We Cannot Go on Like This. It Is Time to Talk to North Korea

Sep 20, 2017 by

Though negotiations would certainly not be easy, they remain the better option compared to Trump’s threats and the risk of...

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Rand Paul: Unconstitutional Saudi War in Yemen Is Not in Our Interest and Congress Should Vote

Sep 20, 2017 by

Senator Paul called out US participation in the Saudi war in Yemen. Source: Rand Paul: Unconstitutional Saudi War in Yemen Is Not in...

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Unknown to most Americans, the US ‘totally destroyed’ North Korea once before

Sep 20, 2017 by

Source: Unknown to most Americans, the US ‘totally destroyed’ North Korea once...

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US Sanctions Backfire: China Opens New Credit Line To Iran, Bypassing US Dollar

Sep 20, 2017 by

Following the Trump move to target Iran with fresh sanctions while ending sanctions relief, China has come to Iran’s aid with an...

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Putin Orders End To US Dollar Trade At Russian Seaports

Sep 20, 2017 by

On Tuesday, Putin instructed the government to approve legislation making the ruble the main currency of exchange at all Russian...

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California to sue Trump administration over plan for U.S.-Mexico border wall 

Sep 20, 2017 by

Source: California to sue Trump administration over plan for U.S.-Mexico border wall – LA...

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Jimmy Kimmel Calls GOP Health Care Bill a ‘Scam,’ Tells Senator ‘Stop Using My Name’

Sep 20, 2017 by

Jimmy Kimmel used Tuesday’s taping of his ABC late-night show to rain fire upon the Graham-Cassidy bill.The host explained...

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Activists Rally in Last Push to Kill Trumpcare 

Sep 20, 2017 by

Republican leaders’ thirst for depriving millions of health care remains unquenched. With a make-or-break September 30 deadline...

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The Senate’s Military Spending Increase Alone Is Enough to Make Public College Free

Sep 20, 2017 by

Congress is on track for an eye-popping increase in military spending. Source: The Senate’s Military Spending Increase Alone Is...

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Detroit, cops sued over wrongful murder conviction

Sep 20, 2017 by

Davontae Sanford, imprisoned for nearly 9 years starting at age 14, alleges that police “railroaded” him into confessing Source:...

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We’re at the end of white Christian America. What will that mean?

Sep 20, 2017 by

After accounting for eight out of 10 Americans in 1976, white Christians are now a minority, a study has found. The political...

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This man may have saved the world from nuclear war. His story is a heart-pumper.

Sep 20, 2017 by

One levelheaded action may have saved millions of lives. Source: This man may have saved the world from nuclear war. His story is a...

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RFK Jr. Issues Report Showing Strong Evidence of Ongoing Corruption & Scientific Fraud At The CDC

Sep 20, 2017 by

In a new report released yesterday, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and his team outlined various criminal acts on the part of employees and...

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Jimmy Carter: America More An ‘Oligarchy Than Democracy’

Sep 20, 2017 by

Source: Jimmy Carter: America More An ‘Oligarchy Than...

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Syrians Are Ready to Accept Bashar al-Assad as President

Sep 20, 2017 by

The war-weary country isn’t enthusiastic about its president, but desperate for a return to normalcy. Source: Syrians Are Ready to...

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Burns, Novick, PBS documentary found misleading the American public

Sep 20, 2017 by

The Ken Burns, Lynn Novick PBS documentary on the Vietnam war misleads the American public. It justifies US escalation of the Vietnam...

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How Corporate Capitalism Looted Democracy 

Sep 20, 2017 by

The party of Trump is being torn to pieces by its own crackpot, bigoted leader, and Democrats are eagerly feeding on the carcass. But...

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Centrism.biz: Scathing New Parody Site Rips Mask Off ‘Zombie Neoliberalism’

Sep 20, 2017 by

To become a certified centrist, you simply need to love inaction, indifference, and the murderous Saudi regime Source: Centrism.biz:...

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Damaged by Hurricanes and “Vulture” Capitalism, Caribbean Islands Plead for Debt Relief

Sep 20, 2017 by

Predatory hedge funds are thriving on Caribbean debt. Source: Damaged by Hurricanes and “Vulture” Capitalism, Caribbean...

