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Doomstead Diner Daily February 17
« Reply #840 on: February 17, 2019, 02:55:30 AM »

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Trump plans to steal $6 billion from national defense for his wall

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - President Trump is speaking at an event in the Rose Garden, where his acting chief of staff says he will announce that he will sign spending legislation to avert a government shutdown and at the same…

House Democrats Want to Know What Trump and Putin Privately Discussed

splinternews.com - Democratic leaders in the House are taking steps to attempt to force Donald Trump to reveal what he and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during several private conversations after Trump too…

Protests planned across US on Presidents Day in response to Trump's national emergency for border wall

thehill.com - Protesters have planned demonstrations across the U.S. for Presidents Day in response to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing b…

Colin Kaepernick's lawyers reportedly had evidence that would have been 'embarrassing' for the NFL

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled their collusion case against the NFL. Read more: Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid reach settlement with NFL in collusion case One of the biggest questions no…

Amy Siskind's List Week 118

theweeklylist.org - This was a jarring week as Trump declared a national emergency after Congress refused to fund his wall — perhaps his most brazen authoritarian act yet. Trump’s predilection not to govern, but rather …

U.S. budget deficit running over 40 percent higher than last year

[url=http://www.pbs.org]www.pbs.org[/url] - WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit in December totaled $13.5 billion, helping to push the deficit for the first three months of this budget year up 41.8 percent from the same period the previous…

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El Nino Advisory

econintersect.com - On February 14, 2019 NOAA declared that El Nino Conditions applied and issued an El Nino Advisory. This raises two questions: We will address both of these questions and many others in this Special R…

Ocasio-Cortez on lobbyists paying for seats in committee hearings: 'Shock doesn't begin to cover it'

[url=http://www.dailykos.com]www.dailykos.com[/url] - Political newcomers arriving in Washington only to be shocked by the extent to which lobbyists have inserted themselves in every crevice of the woodwork seems to be a semi-regular story. It repeats i…


Trump Promised to Blow Up the Rigged System. It’s Just Screwing People More Efficiently.

[url=http://www.esquire.com]www.esquire.com[/url] - Our Lamestream Fake News Lyin' Media must admit one thing: the economy is good! To the extent any president deserves credit for the state of the economy, Donald Trump, American president, deserves cr…


Drones of Mass Destruction: Drone Swarms and the Future of Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Weapons

warontherocks.com - Imagine swarms of undersea, surface, and aerial drones hunting submarines hidden in the vastness of the ocean. Or imagine hundreds of airborne drones darting through New York City, seeking out target…


The Aurora shooter had a history of domestic violence and assault. He never should have had a gun.

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - The warning signs were there: The gunman who walked into his former workplace in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday afternoon and opened fire on workers and police had a long history of violence leading up …


Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.S. Pork? (Op-Ed)

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Pacelle contributed this Op-Ed to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. If you …


How the oldest evidence of movement could change what we know about life on Earth

theconversation.com - In a suspension of disbelief, the countless readers who have picked up J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books have readily accepted that Ents, the ancient treelike creatures of the fictional Fangor…


Can Maduro Emulate Castro and Assad to Keep NATO’s Imperialist Hands Off Venezuela?

[url=http://www.greanvillepost.com]www.greanvillepost.com[/url] - Imperial logic I: External crises distract from internal ones In addition to its overall incompetence, the legal investigations through the Mueller inquiry, and the failure to deliver to its MAGA syc…


And now we are Officially Starting to Slide Down the Seneca Cliff: The A380 Goes the way the Concorde Went

cassandralegacy.blogspot.com - And there goes the A380, too. You would think that the European aerospace industry wouldn't repeat the mistake they made with the Concorde, would they? But they managed not only to repeat it, but too…


5 reasons why you’re still sleeping terribly

5 reasons why you’re still sleeping terribly

[url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - You probably know that poor sleep habits hurt productivity during waking hours, yet Americans still have endless excuses for not prioritizing sleep. As a result, employees and leaders both end up tak…


Survivalist Qualities: 4 Traits that Every True Survivor Must Have

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offgridsurvival.com - When it comes to surviving a life-threatening disaster, it’s usually not the gear a person has with them that determines their ability to survive. In fact, when studying real-life survival situations…


The Drinks Most (and Least) Likely to Give You a Beer Gut and Man Boobs

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[url=http://www.esquire.com]www.esquire.com[/url] - The internet was rocked a couple years ago when Vice Munchies scared us all into believing the phytoestrogen-laden hops in our craft beer were giving us man boobs. Most of us didn't need to click on …


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Doomstead Diner Daily February 18
« Reply #841 on: February 18, 2019, 02:47:15 AM »

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Kellyanne Conway's husband thinks we should be worried about Donald Trump's mental stability

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - President Donald Trump greets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their summit in Singapore last year.Shealah Craighead/Planet Pix/ZUMA Wire It’s no secret that one of the goals the Trump presidency i…


White House defends Trump’s emergency declaration as lawsuits and political battles mount

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Amy B Wang Amy B Wang General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news Email Bio Follow February 17 at 7:02 PM The White House on Sunday defended President Trump’s declaration of a …


Chris Wallace calls Rush Limbaugh a hypocrite -- to his face: 'You were outraged' over Obama's executive actions

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - In an interview with Rush Limbaugh on Sunday, Fox News host Chris Wallace suggested that the conservative radio talker is a hypocrite when it comes to his views on presidents trying to circumvent the…


Father at centre of measles outbreak didn't vaccinate children due to autism fears | CBC News

[url=http://www.cbc.ca]www.cbc.ca[/url] - The man whose family is at the centre of a measles outbreak in Vancouver said he didn't vaccinate his children because he distrusted the science at the time. In an exclusive interview with CBC News, …


Fox News Host Hammers Stephen Miller: How Is This a ‘National Emergency?’

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - The last time Stephen Miller got this heated during a television interview, CNN’s Jake Tapper had to cut him off for “wasting” viewers’ time and the White House adviser reportedly had to be escorted …


The Best-Paid Hedge Fund Managers Made $7.7 Billion in 2018

[url=http://www.bloomberg.com]www.bloomberg.com[/url] - Even for this Gilded Age of 0.0001 percenters, Kenneth Griffin drips money. The hedge-fund mogul recently closed on a New York penthouse for an eye-watering $240 million. Before that he picked up a $…


Russia is over the moon about the growing rift between Donald Trump and European allies: NYT

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - Vice President Mike Pence had a rough time in Europe over the weekend, after leaders gave him the cold shoulder. According to the New York Times, that lackluster response extends beyond the Pence per…


Florida sixth-grader charged with misdemeanor after refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - (iStock) By Kristine Phillips Kristine Phillips Reporter covering national and breaking news Email Bio Follow February 17 at 10:02 PM A Florida student is facing misdemeanor charges after a confronta…


Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - For two years, in the early 1990s, Richard Palmer served as the CIA station chief in the United States’ Moscow embassy. The events unfolding around him—the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the ris…


