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Doomstead Diner Daily June 30
« Reply #945 on: June 30, 2019, 06:57:21 AM »
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Trump becomes first sitting president to set foot into North Korea

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Seung Min Kim and Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email Bio Follow Simon Denyer Simon Denyer Tokyo bureau chief covering Japan, North Korea and South Korea. Email Bio Follow June 30 at 7:13 AM …


2020 Democrats defend Kamala Harris after Donald Trump Jr. tweet about her race

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Colby Itkowitz Colby Itkowitz Congress, campaigns, health policy, Pennsylvania politics Email Bio Follow June 29 at 7:36 PM Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black candidates in a field of two d…


Trump Wants to Make the Lincoln Memorial Area a VIP Section on July 4

splinternews.com - First Donald Trump couldn’t have his dumb $92 million military parade, so he decided to usurp Fourth of July celebrations this year in the nation’s capital. Now, he plans to transform the area in fro…


What the Concentration Camps of Bosnia Can Teach Us About the Abuse of Immigrants on the U.S. Border

theintercept.com - Tours of detention camps are public relations tricks; governments do their best to make sure journalists don’t actually visit the exact places where crimes occurred. Here’s an example from Bosnia. On…


Canadian Cartoonist Fired After His Trump Cartoon Goes Viral

crooksandliars.com - I've used 'fired' in the headline, but more accurately de Adder had his contract terminated with the Brunswick News, a privately-held publishing company that operates in New Brunswick, Canada. The so…


House Democrats just opened a probe into Trump lapdog Matt Gaetz that could end his career

washingtonpress.com - The House Ethics Committee just announced an investigation into a Florida man who engaged in witness intimidation against Trump’s former personal lawyer. In late February, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) post…


Asymmetry between the major parties fries the circuits of the mainstream press - PressThink

pressthink.org - On the eve of the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, I thought I would write down some of the precepts and maxims I have used to understand press behavior during this long and sta…


Portland police clash with protesters and make ‘cement milkshake’ claim

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Police declared a civil disturbance in Portland, Oregon on Saturday afternoon, after a day of duelling political protests culminated in brawls and standoffs between demonstrators and law enforcement.…


Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall

splinternews.com - Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress. A federal judge on Frida…


The Racist Nextdoor

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - If you had to pick between the ability to fly or the ability to become invisible, which would you choose? This infamous conundrum is actually a psychological test that reveals deep-seated personality…


Berlin freezes rent for five years

bigthink.com - Before anyone gets an Island of Dr. Moreau vibe, it's worth noting that the brains did not approach neural activity anywhere near consciousness. The BrainEx solution contained chemicals that prevente…


'Surveillance Scores' Can Cost You BIG - The Organic Prepper

[url=http://www.theorganicprepper.com]www.theorganicprepper.com[/url] - If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! In these Orwellian times, when it is revealed that yet another government agency is spying on us in yet another way,…


It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought

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[url=http://www.newscientist.com]www.newscientist.com[/url] - The contrails left by aeroplanes last only hours. But they are now so widespread that their warming effect is greater than that of all the carbon dioxide emitted by aeroplanes that has accumulated in…


Ice sheet collapse: The greatest unknown in climate science

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bigthink.com - JON GERTNER: For scientists who study climate change, one of the great challenges has been trying to figure out if these great ice sheets, these old remnants of the ice age in Greenland and Antarctic…


Thousands protest against lifting Madrid car ban

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk]www.bbc.co.uk[/url] - Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Madrid on Saturday to oppose the newly elected conservative mayor's decision to reverse car pollution restrictions. The People's Party-run city hall has…


How chronic stress harms orcas in captivity

bigthink.com - Before anyone gets an Island of Dr. Moreau vibe, it's worth noting that the brains did not approach neural activity anywhere near consciousness. The BrainEx solution contained chemicals that prevente…


A robotic teddy bear can benefit hospitalized children

news.mit.edu - A new study demonstrates, for the first time, that "social robots" used in support sessions held in pediatric units at hospitals can lead to more positive emotions in sick children. Many hospitals ho…


Trump's EPA may be about to screw over America's biggest wild salmon run

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - The war over America’s most productive wild salmon fishery, in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, has been brewing for nearly 40 years. Now, the Trump administration appears to be intervening on behalf of the min…


Extinct 11-Foot 'Super-Ostrich' Was As Massive As a Polar Bear

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Near the dawn of the last ice age, an enormous terrestrial bird about three times the size of a modern ostrich jogged across eastern Europe, according to a fossil femur recently found in Crimea. Anal…


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Doomstead Diner Daily July 1
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Neo-Nazi Gets Multiple Life Sentences In Federal Prison for Charlottesville Car Attack

unicornriot.ninja - Charlottesville, VA – Last Friday, June 28, 2019, James Alex Fields appeared for sentencing in federal court on charges related to his deadly car attack after the neo-nazi Unite The Right rally on Au…


Fascist Activists Have Spent The Last Year Trying to Win Over Police

[url=http://www.bellingcat.com]www.bellingcat.com[/url] - On 4 August 2018, hundreds of far-right activists with Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys convened in Portland, Oregon. The rally was in support of Senate candidate Joey Gibson, the founder of Patriot…


Trump becomes first sitting president to set foot into North Korea

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Seung Min Kim and Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email Bio Follow Simon Denyer Simon Denyer Tokyo bureau chief covering Japan, North Korea and South Korea. Email Bio Follow June 30 at 12:08 PM…


‘It’s only fake news’: Even on a historic day, Trump complains about media coverage

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Seung Min Kim Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email Bio Follow June 30 at 3:24 PM PANMUNJOM, Korea — June 30, 2019, was one of the most historic days of Donald Trump’s presidency. But he was st…


JOHN KIRIAKOU: CIA Seeking More Impunity

consortiumnews.com - The agency is trying to get a pass on crimes even before they’re committed and it represents a threat to press freedom. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News The CIA has quietly asked the Senat…


