Trump Says He Is ‘Counting on the Federal Court System’ to Declare Winner on Election Night—Before Many Ballots Are Tallied 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“This is an open admission that Trump hopes to use the Supreme Court to steal the election.” Source: Trump Says He Is...

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Trump Gives Himself “A+” on Covid-19 Response as US Death Toll Hits Grim 200,000 Milestone 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“Trump and his cowardly enablers, they all have blood on their hands,” said an activist who lost his father to Covid-19....

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Conservative media is setting the stage for delegitimizing a Biden victory

Sep 21, 2020 by

A “coup” against Trump. Postal workers stealing the election. Welcome to 2020 according to right-wing media. Source: Tucker Carlson...

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Sinophobia Inc: Understanding The Anti-China Industrial Complex 

Sep 21, 2020 by

Armed With State Funding And Weapons Industry Sponsors, A Handful Of Influential Think Tanks Are Setting The Terms Of The New Cold...

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Where Is Joe Biden’s Ground Game?

Sep 21, 2020 by

As Joe Biden faces an enthusiasm gap in the polls, raising a very serious possibility of Donald Trump winning reelection, the...

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Calls for Major Reforms After Leaked Docs Detail How Big Banks Help Criminals and Oligarchs Launder Their ‘Dirty Cash’ 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“The FinCEN Files reveal that the system we’ve established to follow that money is broken. It’s time to overhaul...

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White Supremacists Are a Threat to Elections, Says the DHS 

Sep 21, 2020 by

While the Trump administration publicly downplays the rise of the far right, Homeland Security anticipates “physical threats” to the...

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A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining 

Sep 21, 2020 by

Metronome’s digital clock in Manhattan has been reprogrammed to illustrate a critical window for action to prevent the effects of...

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Dems Pressured to ‘Pick a Fight for Once’ Over RBG Seat as Collins and Murkowski Oppose Pre-Election Vote 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“To pretend that norms will constrain Trump or McConnell would be folly, yes. But for Democrats, the media, and the public to...

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FinCen Files Shine Spotlight on Suspicious Bank Transfers 

Sep 21, 2020 by

The reporters behind the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers have more to share. We should pay attention. Source: FinCen Files...

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N95 masks save lives. So why are they still hard to get this far into a pandemic?

Sep 21, 2020 by

The shortage is a dangerous failure for hundreds of thousands of nurses re-wearing disposable respirator masks. Source: Why N95 masks...

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Alert: Trump Announces ‘Patriotic Education’ Commission

Sep 21, 2020 by

At the White House Conference, President Trump said history teachers’ focus on slavery has taught children to hate their...

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7 Myths About Black Lives Matter That People Need To Stop Believing 

Sep 21, 2020 by

At best, myths about Black Lives Matter prevent people from giving their support. At worst, these myths actively detract from the...

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Alert: Minnesota Cops Use Contact Tracing to Track Protestor Networks

Sep 21, 2020 by

Minnesota officials have used a variety of digital surveillance tools to track protestors, but now they openly admit to using...

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Democrats’ Climate Change Lies

Sep 21, 2020 by

The Republicans lie about the harm they do to the planet, and the Democrats lie and pretend they’re not doing the very same...

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World Health Organization unveils plan for distributing coronavirus vaccine

Sep 21, 2020 by

Covax aims to gets some doses to every participating country — but not everyone thinks that makes most sense. Source: Coronavirus...

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Urban Hospitals of Last Resort Cling to Life in Time of COVID 

Sep 21, 2020 by

While rural hospitals have been closing at a quickening pace over the past two decades, a number of inner-city hospitals now face a...

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Miami Dolphins Social Impact Committee Gives $100,000 to Florida Rights Restoration Coalition’s Fines and Fees Program 

Sep 21, 2020 by

the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Fines and Fees program, which assists returning citizens who have outstanding fees to...

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Trump Ally Offered Assange Pardon To ‘Resolve’ Kremlin Link To Dem Hacks: Attorney 

Sep 21, 2020 by

Former Rep. Dana Rohrabacher discussed some kind of pardon if Julian Assange would play ball about Russian ties, Assange’s lawyer...

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Rebounding Stocks, Surging Wealth for the Haves and ‘Widespread Economic Misery’ for the Have-Nots During Pandemic 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“It’s going to get worse because there is nothing for the people we surveyed who earn under $100,000 a year to fall back...