We Now Know Where Donald Trump Got the Idea to Sign the Government Funding Bill AND Declare a National Emergency, and It's Classic Trump

secondnexus.com - President Donald Trump intends to declare a national emergency over his border wall and it sure looks like he is taking his marching orders from Rush Limbaugh. Apparently, Limbaugh suggested that Tru…


U.S. Intelligence: Russia Tried to Con the World With Bogus Missile

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - On Jan. 23, Russian military officials held a press conference showing off what they said was a cruise missile at the center of a years-long arms control controversy between Washington and Moscow. Ex…


90,000-year-old girl was ancient human hybrid

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - It turns out blended families aren't just the result of two previously established families coming together. A blended family could also be the result of two ancient human species procreating, for ex…


Sailors' journals shed new light on Bennelong, a man misunderstood by history

theconversation.com - The natives of new Holland are perhaps the quickest fighters in the world … They remind me of Homer’s description of his heroes. The warriors throw themselves into the same attitudes, they harangue, …


How Measles Hacks the Body—and Harms its Victims for Years

portside.org - IT’S 2019, AND all over the world measles is once again splotching across headlines. An ongoing outbreak in the Philippines has so far infected 4,300. In Ukraine more than 15,000 people have caught t…


Is This the Footprint of One of the Last Neandertals?

Is This the Footprint of One of the Last Neandertals?

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Researchers have discovered an array of fossilized footprints in an ancient sand dune in Gibraltar, the small British territory on the southwestern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. One of


Ancient Earth's Weakened Magnetic Field May Have Driven Mass Extinction

Ancient Earth's Weakened Magnetic Field May Have Driven Mass Extinction

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Some 565 million years ago, life on Earth dodged a bullet. The magnetosphere—the magnetic field that surrounds our planet like a protective shield—had degraded to its lowest intensity ever, according…


Someday MAGA hats will be shameful secrets -- like Klan robes: scholar

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - Last week during a rally in the border city of El Paso, Texas, before thousands of his most adoring fans, Donald Trump showed America and the world–again–who he really is. Trump worked his audience u…


Venomous yellow scorpions are moving into Brazil's big cities – and the infestation may be unstoppable

theconversation.com - I live in São Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil, home to some 12 million people – 20 million if you count the outskirts, which have been sprawling for three decades. That makes it a good place to obs…

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Russia's Gazprombank freezes accounts of Venezuela's PDVSA: source

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[url=http://www.reuters.com]www.reuters.com[/url] - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling und…


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Doomstead Diner Daily February 19
« Reply #842 on: February 19, 2019, 04:56:59 AM »

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16 states sue the Trump administration over national emergency declaration

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - Sixteen states, including California, New York, and Michigan, are suing over Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funding for a border wall. The suit against the Trump administr…

Roger Stone deletes photo of judge presiding over his case, says he didn’t mean to threaten her

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Roger Stone, longtime political ally of President Trump, flashes a victory gesture as he departs following a status conference in the criminal case against him brought by special counsel Robert S. Mu…

McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with US intel on North Korea

thehill.com - Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeMcCabe says he was fired because he 'opened a case against' Trump McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with U…

Thoughts on Andrew McCabe’s 60 Minutes Interview

[url=http://www.lawfareblog.com]www.lawfareblog.com[/url] - Andrew McCabe’s lengthy interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes this weekend should not in any profound respect change one’s understanding of L’Affaire Russe or the investigation of it. It does however, subs…

Ex-NATO chief: Russia to launch ‘major’ effort to meddle in European election

[url=http://www.politico.eu]www.politico.eu[/url] - Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen | Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Anders Fogh Rasmussen wants candidates to sign pledge agreeing to counter foreign interference. MUNICH — …

West Virginia Teachers Plan to Strike Again

splinternews.com - Teachers in West Virginia plan to strike starting Tuesday, just under a year after the state’s teachers’ unions orchestrated a weeklong-plus walkout that called attention to debilitating circumstance…

North Carolina Election Fraud STILL GOING

[url=http://www.wonkette.com]www.wonkette.com[/url] - Sad dillweed Baptist preacher man Mark Harris was so sure he'd been elected to Congress from the Ninth Congressional District of North Carolina last fall over Democrat Dan McCready. But then word got…

With sanctions lifted, Trump transition member gets board position on Russian oligarch's company

[url=http://www.salon.com]www.salon.com[/url] - A member of President Trump’s transition team was announced as a new board member of a company owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska as soon as the Treasury Department lifted sanctions on Deripask…

Speaking in Europe, Mike Pence is received with total silence — repeatedly

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - Two cringeworthy, viral video clips from Vice President Mike Pence’s recent trip to Europe illustrate how unpopular the Trump administration has become with the United States’ European allies. During…

We Don't Need Private Health Insurance

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - A supporter of Medicare for All at the the launch of a Medicare for All Caucus at the Capitol in July 2018. (Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call via AP Images) You will receive occasional promotional offers fo…

What should a climate change "plan" look like?

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - David Roberts has a point here: Adding to this: a list of your favored policies is not a “plan.” A plan involves a way of inspiring thousands of people to organize & take action & drive your policies…

Faces Re-Created of Ancient Europeans, Including Neanderthal Woman and Cro-Magnon Man

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[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - About 5,600 years ago, a 20-year-old woman was buried with a tiny baby resting on her chest, a sad clue that she likely died in childbirth during the Neolithic. This woman and six other ancient Europ…

Ebay Founder Pierre Omidyar is Funding a Global Media Information War

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[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - A select group of national news “stakeholders” gathered at an undisclosed location for what was described as a “semi-secret” workshop somewhere in Canada on January 26. The meeting had been convened …

This NYC Mummy Was So Well-Preserved The NYPD Thought She Was A Recent Homicide Victim

Martha Peterson Mummy

allthatsinteresting.com - Scott Warnasch/Linda WarnaschThe well-preserved remains of Martha Peterson. When construction crews discovered the mummified body of a woman buried in New York City back in 2011, they had no idea tha…

‘Time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again’: An Alabama newspaper editor wants to bring back lynching

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - In this September 1987 file photo, Ku Klux Klan members wearing traditional robes form a circle around a burning cross in Rumford, Maine. (AP Photo/Scott Perry, File) By Antonia Noori Farzan Antonia …

10 things you didn't know about opossums

Opossums are not harmed by the venom from poisonous snakes.