Why Bill Barr Is So Dangerous

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - As this introduction suggested, Barr’s memo rested not on facts, but on a much more sweeping claim that as a matter of law, the obstruction-of-justice statute, 18 U.S.C. Section 1512, cannot possibly…


‘The enigma of the entire Mueller probe’: Focus on origins of Russian investigation puts spotlight on Maltese professor

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Joseph Mifsud participates in an Organization of American States meeting in Washington on Nov. 12, 2014. (Juan Manuel Herrera/OAS) By Rosalind S. Helderman , Rosalind S. Helderman Reporter focusing o…


The Rules Of Debate Spin Are Changing, And The Media Is Losing Control

[url=http://www.buzzfeednews.com]www.buzzfeednews.com[/url] - It was a bit of a relief back in 2012 when Twitter replaced the spin room. Presidential debates had for years been the most theatrically clear examples of how media narratives get manufactured: A bun…


With Census Decision, Trump’s GOP Falters in March Toward White Minority Rule

theintercept.com - The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on Thursday to block the Commerce Department from including a citizenship question on the 2020 census was legally and morally the right thing to do. As is its wont, t…


How Lobbyists and Insiders Could Override Voters to Choose the Democratic Presidential Nominee

theintercept.com - The era of smoky backroom deals and political power brokers in charge of the Democratic Party could come roaring back in Milwaukee next year, when thousands of party faithful convene to formally sele…


Newsbud Exclusive- Israel’s Mossad Replaces CIA as Handler of Libyan Strongman Khalifa Haftar

[url=http://www.newsbud.com]www.newsbud.com[/url] - A recent revelation, albeit quietly by choice, has been trickling under the popular western-dominated news radar. This under-reported, to the point of outright censored, exposé, has to do with Israel…


When the Trucks Stop Delivering, ‘The System’ Will Collapse

readynutrition.com - Collectively speaking, most Americans take for granted the system in place to deliver essential supplies to their area. “The system,” an underlying infrastructure that keeps goods, services and comme…


Shale oil and gas: Destroying capital one well at a time - Resilience

[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - Recently, the former CEO of the largest shale gas producer in the United States told a roomful of conference goers what any competent financial analysis would have revealed many years ago: the shale …


Record-breaking honeybee deaths recorded for last winter

inhabitat.com - Depending on who you ask, either the mites or the pesticides are to blame for the record-breaking bee decline among honeybees last winter. The truth is likely a combination of both, and the deadly sy…


Native Americans revive squash from seeds found in an 800-year-old pot

[url=http://www.ancient-origins.net]www.ancient-origins.net[/url] - Some Native Americans found squash seeds in a pot about 800 years old and revived the plant for the first time in centuries. The seeds from the large, bright orange squash have been distributed to na…


How the Brain and Body Work Together to Create Thinking

undark.org - Suppose I give you the name of a body part, and ask you to list its main uses: I say legs, you say walking and running; I say ears, you say hearing. And if I say the brain? Well, that’s a no-brainer …


Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure in Germany

unicornriot.ninja - This year’s #EndeGelaende event was the most logistically challenging ever, according to its organizers. Activists were repeatedly stopped from boarding trains, buses and crossing bridges by police a…


Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East” - Global Research

[url=http://www.globalresearch.ca]www.globalresearch.ca[/url] - This article by award winning author Mahdi Nazemroaya first published by GR in November 2006 is of particular relevance to an understanding of the ongoing process of destabilization and political fra…


No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Month after month, there is research showing that climate change is happening faster than we thought. We’re in a car hurtling towards the edge of …


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Doomstead Diner Daily July 2
« Reply #947 on: July 02, 2019, 03:58:45 AM »

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All of the extremist killings in the US in 2018 had links to right-wing extremism, according to new report

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Every extremist killing in the US in 2018 had a link to a right-wing extremism, according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism. The report zeroes in on incidents such…


The Trump Administration Is Planning Mass Video Proceedings for Immigrants in Tents on the Border

theintercept.com - Until this year, immigrants who requested asylum in the U.S. were either put in immigration detention centers or released to family and friends in the U.S. to pursue their claims. But in late January…


Ocasio-Cortez and other Democrats detail 'horrifying' conditions at border facility

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Following a visit to a migrant detention center in Texas on Monday, the New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called conditions “horrifying” and denounced sexualized threats against her – a…


A 30-Year-Old Father Died After Being Detained For Weeks By ICE

[url=http://www.buzzfeednews.com]www.buzzfeednews.com[/url] - A 30-year-old Honduran man who had previously been forced to wait in Mexico while his asylum case was processed in the US died Sunday, weeks after being taken into federal immigration custody, offici…


Andrew Sullivan: Democratic Candidates Are in a Bubble on Immigration

nymag.com - There is now a photograph that sums up everything wrong about America’s broken and overwhelmed immigration system. You’ve seen it, and it is hard to let it leave the mind or the conscience. Together …


Why Hong Kong has grown increasingly fearful of Chinese control

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - A protester breaks a window of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Monday. (Ritchie B Tongo/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) By Adam Taylor Adam Taylor Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subject…


"Irresponsible": cost of Donald Trump's July 4 military parade blasted by National Park advocacy group

[url=http://www.newsweek.com]www.newsweek.com[/url] - President Donald Trump's decision to transform the annual Fourth of July celebration into a larger event including armored military vehicles stationed along the National Mall in Washington, D.C. has …


Of Two Minds - America's Concealed Crisis: Fifty Years of Economic Decline, 1969 to 2019

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - If we consider the long term, it's clear America's economy and society have been declining for the average household for 50 years. What if the "prosperity" of the past 50 years is mostly a statistica…


Trump claims homelessness ‘is a phenomenon that only started two years ago’

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow on Monday scolded the Trump administration for stopping the promotion of government-funded research done. "The Trump administration has refused to publicize dozens of gover…


Cleanup begins in Hong Kong after night of anger against a government perceived as a puppet

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Andrew Leung, president of the Legislative Council, looks at damaged glass panels on Tuesday, a day after protesters broke into the council building, in Hong Kong. (Jorge Silva/Reuters) By Timothy Mc…


Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and busines…


As a major Indian city runs out of water, 9 million people pray for rain

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Workers carry the last bucketful of water from a small pond in the dried-out Puzhal reservoir on the outskirts of the Indian city of Chennai. (Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images) By Niha Masih and Niha Mas…


G20 plan to halt ocean plastic pollution is toothless

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - No detailed guidelines, no legally binding requirements, and a misplaced focal point are a recipe for failure. This past weekend's G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, resulted in a new goal to stop plastic w…


Florida makes the restoration of voting rights contingent on criminal debt payments

theconversation.com - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a measure approved by state lawmakers that makes the restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies contingent on having paid off all criminal debt…


The Handmaid’s Tale comes to life in Alabama. Women must heed the warning

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Marshae Jones was five months pregnant when another woman, Ebony Jemison, shot her in the stomach, in an Alabama town called Pleasant Grove. The 27-year-old Jones survived but the foetus, hit by the …


Hundreds of Mummies Found Buried Around the World’s Oldest Pyramid

[url=http://www.ancient-origins.net]www.ancient-origins.net[/url] - An amazing cache of mummies has been found in Egypt near one of the world’s oldest pyramids. Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred of them at the site. The unearthing of the mummified bodi…


The Pitfalls of Searching for Alien Life

undark.org - In October 2017, a telescope operated by the University of Hawaii picked up a strange cigar-shaped object (artist rendering in top image), which had slingshotted past the sun at a more-than-brisk top…


Why solar power can’t save us from the coming energy crisis

energyskeptic.com - Preface. Embedded within the posts below are even more reasons why solar electricity can’t replace fossil fuels. Meanwhile, all solar and wind do is add to the giant fire of burning fossil fuels and …


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Doomstead Diner Daily July 3
« Reply #948 on: July 03, 2019, 05:02:34 AM »

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Park Service diverts $2.5 million in fees for Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Juliet Eilperin , Juliet Eilperin Reporter covering domestic policy and national affairs Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey and Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Dan Lamothe…


Trump’s Dumb Military Parade May Damage the Lincoln Memorial, Collapse a Bridge

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - As you’ve probably heard by now, Donald Trump is forcing the military to throw him a giant parade on Thursday under the guise of celebrating the Fourth of July, because he witnessed France’s Bastille…


2020 Census will not include citizenship question, Justice Department confirms

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Ann E. Marimow , Ann E. Marimow Reporter covering legal affairs Email Bio Follow Matt Zapotosky and Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department Email Bio Follow Tara …


House Dems Tell Mnuchin They’ll See His Ass in Court

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - The Justice Department, run by a guy who is effectively Trump’s personal lawyer, has unsurprisingly backed Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over the tax returns, writing in June that the Treasury has a “con…


Thousands of Immigrants Suffer in Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention

theintercept.com - The Intercept’s and ICIJ’s reporting, which included a groundbreaking review of more than 8,400 reports describing placements of ICE detainees in solitary confinement, found that the immigration agen…


Peter Thiel’s Palantir Was Used To Bust Relatives of Migrant Children, New Documents Show

theintercept.com - A May 2017 ICE document on an impending “Unaccompanied Alien Children Human Smuggling Disruption Initiative,” characterized as “a joint effort of ERO and HSI,” makes explicit the fact that ERO used P…


‘This Is About the Preservation of Our Humanity’: Democrats Speak Out About Vile Conditions, Racist Rhetoric at Border Facilities

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - Democrats visiting three detention facilities in Texas on Monday had to raise their voices—despite having microphones—to be heard over the shouts and heckling of pro-Donald Trump, anti-immigrant grou…


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

theintercept.com - Customs 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…


The New Sheriff in Town

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In 2006, Luis Pineda-Ancheta was arrested in Arizona, charged with illegal entry into the United States, a civil offense, and deported back to his native Honduras. At some point in …


Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a True Peace Candidate

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - The lineup of Democrats who have already declared themselves as candidates for their party’s presidential nomination in 2020 is remarkable, if only for the fact that so many wannabes have thrown thei…


Russian State TV Just Admitted Trump Belongs To Them: "He Wants The U.S. To Be Just Like Russia" - Political State

politicalstate.org - After the public display of contempt for the rule of law that Trump exhibited in Japan during the G20, it came as no surprise who he was sitting next to as he mocked the special counsel and America’s…


Indian Diplomat Ripped Ivanka A New One, Called Her A "Half-Wit" · DC Tribune

dctribune.org - In the wake of the Trump administration’s diplomatic blundering through the G20 summit this year, it wasn’t just the President’s ill-timed comments or brusque nature that drew criticism — it was also…


No End in Sight for Record Midwest Flood Crisis

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - The 2019 Mississippi River flood fight is going to slog deep into the summer — and maybe much longer. While communities north of St. Louis are beginning the expensive path to recovery after record-br…


4 health benefits of figs

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - These beautiful fruits taste so deliciously sweet, it's hard to believe they're also really good for you. August is fig season, which runs through October each year. Multiple varieties of figs will b…


US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other developed countries, according to a new analysis by the global risk consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft. The figures emerge as th…


A Crime by Any Name

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - The conditions at these facilities may not result from acts of deliberate malice, but as with Andersonville, the administration’s unwavering pursuit of its ideological goal—making life so unbearable …


Red, white but rarely blue - the science of fireworks colors, explained

theconversation.com - In the earliest days of the United States, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail about the celebration of independence, “It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns…


Scientists Are Giving Dead Brains New Life. What Could Go Wrong?