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Venezuela Blasts ‘Politicized’ Report By UN ‘Ghost Mission’ 

Sep 21, 2020 by

Foreign Minister Arreaza Accused The UN Mission Of “Playing Politics With Human Rights.” Source: Venezuela Blasts ‘Politicized’...

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Progressives Hit Back After DOJ Designates New York, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon ‘Anarchist Jurisdictions’ 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“This is not just unlawful but it’s also a prime example of this president’s failed leadership and...

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Progressives Slam Biden’s Foreign Policy Team 

Sep 21, 2020 by

Sanders delegates and other progressive Dems, worried about his ties to the military, want less Pentagon spending and more focus on...

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A New Crisis Hotline Could Serve As an Alternative to Policing in Chicago

Sep 21, 2020 by

Police aren’t social workers. A new proposal would stop them from doing both jobs. Source: A New Crisis Hotline Could Serve As an...

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Highlighting ‘Extreme Carbon Inequality,’ Oxfam Study Shows World’s Richest 1% Emit More Than Twice as Much CO2 as Poorest 50% 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“The over-consumption of a wealthy minority is fueling the climate crisis, yet it is poor communities and young people who are...

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A federal court may have declared immigration arrests unconstitutional 

Sep 21, 2020 by

A 9th Circuit Court ruling on ICE could reshape immigration enforcement and ought to become the law of the land. Source: A federal...

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I’m Living in Fear of COVID as New People Get Transferred Into the Prison I’m In

Sep 21, 2020 by

The practice of transferring people from prisons with outbreaks has already proven deadly but has not stopped. Source: I’m Living in...

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Bill Gates’ Global Agenda and How We Can Resist His War on Life 

Sep 21, 2020 by

Gates’ ‘funding’ results in an erasure of democracy and biodiversity, of nature and culture. His...

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$1 Million Bail Cut for Some Held After Protests of Police Shooting

Sep 21, 2020 by

Judges dramatically reduced bail amounts as high as $1 million Thursday that had been set this week for several people accused of...

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UK to face 50,000 new cases a day by October if trend continues, say scientists

Sep 21, 2020 by

The number of coronavirus cases is doubling roughly every seven days, and new restrictions are expected. Source: UK to face 50,000...

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More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery in detention

Sep 21, 2020 by

“The indication is there’s a systemic lack of informed and legally valid consent to perform procedures that could ultimately result...

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Trump EPA Denounced for ‘Disgusting’ Decision on Atrazine, Herbicide Tied to Birth Defects 

Sep 21, 2020 by

One critic warned that “this decision imperils the health of our children and the safety of drinking water supplies across much...

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New Orleans Hospitals Send COVID Patients Home to Die

Sep 21, 2020 by

In New Orleans, hospitals sent patients infected with the coronavirus into hospice facilities or back to their families to die at...

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Texas Police Officer Charged in Death of Pamela Turner, a Black Woman Whose Killing Was Captured on Video

Sep 21, 2020 by

Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of a Black woman who was killed outside her apartment more than a year ago,...

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4 Louisiana Police Officers Charged in the Death of 44-Year-Old Black Man Who Suffered From Mental Health Issues

Sep 21, 2020 by

 On April 5, 44-year-old Tommie McGlothen died while in police custody in Shreveport, La. In June, The Root reported that McGlothen’s...

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Photos Show Some Prison Beds Are Only Three Feet Apart

Sep 21, 2020 by

Despite coronavirus,crowding continues insideCalifornia’s system. Source: Photos Show California Prison Crowding Before COVID-19 |...

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A Salt Lake City police officer, who ordered a dog to attack a Black man, faces criminal charges 

Sep 21, 2020 by

“He certainly wasn’t posing an imminent threat of violence or harm to anyone and he certainly wasn’t concealed,” prosecutor Sim Gill...

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A voice for the ‘excluded’ and ‘oppressed’: Latinos remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 20, 2020 by

Hispanic leaders and organizations noted the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s focus on civil, voting and...

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At least 4 GOP senators have said they will oppose a vote for a new justice before the election

Sep 20, 2020 by

Here is a list of four Republicans senators who have said they will oppose a vote before the election:Maine Sen. Susan Collins told...

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Trump Accused Howard Zinn of “Propaganda.” But Zinn Was Right About US History.

Sep 20, 2020 by

Zinn believed that teaching the unvarnished truth about history was the best way to combat propaganda. Source: Trump Accused Howard...