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A conservative-leaning court just issued a surprise ruling on climate change and coal mining 

Sep 20, 2017 by

Source: A conservative-leaning court just issued a surprise ruling on climate change and coal mining –...

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President Trump, Kris Kobach and the ACLU: The ACLU tries to expand voting rights 

Sep 20, 2017 by

The ACLU’s effort is part of an aggressive new approach from the longtime leading advocate for civil liberties, which is seeking to...

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In Florida It’s Illegal To Power Your Home With Solar Panels—Thanks To Lobbying

Sep 20, 2017 by

Thanks to a system of corrupt corporate-government collusion, Florida residents can lose their homes if they attempt to solely power...

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Street Protests Erupt as Spain Accused of Stomping on Democracy in Catalonia

Sep 20, 2017 by

Seizure of voting materials and detentions of officials were ‘perpetrated by violating the rule of law,’ says Catalan...

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Your Government Needs You to Dehumanize Foreigners – It’s How They Justify Killing Them

Sep 20, 2017 by

John Vibes discusses the dehumanizing propaganda fed to us about the Middle East and non-NATO countries, and reminds us we are more...

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Guatemalans Hold ‘National Strike’ Against Corruption

Sep 20, 2017 by

Excerpt: Guatemalan citizens across the country are taking to the streets to protest a recent National Assembly decision that made it...

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California Becomes First State to Ban Pet Shop Sales of Non-Rescued Animals 

Sep 20, 2017 by

The bill has become the first statewide piece of legislation to take a direct stance against puppy mills and the sale of commercially...

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For Profit Insurers Fueling Opioid Epidemic

Sep 20, 2017 by

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Cost Of U.S. Solar Drops 75% In Six Years

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Source: Cost Of U.S. Solar Drops 75% In Six...

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World’s Largest Solar Park to Also Host World’s Tallest Solar Tower

Sep 20, 2017 by

Source: World’s Largest Solar Park to Also Host World’s Tallest Solar...

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Calls for Removal of a Class of Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products

Sep 20, 2017 by

In response to a petition filed by leading consumer, healthcare, firefighter and science groups, today the U.S. Source: U.S. Consumer...

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The 10 Biggest Companies That Spare Their Employees the Humiliation of Drug Testing 

Sep 20, 2017 by

For the past 35 or so years, millions of American workers have had to submit to a humiliating, privacy-invading procedure to get or...

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Exposing Problematic Role as News Arbiter, Facebook Under Fire Over Myanmar

Sep 20, 2017 by

Rohingya activists report being banned by the social media site for reporting on atrocities in Myanmar Source: Exposing Problematic...

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Women in Tunisia Are Now Free to Marry Whomever They Want, Regardless of Religion

Sep 20, 2017 by

The country just overturned a law that restricted Muslim women to marrying other Muslims. Source: Women in Tunisia Are Now Free to...

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Trump Using Campaign, RNC Money to Pay Legal Fees in Russia Probe

Sep 20, 2017 by

Wilson writes: President Trump is reportedly using money from the Republican National Committee (RNC) and his reelection campaign to...

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Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will: Building on the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Sep 20, 2017 by

Enough and no more. Source: Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will: Building on the Nuclear Weapons Ban...

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Let CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Go

Sep 20, 2017 by

Excerpt: Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) officials last week gave CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling a parting shot by adding a month...

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Bipartisan Group of Security, Ethics and Investigations Experts Urge Senators to Support Legislation Protecting the Independent Special Counsel

Sep 20, 2017 by

A bipartisan group of experts issued a letter today calling on members of the U.S. Senate to support efforts to protect against the...

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California Regulators Require Auto Insurers to Adjust Rates 

Sep 20, 2017 by

The state changed its approach in response to ProPublica’s finding that minority neighborhoods were paying higher premiums than white...

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Trump’s pardon of Arpaio can — and should — be overturned

Sep 20, 2017 by

President Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio was unconstitutional and should be overturned. Source: Opinion | Trump’s pardon of Arpaio can...

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Bail disparities across the US reflect inequality: ‘It is the poor people who suffer’

Sep 20, 2017 by

An antiquated, haphazard system allowing counties to set bail for misdemeanors often caters to conservative values and targets the...

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‘Genocidal’ Trump Blasted for Threatening to ‘Totally Destroy North Korea’

Sep 19, 2017 by

“Reminder,” says one critic of president’s speech to UN General Assembly: “threatening to kill 25 million...

