pillars of America’s executive governance are stupidity, r…[/url]

Trump Wants More War Money Than Last Year and Democrats Don’t Seem to Mind[/url]

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[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url] - The military is once again poised receive a huge budgetary bump from President Trump, and the Democrats don’t seem interested in doing much about it. Last week, reports emerged that Trump, while tout…[/url]

Italian politician who opposed making chickenpox vaccinations mandatory gets chickenpox[/url]

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thehill.com - An Italian politician known for his vocal opposition to a new law mandating that school-aged children get immunized against several diseases, including chickenpox, has come down with the chickenpox. …[/url]

Historic Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota in Wake of Bomb Cyclone by Dr. Jeff Masters | Category 6[/url]

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[url=http://www.wunderground.com]www.wunderground.com[/url] - All-time record flooding is occurring in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota in the wake of heavy rains and snow melt from this week’s bomb cyclone. The storm swept through the cen…[/url]

The political ‘twins’: Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump[/url]

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[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Loveday Morris and Loveday Morris Jerusalem bureau chief covering the Middle East Email Bio Follow Ruth Eglash Ruth Eglash Reporter covering Israel and the Palestinian territories Email Bio Follow…[/url]

Meet the precariat, the new global class fuelling the rise of populism[/url]

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[url=http://www.weforum.org]www.weforum.org[/url] - We are in the middle of a global transformation, the painful construction of a global market economy. In the initial period dominated by financiers and rent-seekers, a new global class has taken shap…[/url]

Schiff will focus on whether Trump is under influence of foreign power[/url]

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[url=http://www.nbcnews.com]www.nbcnews.com[/url] - WASHINGTON — Nearly two years into his investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller has not accused any member of the Trump campaign of conspiring with the 2016 election interference effort — and it…[/url]

We have plundered the commons[/url]

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[url=http://www.weforum.org]www.weforum.org[/url] - Eight hundred years ago, on November 6, 1217, a ten-year-old king, Henry III, watched as his Regent set his seal (he was too young to have one of his own) to a document that was to become a foundatio…[/url]

Deconstructed Podcast: Erik Prince, Perjury, and the Secret Trump Tower Meeting[/url]

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Warnings of New Zealand neo-Nazi attack were ignored[/url]

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Thank You, Climate Strikers. Your Action Matters and Your Power will be Felt - Resilience[/url]

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[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - I want to say to all the climate strikers: thank you so much for being unreasonable. That is, if reasonable means playing by the rules, and the rules are presumed to be guidelines for what is and is …[/url]

US government uses several clandestine shelters to detain immigrant children[/url]

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The Difficulty of Writing for Americans[/url]

[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - March 19, 2019 "Information Clearing House" - Writing for Americans, unless for their entertainment, is a challenging undertaking. One reason is that many, especially of the younger generations, no l…[/url]

On the Ground in Venezuela vs. the Media Spectacle[/url]

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What Republicans and Billionaires Really Mean When They Talk About ‘Freedom’ | naked capitalism[/url]

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[url=http://www.nakedcapitalism.com]www.nakedcapitalism.com[/url] - Yves here. This post focuses on an important slice of history in what “freedom” has meant in political discourse in the US. But I wish it had at least mentioned how a well-funded, then extreme right …[/url]

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New Zealand bans military-style rifles, prime minister says days after mosque attacks that left 50 dead
Trump Says Mueller Report Should Be Made Public: ‘Let People See It’
Explosion Rocks Industrial Zone in Eastern China
U.S. Mercenaries Arrested in Haiti Were Part of a Half-Baked Scheme to Move $80 Million For Embattled President
Trump attacks McCain again, saying he didn’t get a ‘thank you’ for approving late senator’s funeral
Trump slams McCain at Ohio event, but few Republicans are responding
Why Is it So Hard to Match Patients With Their Medical Records?
16 Years After Iraq, the US Has Become a Nation of Passive Neocons
Intercepted Podcast: Radical White Terrorism
France to deploy troops to maintain security during Yellow Vest protests
Beto O’Rourke Slams Benjamin Netanyahu, Saying Israeli Has “Openly Sided With Racists”
Why the 2020 Defense Budget Pushes Hypersonic Weapons | RealClearDefense
How Liberals Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Military Industrial Complex
Eco-fascism is undergoing a revival in the fetid culture of the extreme right | Jason Wilson
How to help those affected by the Midwest flooding
'Triumph for Our Climate': Judge Blocks Fracking on 300,000 Acres of Public Land
Pennsylvania Drug Suspect Tells Police How To Have A Perfect Day
Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics: Why London's Murder Rate Is Not Higher Than NYC's - bellingcat
Latest Science Debunks Claim That Marijuana Significantly Harms Brain
What Happens to the Natural World If All the Insects Disappear?
Water Wars And the Great Indian Die-Off - Ian Welsh
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talkingpointsmemo.comI’ve hinted at this in a few posts. It’s time to confront it head on. The White House isn’t doing the standard tussling with Congress about oversight: some stonewalling, some negotiation, taking some…