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - Pity the poor opossum. The oft-maligned marsupial definitely suffers from an image problem — it is frequently perceived more as a giant, dirty, scavenging rat rather than a cute creature of the wild.…


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"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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Doomstead Diner Daily February 20
« Reply #843 on: February 20, 2019, 02:45:45 AM »

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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…

Bernie Enters the 2020 Race With Defiant Anti-Trump Rhetoric

[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url] - Ending a lengthy period of deliberation, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who won over 1,800 delegates and captured 43 percent of the Democratic Party vote in 2016, announced his candidacy in an em…

CNN hires GOP operative with no journalism experience to coordinate its 2020 coverage

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - CNN announced on Tuesday it has hired longtime Republican operative Sarah Isgur as political editor, charged with shaping its 2020 campaign coverage. According to a CNN spokesperson, Isgur, who most …

Why Trump's Glorious Economy Is a Myth

splinternews.com - “In just over two years since the election, we have launched an unprecedented economic boom,” Donald Trump said during his recent State of the Union address. But are we really living in the best of t…

Covington Catholic Teen Goes Full Victim, Smells Payday, Sues WaPo for $250 Million

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Nick Sandmann, the Kentucky high school student at the center of a viral confrontation with a Native American elder in front of the Lincoln Memorial last month, has filed a $250 million defamation la…

What we’ve learned about Trumpworld outreach to Russia

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - When he was appointed to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential race, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III was specifically tasked with examining any contacts between the Russian…

Weather | Global Economic Intersection

econintersect.com - In this article we provide continuous updates for a variety of Weather and Weather Related Threats. We are paying special attention to snow both as a threat but also of interest to those who are inte…

Americans Arrested in Haiti Transporting Weapons Cache Amid Uprising

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Even as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to inspire a military coup against the elected president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, evidence is mounting that the U.S. government …

A Member of Congress Tried to Go to an Immigration Activist’s ICE Check-in. ICE Tried to Block Her.

theintercept.com - When Ragbir attended a check-in in 2017, then-City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was moved to tears by her conversations with mothers and children waiting without legal representation for mee…

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

apnews.com - BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details. It was a compilation of real-time data on more than 2.5 million people in western Chi…

Clarence Thomas Fires a Disturbing Shot at the Free Press

splinternews.com - Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas made a remarkable argument today, sliding in a fundamental rejection of a case that is central to the modern press’s protection under the first amendment. This i…

Code-Name 'Corona': Earliest Spy-Satellite Images Reveal Secrets of Ancient Middle East

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - When the United States launched its first secret "spy satellites," in the 1960s, the onboard cameras captured never-before-seen views of Earth's surface. Though once used for uncovering critical mili…

People Can't Get Enough of Randy Rainbow's Takedown of Trump's National Emergency Declaration Set to a Classic Madonna Song

secondnexus.com - Viral comedian and national treasure Randy Rainbow has a new parody song: “Border Lies,” set to the tune of Madonna’s “Borderline.” Rainbow takes Trump’s weird sing-song during the speech about his “…

Do you believe in climate change? Really?

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - Dave Roberts says that centrists who say they prefer a “market-based” carbon tax to other, more regulatory climate change policies, are just trying to con everyone. The problem is not that a carbon t…

Why a centuries-old religious dispute over Ukraine's Orthodox Church matters today

theconversation.com - A new Orthodox Church was recently established in Ukraine. Shortly after, Bartholomew I, the Patriarch of Constantinople and the spiritual head of global Orthodox Christianity, granted independence t…

Trump Is Beyond Obsessed With ‘This Week’s Punching Bag’ Andrew McCabe

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Early last year, Donald Trump and his advisers gathered for a quiet, afternoon meeting at the White House to discuss immigration. But something else was weighing on the president’s mind as he and his…

How Fringe Groups Are Using QAnon to Amplify Their Wild Messages

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Germany’s politics are being manipulated online. But the perpetrators aren’t the much-talked-about Russian trolls accused of meddling in U.S. elections. They aren’t bot accounts, either. They’re cons…

Disturbing Bill Would Force Arizonans to Pay $250 to Have Their DNA Added to a Database

gizmodo.com - In case low salaries and thankless work weren’t enough to keep you from seeking a public service job in Arizona, a new bill seeks to force applicants to hand over a sample of their DNA and pay a $250…


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"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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Doomstead Diner Daily February 21
« Reply #844 on: February 21, 2019, 03:49:49 AM »

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The Sandmann Lawsuit Is Basically a Right-Wing Blog Post

splinternews.com - Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann’s $250 million lawsuit against the Washington Post dropped on Tuesday night, to applause from our content hog president. As others have alread…

Graham Rips Trump Policy: “The Dumbest F---ing Idea I’ve Ever Heard”

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - Mention the word “Syria” in front of Lindsay Graham, and the South Carolina senator will instantly transform from a sycophantic defender of Donald Trump into a fire-breathing defender of American adv…

Court Doc: Coast Guard Lt. Had Guns, Kill List of Politicians

splinternews.com - A Tuesday court filing in a Maryland district court alleges that a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant had ties to white supremacist contacts, a weapons stockpile, and a hit list of political and media figur…

Evidence suggests Trump tried to obstruct at least three different investigations: Defense lawyer

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - White-collar criminal defense attorney Caroline Polisi told CNN on Wednesday that we now have evidence that President Donald Trump has tried to obstruct at least three different investigations into e…

North Carolina vote fraud case takes a dramatic turn against Republican candidate

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - Mark Harris in happier days last month, before he knew his own son was going to testify against him.Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS via ZUMA Have you been following the North Carolina vote fr…

Perspective | CNN’s hiring of a GOP operative as political editor is even worse than it looks

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Margaret Sullivan Margaret Sullivan Media columnist Email Bio Follow Media columnist February 20 at 10:23 AM A few months before the 2016 presidential election, Sarah Isgur tweeted some advice to …

‘Sustained and ongoing’ disinformation assault targets Dem presidential candidates

[url=http://www.politico.com]www.politico.com[/url] - According to an analysis of social media, Sen. Kamala Harris has been the most targeted on Twitter compared to other 2020 contenders including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Sen…

The End of News?

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - No news is bad news. (John D. Hackensacker Iii / Creative Commons 3.0) You will receive occasional promotional offers for programs that support The Nation’s journalism. You can read our Privacy Polic…

Trump's New Red Scare

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - The remarks echoed comments in his State of the Union, when the president tied socialism more directly to U.S. politics. “We stand with the Venezuelan people in their noble quest for freedom, and we …

Pierre Omidyar's Funding of Pro-Regime-Change Networks and Partnerships with CIA Cutouts

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - As we have seen in part one of this investigation, billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar has partnered closely with many of the U.S.-funded outfits that fulfill the role the CIA used to play during…

Climate change cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises, report finds

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Climate change was responsible for the majority of under-reported humanitarian disasters last year, according to analysis of more than a million online news stories. Whole populations were affected b…

The Inconvenient Truth of Modern Civilization’s Inevitable Collapse

collapseofindustrialcivilization.com - “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” ~ David Buckel Today’s global consumption of fossil fuels now stands at roughly five times what it was in the 1950s, and one-a…

Gilded Age 2.0: U.S. Income Inequality Increases to Pre-Great Depression Levels

fortune.com - Income inequality in the U.S., which has steadily been increasing since the 1980s, has reached levels last seen in the years just before the Great Depression, according to a recent economic analysis.…

Here's the Video of Tucker Carlson Losing His Shit at Rutger Bregman

splinternews.com - Occasionally, the universe provides: NowThis obtained and published video on Wednesday of the never-aired segment of Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show in which he absolutely loses his shit at historian …

Eight years after Fukushima’s meltdown, the land is recovering, but public trust is not

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Bags of nuclear waste generated after the meltdown of one of Fukushima’s nuclear power plants in 2011 are now stored in the nearby town of Naraha. (Shiho Fukada/for The Washington Post) By Simon Deny…

Opinion | The Catholic Church is bursting with secrets. Investigating one will unravel them all.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Garry Wills February 20 at 7:17 PM Garry Wills, professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, is the author of “Why I Am a Catholic.” The New York Times published an extraordinary arti…

Is the Insect Apocalypse Really Upon Us?

