WHO Calls for Antibiotic Restrictions in Food Animals 

Nov 18, 2017 by

Cornucopia’s Take: “Superbugs” have become a threat to human health, caused largely by the abuse of antibiotics in our healthcare and...

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Half of US Spending Power Remains Committed to Paris Climate Agreement

Nov 18, 2017 by

Leahy writes: A total of 20 U.S. states, 110 U.S. cities, and more than 1,400 businesses have pledged to cut their fossil-fuel...

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Can a Social-Justice App Be Art?

Nov 18, 2017 by

The collective Dark Inquiry’s “Bail Bloc” is both a cryptocurrency-mining operation and a work of deeply thoughtful art. Source: Can...

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Declassified Israeli Transcripts Discuss Ethnic Cleansing

Nov 18, 2017 by

Excerpt: Declassified cabinet meeting minutes show that top Israeli cabinet officials contemplated an ethnic cleansing of the Gaza...

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‘Time to Raise Hell’: Internet Defenders Mobilize as FCC Aims to Kill Net Neutrality Within Month

Nov 18, 2017 by

FCC chair Ajit Pai, warn critics, is aiming to “destroy the internet as we know it and give even more gatekeeper power to a few...

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This November, Try Something New: Decolonize Your Mind 

Nov 18, 2017 by

I tend to lie low during Native American History Month and dodge the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People. But not this year....

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Reproductive Freedom Depends on Where You Live. How Does Your City Rank? 

Nov 18, 2017 by

Cities are playing a crucial role in protecting reproductive rights as federal and state governments grow more restrictive. Source:...

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The Man Leading the Charge for Trump’s Impeachment 

Nov 18, 2017 by

Constitutional law expert John Bonifaz is fresh from a victory in Florida to get big money out of local elections. Now he’s working...

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The Navajo Nation Launches $20 Million Fund to Help Its Entrepreneurs 

Nov 18, 2017 by

Small businesses could help the struggling Navajo economy deal with the ups and downs of the fossil fuel industry. Source: The Navajo...

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Transforming from a Domination to a Partnership Society

Nov 18, 2017 by

Humans were, for much of early civilization, equal partners, without male domination. Then things changed, Male domination swept in...

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For Black Women Across the U.S., a 30-Minute Walk Builds Better Health—and Sisterhood 

Nov 18, 2017 by

“I can lace up my sneakers, walk out my front door, and change my entire body.” Source: For Black Women Across the U.S., a 30-Minute...

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FCC’s Relaxing of Media Merger Rules Sets Off an Outcry

Nov 18, 2017 by

The 40-year-old regulations were initially put in place to promote a diversity of viewpoints in the media. Critics worry that...

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The “Redneck Revolt” Is Showing Up at Gun Shows and KKK Rallies to End White Supremacy 

Nov 18, 2017 by

This rural White organization put out a call for working-class Whites to “reject the idea of whiteness.” Source: The “Redneck Revolt”...

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Two people accidentally shoot themselves at church while having discussion about gun safety

Nov 18, 2017 by

Source: Two people accidentally shoot themselves at church while having discussion about gun...

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Your Uncle Said What? How to Talk About Social Justice With Your Family During the Holidays 

Nov 18, 2017 by

Finding connection and engaging face to face is important social change work—especially during holiday gatherings. Source: Your Uncle...

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Revealed: Sexual Harassment Settlements in Congress Are Paid by Taxpayers

Nov 18, 2017 by

It’s unlikely the public will ever truly know how many women in politics have been targets of sexual harassment, or how many...

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Would You Put a Tiny House for a Homeless Person in Your Backyard? 

Nov 18, 2017 by

Because two Seattle homeowners were willing to make space, a 75-year-old man who’s been homeless for years now has a house and a...

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Inside COP23 Protest Involving Thousands Of Bikers

Nov 18, 2017 by

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Pistols in Preschools: Why Schools Are Fighting Gun Advocates in This State

Nov 18, 2017 by

Just days after the mass shooting at a Texas church, the Michigan Senate voted to allow people to carry guns in schools, churches,...

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Zimbabwe: Domestic Rivalries, US-China Competition Underlie Political Crisis

Nov 18, 2017 by

The political turmoil in Zimbabwe is a product of both domestic factional rivalries and broader international US/China political...

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Pentagon: ISIS Officially ‘Defeated’ But The US Will Stay (Illegally) In Syria

Nov 18, 2017 by

Pentagon officials loudly declare ISIS to have been “defeated” in the country, but insist that they intend to remain, showing yet...

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A Plurality Of Voters Want Special Counsel To Investigate Clinton And Trump

Nov 18, 2017 by

“Mueller is seen as having a significant conflict of interest — one large enough to typically disqualify a special...