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Here’s How Much Money Every Senator Received From Health-Insurance Companies in the Last Election Cycle

Sep 19, 2017 by

On average, senators who don’t support Bernie Sanders’ single-payer plan received more money from insurance companies....

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Mueller Team Told Manafort: ‘Expect to Be Indicted’

Sep 19, 2017 by

Excerpt: Mr. Manafort is under investigation for possible violations of tax laws, money-laundering prohibitions and requirements to...

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Top German Politicians Want US Nuclear Weapons Out

Sep 19, 2017 by

Source: Top German Politicians Want US Nuclear Weapons...

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‘Militaristic and intimidating’: St Louis police criticized as protests stretch on

Sep 19, 2017 by

Demonstrations against the acquittal of officer Jason Stockley in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith enter fourth night Source:...

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33 Maps That Explain The United States Better Than Any Textbook

Sep 19, 2017 by

From the prevalence of meth labs to the real size of Alaska, All That Is Interesting shares fascinating maps that explain the United...

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What Netflix’s “The Confession Tapes” Teach Us about the Psychology of Interrogations

Sep 19, 2017 by

The take-home message is that we need to change the way police do interrogations–and do it fast Source: What Netflix’s...

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Forcing Domestic Abusers To Surrender Guns Could Save Lives, But Most States Don’t Do It 

Sep 19, 2017 by

A new study offers clear proof that states must do more to protect women. Source: Forcing Domestic Abusers To Surrender Guns Could...

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Naomi Klein: We Are Seeing the Shock Doctrine in Effect After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Sep 19, 2017 by

Excerpt: What climate scientists have been warning us about for decades is that a warmer world is an extreme world. Source: Naomi...

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Why Robert Mueller’s Facebook Warrant Is a Huge Deal

Sep 19, 2017 by

The recent news that Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant for the contents of Facebook accounts associated with Russian...

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Revealed: Donald Trump took $107 million promised to charities … and kept it

Sep 19, 2017 by

Source: Donald Trump took $107 million promised to charities … and kept...

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Myanmar’s Buddhist Leaders Must Take a Stand Against Ethnic Cleansing

Sep 19, 2017 by

More than 70 Buddhist teachers and community leaders have signed a letter to Myanmar’s Buddhist leaders, calling for an end to...

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New York’s Largest Charter School Network Tainted by Racist Board Members and Radical Right-Wing Money 

Sep 19, 2017 by

Success Academy, New York City’s largest charter school network, has been the subject of a steady stream of unflattering press...

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Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee Says Sarah Huckabee Sanders Could Be Indicted 

Sep 19, 2017 by

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (), ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, explained during an MSNBC appearance that White House...

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Refocusing the Punishment Paradigm

Sep 19, 2017 by

Any parent can tell you that timeouts, groundings, and other punishments only go so far in encouraging good behavior. If kids are...

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Conservative Commentator Scottie Nell Hughes: ‘I Was Raped by Charles Payne and Again by Fox News’ 

Sep 19, 2017 by

Former Fox News contributor Scottie Nell Hughes on Monday filed suit against the network, claiming she was raped by Fox Business...

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Teamsters Resolve to Become “Sanctuary Union” to Fight Deportation of Members

Sep 19, 2017 by

Teamsters hope other unions will follow their lead. Source: Teamsters Resolve to Become “Sanctuary Union” to Fight...

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NBC Criticized for Giving Accused Sexual Predator Bill O’Reilly a Platform to Sell His Book

Sep 19, 2017 by

Despite being forced out of his Fox News show after multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Bill O’Reilly is back on television...

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The NFL Players Union Just Awarded Colin Kaepernick ‘Week 1’ MVP

Sep 19, 2017 by

Source: The NFL Players Union Just Awarded Colin Kaepernick ‘Week 1’...

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Only Russia and Israel Think Trump Is Doing a Better Job Than Obama Did 

Sep 19, 2017 by

Global public opinion of President Trump and the United States has plummeted in 2017—and that was before Trump lectured global...

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Obama’s buckracking a sad endorsement of the party’s corporate wing, led by the likes of Sens. Corey Booker (D-NJ), Mark Warner (D-Va.) and perhaps Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).