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - It’s as if “our global climate dataset only involved 73 weather stations, mostly in Europe and the United States, active over different historical time windows,” explained Alex Wild from the Universi…

Crumbling infrastructure is a hidden tax on all Americans

Crumbling infrastructure is a hidden tax on all Americans

thehill.com - The need for reinvestment in infrastructure is great. The cost could be as high as $4.5 trillion. But we can do better than fix what is broken. Improving infrastructure could unlock enormous growth i…

How Jesus died: Extremely rare evidence of 2.000-year-old Roman crucifixion discovered (PHOTO)

en.protothema.gr - The 2,000 year old corpse of a man buried in northern Italy shows signs he may have been nailed to a wooden cross and crucified in the same manner as the Bible describes Jesus Christ died. Although c…


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Watch Israel's historic moon launch live

[url=http://www.fromthegrapevine.com]www.fromthegrapevine.com[/url] - All systems are go as Israel will attempt to make history tonight as it launches a ship into outer space. When it lands on the moon, Israel will become only the fourth country to ever make a lunar la…

N.C. board declares a new election in contested House race after the GOP candidate admitted he was mistaken in his testimony

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Amy Gardner Amy Gardner National political reporter Email Bio Follow February 21 at 4:00 PM RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina election officials on Thursday ordered a new contest in the 9th Congressi…

Who Was Behind the Plan to Give Saudi Arabia Nuclear Power, and What Was Their Agenda? — “Trump, Inc.” Extra — ProPublica

[url=http://www.propublica.org]www.propublica.org[/url] - Exploring the Mysteries of the President’s Businesses For a year, “Trump, Inc.” has been digging into the 2017 inauguration. That reporting led us to look closely at the man Donald Trump picked to ru…

Cohen Slated To Appear Before House Oversight Committee On Feb. 27 

[url=http://www.nationalmemo.com]www.nationalmemo.com[/url] - President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen has waffled on whether he will testify for Congress before he reports to prison for the crimes he’s pleaded guilty to — but on Wednesday, the Ho…

NATO troops got catfished & honeypotted on social media, revealing serious vulnerabilities

[url=http://www.militarytimes.com]www.militarytimes.com[/url] - A NATO cyber “red team” decided to see if they could infiltrate their forces through social media accounts and learned it was far easier to get data, locations and to sway their troops’ behavior than…

Judge Orders Roger Stone to Shut Up

splinternews.com - Let he who hath not shitposted cast the first stone. Roger Stone, the longtime political ghoul and confidante of President Donald Trump, has been slapped with a full gag order by District of Columbia…

What happens to the natural world if all the insects disappear?

theconversation.com - There are an awful lot of insects. It’s hard to say exactly how many because 80% haven’t yet been described by taxonomists, but there are probably about 5.5m species. Put that number together with ot…

Open Buckets of Uranium Ore in Grand Canyon Museum, Really? | Veterans Today

[url=http://www.veteranstoday.com]www.veteranstoday.com[/url] - Health Editor’s Note: Having been a visitor to the Grand Canyon as recently as August of 2018, can I mention how happy I am that we did not visit the Grand Canyon National Park’s museum collection bu…

Sackler Embraced Plan to Conceal OxyContin’s Strength From Doctors, Sealed Testimony Shows — ProPublica

[url=http://www.propublica.org]www.propublica.org[/url] - This story is a collaboration between ProPublica and STAT. In May 1997, the year after Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin, its head of sales and marketing sought input on a key decision from Dr. Richar…

What's The Story Behind The $125,000 Paul Manafort Lied To Mueller About?

talkingpointsmemo.com - It’s one of the stranger episodes in Paul Manafort’s bizarre journey from Trump campaign chairman to the inside of a jail cell. Even the special counsel seems unsure what to make of a $125,000 paymen…

5 Major Archaeology Discoveries to Look for in 2018

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - The burial of a warrior who lived and (literally) died by the sword, a new tomb in the Valley of the Kings and a cave that may have held Dead Sea Scrolls — these are just some of the big archaeology …

The Seneca Cliff According to H.P. Lovecraft

cassandralegacy.blogspot.com - It is strange how sometimes fiction manages to catch human feelings and ideas in ways that are not easy to articulate in terms of facts and models. H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) has been one of the worl…

The Inconvenient Truth of Modern Civilization’s Inevitable Collapse

collapseofindustrialcivilization.com - “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” ~ David Buckel Today’s global consumption of fossil fuels now stands at roughly five times what it was in the 1950s, and one-a…

How to Fight Fascism From a Position of Strength - Resilience

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[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - The growth of white supremacy and fascism has been noticeable in a number of countries lately, prompting the question: What can we learn from each other? Each country might find “best practices” else…

Living Off the Grid: A Real-world Guide to Off Grid Living

Off-grid living

offgridsurvival.com - Off grid living is something a great many preppers strive for. There are of course many different ways one could live off the grid, and it boils down to how you want to live and sometimes where you w…

Abby Zimet: They Took My House, They Took My Life, They Took Everything.

voxpopulisphere.com - Israeli police forcibly expelled a Palestinian family from their home in the occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday and promptly turned it over to right-wing Jewish settlers, who raised the Isr…


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Venezuela’s Food Crisis Reaches a Breaking Point

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Late one night last May, on the eve of Venezuela’s Presidential election, Gabriela Vegas heard a commotion outside her home, in the Caracas slum of La Vega. When her husband left the bedroom to inves…

Access to Mueller’s report and evidence may be guided by Congress, Clinton email case

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Devlin Barrett and Devlin Barrett Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement Email Bio Follow Karoun Demirjian Karoun Demirjian Congressional reporter focusing on national security…

Trump reversed his plan to pull all US troops out of Syria

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - President Donald Trump just reversed one of the biggest decisions of his presidency. As recently as December, he had vowed to bring all 2,000 American troops home from Syria — he even tweeted a video…

Why Are Democrats Trying to Torpedo the Korea Peace Talks?