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Exposed: Mainstream Media Is Spreading Fake News About Marijuana Killing A Baby

Nov 18, 2017 by

This week the news cycle was flooded with mainstream headlines suggesting doctors were claiming have discovered the first marijuana...

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Revealed: Steve Bannon Is Bad for the Jews

Nov 18, 2017 by

Beware of some of those who say they support Israel. Source: Opinion | Steve Bannon Is Bad for the...

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Keystone Pipeline Shut Down After Leaking 210,000 Gallons Of Oil

Nov 18, 2017 by

The contentious Keystone Pipeline has been temporarily shut down after a 210,000-gallon oil leak was discovered in South Dakota....

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Twitter un-verifies the accounts of white supremacists and they aren’t happy about it

Nov 18, 2017 by

Source: Twitter un-verifies the accounts of white supremacists and they aren’t happy about...

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Revealed: How America’s Deep State Operates to Control the Message

Nov 18, 2017 by

Deep State is the widespread belief that there exists in many countries an entrenched and largely hidden infrastructure that really...

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Chicago youth lead high-profile campaign against $95 million police academy

Nov 18, 2017 by

#NoCopAcademy demands real investment in communities—and accountability for decades of police violence. Source: Chicago youth lead...

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Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz dedicates Latin Grammys honor to Dreamers

Nov 18, 2017 by

Source: Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz dedicates Latin Grammys honor to...

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‘Tolerance of Violence in Homes Is the Necessary Precursor to Public Violence’

Nov 18, 2017 by

“We are so silent, so shamed by what is happening in homes, that we cannot construct the language or the public policy to make...

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The Trump–Russia story is a story about money laundering in real estate. Full stop.

Nov 18, 2017 by

Source: The Trump–Russia story is a story about money laundering in real estate. Full...

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The Roy Moore Debacle in Alabama Reveals the GOP’s Playbook to Rig Elections

Nov 18, 2017 by

The strange saga of Roy Moore’s senatorial bid in Alabama has made one thing clear: Nobody should doubt that the GOP is the...

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Former Al Franken Female Staffers Speak Out: ‘He Treated Us With the Utmost Respect’

Nov 18, 2017 by

O’Keefe writes: Some former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) spoke out on Friday in his defense, saying that he had...

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‘Catharsis On The Mall’ Promotes Healing Through Creativity And Connection

Nov 18, 2017 by

Source: ‘Catharsis On The Mall’ Promotes Healing Through Creativity And...

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Trump and the nuclear ‘football’: No President Should Have the Authority to Launch Nuclear Weapons

Nov 17, 2017 by

Aside from a situation where a nuclear attack on the US has already been launched, a president, including especially this one we have...

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Capitalism Is Not the Only Choice

Nov 17, 2017 by

We have opportunities every day to build economies that lift each other up and spread joy. Source: Capitalism Is Not the Only...

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You can use your computer’s spare power to fund people’s bail

Nov 17, 2017 by

A new app mines for cryptocurrency to use for bail relief while you do absolutely nothing. Source: You can use your computer’s spare...

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Pope: Thou shalt do less MSG, more MDG, and fat cats will happily pay

Nov 17, 2017 by

Many complain about failing to think outside of the box, about the world of unmet needs, about inequities… When out-of-the-box...

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Can We Still Trust Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?

Nov 17, 2017 by

The WikiLeaks founder now appears to have been a political operative in 2016—favoring the Trump campaign—despite his denial that he...

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Fake News on Russia and Other Official Enemies:  The New York Times, 1917–2017

Nov 17, 2017 by

Edward S. Herman has written widely on economics, foreign policy, and the media. It has been amusing to watch the New York Times and...

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UK Panel To Rule On FOIA Requests In Assange Case

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: UK Panel To Rule On FOIA Requests In Assange...

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Pizzagate: Anatomy of a Fake News Scandal 

Nov 17, 2017 by

Inside the web of conspiracy theorists, Russian operatives, Trump campaigners and Twitter bots who manufactured the...

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US, European Nations Slammed for ‘Complicity’ as Humanitarian Groups Demand Aid for Yemen

Nov 17, 2017 by

“The choice is between resolution, or complicity in the suffering; there is no third option.” Source: US, European...

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Walter Shaub’s 13 Ways to Improve Government Ethics 

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: Walter Shaub’s 13 Ways to Improve Government Ethics | Campaign Legal...

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Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office starts integrity unit

Nov 17, 2017 by

Former State Appellate Defender Valerie Newman is the director of the newly-formed conviction integrity unit in the Wayne County...

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Cuba: What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: ACT OUT! [136] – Cuba: What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t...

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Lesbian Democrat defeats Republican in Oklahoma disrtrict that Trump won by 40 points

Nov 17, 2017 by

Democrats in Oklahoma picked up a key state Senate seat in a Tuesday special election, marking the fourth seat Democrats have gained...