Sep 19, 2017 by

Obama’s buckracking sends a message to the growing field of prospective presidential candidates in 2020. It’s a tacit...

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Nation’s ‘Most Incarcerated State’ Chooses a New Path

Sep 19, 2017 by

On June 15, 2017, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) signed into law the most comprehensive criminal justice reform in the...

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Weekly Resistance: 5 Ways To Take Action September 18-24

Sep 19, 2017 by

Join the Care2 team as we take action on violence in Myanmar, health care in America, hurricane recovery and many more acts of social...

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Harvard Business School Study: U.S. Government Is Its Own Worst Enemy 

Sep 19, 2017 by

A new analysis outlines why voters are frustrated with their political leaders: Republicans and Democrats lack competition to deliver...

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Preet Bharara’s new podcast to take on justice issues, Trump. Nothing’s ‘off limits’

Sep 19, 2017 by

A new audio series will amplify the former federal prosecutor’s voice on legal issues and President Trump, the man who fired...

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Democratic Ownership and the Pluralist Commonwealth: The Creation of an Idea Whose Time Has Come

Sep 19, 2017 by

There is an alternative to capitalism. Source: Democratic Ownership and the Pluralist Commonwealth: The Creation of an Idea Whose...

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In a First for the Nation, Portland Police End Gang List to Improve Relations With Blacks and Latinos

Sep 19, 2017 by

Some law enforcement experts say their gang member databases help fight gang crime and improve public safety, while critics say they...

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The Right Wing Has a Vast, Secret Plot to Destroy Unions for Good. Here’s How to Fight Back

Sep 19, 2017 by

We need to greatly increase members’ democratic involvement in their unions. Source: The Right Wing Has a Vast, Secret Plot to...

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The Best Political Moments From The Emmy Awards 

Sep 19, 2017 by

As expected, the 2017 Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, was very political. Here are some of the highlights. Source: The Best...

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Even Business Leaders Are Realizing Health Insurance Companies Serve No Purpose

Sep 19, 2017 by

Single-payer is moving from pipe dream to possibility. Source: Even Business Leaders Are Realizing Health Insurance Companies Serve...

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Non-Violent Civil Resistance Works. It May Be the Only Way to Stop America’s Next Unnecessary and Illegal War!

Sep 19, 2017 by

Non-violent civil resistance has proved a successful strategy for combating the conduct or policies of repressive regimes and...

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New Research Reveals There Are More Than 40 Million Slaves Worldwide

Sep 19, 2017 by

Reports released during the UN General Assembly meetings suggest global leaders need to increase efforts to end modern slavery and...

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Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission’s Use of Private Email Appears to Break Federal Law

Sep 19, 2017 by

Instructions have been lacking, says one commissioner—a sharp contrast with similar groups in the past. Source: Trump’s Voter...

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US Says No Money for Social Programs, But ‘$700 Billion to Kill People? Yeah That We Have’

Sep 19, 2017 by

“Note ‘where will the money come from?’ deficit trolls will be silent on this $700 billion defense spending...

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Feds Wiretapped Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman

Sep 19, 2017 by

Investigators obtained a secret court order under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to surveil Paul Manafort in 2016 as part...

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St. Louis Protests: Police Caught on Camera Firing Projectiles Into Crowd of Protestors

Sep 19, 2017 by

Shugerman writes: Video has emerged of protesters in St Louis running in fear as they are chased after by police officers firing...

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Authorities Close In On Pro-Charter School Nonprofit For Illicit Campaign Contributions

Sep 19, 2017 by

The education reform movement pushed the envelope off the table in Massachusetts. Will New York come for them next? Source:...

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Seattle to Michael Bennett: We’ve Got Your Back

Sep 19, 2017 by

At a time when other NFL teams are discouraging player protests, the Seahawks are welcoming it. Source: Seattle to Michael Bennett:...

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Leaked Zinke Memo Urges Trump to Shrink National Monuments, Allow Drilling

Sep 19, 2017 by

“If President Trump accepts Zinke’s advice and moves to eviscerate monument protections, he’d be ignoring the...

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Is Conservatism a Sign of Imperial Decline?

Sep 19, 2017 by

Source: Is Conservatism a Sign of Imperial...

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Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes Next

Sep 18, 2017 by

Source: Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes...