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - US special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun (right), talks with South Korea’s Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon (left) in Seoul, South Ko…

Over 30 million U.S. workers will lose their jobs because of AI

[url=http://www.marketwatch.com]www.marketwatch.com[/url] - Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institutio…

The Real Ugliness of the Robert Kraft Story

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - The owner of a sports team is an odd species of celebrity. He—or, occasionally, she—is not known primarily for his money, though, as a rule, he has a lot of it. He is not known for a particular skill…

Italian investigators just uncovered a major Russian election meddling plot

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - Russian President Vladimir Putin during a 2018 news conference with Italy's prime minister.Sergei Chirikov/AP A bombshell investigation published on Friday by Italy’s L’Espresso magazine reveals a pl…

New York Times Provides Cover for Austerity Cranks

fair.org - It’s not uncommon to read news stories that quite explicitly identify economic mismanagement. For example, news reports on the hyperinflation in Zimbabwe routinely (and correctly) attribute the cause…

The New York Times Is Scared of Peace - World Beyond War . . .

worldbeyondwar.org - The New York Times and the people it gives voice to are very worried that Donald Trump may be too much in favor of peace in Korea, more in favor of peace than of disarming North Korea prior to peace …

FBI Scientist’s Statements Linked Defendants to Crimes, Even When His Lab Results Didn’t — ProPublica

[url=http://www.propublica.org]www.propublica.org[/url] - A man stepped into a rural South Carolina bank a few days before Christmas in 2001, aimed a gun at tellers and stole $7,800 from the drawers. Witnesses couldn’t identify the robber. The surveillance …

Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water Leave Military Families Reeling

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The residents of Fountain, a mountain-flanked suburb of Colorado Springs, were told of the contamination by local officials who had been required by the E.P.A. to test the water for the substances, a…

Inside Elizabeth Holmes’s Final Months at Theranos

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - Silicon Valley can often feel like a lawless place, and for good reason. Many of the people who run the largest technology companies on earth don’t often suffer the consequences of their actions. Des…

This ingenious technique could turn plastic waste into clean fuel

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - A society that lives by the plastic fork may very well die by it. That’s how things are looking, anyway, for a world so steeped in disposable habits that any hope for a solution also increasingly see…

Weather | Global Economic Intersection

econintersect.com - U.S. and World Agriculture: Plus an Expanded Weather Forecast Section. Updated at 5:30 PM February 22, 2019 to reflect the Week 3 - 4 Forecast which is slightly unfavorable with respect to the drough…

Sonar Can Literally Scare Whales to Death, Study Finds

Sonar Can Literally Scare Whales to Death, Study Finds

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Naval sonar has been linked to mass strandings of otherwise-healthy whales for nearly two decades, but the precise mechanisms of how it affects whales has eluded scientists. Now, researchers have exp…

Dark Money Org Puts Up Lame Billboard in Times Square, Gets Owned By AOC

splinternews.com - Today, a digital billboard appeared in Times Square directly above Ripley’s Believe It or Not! The sign listed statistics on the number of jobs the city supposedly lost thanks to Amazon pulling out o…

How barmy Brexit preppers are stockpiling dog food and chainsaws for an apocalyptic No Deal Doomsday that won't actually happen

 A company recently released a £300 Brexit survival box

[url=http://www.thesun.co.uk]www.thesun.co.uk[/url] - TOM Linden has a unique plan to survive in the event of an apocalyptic No Deal Brexit: drinking water from puddles and feasting on emergency dog food. With the March 29 deadline looming, Tom, 62, is …

Brexit: what happens the next day if there is no deal?

A man driving through France

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - In a sentence You’ll have to request a green card from your insurer if driving to Europe after 29 March Currently, a driver of a UK-registered car is allowed to drive anywhere in the EU, the EEA (Eur…


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Amid chaos and defiance, Venezuelan opposition faces off against security forces as Maduro digs in

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Mariana Zuñiga , Anthony Faiola and Anthony Faiola Correspondent covering Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, human rights, poverty, globalization and economics Email Bio Follow Dylan Bad…

Who burnt the truck? Venezuelan FM says 'false flag expert' Pompeo should look among his 'agents'

[url=http://www.rt.com]www.rt.com[/url] - "The CIA expert in false flag operations, Pompeo, thinks he can fool the world with a truck set ablaze by his own agents in Colombia," Arreaza tweeted on Saturday in response to recent clashes along …

Venezuela Coverage Takes Us Back to Golden Age of Lying About Latin America

fair.org - Venezuelan pharmacy at a time when Time (5/19/16) was telling readers, “Basic medicines like aspirin are nowhere to be found” in Venezuela. I was sitting in my apartment in Caracas, Venezuela, readin…

Paul Manafort a ‘hardened’ and ‘bold’ criminal, Mueller prosecutors tell judge

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Rachel Weiner Rachel Weiner Local reporter covering federal court in Alexandria, Va. and local court in Arlington and Alexandria. Email Bio Follow February 23 at 5:16 PM Former Trump campaign chai…

Saudi crown prince defends China's right to put Uighur Muslims in concentration camps

[url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk]www.telegraph.co.uk[/url] - Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’’s crown prince, on Friday defended China’s use of concentration camps for Muslims, saying it was Beijing’s “right”. "China has the right to carry out anti-terrorism…

Malcolm Nance Warns That Trump Is Inspiring A New Wave Of Right-Wing Terrorism

[url=http://www.politicususa.com]www.politicususa.com[/url] - Malcolm Nance warned on Saturday that the climate of hate and lies Donald Trump has created throughout his time in presidential politics is inspiring a new wave of dangerous, right-wing terrorism. In…

You shouldn’t be surprised the American public is dangerously complacent about Russian meddling

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - No one should be surprised if a substantial minority of American voters remains unconvinced that Russian agents interfered in the 2016 presidential election, or if an even larger percentage of the Am…

A Tale of Two Defectors

[url=http://www.city-journal.org]www.city-journal.org[/url] - “Spy Betrayed U.S. to Work for Iran,” ran the headline on the frontpage story in the New York Times on February 13, reporting on allegations made against Monica Elfriede Witt, a former U.S. intellige…

Warren Buffett warns of natural or manmade 'megacatastrophe,' and says our losses will be huge

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Record-breaking investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett released his yearly letter on Saturday, and in it he warned about the prospect of "The Big One" — a major hurricane, earthquake, or …

February | 2019 | Collapse of Industrial Civilization

collapseofindustrialcivilization.com - “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” ~ David Buckel Today’s global consumption of fossil fuels now stands at roughly five times what it was in the 1950s, and one-a…

Why Benjamin Netanyahu Loves the European Far-Right

foreignpolicy.com - The meeting of the so-called Visegrad states in Israel that had been scheduled for Feb. 19 was the natural culmination of the efforts of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to integrate his cou…

America’s Religion Is Work

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - The decline of traditional faith in America has coincided with an explosion of new atheisms. Some people worship beauty, some worship political identities, and others worship their children. But ever…

China’s social credit system shows its teeth, banning millions from taking flights, trains, page 1

[url=http://www.abovetopsecret.com]www.abovetopsecret.com[/url] - About 17.46 million “discredited” people were restricted from buying plane tickets and 5.47 million were restricted from purchasing high-speed train tickets, the report said. Photo: Handout Millions …

China’s social credit system shows its teeth, banning millions from taking flights, trains

[url=http://www.abovetopsecret.com]www.abovetopsecret.com[/url] - About 17.46 million “discredited” people were restricted from buying plane tickets and 5.47 million were restricted from purchasing high-speed train tickets, the report said. Photo: Handout Millions …