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Alert: U.S. Civil Rights Commission shelves recommendations for protecting voter rights in November

Sep 20, 2020 by

We will never see it, reports USA Today. By a party line vote, the committee’s four conservative members voted to block its...

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Alert: North Carolina refuses to disclose who programs their voting machines 

Sep 20, 2020 by

Reverend Doctor T. Anthony Spearman found himself in an unusual dilemma. He was greatly worried about private, for-profit commercial...

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Alert: Affirming Jim Crow, Israeli Parliament votes down Bill guaranteeing Equality for Palestinian-Israelis, 21% of Population

Sep 20, 2020 by

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The London pan-Arab daily al-Quds al-Arabi (Arab Jerusalem) reports that the Israeli parliament,...

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Ginsburg’s Death Sparks Renewed Calls for Reforms to the Supreme Court

Sep 20, 2020 by

As the GOP moves to seat a new nominee, some lawmakers call for ending the filibuster and expanding the court. Source:...

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Trump official ignores House subpoena, forcing Congress to decide whether to enforce its own powers

Sep 20, 2020 by

“Acting” Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, who the Government Accountability Office believes is not legitimate...

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Major vaccine manufacturers release plans showing that vaccines are unlikely before spring of 2021

Sep 20, 2020 by

With rising concern that Donald Trump would attempt to push out a vaccine ahead of the election, despite a lack of data on safety and...

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The Possibility That Trump Will Not Voluntarily Leave

Sep 20, 2020 by

 With the devastating departure of our beloved Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump’s ability to turn yet another election at the Supreme Court...

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Amid Pandemic and Endless War, 170+ Global Organizations Urge World Leaders to ‘Recommit to Peace Today’ 

Sep 20, 2020 by

“Our hearts go out to those suffering today, in the sober knowledge that this may turn out to be but a foretaste of the...

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ELECTION 2020: As Concerns Mount Over Integrity of US Elections, So Does Support for International Poll Monitors 

Sep 20, 2020 by

Timothy Rich says international monitors have shown they can provide an effective means to reduce public concerns about fraud and...

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Trump’s destruction of America started with Ronald Reagan 

Sep 20, 2020 by

Massive tax cuts by Republican presidents (Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Donald Trump) have transferred fully $50 trillion from...

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Amid Fears of False Victory Claim by Trump, Media Urged to Form Plan to Combat Election Night Lies 

Sep 20, 2020 by

The National Task Force on Election Crises warned that “period of uncertainty” caused by surge in mail-in ballots could...

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Life in the US Has the Hallmarks of a “Low-Grade War Zone”

Sep 20, 2020 by

Journalist Dahr Jamail says what’s happening in the US is frighteningly similar to what he saw while reporting in Iraq. Source:...

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For the Planet, There Is No “Lesser Evil” 

Sep 20, 2020 by

Faced with a president who continually dismisses the dangers of global warming and has taken numerous measures to expand fossil fuel...

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Poorly Protected Postal Workers Are Catching COVID-19 by the Thousands. It’s One More Threat to Voting by Mail. 

Sep 20, 2020 by

More than 50,000 workers have taken time off for virus-related reasons, slowing mail delivery. The Postal Service doesn’t test...

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Climate Crisis Will Force a New American Migration as Much of US Becomes Uninhabitable 

Sep 20, 2020 by

Climate change is fast making large parts of the US uninhabitable. As the South and the Southwest grow more dangerous and hot, people...

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National (In)Security and the Pentagon Budget: A Post-Coronavirus Economy Can No Longer Afford to Put the Pentagon First

Sep 20, 2020 by

The inadequate response of both the federal and state governments to the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the United...

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Venezuela Foils CIA Terror Plot; Pompeo On Regime Change Tour 

Sep 20, 2020 by

The State Department’s Silence Has Been Deafening Following The Arrest Of A US Citizen And Former CIA Operative Allegedly Caught...

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FOOL ME TWICE: HOW DEMOCRATS RISK REPEATING THE MISTAKES OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS IN THE ERA OF COVID-19

Sep 20, 2020 by

Economist James Galbraith explains what the U.S. economy will need to get back on its feet. Source: Deconstructed: Democrats, Don’t...

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CDC abruptly reverses its dangerous testing advice after NYT revealed improper political pressure 

Sep 20, 2020 by

In August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drew a great deal of criticism in the medical community for posting...

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Hospitals Serving the Poor Close as Investors and Electeds Refuse to Rescue Them

Sep 20, 2020 by

Increased financial strain amid the pandemic is forcing more hospitals that serve low-income patients to close. Source: Hospitals...