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - After the N.I.H. meeting, Sestan was invited to Duke University to speak with the members of the school’s bioethics faculty and others. “People were aghast,” one person familiar with the meeting told…


Boom Goes the Plastics Industry

[url=http://www.sierraclub.org]www.sierraclub.org[/url] - Early in the morning on Sunday, March 17, Terri Garcia picked up the phone to a frantic barrage of questions from her mother: "Where are my grandbabies? Where's your brother? What are your nephews do…


After urging land reform I now know the brute power of our billionaire press | George Monbiot

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - All billionaires want the same thing – a world that works for them. For many, this means a world in which they are scarcely taxed and scarcely regulated; where labour is cheap and the planet can be u…


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Doomstead Diner Daily July 4 The Trumpapalooza Edition
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Blue Angels, John Stamos … and tanks? Trump’s July 4th celebration takes shape

[url=http://www.foxnews.com]www.foxnews.com[/url] - President Trump replies to former president Carter's comments about his legitimacy in office. From his now-famous Trump Tower escalator ride to announce his 2016 campaign to last weekend’s historic s…


Inside the effort to build suspense — and crowds — for Trump’s Fourth of July

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Army personnel finish parking a Bradley Fighting Vehicle in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) By Juliet Eilperin , Juliet Eilperin Reporter covering domestic poli…


This Fourth of July, Trump will star in a movie of his own making

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Donald Trump won the presidency but never scored an Emmy for the Apprentice despite 15 seasons and 192 episodes. Come this Independence Day, however, the president will star in a movie of his own mak…


Five myths about the American flag

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - 1. Betsy Ross made the first American flag. The Betsy Ross story is the most tenacious piece of fiction involving the flag. There simply is no credible historical evidence — letters, diaries, newspap…

Trumpmenbashi

thediplomat.com - In 1991, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Islam Karimov was elected Uzbekistan’s first – and heretofore only – president. His transition to the presidency was seamless: Karimov, a long…


Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - President Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross last month. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Tara Bahrampour , Tara Bahrampour Reporter focusing on aging, generations and demography Email B…


From 'Unbelievable' to 'Infuriating': Uproar Over Judge Who Cited 'Good Family' of Accused Rapist as Reason for Leniency

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - A state appeals court in New Jersey issued a vehement rebuke of a judge's earlier court decision in a rape case, in which the judge had given leniency to the defendant—reasoning that he was from "a g…


A giant heat dome over Alaska is set to threaten all-time temperature records

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Upper-level high pressure is maxed out and anchored over southern Alaska Friday evening per model simulations. (TropicalTidbits.com) By Ian Livingston Ian Livingston Email Bio Follow July 3 at 3:47 P…


"You hear kids crying": Border Patrol agent describes conditions in migrant detention centers

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Why does the American president have such an affinity, a fetish even, for the world’s dictators while at the same time spurning many of America’s traditional allies? And how does this turn to the dar…


Drawings by migrant children who were in detention show them in cages

[url=http://www.nbcnews.com]www.nbcnews.com[/url] - EL PASO, Texas — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Wednesday after touring Customs and Border Protection faci…


Fears of catastrophic climate changes increases support for Extinction Rebellion campaign

[url=http://www.winsfordguardian.co.uk]www.winsfordguardian.co.uk[/url] - Extinction Rebellion Cheshire had a stall at Winsford Town Park's first birthday celebrations on Saturday


Why Is It 'Snowing' Salt in the Dead Sea?

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - A mysterious underwater "snowfall" of salt is falling and accumulating far below the surface of the Dead Sea. For decades the already-salty Dead Sea has been slowly getting saltier as its fresh water…


Plastic 'Nurdle' Pollution: Coming to a Beach Near You?

undark.org - Last September, Jace Tunnell discovered a layer of tiny, round plastic pellets covering a beach on Padre Island off the southern coast of Texas. There were “millions of them,” he recalled, “and it we…


Flesh-eating bacteria have infected 2 children and killed a 77-year-old woman in the past month. Experts say this will become more common in the US as ocean water warms.

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Yet another person on the East Coast of the US has been found to have flesh-eating bacteria. On Saturday, Brittany Carey's young son went swimming in Maryland's Sinepuxent Bay near Ocean City. Two da…


Over One-Tenth of Global Population Could Lack Drinking Water by 2030

truthout.org - Outside on my front porch, alder chip smoke billows out of my small smoker. The racks inside the tin smoker are filled with wild-caught Alaskan Coho salmon, provided to me by my friend Jonathan. He a…


EPA Move to Phase Out Animal Experiments Could Mean the End of Toxics Regulations

theintercept.com - The Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward with a plan to sharply reduce and ultimately phase out experimental testing on lab animals. In an undated internal memo sent in late June to assi…


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Slouching Towards The Ethnostate: Inside The American Identity Movement

unicornriot.ninja - Washington, DC – Earlier this year, the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa (IE), known for organizing the deadly Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, rebranded itself the ‘American Identity Movement…


Flight of fancy: Trump claims 1775 revolutionary army 'took over airports'

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Donald Trump made an awkward blunder during his speech on Independence Day, praising the army, which he said “took over the airports” from the British during the revolutionary war in the late 1700s. …


Gallup: Americans’ pride in U.S. hits record low

bigthink.com - Which of today's technologies will shape tomorrow's world? A new report compiled by the World Economic Forum reveals some of the breakthrough innovations that are expected to radically impact the glo…


How the U.S. Military Promotes Its Weapons Arsenal to the Public

theintercept.com - America’s wars take place far away — Kabul is 6,700 miles from New York or, traveling in the other direction, 7,400 miles from San Francisco. They also involve fewer and fewer Americans — the Army no…


Of Two Minds - What's Left to Monetize?