Scientists make first direct observation of 'electron frolic' behind the northern lights

aurora borealis, iceland

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - Aurora borealis and australis, also known as the northern and southern lights, have mesmerized humans for millennia. Ancient people could only speculate about their source, often attributing the colo…

A newspaper editor urged the Klan to ‘ride again.’ A black woman is taking his place.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Goodloe Sutton, a newspaper editor from Alabama, speaks at a 1998 awards presentation in New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images) By Michael Brice-Saddler Michael Brice-Saddler General Assignment Repo…

Revolt against the Rich

Revolt against the Rich

blogs.scientificamerican.com - In 2015 I attended a workshop on political polarization with an eclectic group of scholars and activists. We swapped ideas on resolving battles over climate change, inequality, abortion and gay right…

'Terrifying': Rapid Loss of Biodiversity Placing Global Food Supplies at Risk of 'Irreversible Collapse'

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - A groundbreaking report by the United Nations highlighting the rapid, widespread loss of many of the world's plant and animal species should be on the front page of every newspaper in the world, argu…

As Yellowstone Awakens, Dr. Michio Kaku Warns That It Could "Literally Tear The Guts Out Of The USA"

[url=http://www.zerohedge.com]www.zerohedge.com[/url] - Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Scientists assure us that one day the absolutely massive Yellowstone supervolcano will once again experience a Category 8 eruption, and if i…


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Here's my super-abridged Green New Deal

[url=http://www.motherjones.com]www.motherjones.com[/url] - Let’s noodle some more about climate change today. On Thursday I regaled you with my abridged Green New Deal. It’s still fine, but I think it can be abridged even more. Bear with me here. First off, …

Venezuela: Pressure mounts on Maduro as US plans 'concrete steps' | News

[url=http://www.aljazeera.com]www.aljazeera.com[/url] - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is facing growing international pressure after his troops repelled foreign aid convoys at the country's borders, with the United States threatening new sanctions a…

US Coup Suffers Defeat In Venezuela, Protests Grow Against US Intervention

popularresistance.org - February 23 may end up being a decisive day in the attempted US-led coup of Venezuela. US puppet, fake president, Juan Guaido, promised so-called humanitarian aid would break through the borders of V…

White House to set up panel to counter climate change consensus, officials say

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

Could Earth's Oceans Ever Boil Away?

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - The news is dire. Ocean temperatures are at their highest since accurate measurements began in the mid-20th century. And, thanks to human-induced climate change, things are only going to get worse in…

The True Story Behind an Iconic Vietnam War Photo Was Nearly Erased — Until Now

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The fighting in Hue City, Vietnam, was as intense and confusing as anything the Marines there had ever seen. It was mid-February 1968, and American and South Vietnamese forces were desperately trying…

Pentagon Wants Satellites That Can Dodge Incoming Fire

[url=http://www.defenseone.com]www.defenseone.com[/url] - In the event of a shootout in space, the Defense Department is working to create satellite constellations that can dodge missiles or even satellite-based weapons, according to U.S. Air Force official…

Why proposals to sell nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia raise red flags

theconversation.com - According to a congressional report, a group that includes former senior U.S. government officials is lobbying to sell nuclear power plants to Saudi Arabia. As an expert focusing on the Middle East a…

Trump delays increase in tariffs on China, citing progress in trade talks

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David J. Lynch David J. Lynch Financial writer covering trade and globalization Email Bio Follow February 24 at 8:10 PM President Trump said Sunday that he will delay a scheduled increase in the t…

Trump Escalates Attacks on The New York Times, Calling It a ‘True Enemy of the People’

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - And in July 2018, Mr. Trump made similar statements in an off-the-record meeting with Mr. Sulzberger. But nine days later, Mr. Trump broke the agreement to keep the meeting private when he tweeted ab…

An Italian Expose Documents Moscow Money Allegedly Funding Italy's Far-Right Salvini

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - ROME — Italy’s interior minister and vice premier, Matteo Salvini, went off the grid for 12 hours during an official state visit to Moscow last October. Tales of Russian prostitutes seemed to explain…

The End Of The American Republic

popularresistance.org - Above photo: Barbed wire at the San Ysidro port of entry at the U.S.-Mexico border. (Pixabay) (Pixabay) Last week, after much back-and-forth about a second government shutdown, America’s mostly usele…

Nuclear Fusion Power Could Be Here by 2030, One Company Says

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - A private nuclear-fusion company has heated a plasma of hydrogen to 27 million degrees Fahrenheit (15 million degrees Celsius) in a new reactor for the first time — hotter than the core of the sun. U…

What can 28,000 rubber duckies lost at sea teach us about our oceans?

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - In 1992, a shipping crate containing 28,000 plastic bath toys was lost at sea when it fell overboard on its way from Hong Kong to the United States. No one at the time could have guessed that those s…

Should Robots Have License to Kill

Should Robots Have License to Kill

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Think killer robots. What comes to mind? Maybe...this guy? <> "We are not talking about Terminator. We're talking about much simpler technologies, which are at best a few years away, and in fact, man…

Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene

opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com - The Stone is a forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless. Driving into Iraq just after the 2003 invasion felt like driving into the future. We convoyed…

13 adorable animals that could soon be gone from the wild

A baby gorilla inside the Virunga National Park, the oldest national park in Africa. DRC, Central Africa.

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - Polar bears. Pandas. Penguins. There's a reason why these species are poster animals for the environmental movement: They're cute. Photos of adorable, charismatic animals help spread the message of p…

Why cities should stop playing Amazon's game and quit offering companies tax incentives

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theconversation.com - Amazon’s decision to walk away from its plan to build a new headquarters in Queens stunned city and state officials, who had promised US$3 billion in incentives in exchange for some 25,000 jobs. They…


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Amazon Wanted a 'Rigged Process,' Says Councilman Brad Lander

splinternews.com - New York City Councilman Brad Lander recently introduced a landmark bill—the first of its kind in the country—that would require fast food employers to show “just cause” in order to fire employees. W…

House prepares to vote on overturning Trump’s emergency declaration

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Erica Werner Erica Werner Congressional reporter focusing on economic policy Email Bio Follow February 25 at 8:23 PM Congress braced Monday for an unprecedented effort to overturn a presidential e…

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to be charged with sexual abuse, is convicted

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By A. Odysseus Patrick February 25 at 10:00 PM SYDNEY — Cardinal George Pell, one of the most senior figures in the Catholic Church, has been convicted of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboy…

The Amazon Deal Was Not Brought Down by a Handful of Politicians

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - Demonstrators protest against Amazon in Long Island City, Queens, on February 14, 2019. (Reuters / Shannon Stapleton) You will receive occasional promotional offers for programs that support The Nati…

Love connection: Why intel officials are worried about the Trump-Kim summit

[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. WASHINGTON — When Donald (Trump) met Kim (Jong Un) last June, it was an instant connection.…

58 former officials issued a letter protesting Trump’s national emergency

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - More than 50 former top national security officials released an open letter on Monday arguing that there is “no factual basis” to support President Trump’s use of a national emergency to reappropriat…