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With Trump Silent, Sanders and Dems Demand Aid for Iranian Earthquake Victims

Nov 17, 2017 by

“The U.S. has routinely offered to help the Iranian people in times of need. This time should be no different.” Source:...

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How bad is US gun violence? These charts show the scale of the problem

Nov 17, 2017 by

The Las Vegas shooting has revived the firearms debate – and data shows more Americans have died from guns since 1968 than in all the...

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Keystone Pipeline closed through several states after big leak in South Dakota

Nov 17, 2017 by

The leak comes four days before Nebraska officials are scheduled to vote on whether to approve a 275-mile-long pipeline extension...

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Lebanon’s President: Holding Prime Minister Hariri Is Act of Saudi Aggression

Nov 17, 2017 by

Lebanese President Michel Aoun says he thinks Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being detained in Saudi Arabia. Source: Lebanon’s...

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Americans, 4% of World’s Population, Own 42 Percent of the World’s Guns

Nov 17, 2017 by

The US is a leader in mass shootings — and in sheer numbers of guns. Source: Americans Own 42 Percent of the World’s...

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Major Grocery Retailers Across North America Reject Genetically Engineered Fish

Nov 17, 2017 by

As the world’s first sale of genetically engineered , the top food retailers across Canada and the U.S. have made public statements...

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Behind the Saudi-Israeli push to destabilize Lebanon 

Nov 17, 2017 by

t documents made public by Israeli TV Channel 10 indicate that this provocative war scenario was coordinated by Saudi Arabia and...

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How Regenerative Food and Farming Can Reverse Rural Poverty and Forced Migration in the Americas

Nov 17, 2017 by

“Regenerative food and farming is the new gold standard for climate and environmentally friendly agriculture and land use...

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USA, UK and France Risk Complicity in Collective Punishment of Civilians in Yemen

Nov 17, 2017 by

The USA, UK and France must immediately cease supplying arms to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen, which is impeding...

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 The Trials of Benjamin Netanyahu: Corruption in Israel is Not Just an Israeli Issue

Nov 17, 2017 by

Corruption in Israeli society has become particularly endemic after the occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza in 1967....

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Asia resists Trump’s tour, U.S. militarism 

Nov 17, 2017 by

Read updates, statements and reports from resistance during Trump’s visits to Asia, including Japan, South Korea and the...

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Two Victories Against Israeli Racism 

Nov 17, 2017 by

Law enforcement moves against followers of Meir Kahane’s racist ideology. Source: Two Victories Against Racism – New...

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Tax ‘Reform’: Have Americans Finally Wised Up?

Nov 17, 2017 by

Congressional Republicans have delegitimized taxes in order to delegitimize government… OK, you know the scenario by now....

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Journalism Made Possible Because of the Freedom of Information Act 

Nov 17, 2017 by

The Freedom of Information Act is fundamental to investigative journalism. Here’s our strange attempt to get you to care about it....

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Yes, we can halt the rise of the international far right 

Nov 17, 2017 by

The ugly nationalism on display in Poland is part of a trend we all have to resist, writes the Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash...

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Game Changer: Tesla unveils 500-mile-range Semi (and just for fun: 620 mile range Roadster)

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: Game Changer: Tesla unveils 500-mile-range Semi (and just for fun: 620 mile range...

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What is Facebook’s action plan against foreign interference? 

Nov 17, 2017 by

What is our action plan against foreign interference? Source: What is our action plan against foreign interference? | Facebook Help...

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In Post-Weinstein Era, Trump Sexual Assault Accusers Await His Downfall 

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: In Post-Weinstein Era, Trump Sexual Assault Accusers Await His Downfall |...

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Conservative lawmaker resigns after consensual, ‘inappropriate behavior’ with a man in his office

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: Conservative lawmaker resigns after consensual, ‘inappropriate behavior’ with a man in his...

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CEO pens viral piece exposing the Republican tax cut as a lie to the middle class

Nov 17, 2017 by

Source: CEO pens viral piece exposing the Republican tax cut as a lie to the middle...

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Revealed: How corporate thieves prey on Puerto Rico

Nov 17, 2017 by

Rather than prioritize Puerto Rico’s urgent needs, U.S. political and business elites are continuing their project of...

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Freedom of Press Implications Of Forcing RT America To Register As Foreign Agent 

Nov 17, 2017 by

Regardless of what one thinks of RT America, and people have every right to criticize their coverage, the DOJ’s decision to...

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Top 10 Ways to Stop Trump Nuking Anybody

Nov 16, 2017 by

On Tuesday the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on whether Trump can just up and nuke people or not. The hand-picked...

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South Korea says U.S. must not strike North Korea without Seoul’s consent

Nov 16, 2017 by

U.S. President Donald Trump should “under no circumstances” take military action against North Korea without the consent...