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Wealthiest 1% redistributed $50 trillion from working Americans 

Sep 20, 2020 by

If it feels like you’re working harder for less money than your parents’ and grandparents’ generations,...

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Day 12: Julian Assange Hearing

Sep 20, 2020 by

Yet another shocking example of abuse of court procedure unfolded on Wednesday. James Lewis QC for the prosecution had been permitted...

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The US police department that decided to hire social workers 

Sep 20, 2020 by

In 2016, the Alexandria, Kentucky, police chief talked the city into hiring a social worker — and four years on, the current...

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Watchdog group calls on FEC to investigate donations to Trump and others by relatives and associates of Louis DeJoy 

Sep 20, 2020 by

In a new complaint to the Federal Election Commission, the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center said a pattern of contributions by DeJoy’s...

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Why some US cities are plotting a ‘green recovery’ after the pandemic 

Sep 20, 2020 by

Cities like Los Angeles, Seattle and New Orleans are aiming to tackle another, longer-term emergency — the climate crisis...

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Ranked-Choice Voting Is a Better Way to Vote

Sep 20, 2020 by

To defend our democracy, we need to fortify it. One way is by strengthening the principle of majority rule while defending and...

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“One of the Most Significant Potential Conflicts of Interest in American History”: How Everyone From Foreign Governments to Federal Contractors Is Quietly Lining Trump’s Pockets 

Sep 20, 2020 by

It sure seems like the Qatari government is using a dummy office to pay the president. Countless other foreign and American companies...

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America’s cities are facing an immigration deficit 

Sep 20, 2020 by

The U.S. needs a lot of immigration if it’s to achieve its potential and thrive in the coming century. Source: America’s...

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Is Plastic Recycling A Lie? Oil Companies Touted Recycling To Sell More Plastic

Sep 20, 2020 by

NPR and PBS Frontline spent months digging into internal industry documents and interviewing top former officials. We found that the...

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The Abraham Accords: A Fever Dream of Dictators, a Nightmare for Palestinians 

Sep 20, 2020 by

For the signatories of the Abraham Accords, peace means squashing people’s freedoms to unlock unfettered exchanges of...

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Portland’s Progressive Prosecutor Takes on the Cops

Sep 20, 2020 by

Portland’s new district attorney said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. Police kept arresting them anyway. Source: Portland’s...

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Alert: The World Lost Two-Thirds Of Its Wildlife In 50 Years. We Are to Blame

Sep 20, 2020 by

Human activities are causing an “unprecedented” and alarming decline in wildlife populations around the world, a new...

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Trump Claims Teaching Kids About Racism Is “Child Abuse,” Wants It Abolished From Schools and Replaced With a “Patriotic Education” 

Sep 20, 2020 by

He’s planning to issue an executive order promoting a “patriotic education” in schools. Source: Trump Claims Teaching Kids About...

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U.S. Judge Temporarily Halts Trump’s WeChat Ban 

Sep 20, 2020 by

The order is a setback in the president’s efforts to block a Chinese social media app that he has labeled a national security threat....

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No consequences after Florida officers admit to sexually abusing inmates, lawsuit says

Sep 20, 2020 by

Fifteen women at the nation’s largest federal prison filed suit, saying sexual abuse at FCC Coleman in Florida was widespread....

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TikTok Ban Averted: Trump Agrees To Oracle-Walmart Deal 

Sep 20, 2020 by

U.S. tech company Oracle is joining hands with Walmart to become a technology partner with TikTok, an arrangement that satisfies the...

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Bolivia: Coup Government Leader Jeanine Añez Withdraws From October Elections After Little Support

Sep 20, 2020 by

 Bolivia’s de facto president Jeanine Ánez announced Thursday through a recorded message her decision to ‘put...

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‘One of the Most Callous Sentiments Ever Uttered’ by US President: Trump Falsely Says Covid Death Toll Not So Bad ‘If You Take Blue States Out’ 

Sep 17, 2020 by

“Trump thinks of the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans like a poll number or a stock market price.” Source:...

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Dan Coats: We Need a Commission to Oversee the 2020 Elections

Sep 17, 2020 by

Trump’s former director of national intelligence on how to firmly and unambiguously reassure all Americans that their vote will be...

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 Warning: Trump and his rioters can win using “The XII” – YouTube

Sep 17, 2020 by

President Donald Trump can win via a constitutional coup d’état—via the first-ever use of the 12th Amendment. And yesterday, Trump...