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Former Whistleblower Starts Legal Aid Group to Guide Would-Be Tipsters

Sep 18, 2017 by

Morello writes: In a city filled with leakers, congressional committees with subpoena powers and investigative reporters, John N. Tye...

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U.N. Brands Myanmar Violence a ‘Textbook’ Example of Ethnic Cleansing

Sep 18, 2017 by

11 Sep 2017 – The United Nations’ top human rights official today slammed Myanmar for conducting a “cruel military operation”...

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True Colors: US Coalition Announces They’ll Defend ISIS By Attacking Syrian Army If They Go After Them

Sep 18, 2017 by

US-backed forces say they will not allow Assad regime to cross Euphrates River to take additional ISIS territory in Deir ez-Zor....

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Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of U.S. Criminal Probe for Insider Trading

Sep 18, 2017 by

The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether top officials at Equifax Inc. violated insider trading...

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Germans are living the best life, but the French and Danish aren’t far behind

Sep 18, 2017 by

The US is in 29th place. Source: Germans are living the best life, but the French and Danish aren’t far...

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Judge rules in city’s favor on sanctuary cities, grants nationwide injunction 

Sep 18, 2017 by

A federal judge in Chicago Friday blocked the Trump administration’s rules requiring so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate...

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“Ag-Gag” Bills Criminalizing Whistleblowers Dealt Setbacks in Utah and Wyoming

Sep 18, 2017 by

Abuses must be revealed. Source: “Ag-Gag” Bills Criminalizing Whistleblowers Dealt Setbacks in Utah and...

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Bolstering Single-Payer Case, Report Shows How For-Profit Insurers Fuel Opioid Crisis

Sep 18, 2017 by

“In case you didn’t know, the opioid epidemic is fueled in part by systemic failures in healthcare.” Source:...

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Revealed: After Failing to Prosecute Bankers, Obama Rakes In Even More than Hillary Did With Wall Street Speeches

Sep 18, 2017 by

The former president is reportedly raking in $400,000 per speech to massive financial firms Source: After Failing to Prosecute...

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Israeli Website Claims ISIS Commander Revealed as Mossad Agent

Sep 18, 2017 by

Libyan security forces arrested a Daesh commander in the city of Benghazi — only to find out soon after that the man they had...

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Single-Payer Movement Shows: Life After Trump May Not Suck

Sep 18, 2017 by

The flip side of the Trump phenomenon is that Democrats may finally be ready to offer voters something real.. “My critics will...

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Chelsea Manning: ‘I’m Not Ashamed of Being Disinvited’ by Harvard

Sep 18, 2017 by

McDermott writes: Chelsea Manning said Sunday she is not an ‘American traitor’ as her critics have claimed, and that she...

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The House That Bibi Built: The unholy alliance between US neoconservatives and Netanyahu is no accident.

Sep 18, 2017 by

The unholy alliance between US neoconservatives and Netanyahu is no accident… For half of the past two decades Benjamin “Bibi”...

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Groups Protest that IsraelI Security Forces Are Training American Cops Despite History of Rights Abuses

Sep 18, 2017 by

Among the trainees in the latest trip is a Washington D.C. police commander, over the objections of a D.C. city councilmember....

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Read All About the Biggest Snowden Reveal 

Sep 18, 2017 by

Here’s a summary of stories following The Intercept’s recent effort to publish documents leaked by the National Security...

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Revealed: As Thousands Left Homeless From Hurricanes, Trump Sends $75 Million MORE To Israel

Sep 18, 2017 by

Israel has occupied Palestine since 1967, and in those 50 years, it has been accused of numerous categories of human rights...

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When will self-driving electric cars make conventional cars worthless?

Sep 18, 2017 by

Researchers predict tens of millions of conventional vehicles will one day be obsolete—and your car will be worthless. Source: When...

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‘Incapable of Serving Safely as President’: More Mental Health Experts Question Trump’s Stability

Sep 18, 2017 by

There is a long-standing rule self-imposed rule among psychiatrists who are members of the American Psychiatric Association (APA):...

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South-South Cooperation Key to Overcoming Inequalities, Says UN Deputy Chief

Sep 18, 2017 by

12 Sep 2017 – “South-South cooperation should not be seen as a substitute for North-South cooperation but as complementary, and we...

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