Democrats Across the Country Are Getting Hounded by Voters for Shying Away From the Green New Deal

theintercept.com - California Sen. Dianne Feinstein may feel like she was treated unfairly by young activists who have hammered her for not backing the Green New Deal resolution, but she has plenty of company. In upsta…

Meet the 3 African-American female scientists who helped launch the space race

[url=http://www.mnn.com]www.mnn.com[/url] - For decades, most Americans had never heard of Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson or Dorothy Vaughan. That all changed after the film "Hidden Figures" was released in 2016. The movie, which is based on …

Jared Kushner's Multibillion-Dollar Plot to Give Saudis Nukes

[url=http://www.truthdig.com]www.truthdig.com[/url] - The House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Reform has issued a report on a plot to make billions of dollars by selling Saudi Arabia sensitive American nuclear technology that could allo…

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Duped Middle Class — Will Voters Fight Back? Part 2 - WhoWhatWhy

whowhatwhy.org - Martin Lobel, JD specializes in crisis management and represents many investigative reporters in addition to being an expert on the constitutionality of state taxes. He has written extensively on tax…

Fred Hampton's Legacy

[url=http://www.thenation.com]www.thenation.com[/url] - The scene at the Black Panthers headquarters in Chicago after a shootout in which two Panthers were killed in a police raid on December 4, 1969. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch) You will receive occasional pr…

The War Criminal Elliott Abrams and the Liberals Who Love Him

inthesetimes.com - Rep. Ilhan Omar’s questioning of Abrams signaled a radical break with the traditional etiquette of deference in American foreign policy. Practically the entire American political establishment and co…

Cybercrime is learning from business, and earning trillions doing it

[url=http://www.raconteur.net]www.raconteur.net[/url] - The internet of things (IoT) has been hailed as ushering in a technological revolution that will transform our lives for the better. With every conceivable tool and device we use seamlessly interconn…

Giant Tortoise Feared Extinct Rediscovered in the Galápagos After 113 Years

gizmodo.com - A species of large tortoise not seen since 1906 has been rediscovered on a remote part of the Galápagos Islands, kindling efforts to conserve the critically endangered animal. She’s extremely old and…

Physicists Just Solved a 35-Year-Old Mystery Hidden Inside Atomic Cores

Physicists Just Solved a 35-Year-Old Mystery Hidden Inside Atomic Cores

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Here's a mysterious truth that scientists have known since 1983: Protons and neutrons act differently when they're inside an atom, versus floating freely through space. Specifically, the subatomic pa…

France: Arrests, Tear Gas and Water Cannons Deployed on Week 15 of Yellow Vest Protests

French anti-riot police form a line ahead of "yellow vests" protesters in Paris, France, February 23, 2019.

[url=http://www.telesurenglish.net]www.telesurenglish.net[/url] - France’s Yellow Vests showed no sign of tiring as the 15th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Macron’s austerity measures and repression took place across the country. RELATED: Yell…

Rush Limbaugh Has Betrayed Principles For Politics and His Audience Doesn’t Care

arcdigital.media - The media force known as Rush Limbaugh used to appear more dependable. Once upon a time, the man with “talent on loan from God” who sits behind the golden EIB microphone felt a duty to censure the D.…

No One Trusts the US Government, Not Even the American People - PaulCraigRoberts.org

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[url=http://www.paulcraigroberts.org]www.paulcraigroberts.org[/url] - No One Trusts the US Government, Not Even the American People Atlantic Bridge, a German front organization set up by Washington to propagandize Germans to serve Washington, has failed in the job. The…


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"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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« Reply #850 on: February 27, 2019, 12:03:38 AM »
No scheduled Doomstead Diner Daily today. I have to take my wife to the hospital for scheduled cataract surgery in the wee small hours, which is typically my time to aggregate all that noise. Ought to be back tomorrow.
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« Reply #851 on: February 28, 2019, 03:00:54 AM »

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Opinion | Michael Cohen just breached Trump’s GOP stone wall

[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 February 27 at 3:43 PM Normally, presidents who are in trouble exploit historic foreign policy momen…

Trump and Kim abruptly cut short summit after failing to reach nuclear deal

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Philip Rucker , Philip Rucker White House Bureau Chief Email Bio Follow David Nakamura and David Nakamura Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Simon Denyer Simon Denyer Tokyo bureau …

Trump’s bid for history in Hanoi is overwhelmed by Michael Cohen’s spectacle in Washington

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Philip Rucker and Philip Rucker White House Bureau Chief Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow February 27 at 7:46 PM HANOI — President Trump …

Cohen tells Congress Trump knew about WikiLeaks’ plans, directed hush-money payments

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Matt Zapotosky , Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department Email Bio Follow Rosalind S. Helderman , Rosalind S. Helderman Reporter focusing on political enterprise …

The Day Trump Lost Control of the Conversation

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Overall, Republicans did little to debunk Cohen’s specific claims or to defend the president on substance. Democrats also struggled to break much new ground early on, but managed to extract fresh inf…

What Do Mueller and the Kremlin Know About Michael Cohen’s Alleged Prague Trip?

observer.com - Michael Cohen. EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images No aspect of the scandal surrounding President Donald J. Trump’s hidden relations with Russia has been more controversial than the reputed summer…

Michael Cohen's testimony on Trump business reveals conduct that's widespread in corporate America

theconversation.com - The Trump Organization, Donald Trump’s private, family-run business, is well known to have operated at the fringes of what’s legal. Trump got his start in the rough-and-tumble atmosphere of New York …

Clip of Meadows saying send Obama back to 'Kenya or wherever' resurfaces after clash with Tlaib

thehill.com - A heated exchange between Rep. Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsFive things to watch as Michael Cohen testifies Curtain rises on 3 days of Cohen drama Five takeaways from McCabe’s allegations against …

Exclusive: Mueller Is Holding Top Secret Intelligence That Will Sink the Trump Presidency

observer.com - U.S. President Donald Trump. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Another day, another bombshell emanating from the Special Counsel investigation into President Donald Trump and his links to the Kremlin. We now…

Netanyahu corruption charges: decision is expected today

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Israel’s attorney general is expected to announce a decision on Thursday on whether Benjamin Netanyahu is to be indicted for corruption, weeks before the country’s general election. Domestic media re…

The Secrets of American Power: Unitary Executive Theory, Guantánamo Bay Prison, and Extraordinary Rendition

theintercept.com - Venezuela says that Washington’s coup attempt failed. This week on Intercepted: As Mike Pence and Elliott Abrams ratchet up U.S. propaganda for regime change, California Rep. Ro Khanna tells us he is…

Red Cross, UN Slam Denounce Use of ‘Politicized’ Humanitarian Aid to Venezuela

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - The International Red Cross has declined to participate in Washington’s controversial humanitarian aid plan to Venezuela, it was announced this weekend. “We will not be participating in what is, for …

Concentrations of Pharmaceuticals in Freshwater Increasingly Globally

e360.yale.edu - Concentrations of pharmaceuticals in rivers and lakes have significantly increased across the globe over the past 20 years, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Le…

