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Doomstead Diner Daily 10/16
« Reply #360 on: October 16, 2019, 08:20:22 am »

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Warren faces first sustained attack in debate that begins with unified condemnation of Trump

www.washingtonpost.com - By Toluse Olorunnipa, close Toluse Olorunnipa White House reporter Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Chelsea Janes and close Chelsea Janes Reporter covering the 2020 presidential campaign Email EmailBi…

Giuliani pressed Trump to eject Muslim cleric from U.S., a top priority of Turkish president, former officials say

www.washingtonpost.com - Rudolph W. Giuliani has said he does not need to register as a foreign lobbyist. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Carol D. Leonnig, close Carol D. Leonnig National investigative reporter focus…

Bernie Sanders’s Campaign Is Alive and Well

nymag.com - Two weeks ago, Bernie Sanders’s 2020 campaign looked seriously unwell — and then, so did Bernie Sanders. As of October 1, the Vermont senator’s support in national polls had been stagnating for month…

Warren Really Doesn’t Want to Talk About Middle-Class Tax Hikes

nymag.com - You didn’t have to be clairvoyant to think that high-flying candidate Elizabeth Warren might have a bullseye on her back in the fourth round of Democratic presidential candidate debates in Ohio Tuesd…

White House directed ‘three amigos’ to run Ukraine policy, senior State department official tells House investigators

www.washingtonpost.com - By Paul Kane, close Paul Kane Senior congressional correspondent and columnist Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Karoun Demirjian and close Karoun Demirjian Congressional reporter focusing on national …

How Turkey’s Invasion of Syria Backfired on Erdogan

www.counterpunch.org - Turkey’s Syrian venture is rapidly turning sour from President Erdogan’s point of view. The Turkish advance into northeast Syria is moving slowly, but Turkey’s military options are becoming increasin…

Boris Johnson 'will ask EU for extension if no Brexit deal by Saturday'

www.theguardian.com - The Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, has indicated that Boris Johnson will send a letter to the EU seeking an extension if there is no agreement by Saturday. Pressed by the Commons’ Brexit committe…

How Lev Parnas Became Part of the Trump Campaign’s “One Big Family”

www.newyorker.com - On September 26th, two weeks before Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested at Dulles International Airport, Parnas was visiting Manhattan. It was during the U.N. General Assembly, and a large Ukrai…

Trump’s Syria Exit Complicates Democrats’ Anti-War Stance

theintercept.com - The Pentagon announced on Monday that the U.S. was pulling all of its troops out of northeastern Syria at President Donald Trump’s direction, completing a withdrawal he had started by Twitter declara…

White House Is Said to Open Internal Review of Ukraine Call

www.nytimes.com - Mr. Mulvaney’s role has also come under increased scrutiny. Ms. Hill testified that she and the former national security adviser John R. Bolton believed that Mr. Mulvaney and the ambassador to the Eu…

Once Trump is gone, the U.S. must completely reform the presidency

www.thelondoneconomic.com - However Donald Trump leaves the White House, whether through impeachment, defeat at the polls or (God forbid) after a second term, there will be a reckoning in U.S. politics. For nearly three years n…

The Trump Administration Is Using the Full Power of the U.S. Surveillance State Against Whistleblowers

theintercept.com - Government whistleblowers are increasingly being charged under laws such as the Espionage Act, but they aren’t spies. They’re ordinary Americans and, like most of us, they carry smartphones that auto…

‘This water belongs to our farmers’: Modi vows not a single drop of Indian water will flow to Pakistan

www.rt.com - “For the last 70 years, the waters that belonged to India and farmers of Haryana were going to Pakistan. Modi will stop it and bring it to your households,” the PM promised during a rally at Charkhi …

Republican Tax Law Has Cost Home Owners $1 Trillion | DCReport.org

www.dcreport.org - The 2017 Trump-Republican tax rewrite has cost home owners $1 trillion, reports noted financial journalist Alan Sloan for ProPublica and Fortune magazine. That massive number is the reduction in home…

Former NASA scientist says they found life on Mars in the 1970s

www.cnn.com - "NASA concluded that the LR had found a substance mimicking life, but not life," said Levin in his article. "Inexplicably, over the 43 years since Viking, none of NASA's subsequent Mars landers has c…

Erdoğan’s calamitous Syrian blunder has finally broken his spell over Turkey | Simon Tisdall

www.theguardian.com - If Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s belligerent president, were a true patriot with his country’s security and wellbeing at heart, he would resign immediately. He has made an appalling hash of things. …

Hong Kong is exporting its protest techniques around the world

qz.com - The “Be Water” nature of Hong Kong’s protests—fluid, flexible, and fast-moving—has taken on a new form half way across the world in Catalonia: as a tsunami. After a Spanish court on Monday (Oct. 14) …

‘Upside-down rivers’ speed polar ice loss | Climate News Network

climatenewsnetwork.net - Researchers move closer to understanding the invisible dynamics that drive the loss of polar ice shelves – but what it means for global warming is still uncertain. LONDON, October 16, 2019 – Scientis…

Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The Laundromat

www.theguardian.com - The partners of the offshore law firm whose confidential files were exposed in the Panama Papers leak, Mossack Fonseca, have launched defamation action against Netflix over a movie about the scandal …

London Bans Extinction Rebellion Protests After Blackrock Offices Targeted

www.zerohedge.com - London has become the first city in the world to ban environmental alarmist group Extinction Rebellion just one day after reports that they were targeting Blackrock offices in the progressive city. A…

This Oil Spill Has Been Leaking Into The Gulf For 14 Years

www.npr.org - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are using Ian MacDonald's data to estimate the amount of oil being spilled at the Taylor Ene…

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The Doomstead Diner is a hub for discussion and information pertaining to the ongoing Economic Collapse of the Industrial Economy. The Diner is the result of many years of discussion and debate on many other forums. At Doomstead Diner, our goal is to collate much of the information we can to assist in planning for the world to come.


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