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Doomstead Diner Daily 7/23
« Reply #180 on: July 23, 2019, 06:48:36 am »

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Of Two Minds - Our Ruling Elites Have No Idea How Much We Want to See Them All in Prison Jumpsuits

www.oftwominds.com- Even the most distracted, fragmented tribe of the peasantry eventually notices that they're not in the top 1%, or the top 0.1%. Let's posit that America will confront a Great Crisis in the next decad…


Justice Department tells Mueller to not answer a wide swath of questions

www.washingtonpost.com - By Devlin Barrett and Devlin Barrett Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement Email Bio Follow Matt Zapotosky Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Departme…


Trump announces support for two-year bipartisan budget deal that boosts spending, suspends debt limit

www.washingtonpost.com - By Damian Paletta and Damian Paletta Reporter covering economic policy Email Bio Follow Erica Werner Erica Werner Congressional reporter focusing on economic policy Email Bio Follow July 22 at 8:24 P…


Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack' - Reuters

www.reuters.com - CARACAS (Reuters) - More than half of Venezuela’s 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an “electromagnetic a…


He Was Told to Go Back to Africa. Instead, He May Go to the U.S. Senate.

theintercept.com - “It didn’t hit me until our senator decided to get involved. Really, I thought he was speaking to me also. I’m no different from the lady from Somalia,” Collins said, referring to Omar. “The only dif…


Mike Pence's nephew outed as 'section leader' who orchestrates chants at Trump rallies

theunitedstatesblues.com - Thanks to former White House aide Omarosa Mangault Newman, we now know that there are section leaders at each Trump rally who are tasked with urging the crowd to chant and also leads them in certain …


Citing Intense Public Interest, Judge Unseals Files in Case of Trump Associate Felix Sater

theintercept.com - A federal judge in Brooklyn ordered the unsealing on Monday of previously secret portions of the court record involving the criminal case of Felix Sater, a former associate of President Donald Trump …


Neighbors Stop ICE From Arresting a Man at His Hermitage Home

www.nashvillescene.com - Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents pulled up to a home in Hermitage Monday morning, planning to take a man who lives there into custody. But the man's neighbors ran them off. Neighbors say th…


Hong Kong: why thugs may be doing the government’s work

www.theguardian.com - At a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a c…


How the Plastics Industry Is Fighting to Keep Polluting the World

theintercept.com - A Bag’s Life is just one small part of a massive, industry-led effort now underway to suppress meaningful efforts to reduce plastic waste while keeping the idea of recycling alive. The reality of pla…


Israel Begins Razing Palestinian Homes in West Bank

www.democracynow.org - In the occupied Palestinian territories, hundreds of Israeli troops have begun demolishing homes in the Wadi al-Hummus neighborhood of Sur Baher, a West Bank village located close to the separation b…


The Methane Detectives: On the Trail of a Global Warming Mystery

undark.org - Every week, dozens of metal flasks arrive at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, each one loaded with air from a distant corner of the world. Research chemist Ed Dlugokencky…


What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable?

www.cnn.com - Cruelly, as the overall amount of rain has decreased, leading to drought, the frequency of extreme rainfall, causing flooding and landslides, has actually gone up, the Nature study found. Researchers…


Babies Born Near Oil and Gas Wells Are 40 to 70% More Likely to Have Congenital Heart Defects, New Study Shows

www.ecowatch.com - Previous studies about the effects of oil and gas drilling on cardiac health of newborns "did not take into account stage of pregnancy or what was happening at the wellpad during that window of time,…


Of 'Race Science' and Peer Review

undark.org - As soon as Barbara Boswell began reading the journal article, the associate professor of English at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa says she was surprised about the language it used…


Acid oceans may trigger mass extinction | Climate News Network

climatenewsnetwork.net - A stable carbon cycle means life goes on. Too much carbon could wipe out many species. And acid oceans could hold the key. LONDON, 23 July, 2019 − Catastrophically widespread die-offs of many creatur…


The Stuff of Dystopian Nightmare

www.theatlantic.com - Like most air travelers, Fields was focused on the logistics of his journey. He was hungry, and hoped to grab a quick dinner in the terminal before boarding his connecting flight to Philadelphia. Nei…


The Stock-Buyback Swindle

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