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - What's left to monetize? It appears the answer is "very little." Advertising has always monetized consumers' time and attention, what we call engagement today. Newspapers and periodicals publish adve…


How and Why The Intercept Is Reporting on a Vast Trove of Materials About Brazil’s Operation Car Wash and Justice Minister Sergio Moro

theintercept.com - These three articles were published today in The Intercept Brasil in Portuguese, and we have synthesized them into two English-language articles for The Intercept. Given the size and global influence…


Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Brazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police plan to investigate the bank accounts of an American journalist w…


Court to unseal up to 2,000 pages of Jeffrey Epstein-related documents

[url=http://www.miamiherald.com]www.miamiherald.com[/url] - A New York federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the unsealing of up to 2,000 pages of judicial documents that are expected to show evidence relating to whether New York financier Jeffrey Epstei…


Portland's police chief calls for anti-mask law, different approach for violent protesters

[url=http://www.memeorandum.com]www.memeorandum.com[/url] - Bret Stephens / New York Times: Robespierre's America — We need to reclaim the spirit of 1776, not the certitudes of 1789. — I was walking through an airport terminal trying to catch a connecting fli…


Scientists eliminate HIV in entire genome of mice for the first time

[url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk]www.dailymail.co.uk[/url] - Scientists eliminated HIV from the entire genome of lab mice for the first time ever using a slow-acting drug and gene-editing. The feat, revealed in a publication today, suggests this two-pronged te…


Most Can't Pay Rent, Eat Food, or Get Sick

[url=http://www.theorganicprepper.com]www.theorganicprepper.com[/url] - If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! We are living in precarious times, and if you haven’t prepared for an economic collapse yet, it is time to start tak…


Insects could die out ‘in worst extinction since the dinosaurs’, experts warn

news.yahoo.com - The world is teetering on the edge of a man-made apocalypse, experts have warned - with plunging insect numbers in Europe offering a chilling warning. A report this year found that 40% of insect spec…


Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - Among the requirements for naturalization — when a person not born in the United States voluntarily becomes a U.S. citizen — is the famous civics test. Test your patriotic proficiency with these ques…


WATCH: Theewaterskloof Dam's 3 year collapse in 60 seconds

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Dengue fever could spread to Europe due to climate change, scientists warn

metro.co.uk - Climate change has been blamed for cases of dengue fever shooting up by 600 per cent in Brazil in the past year. Experts say global warming has helped mosquitos carrying the potentially deadly diseas…


'Unprecedented' Wildfires Burned Across the Arctic Circle In June

[url=http://www.vice.com]www.vice.com[/url] - Across the Arctic, more than 100 wildfires are releasing clouds of carbon dioxide and other harmful emissions into the atmosphere. The fires have been burning across the Arctic Circle in Siberia and …


The yield on the 10 Year US Govt Bond has fallen from 3.25% to 1.95% in 9 months. The descent is picking up speed. A major financial/economic crisis may be imminent.

[url=http://www.reddit.com]www.reddit.com[/url] - A global flight-to-safety is underway in the financial world. There is effectively zero mention of this anywhere even though what is happening with US Treasuries is a MASSIVE news story. Nine months …


Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene

[url=http://www.pnas.org]www.pnas.org[/url] - If the world’s societies want to avoid crossing a potential threshold that locks the Earth System into the Hothouse Earth pathway, then it is critical that they make deliberate decisions to avoid thi…


‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Carl Dunlap and Sommer Johnson in May at the home they rent in Douglasville, Ga. (Elijah Nouvelage for The Washington Post) By Heather Long Heather Long Economics correspondent Email Bio Follow July …


How We Keep Destroying the Things that Make us Live: The Biotic Pump and the Raw Power of Science

cassandralegacy.blogspot.com - This is not an easy video to follow, but I thought to propose it to you nevertheless. Perhaps its most impressive feature is how it is not refined, it is not slick, it uses no tricks. It is just a pl…


How America Is Building The Institutions Of A Fascist Society, By Umair Haque

carolynbaker.net - Perhaps you read, as I did, about the Facebook group that CBP agents had, where they…made death threats against AOC, dehumanized migrants and refugees, cheered on violence, even against little kids, …


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Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Mr. Trump did not say what his options were. But people familiar with the discussions said that among the options being considered was using federal records other than the census questionnaires sent …


7.1 magnitude aftershock rattles southern California

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck southern California, causing cracked buildings fires, broken roads and several injuries, authorities and residents said. The latest tremor, which followed a 6.4 …


The Ugly Origins Of The 2020 Census Citizenship Question

philiprotner.com - Last week, the Supreme Court issued a decision rejecting the Trump administration’s attempt to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 census form. The Court’s beef wasn’t with the substance of …


The Man With Two Faces - OCCRP

[url=http://www.occrp.org]www.occrp.org[/url] - Tajikistan is one of the world’s most repressive countries — and not just at home. In recent years, its exiled dissidents have faced extradition, kidnapping, and forcible return from the many countri…


A Day of Sorrow for American Democracy

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - But, as Kagan argues in her dissent, this case should be easier than many in which gathering outrage tips over into judicial condemnation. This issue has firmer bones than that. Roberts’s faulty reas…


The money behind President Trump’s Fourth of July extravaganza

[url=http://www.opensecrets.org]www.opensecrets.org[/url] - OpenSecrets keeps money in politics transparent and accountable. Please support our work by making a donation today. Help us count cash and make change by making a donation today. Support Accountabil…


Scandal for Bolsonaro’s Justice Minister Sergio Moro Grows as the Intercept Partners With Brazil’s Largest Magazine For New Exposé

theintercept.com - An op-ed in the New York Times this morning by Contributing Writer Vanessa Barbara – headlined: “Where Do You Turn When the Anti-Corruption Crusaders Are Dirty?” – illustrates how rapidly and radical…


Restoring forests may be one of our most powerful weapons in fighting climate change

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - Allowing the earth’s forests to recover could cancel out a significant amount of humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research. The worldwide assessment of current and potential fore…


Planting a Trillion Trees is Fastest, Cheapest Way to Reverse Climate Change: Study

themindunleashed.com - (TMU) — Researchers have long warned of the dangers of climate change, which has seen ecological conditions degrade as weather patterns grow more unpredictable. And now, scientists are urging the wor…


Rest Easy, America. Police Have Located the Blue Bell Ice Cream Licker

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - The crime of the century has been solved. Yes, police in Texas say they have identified the dastardly character who—wait for it—licked a Blue Bell ice cream tub in a Walmart and then put it back. Luf…


Model, 26, Busted On Felony Obscenity Charge. She Was Fully Clothed At The Time.

