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Doomstead Diner Daily 10/15
« Reply #360 on: October 15, 2019, 08:08:52 am »

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Opinion | The Violent Trump Video Is Dumb, and That’s the Point

www.nytimes.com - Though quick to yell “triggered,” the Trump-Media Industrial Complex frequently claims that the left is trying to incite violence. In 2017, right-wing media protested a performance of “Julius Caesar”…


Russia patrolling between Turkish and Syrian forces after U.S. troops withdraw

www.washingtonpost.com - Russian and Syrian national flags flutter on military vehicles near Manbij, Syria Oct. 15, 2019. (Omar Sanadiki/Reuters) By Kareem Fahim, close Kareem Fahim Istanbul bureau chief covering the Middle …


Trump calls for cease-fire in northern Syria and imposes sanctions on Turkey

www.washingtonpost.com - By Seung Min Kim and close Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Karen DeYoung close Karen DeYoung


Trump’s ex-Russia adviser told impeachment investigators of Giuliani’s efforts in Ukraine

www.washingtonpost.com - By Karoun Demirjian, close Karoun Demirjian Congressional reporter focusing on national security Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Shane Harris and close Shane Harris Intelligence and national security…


Giuliani associate embroiled in Trump Ukraine drama raised money for DeSantis campaign

www.miamiherald.com - A Soviet-born businessman who helped President Donald Trump’s personal attorney dig for dirt in Ukraine on his political opponents also helped raise significant sums of money last year for Ron DeSant…


“She Is Definitely the Hero”: Defiance at State After Yovanovitch Blasts Trump

www.vanityfair.com - Even for diplomats numbed by years of Trump-induced whiplash, the revelation that their boss, Mike Pompeo, had sat quietly while the president trash-talked Marie Yovanovitch came as a nasty shock. Fo…


These Scrubbed Reports Reveal New Secrets Into the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein Relationship

www.mintpressnews.com - While the Jeffrey Epstein scandal has largely faded from media coverage in the United States, it has continued to attract attention abroad, particularly in the United Kingdom in connection with Epste…


Trump’s Betrayals Won’t End With the Kurds

www.theatlantic.com - For once Republicans have forcefully spoken out against Mr. Trump. Graham said our Kurdish allies had been “shamelessly abandoned by the Trump Administration.” Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, t…


Memos Reveal Scope, Racial Animus of GOP Gerrymandering Nationwide

theintercept.com - In court and in public, many top Republicans have denied gerrymandering gives them any advantage at all. They’ve captured state legislatures and won an edge in Congress, some have suggested, due to s…


Ronan Farrow: National Enquirer shredded secret Trump documents

www.politico.com - “The staffer opened the safe, removed a set of documents, and tried to wrest it shut,” Farrow writes. “Later, reporters would discuss the safe like it was the warehouse where they stored the Ark of t…


CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination

www.washingtonpost.com - By Shane Harris, close Shane Harris Intelligence and national security reporter Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Greg Miller and close Greg Miller national security, intelligence, terrorism Email Emai…


‘Faithless Electors’ Could Tip the 2020 Election. Will the Supreme Court Stop Them?

www.nytimes.com - On election night in 2016, the electoral vote was expected to be 306 for Donald J. Trump and 232 for Mrs. Clinton. In the end, though, it was 304 to 227. Seven electors succeeded in voting for other …


Abandoned by U.S. in Syria, Kurds Find New Ally in American Foe

www.nytimes.com - With Turkey making increasing noise in recent months about forcing the Kurdish militia away from its border, the American military made contingency plans to get about five dozen of the highest-priori…


Trump Followed His Gut on Syria. Calamity Came Fast.

www.nytimes.com - Mr. Trump tried another defense on Monday, via Twitter. Clearly sensitive about the critique that he was abandoning a longtime ally, he wrote that “anyone who wants to assist Syria in protecting the …


Hikers, Trump, and the Capitalist Conspiracy to Ruin Public Lands

theintercept.com - Last week, the Bureau of Land Management announced that it was transferring five parcels of federally owned land along the U.S.-Mexico border to the control of the U.S. Army so that it could be used …


Kremlin Confident Turkey Will Soon Halt Syria Incursion

www.voanews.com - MOSCOW - Russian officials say they expect Turkey to start halting soon its cross-border incursion in north-eastern Syria. They say Syria’s Kurds have agreed to shelve their plans for a self-governin…


March to Protect The Sacred on Indigenous People’s Day 2019

unicornriot.ninja - Clearbrook, MN – On Indigenous People’s Day 2019, a coalition of climate activists will march to the Enbridge tar sands pipeline terminal located in Clearbrook, Minnesota. The Ginew Collective of ind…


Digital dystopia: how algorithms punish the poor

www.theguardian.com - All around the world, from small-town Illinois in the US to Rochdale in England, from Perth, Australia, to Dumka in northern India, a revolution is under way in how governments treat the poor. You ca…


CIA, FBI computers used for Wikipedia edits - Reuters

www.reuters.com - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People using CIA and FBI computers have edited entries in the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on topics including the Iraq war and the Guantanamo prison, according to a new traci…


Extinction Rebellion activists defy London-wide protest ban

www.theguardian.com - Extinction Rebellion climate protesters have promised to continue their mass civil disobedience campaign in London despite a city-wide ban on their demonstrations announced late on Monday night. Hund…


Police State Ecuador under Lenin Moreno

www.intrepidreport.com - Lenin Moreno campaigned on a platform of continuing the progressive policies of his predecessor, Rafeal Correa. Straightaway in office, he betrayed the public trust. Ecuadorian legal scholar Oswaldo …


How to Beat Trump, According to Experts on Middle-School Bullies

www.newyorker.com - Anyway. We’re here now. I asked the experts to picture an especially troubled middle school. The grownups are checked out, and an aggressive student named Donald rules the scene. Another student want…


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