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Doomstead Diner Daily May 7
« Reply #30 on: May 07, 2019, 06:58:28 am »

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Treasury denies 'unprecedented' request for Trump's tax returns

www.theguardian.com - The Treasury department has denied a request by Congress for copies of Donald Trump’s tax returns, saying that Congress had overstepped its bounds in requesting them. The flat denial, which analysts …


US Gloats Own Actions to Economically Ruin Venezuela

www.telesurenglish.net - The United States (U.S) government’s involvement in the destabilization attempts against Venezuela can no longer be denied or ignored after a document has resurfaced regarding its central role in the…


Pompeo Claims US Aggression Against Venezuela Would be Lawful - Global Research

www.globalresearch.ca - According to Pompeo, US presidents have constitutional authority under Article II to preemptively attack other nations. The article states the following: “The President shall be commander in chief of…


After Pompeo Meeting, Russia's Lavrov Says US Military Action in Venezuela Would Be 'Catastrophic'

www.telesurenglish.net - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Finland Monday after which he warned that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be catastrophic and …


Defiant Turkey Vows to Not Bow to US Sanctions Over S-400 Deal

www.telesurenglish.net - Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday regarding a deal that has straine…


1,000 Israeli Soldiers To Arrive in Honduras to Train Troops, Police on Border Protection

www.telesurenglish.net - A multilateral military treaty between Honduras, Israel, and the United States will see the deployment of 1000 Israeli soldiers at Honduras. They will train the Armed Forces of Honduras (FFAA) and Na…


Of Two Minds - What Would It Take to Spark a Rural/Small-Town Revival?

www.oftwominds.com - There are many historical models in which the spending/investing of wealthy families drives the expansion of local economies. The increase in farm debt while farm income declines is putting unbearabl…


South Africa Readies for Elections, Ruling ANC Expects Win

www.telesurenglish.net - South Africans are ready to vote on May 8 in its sixth general election since the end of the white apartheid rule in 1994. Facing a different political landscape, as almost 50 parties will compete fo…


How Much of the Internet Is Fake?

nymag.com - In late November, the Justice Department unsealed indictments against eight people accused of fleecing advertisers of $36 million in two of the largest digital ad-fraud operations ever uncovered. Dig…


The Coming Generation War

www.theatlantic.com - The Democrats have responded by moving left. In 2013, President Barack Obama signed a bill to cut the budget deficit by slashing hundreds of billions of dollars in spending. But already in 2019, a ma…


Extinction Rebellion Has Changed The Conversation, Time For Activists To Recognize That

popularresistance.org - Climate activists have always made mistakes, and Extinction Rebellion has too. But passing judgement on their imperfections, isn’t activism. There’s a new favourite topic of conversation in the UK co…


The relentless factories of hatred, fear and lies: on the ultraconservative and reactionary waves

www.opendemocracy.net - In fact, the conservative and reactionary wave now sweeping across the world is the complete opposite of the philosophy that presided over the making of the Universal Declaration and poses a serious …


Nuclear War vs. Belt and Road Initiative: Why China Will Prevail

www.strategic-culture.org - The global trend in international relations is often difficult to discern. But one can be helped in this task by looking at two events, organized in Washington and Beijing, comparing the different th…


Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest

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Can 3-D Printing Produce Lung and Liver Tissue for Transplants?

www.scientificamerican.com - Every day an average of 18 people die waiting for an organ transplant in the United States. Donated organs are tough to come by, which is why many scientists have spent the last two decades trying to…


Revealed: The U.S. Military’s 36 Code-Named Operations In Africa

popularresistance.org - Between 2013 and 2017, U.S. special operations forces saw combat in at least 13 African countries. “Many of these operations are taking place in countries that the U.S. government does not recognize …


Teenage Pricks | Alex Pareene

thebaffler.com - A bit of symbolic generational warfare has always suffused American politics, with various cliques of self-appointed “adults in the room” dismissing challengers to the status quo as immature, idealis…


Everyone hates passwords. Good news: They’re about to die

www.fastcompany.com - If I walked up to you and said you never had to enter a password for any login ever again, you might throw your arms around me and act like it was V-J Day in 1945 in Times Square. Passwords are the g…


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