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Wildfire smoke makes it to Europe as data shows rare fire intensity 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Smoke from the fires in California, Oregon and Washington has reached Europe, as evidence emerges that the fires burned far more...

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‘Existential Threat to Our Democracy’: Trump Openly Telegraphs Intent (Once Again) to Delegitimize 2020 Election Results 

Sep 17, 2020 by

The president’s latest baseless attack on mail-in ballots drew yet another warning from Twitter. Source: ‘Existential...

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Michael Cohen Says Trump Will Use Attorney General to Invalidate Ballots if He Loses Election 

Sep 17, 2020 by

During an appearance on MSNBC, Trump’s former longtime fixer and personal attorney told host Joy Reid that he predicts Trump, if he...

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Alert: Donald Trump Has Added Trillions to the US Military Budget. Joe Biden Wants to Spend Even More.

Sep 17, 2020 by

Joe Biden has made clear he would veto Medicare for All because it costs too much. But when it comes to the military, ballooning the...

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UN International Day for Peace

Sep 17, 2020 by

The UN General Assembly has declared September 21 to be the International Day for Peace (Peace Day) devoted to strengthening the...

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Day Nine: Julian Assange Extradition Hearing 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Things became not merely dramatic in the Assange courtroom today, but spiteful and nasty. There were two real issues, the evidence...

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How do Democrats and Republicans Differ on Palestine and Israel?

Sep 17, 2020 by

Regarding Palestine and Israel both parties’ establishments are quite clear on offering Israel unlimited and unconditional support....

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White House protests: Feds stockpiled munitions, sought ‘heat ray’ device before clearing Lafayette Square, whistleblower says 

Sep 17, 2020 by

A Defense Department official said the emails were a routine inventory check to determine what equipment was available. Source: White...

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 As Bahrain, UAE sign Trump Touted peace deals with Israel, Protests Erupt in Bahrain, UAE and Palestine 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Meanwhile, protests erupted in Palestine, Bahrain and UAE over signing of the deal. Thousands of protesters took to streets shouting...

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Why Many Police Are Barely Distinguishable From Racist Vigilantes

Sep 17, 2020 by

Under Trump, the collaboration of armed white supremacist Trump supporters and police is an explosive mix of violence aimed at...

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Democrats Ignore US Military’s Refutation Of ‘Russian Bounties’ Story 

Sep 17, 2020 by

The US military has been unable to find any evidence that the Russian government paid bounties on US troops to Taliban-linked...

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Warning Trump Poses ‘Existential Threat’ to Social Security, Group Founded by FDR’s Son Endorses Biden for President 

Sep 17, 2020 by

“Many older Americans cannot afford—let alone survive—another four years of President Trump.” Source: Warning...

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Venezuela Rejects US Hostilities Before UN Human Rights Council 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Venezuela’s representative before the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council Jorge Valero Tuesday rejected Donald Trump...

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How A US Army Whistleblower Revealed ‘The Apparatus Of A Police State’

Sep 17, 2020 by

But, as spying on protesters—not just at 2020’s March on Washington, but at Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the country this...

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Occupying Palestine is rotting Israel from inside. No Gulf peace deal can hide that 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Israel has twisted its laws and contorted its politics to protect the occupation. The UAE and Bahrain deals won’t create peace...

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To Provide Public Alternative to ‘Predatory’ Wall Street Banks, Sanders and Gillibrand Unveil Postal Banking Act

Sep 17, 2020 by

The new legislation, according to Sanders’ office, would help “families generate savings, wealth, and credit, while...

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Donald Trump accused of sexual assault by former model Amy Dorris 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Amy Dorris alleges Trump forced his tongue down her throat and groped her at 1997 US Open Source: Donald Trump accused of sexual...

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We’re living in Orwell’s 1984 

Sep 17, 2020 by

A lot of police organizations across the U.S. have been using what are known as “heat lists” or pre-crime databases for years.  “Heat...

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Another Day of COVID, Another Failed Stimulus, Another Thousand Deaths

Sep 17, 2020 by

All the while, the people suffer. It makes you wonder just how long this perilous neglect can last before the bearings finally...

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Bill Barr Wants Protesters Charged With Trying to Overthrow the U.S. Government 

Sep 17, 2020 by

Are you surprised? Source: Bill Barr Wants Protesters Charged With Trying to Overthrow the U.S. Government | Vanity Fair

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