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WATCH: 16 Women Tell Their Heartbreaking Stories of Sexual Assault by Trump

Nov 16, 2017 by

Among the deluge of sexual assault accusations pouring in against powerful men around the country, it’s critical to remember that...

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Tim Kaine Sides With Bernie Sanders, Calls for Eliminating Superdelegates

Nov 16, 2017 by

Debenedetti writes: Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is urging the Democratic National Committee to end its tradition of using superdelegates,...

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DNC chief vows to make Dem primaries fair in 2020 

Nov 16, 2017 by

Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), is pledging to make the party’s primary process fairer and...

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US Military and CIA Leaders May Be Investigated for War Crimes

Nov 16, 2017 by

The international court is putting the US on notice. Source: US Military and CIA Leaders May Be Investigated for War...

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Capitol Hill staffers have a ‘creep list’ of male lawmakers 

Nov 16, 2017 by

Female lawmakers and staffers on Capitol Hill have a word-of-mouth “creep list” of men on the Hill, including lawmakers,...

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Judge Roy Moore’s Campaign Chief Brett Doster Directed Illegal Voter Caging

Nov 16, 2017 by

Palast writes: In 2004, BBC TV exposed Brett Doster, now Judge Roy Moore’s campaign chief, for illegally ‘caging’...

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Why Harvey Weinstein Turned to Israeli Intelligence Veterans to Suppress His Sex Abuse Accusers

Nov 16, 2017 by

In a bid to suppress some of the revelations of his flagrant acts of sexual harassment and abuse, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein...

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For Damage Done and Transition Needed, 50+ Groups Demand Global Fossil Fuel Tax

Nov 16, 2017 by

“A climate damages tax on the fossil fuel industry is one way to reverse the injustice of climate change, and ensure the fossil...

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Peruvian Farmer Takes German Energy Giant to Court

Nov 16, 2017 by

A German court on Monday moved forward a case brought by a Peruvian farmer against a German utility alleging climate-related damages....

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What Strategies Work Best in Policing?

Nov 16, 2017 by

There are some approaches that can reduce crime without worsening community relations, a new analysis finds. Source: What Strategies...

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More Defenders Get Access to ‘Bad Cops’ Database 

Nov 16, 2017 by

Legal Aid has been digging up dirt on cops. And now its sharing it with other public defenders. Source: More Defenders Get Access to...

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Congresswoman Reveals: Taxpayers Have Paid $15 MILLION To Silence Sexual Abuse Victims Of Politicians

Nov 16, 2017 by

The House of Representatives has reportedly used taxpayer funds to cover at least $15 million in sexual misconduct settlements in the...

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Congress Takes a Stand Against Saudi Arabia’s War on Yemen

Nov 16, 2017 by

A huge bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives says enough is enough. Source: Congress Takes a Stand Against Saudi...

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Ex-Google exec Matt Dunne has a plan to create a string of tech hubs across rural America

Nov 16, 2017 by

It’s no secret that while Silicon Valley is gaining jobs, rural America is losing them. A September report from the Economic...

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Eposed: The F.B.I.’s Dangerous Crackdown on ‘Black Identity Extremists’

Nov 16, 2017 by

The effort to target racial justice activists has chilling echoes of Cointelpro. Source: Opinion | The F.B.I.’s Dangerous Crackdown...

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‘Time to Raise Hell’: Internet Defenders Mobilize as FCC Aims to Kill Net Neutrality Within Month

Nov 16, 2017 by

FCC chair Ajit Pai, warn critics, is aiming to “destroy the internet as we know it and give even more gatekeeper power to a few...

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Revealed: DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE COMPANY PAID MERCENARIES TO BUILD CONSPIRACY LAWSUIT AGAINST ENVIRONMENTALISTS

Nov 16, 2017 by

The private security firm TigerSwan worked to build a RICO lawsuit accusing environmentalist groups of inciting protests to increase...

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America Can’t Win Great-Power Hardball

Nov 16, 2017 by

As other countries rise, global stability depends on the United States holding onto its moralism Source: America Can’t Win...

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Activists Disrupt White House’s Pro-Coal Panel At Bonn Climate Summit

Nov 16, 2017 by

Source: Activists Disrupt White House’s Pro-Coal Panel At Bonn Climate...

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The Truth Behind America’s Misleading Gun Numbers

Nov 16, 2017 by

The U.S. is known for having the highest gun ownership per capita worldwide, but the firearms are less evenly distributed than many...

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New Orleans man locked up nearly 8 years awaiting trial, then drug case gets tossed 

Nov 16, 2017 by

When Kevin Smith was jailed on a drug charge in New Orleans in 2010, Blockbuster was still renting DVDs and President Barack Obama...

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To Counter Gun Violence, Build a Real Alternative to the Right Wing

Nov 16, 2017 by

What can the left do to organize for a world free of both gun violence and right-wing fanaticism exemplified by the NRA? Source: To...

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