[url=http://www.thesmokinggun.com]www.thesmokinggun.com[/url] - The 26-year-old Floridian and a male acquaintance are each facing a felony obscenity charge for performing “in a sexual manner” in the presence of a minor who videotaped the fully clothed pair in act…


CBP officials knew about derogatory Facebook group years ago and have investigated posts from it before

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - A Customs and Border Protection officer stands at the Paso del Norte border crossing bridge at Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Monday. (Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters) By Reis Thebault and Reis Thebault Nation…


Russia paid radio broadcaster $1.4 million to air Kremlin propaganda in DC

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HBO's Riveting Years and Years Is a Vehicle for Pure Dystopian Dread

[url=http://www.pastemagazine.com]www.pastemagazine.com[/url] - I have now watched two episodes of HBO’s Years and Years, and while the idea of abandoning the painfully compelling six-part miniseries is unfathomable to me, I am also dreading the prospect of watch…


Wall Street Beware: The Public Banking Movement Is Coming for You

truthout.org - It may not come as a surprise to hear that the majority of Americans don’t trust the banking system in this country. Only 27 percent of those surveyed in a 2016 Gallup poll said they had “a great dea…


Melting Greenland Is Awash in Sand

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - That might help meet a growing worldwide demand for sand. Henry Fountain, a New York Times climate reporter, and Ben C. Solomon, a Times multimedia reporter, traveled to Greenland to experience the c…


Unprecedented Arctic megafires are releasing a huge amount of CO2

[url=http://www.newscientist.com]www.newscientist.com[/url] - The Arctic is on fire. Dozens of wildfires of an unprecedented intensity have been burning across the Arctic circle for the past few weeks, releasing as much CO2 in just one month as Sweden’s total a…


Opinion - Goodbye Dollar, It Was Nice Knowing You!

[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - July 05, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -Over the past two years, the White House has initiated trade disputes, insulted allies and enemies alike, and withdrawn from or refused to ratify multinati…


Opinion - American Exceptionalism and American Innocence

[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - July 05, 2019 "Information Clearing House" - Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong have explored the albatross of myths, legends, lies and damn lies around America’s neck in their book American Exceptio…


Burying the Nakba: How Israel systematically hides evidence of 1948 expulsion of Arabs

[url=http://www.haaretz.com]www.haaretz.com[/url] - Four years ago, historian Tamar Novick was jolted by a document she found in the file of Yosef Vashitz, from the Arab Department of the left-wing Mapam Party, in the Yad Yaari archive at Givat Haviva…


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Cables from UK's ambassador to the US blast Trump as 'inept,' 'incompetent'

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - A UK government source told CNN the memos described in the Daily Mail story are genuine. The Daily Mail says the memos span the period between 2017 to present day, covering everything from Trump's fo…


One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impacts,…


Trump Thinks He Can Use An Executive Order to Get a Citizenship Question on the Census

splinternews.com - President Trump has announced that he’s “very seriously” considering an executive order in attempt to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, thanks to his absolute determination to abolis…


Miami GOP Chairman just caught leading Proud Boys in attack on Democratic campaign office

thesternfacts.com - The Proud Boys are a national street gang with numerous Republican connections one of whose members planned the Charlottesville riot which group members attended last summer. But they court a multi-r…


Faith and freedoms: why evangelicals profess unwavering love for Trump

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - When Donald Trump took the stage last month at a mega-conference for the Faith and Freedom Coalition, the country’s largest organization of evangelical Christians, he was granted an extraordinary wel…


Under Trump, Christian nationalists are playing to win — and liberals are finally fighting back

[url=http://www.salon.com]www.salon.com[/url] - There is a difference between exercising religious beliefs and imposing them on others. Our Constitution fiercely protects the former and expressly prohibits the latter. -- Rep. Joseph Kennedy III Th…


Deep State Unites to Neuter Antiwar Movements!

[url=http://www.newsbud.com]www.newsbud.com[/url] - The latest Deep State transformation from covert to overt is geared to remove the last remaining bastions of the Anti-War movement. By removing the illusionary Left-Right divide lines the Deep State …


Turkey allegedly seeking to annex Idlib, northern Aleppo: report

[url=http://www.almasdarnews.com]www.almasdarnews.com[/url] - BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – Turkey is allegedly seeking to annex the Idlib Governorate and the northern region of Aleppo, Iran’s Fars News Agency reported, citing the Arab-language publication Al-A…


With Record Numbers of Displaced People, Deterrence Policies to Stop Their Movement Are Mass Murder

theintercept.com - It is unlikely that any punitive consequences will result from the ICC’s legal submission; the Hague is not in the habit of holding contemporary Western powers accountable for crimes against humanity…


Russia’s Presence In Venezuela Helped Scale Down US Aggression

popularresistance.org - “I would say that Russia is playing a role of a geopolitical mediator in Latin America. We think that we can find a balanced framework for the relationships in the region, with Russia and China. I th…


The Faults That Ruptured in Twin California Quakes Are Very, Very Weird, Geologists Say.

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - On July Fourth, the most powerful earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years struck a remote part of the Mojave Desert. A day later, an even larger temblor rocked the same area. Though …


Caravan of Americans battling diabetes heads to Canada for affordable insulin

[url=http://www.cbsnews.com]www.cbsnews.com[/url] - The high price of insulin across the country is forcing some families with type 1 diabetes to go north to buy the medication. From 2012 to 2016, the price of insulin nearly doubled in the U.S. — and …


As Methane Levels in the Atmosphere Soar, Trump Administration Moves to Gut Regulations

blog.ucsusa.org - Until recently, carbon dioxide has earned top billing among global warming gases. Emitted when fossil fuels burn, it remains the most prevalent heat-trapping emission driving climate change. Its conc…


Corporations have 'hijacked justice'

theecologist.org - Countries from across Asia are convening in Melbourne this week to negotiate the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a trade deal that would impact almost half of the world’s populati…


Desalination Is Booming as Cities Run out of Water

[url=http://www.wired.com]www.wired.com[/url] - This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Some 30 miles north of San Diego, along the Pacific Coast, sits the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad D…