Opinion | The U.S. is funding dangerous experiments it doesn’t want you to know about

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Marc Lipsitch and Tom Inglesby February 27 at 6:50 PM Marc Lipsitch is a professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of P…

Indian pilot captured in Pakistan becomes face of escalating conflict

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[url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk]www.dailymail.co.uk[/url] - Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian pilot shot down over Pakistan on Wednesday drinks a cup of tea in a picture issued by Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations An Indian pilot shot down over Pakist…

Indian PM accuses Pakistan of ‘evil designs’ in Kashmir crisis

The wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed near Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, has accused Pakistan of having “evil designs” to stunt India’s growth in his first remarks since a duel between the countries’ fighter jets led to the captur…

The Ocean Is Running Out of Breath, Scientists Warn

The Ocean Is Running Out of Breath, Scientists Warn

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - Escaping predators, digestion and other animal activities—including those of humans—require oxygen. But that essential ingredient is no longer so easy for marine life to obtain, several new studies r…

Scientists Discover New Mineral Icicles, Dead Mollusks, Plastic at the Bottom of the Great Blue Hole

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Explorers reached the bottom of the Great Blue Hole, a sprawling sinkhole off the coast of Belize. With the expedition now complete, they are back to tell the tale of new mineral icicles, some unfort…

Ocean Microphones May Have Recorded Lost Malaysian Jet's Crash … Thousands of Miles from Search Sites

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Nearly five years ago, the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished without a trace, with 239 people on board. The search in the Indian Ocean for the wreckage of the aircraft has been the largest…


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"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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« Reply #852 on: March 01, 2019, 03:30:35 AM »

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North Korea humiliates Trump before the world | Spectator USA

spectator.us - No diplomats anywhere enjoy dealing with North Korea. Pyongyang is difficult, indeed obstreperous at the best of times, while the Kim dynasty and its emissaries are notorious worldwide for their aggr…

Vietnam summit: North Korea and US offer differing reasons for failure of talks

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - North Korea and the US have given differing accounts of why the second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ended in failure on Thursday. The abrupt end to the Hanoi meeting, which was cut sho…

Breakdown in Hanoi Summit Shows the Real Danger on the Korean Peninsula: Donald Trump’s America

theintercept.com - What’s the bottom line on the collapse of the Hanoi summit between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un? According to Evelyn Farkas, now a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and a former …

‘Damaging precedent’: Conservative federal judge installed without consent of home-state senators

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Eric D. Miller, nominated to be U.S. circuit judge for the Ninth Circuit, attends a nomination hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 24, 2018. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) By Deanna Pa…

Pakistan ‘ready to come to the table’ after Russia offers mediation over Kashmir crisis – FM

[url=http://www.rt.com]www.rt.com[/url] - Islamabad is ready to hold talks with New Delhi after Russia offers mediation help, the Pakistani foreign minister said as cited by local media. It comes as tensions between the two nuclear-armed nat…

As Cohen rivets Washington, White House announces Kushner met with Saudi prince

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - Cohen detailed Trump's involvement in hush-money payments to women he'd allegedly had affairs with; the President's awareness that his longtime confidante Roger Stone was reaching out to WikiLeaks in…

Gorka at CPAC: Democrats want to take away your hamburgers

newsitics.com - Former Deputy Assistant to President Trump, Sebastian Gorka told attendees at CPAC that Democrats want to take away their hamburgers. “They want to take your pickup truck, they want to rebuild your h…

Cohen Comes Clean Before Congress | DCReport.org

[url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - All that was missing these last couple of days was Tinker Bell. You know, if you believe, clap your hands. There have been Democrats clapping aplenty. But then throughout Michael Cohen’s dramatic Con…

“Oh My God”: The Inside Story Behind Cohen’s Deposition

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - For much of the two weeks leading up to his public appearance on Capitol Hill, Michael Cohen sat in his Park Avenue apartment, a legal pad and pen in his hands, as he tried to formulate his opening s…

Somalia: Death toll after al-Shabab attack in Mogadishu rises | News

[url=http://www.aljazeera.com]www.aljazeera.com[/url] - A gun battle continue to rage in Mogadishu on Friday between Somali soldiers and al-Shabab fighters, who carried out a daring raid and suicide attack the previous night that left at least 29 people d…

Trump demanded top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner last year despite concerns of John Kelly and intelligence officials

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

There’s a sled dog race tougher than the Iditarod, and a 78-year-old crazy enough to try it

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Jim Lanier and his team at the start of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Miles International Sled Dog race from Whitehorse, Yukon, to Fairbanks, Alaska. (Robin Wood/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner via Associated Pre…

'A World Without Clouds': New Study Details Possibility of Devastating Climate Feedback Loop

[url=http://www.ecowatch.com]www.ecowatch.com[/url] - As people across the globe mobilize to demand bold action to combat the climate crisis and scientific findings about looming "environmental breakdown" pile up, a startling new study published Monday …

NRA in crisis: how the gun group became ensnared in the Russia inquiry

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - During the National Rifle Association’s May 2016 convention where Donald Trump won the organisation’s coveted endorsement, board member David Keene hosted a private dinner that drew three Russian lif…

Single mother and healthcare worker jailed for three days in Indiana over unpaid ambulance bill

[url=http://www.wsws.org]www.wsws.org[/url] - Melissa Latronica is a 30-year-old healthcare worker and single mother of three who lives in La Porte, Indiana, 65 miles southeast of Chicago. On February 11, Melissa was pulled over by police in a t…

Why the “Anthropocene” is not “Climate Change” - Resilience

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[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - Ed. note: This essay originally appeared in AsiaGlobal Online. “Anthropocene” is a widely proposed name for the geological epoch that covers human impact on our planet. But it is not synonymous with …

JOHN KIRIAKOU: Neither Rain, Sleet, nor Snow Will Stop the Post Office From Spying on You

consortiumnews.com - It’s called the “Mail Cover Program” and it’s run by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Yes, even the Post Office is spying on us, writes John Kiriakou. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News You m…

Richard Heinberg: Our bonus decade

World Oil Chart

energyskeptic.com - Preface. Because of the bonus oil and gas fracking brought us starting in 2005, Heinberg says “I’ve titled this essay “Our Bonus Decade” because the past ten years were an unexpected (by us peakists,…

Mysterious 'Planet Nine' Is Probably 5 to 10 Times the Size of Earth

Artist's illustration of Planet Nine, a hypothetical world that some scientists think lurks undiscovered in the far outer solar system.

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Artist's illustration of Planet Nine, a hypothetical world that some scientists think lurks undiscovered in the far outer solar system. There could be a planet hiding out on the distant frontiers of …


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« Reply #853 on: March 01, 2019, 04:43:42 AM »
Good ol' Nibiru, still lurking about  :icon_mrgreen: Good show old bean !
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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« Reply #854 on: March 02, 2019, 04:14:21 AM »
Good ol' Nibiru, still lurking about  :icon_mrgreen: Good show old bean !

Still posited via observation and deduction, but not "photographed" via lens flare.
"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

 

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