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Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance'

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Royals to serve as extras in Donald Trump’s victory lap of UK

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In January, Virginia GOP killed bill to ban sales of large-capacity magazines

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The intelligence community needs a house-cleaning

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Turkey puts novelists including Elif Shafak under investigation

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How a California Community Helped Hundreds of Migrants the Border Patrol Dropped at a Greyhound Station

theintercept.com - The vans started coming on May 14, depositing their passengers into an alley by the Greyhound station in San Bernardino, California, and then taking off. The first night, the station’s small lobby qu…

Say goodbye to Dow 25,000: Mexico tariffs spook Wall Street

www.cnn.com - The Dow and S&P 500 declined nearly 7% apiece in May, their first losing months since December. The Nasdaq tumbled 8% on the month, its worst May since 2010. The United States imported $346 billion o…

US Farms Flood, Tariffs on Imported Food - The Organic Prepper

www.theorganicprepper.com - If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! There’s little doubt that the US is headed into a food crisis. Here’s the bottom line. While American farmers are de…

God, Gas, and Cash: How Texas Fell in Love With Israel — and Then Trampled on the Constitution

theintercept.com - On the afternoon of April 19, 2018, a group of Texas Republicans received an email confirming their upcoming all-expenses-paid trips to Israel. An orientation packet filled with background on their d…

How a resort weekend for judges made courts more conservative

www.vox.com - That’s the title of a recent paper by economists Elliott Ash, Daniel Chen, and Suresh Naidu, and depending on your political beliefs, the consequences they’re talking about are either heartening or d…

Boeing Built Deadly Assumptions Into 737 Max, Blind to a Late Design Change

www.nytimes.com - Bird strikes on angle-of-attack sensors are relatively common. A Times review of two F.A.A. databases found hundreds of reports of bent, ****, sheared-off, poorly installed or otherwise malfunctio…

Those Who Rise and Those Who Disappear | Current Affairs

www.currentaffairs.org - Imagine a place where work and income are insecure; where wealthy businessmen/criminals collude with police and politicians to exploit and abuse workers; where family relationships deteriorate into v…

To the ends of the Earth

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Mission Creep: How the NSA’s Game-Changing Targeting System Built for Iraq and Afghanistan Ended Up on the Mexico Border

theintercept.com - At Area 82, it seems safe to say, the sort of extensive intelligence-sharing exemplified by RT-RG became a cornerstone of U.S. intelligence strategy. In his SIDtoday interview, Goodman, the former NS…

Are We Fighting a War on Homelessness? Or a War on the Homeless?

www.nytimes.com - While legitimate concerns have been raised over the shelters—Will the nearby school be able to successfully accommodate new children? Shouldn’t the city be focusing on permanent supportive housing ra…

New US Ambassador to Uzbekistan – You Just don’t Wanna Know | New Eastern Outlook

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Ecological Importance and Human Rights Be Damned, Trump Admin Says Fossil Fuel Pillaging in Arctic Refuge Coming Soon | naked capitalism

www.nakedcapitalism.com - Jerri-Lynn here. Trump has pledged to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to fossil fuel drilling, and as this post describes, Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Joe B…

Why Mitch McConnell Outmaneuvers Democrats at Filling the Supreme Court

www.newyorker.com - The boundless cynicism of Mitch McConnell is again on display. The Kentucky Republican, who is the Senate Majority Leader, told a home-state audience that, if there is a vacancy on the Supreme Court …

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