Twitter CEO Gently Tells Trump: Your ‘Lost’ Followers Are Bots






www.thedailybeast.comOn Tuesday, President Trump hosted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in the Oval Office for a closed-door meeting, during which the leader of the free world spent an inordinate amount of time complaining about…



Jack Dorsey On Deleting Tweets, Banning Trump, And Whether An Unbiased Twitter Can Exist






www.buzzfeednews.comTwitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey doesn’t have all the answers. For one, he’s not sure whether you should delete your old tweets. He’s deleted some himself — but only for copyright violations or clarity. In …



The Trump Administration Considered Sending Migrant Children to Guantanamo Bay






splinternews.comIncreasing numbers of families fleeing violence and persecution in Central America are coming into the U.S. to seek asylum. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has ordered more migrants detained, inc…



Beto O’Rourke Was Threatening to Run a New Kind of Campaign. Not Anymore.







theintercept.comBeto O’Rourke started his presidential run with a nearly unprecedented asset: a trained and functioning ground operation, staffed and ready to deploy at the flick of a switch. When he lit it up on Ma…



Waiting Is for White People: The Privilege of Not Impeaching Trump






www.theroot.comIf there was one thing about white people I have ever envied, it is their faith. White people really believe in the idea of America. They trust that they live in the land of the free and the home of …



Of Two Minds – If "Getting Ahead" Depends on Asset Bubbles, It's Not "Getting Ahead," It's Gambling






www.oftwominds.comGiven that the economy is now totally and completely dependent on inflating asset bubbles, it makes no sense to invest for the long-term. Beneath the endlessly hyped expansion in gross domestic produ…



How Inequality Statistics Can Mislead You | Current Affairs






www.currentaffairs.orgI am sure you have heard plenty of people make the argument that global capitalism “lifts all boats.” Yes, as productivity increases, the rich get much richer, but the poor get richer too. Fewer peop…



'You're unallocated!' and other BS companies use to obscure reality






theconversation.comCorporate America has invented many ways to avoid letting the public know it’s laying people off – or telling employees themselves “You’re fired.” Common parlance includes “downsizing,” “headcount ma…



NASA Just Detected the First Marsquake on the Red Planet







Welfare for the Wealthy: Trump Administration Tax Loophole Is Government Assistance for Gentrifiers







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The Activists Quietly Struggling to Protect Venezuela's DC Embassy from a US-backed Coup



www.mintpressnews.comAn extraordinary chapter in the ongoing saga of Venezuela has been taking place, virtually unnoticed, at the Venezuela Embassy that lies in the heart of swanky Georgetown in Washington DC. A group of…



130,000 years of American history



www.brasscheck.comSchool teaches children that Native Americans crossed the Bering Strait about 13,000 years ago. Now we know that story is 100% wrong. Who made up the original bogus story? A Catholic priest, and by c…



Trump Officials Want to Veto UN Measure Opposing Rape as Weapon of War



truthout.orgIn what critics denounced as the Trump administration’s latest attack on women’s rights across the globe, U.S. officials are reportedly threatening to veto a United Nations Security Council resolutio…



Why Protesters Should be Wary of '12 Years to Climate Breakdown' Rhetoric – Resilience



www.resilience.orgI was invited to speak to a group of teenagers on climate strike in Oxford recently. Like many scientists, I support the strikes, but also find them disturbing. Which I’m sure is the idea. Today’s te…



Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms – report



www.theguardian.comAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog or particulate air pollution – both of which are being made worse by climate change, according to a new report. Air qual…





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