A growing population no longer has any economic benefit

[url=http://www.marketwatch.com]www.marketwatch.com[/url] - LONDON (Project Syndicate) — Every two years, the United Nations issues its latest estimate of future population trends. Its 2019 projection reveals a stark divide. Across all of Asia, Europe, and th…


'Biggest compliment yet': Greta Thunberg welcomes oil chief's 'greatest threat' label

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Greta Thunberg and other climate activists have said it is a badge of honour that the head of the world’s most powerful oil cartel believes their campaign may be the “greatest threat” to the fossil f…


More Signs That Natural Gas Can’t Compete With Renewables on Cost

[url=http://www.desmogblog.com]www.desmogblog.com[/url] - From a natural gas industry conference to a major metropolitan area, more signs are emerging that natural gas is in a losing economic battle with renewables and battery storage. And considering recen…


Cutouts of J.F.K., Jr., Tanks, and Adulation at Trump’s “Salute to America”

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - The Trump Administration is mulling over ways to force the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. It’s widely believed that doing so will lead to an undercount of the overall populati…


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FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - A surveillance camera in San Francisco, which recently banned police from using facial-recognition software. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) By Drew Harwell Drew Harwell Reporter covering artificial i…


FBI’s Leniency Toward Border Vigilante Contrasts With Harsh Treatment of “Black Identity Extremist”

theintercept.com - In the video, self-appointed border guards have rounded up hundreds of migrants and forced them to sit near an active train track in New Mexico. Armed with rifles, the militia members point bright fl…


The BRAD BLOG : Sunday 'America's Greatness' Toons

bradblog.com - 7/7/19: Sunday 'America's Greatness' Toons 7/4/19: Happy Independence Day Toons 7/3/19: Independents Day! 7/2/19: Admin Concedes Loss in Census Fight, and Other Signs of Hope: 'BradCast' 7/2/2019 7/2…


Crowd in stadium chants 'equal pay' after U.S. women's soccer World Cup victory

thehill.com - Chants of "equal pay" reverberated from the bleachers of the Stade de Lyon in France on Sunday following the U.S. women's national team's 2-0 victory over Netherlands to win the FIFA Women's World Cu…


The View from Flyover Country | Sarah Kendzior | Macmillan

us.macmillan.com - An NPR Best Book of the Year 2018 "Both prescient and honest...seeing the roots of the arguments that now dominate cable news is both fascinating and a little bit haunting in retrospect." —NPR "Kendz…


Fact check: Poll numbers undercut Bernie Sanders' claim on private insurance

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - For the moment, we'll ignore the claims that health care will be much less expensive under Sanders' plan and that people could go to any doctor or hospital they want. Let's delve into his claim about…


Hong Kong’s protesters put AirDrop to ingenious use to breach China’s Firewall

qz.com - Airdrops have long been a useful tactic to get behind enemy lines. During World War I, Allied forces used aircraft and balloons to drop propaganda leaflets over German-occupied countries to combat th…


The Supreme Court Is in Danger of Again Becoming ‘the Grave of Liberty’

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - Three of a kind? Supreme Court justices Roger Taney, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and John Roberts. (Taney and Holmes: Library of Congress. Roberts: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite) You will receive occasio…


Conservatives Win Greek Elections, Tsipras Concedes

[url=http://www.telesurenglish.net]www.telesurenglish.net[/url] - Greece’s opposition conservatives from the New Democracy party return to power with a landslide victory against Syriza after snap elections held on Sunday. RELATED: Greece to Seek Consent for Early R…


Of Two Minds - When Everything from Bat Guano to Quatloos Is Soaring, Speculative Euphoria Has Reached an Extreme

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - The more extreme the speculative euphoria, the greater the risks of a reversal. One sentence sums up the speculative euphoria gripping markets: January and June of this year are the only months in th…


Perspective | ‘Democracy . . . is about to die in Youngstown’ with closing of the local newspaper

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Youngstown, Ohio, area residents attend a town meeting following the announcement that the Vindicator newspaper would be closing. (Jeff Swensen for The Washington Post) By Margaret Sullivan Margaret …


More than Myth: Ancient DNA Reveals Roots of 1st Greek Civilizations

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - The Minoans and Mycenaeans were the first advanced, literate civilizations to appear in Europe. They left archaeologists with a wealth of material to pore over: palaces, golden jewelry, wall painting…


Interview: Susan Hockfield on the Dawn of the Biotech Revolution

undark.org - As a child, Susan Hockfield took apart anything she got her hands on to figure out how it worked. One time it was a watch, another time her mother’s iron. Her interest in the anatomy of the physical …


Connectivity becomes too dangerous: Putting manual security back into the grid - Resilience

[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - The U.S. Senate passed a bill last week that would form a government-industry working group to “examine ways to replace automated systems with low-tech redundancies, like manual procedures controlled…


The Methane Detectives: On the Trail of a Global Warming Mystery

undark.org - Every week, dozens of metal flasks arrive at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, each one loaded with air from a distant corner of the world. Research chemist Ed Dlugokencky…


Opinion | Census farce: Trump, Barr and the Justice Department make a mockery of the law

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Jennifer Rubin Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer covering politics and policy, foreign and domestic Email Bio Follow Opinion writer July 7 at 12:00 PM The Supreme Court found late last month that the …


Opinion | We’re in an ‘Age of Impunity.’ It will have consequences for us all.

[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 July 7 at 6:39 PM Our conversations about the global retreat of democracy usually highlight its impa…


Psychedelic culture is dominated by privileged white men

aeon.co - A recent study of users of novel psychedelic substances found, probably to no-one's surprise, that they are more likely than average to be male, white and college-educated. This has been the public f…


Defend the Post Office, Defend Black Workers

portside.org - There’s a line that’s repeated throughout the 1987 movie Hollywood Shuffle as a sort of inside joke for black viewers who are watching: “There’s always work at the post office!” It’s a wink at a comm…


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[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - You get only so many headlines in the run-up to a World Cup, and the women used much of their media coverage to draw added attention to the gender-discrimination lawsuit they filed against the United…


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Hong Kong protests continue as China asserts more control over the island territory

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Europe heatwave: Which countries have been affected and how many people have died?

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This past winter saw the highest honeybee colony losses on record

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Bizarro World: The Herd Has Truly Gone Mad | Peak Prosperity

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Instability in Antarctic ice projected to make sea level rise rapidly

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« Reply #955 on: July 09, 2019, 03:55:00 PM »
Herd gone Mad was a great read. Love to have coffee & shroooms with the author.  :icon_mrgreen:



In the game of poker & in life there are always "tells"

Here's a great one for the herd from time to time.

When shit like this happens, that would be your "tell" to the 'herd" getting spook'd

http://sosrff.tsu.ru/new/shm.jpg

« Last Edit: July 09, 2019, 03:58:25 PM by azozeo »
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why youíre here. Youíre here because you know something. What you know you canít explain, but you feel it. Youíve felt it your entire life, that thereís something wrong with the world.
You donít know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

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Secretary of Labor Said Epstein 'Belonged to Intelligence,' Was Told to Back off Investigation: Report

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Just “Him and Epstein” and “28 Girls”: Florida Man Drops a Dime on Trump

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Breaking- Solid Indicators Show Still-Secret US-Turkey Agreements as S-400 Parts Delivered Today!

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Multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say

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Opinion | Trump’s Tweets Prove That He Is a Raging Racist

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - This is the second time Trump has weighed in on the dispute between Pelosi and the congresswomen. Friday he seemed to be coming to Pelosi’s defense, telling reporters: “She is not a racist. O.K.? She…


Of Two Minds - Epstein and the Explosive Crisis of the Deep State

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - Since the battle is for the legitimacy of the state, it must be waged at least partially in the open. Speculations by outsiders must give Deep State insiders many opportunities to chuckle, "if only t…


Opinion | Georgians are taking a stand against Vladimir Putin. Where is the West?

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Demonstrators with Georgian national and European Union flags gather in front of the Georgian Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Monday. (Zurab Tsertsvadze/AP) By Salome Samadashvili July 12…


The US criminalisation of WikiLeaks can lead to only one outcome: journalists beware | The Canary

[url=http://www.thecanary.co]www.thecanary.co[/url] - This guest article was written by Australians Greg Barns, barrister and longtime adviser to the Julian Assange campaign, and Tony Nagy, policy consultant and former journalist. Additional content and…


69-Year-Old Man Becomes First to Die Trying to Shut Down US 'Concentration Camps'

themindunleashed.com - (TMU) — A 69-year-old activist was shot and killed by police outside of a detention center in Tacoma, Washington last week. Willem Van Spronsen was reportedly armed with a rifle while throwing incend…


Trump Gives Up Citizenship Question but Doubles Down on Terrorizing Immigrants - Global Research

[url=http://www.globalresearch.ca]www.globalresearch.ca[/url] - On July 11, President Trump gave up his fight to ask people about their citizenship on the 2020 census. The question, which the administration has been trying to add to the census since 2017, would h…


What the Media Knew About Epstein, the Monster Hiding in Plain Sight

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - In late 2009, as civil complaints alleging Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse of underage girls were mounting, George Rush, the long-running Daily News gossip columnist, was preparing a story on one of t…


Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Dr. Brad Frazee, an emergency room doctor at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., has been a co-author of research that adds another troubling wrinkle: Increasingly, E. coli is proving resistant not…


The ‘giant sucking sound’ of NAFTA: Ross Perot was ridiculed as alarmist in 1992 but his warning turned out to be prescient

theconversation.com - H. Ross Perot famously had a way with words that galvanized ordinary Americans and helped him become the most successful third-party candidate since 1912. He hurled one of his most well-known lines d…


Tropical Storm Barry's Dangers Will Reach Far Inland

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Tropical Storm Barry is lumbering toward the coast of Louisiana and is set to dump monumental amounts of rain. Although New Orleans and the rest of southeastern Louisiana are expected to see the wors…


Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” Policy Exposes Migrants to Rape, Kidnapping, and Murder in Dangerous Border Cities

theintercept.com - Franklin should have been able to cross the Rio Grande to the U.S. side long ago and make his asylum claim where the thugs couldn’t get him. Last year, he could have done so. He could have walked ove…


The environmental cost of the United States war-machine

[url=http://www.counterfire.org]www.counterfire.org[/url] - The US military’s carbon footprint is enormous. Like corporate supply chains, it relies upon an extensive global network of container ships, trucks and cargo planes to supply its operations with ever…


As immigrant families wait in dread, no sign of large-scale enforcement raids

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - An ICE detention center in Los Angeles. Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of nationwide raids President Trump said would lead to mass deportations. (Mark Ralston/AFP…


Ebola virus reaches Congolese city of Goma

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, home to two million people, for the first time since the epidemic began nearly a year ago. The Congolese health ministry said a man who had arr…


The average American worker takes less vacation time than a medieval peasant

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - But despite his reputation as a miserable wretch, you might envy him one thing: his vacations. Plowing and harvesting were backbreaking toil, but the peasant enjoyed anywhere from eight


De-Dollarizing the American Financial Empire

[url=http://www.counterpunch.org]www.counterpunch.org[/url] - Imperialism is getting something for nothing. It is a strategy to obtain other countries’ surplus without playing a productive role, but by creating an extractive rentier system. An imperialist power…


Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies

theconversation.com - U.S. states and cities hand out tens of billions in taxpayer dollars every year to companies as economic incentives. These businesses are supposed to use the money, typically distributed through econ…


Ticks spread plenty more for you to worry about beyond Lyme disease

theconversation.com - When it comes to problems caused by ticks, Lyme disease hogs a lot of the limelight. But various tick species carry and transmit a collection of other pathogens, some of which cause serious, even fat…


Viking History Is Melting Away in Greenland

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Lining the fjords of Greenland are remnants of Viking-era Norse outposts that flourished for less than 500 years before they were mysteriously abandoned. And now this lost culture is experiencing a s…


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