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Trump wanted Barr to hold news conference saying the president broke no laws in call with Ukrainian leader

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Trump makes falsehoods central to impeachment defense as incriminating evidence mounts

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Millionaire Nancy Pelosi warns "Fellow Leftists" Against Medicare for All

mintpressnews.com - Speaking at a roundtable of reporters and editors at business network Bloomberg November 1, Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a strong message for Bernie Sanders and other Presidential nomination hopefuls who…

UK sells white phosphorus to Turkey as evidence grows of chemical attacks on Kurds

thetimes.co.uk - Concerns have been raised over Britain’s sales of phosphorus products to Turkey, amid evidence the incendiary chemical has been used against Kurds in northeast Syria. Ministers have issued more than …

White Phosphorous Use in Northern Syria - Should The OPCW Investigate? - bellingcat

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Robert Mueller Will Not Save You (The Remix) | Gaslit Nation on Patreon

patreon.com - There aren’t really words to describe the feeling of your worst suspicions being ceaselessly confirmed as your country crumbles around you, but we try to find them nonetheless on this week’s Gaslit N…

The Tyrant Next Time: The Future of Our Presidential Elections

nfrpp.org - The 45th president is a symptom of a political malady that afflicts America’s experiment in self-governance: the ability of malevolent forces to divide, manipulate and motivate millions of voters thr…

Pompeo has lost confidence at State amid impeachment probe

cnn.com - "Morale in the building is always bad, but this is different," said the official. "I think part of it is Ukraine, it is a game changer." When asked for a State Department response, a senior official …

Democratic Sweep Sets Up Confrontation With Corporate Giant That Has Loomed Over Virginia Politics for a Century

theintercept.com - The company also strategically hands out cash to nonprofit groups and civic leaders to curry favor with policymakers. One local leader of a Virginia Boys & Girls Club who testified in favor of Domini…

Forget about 5G, China has kicked off its development of 6G

qz.com - The world has barely started using 5G, the latest generation of wireless connectivity, but China is already looking ahead to 6G. China’s science and technology ministry announced yesterday (Nov. 6) t…

China Expansion Goes Unchecked by White House | DCReport.org

dcreport.org - While Donald Trump basked in the glow of a fake picture of him giving a military hero dog a medal of honor and infuriated Russia by claiming the United States is “keeping the oil” in Syria, he’s blow…

Microsoft Should Stop Funding Israeli Spying on Palestinians

mintpressnews.com - The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias – traditional Palestinian…

Scott Morrison threatens crackdown on protesters who would 'deny liberty'

theguardian.com - Scott Morrison has branded environmental protesters “anarchists” and threatened a radical crackdown on the right to protest in a speech claiming progressives are seeking to “deny the liberties of Aus…

Reveal has been fighting a lawsuit for three years. Now we’re speaking up about it

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Former Israeli Intel Official Claims Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell Worked for Israel

mintpressnews.com - Since the apparent death by suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in a Manhattan prison, much has come to light about his depraved activities and methods used to sexually abuse underage girls and entrap the ric…

Bevin cites 'irregularities' in asking for Kentucky recanvass

politico.com - “What we know is that there really are a number of irregularities,” he said, adding that “there’s more than a little bit of history of vote fraud in our state.” Without providing details, Bevin cited…

First use of CRISPR against cancer in patients clears safety hurdles

statnews.com - The first attempt in the United States to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in the three patients who have had it so far, but it’s too soon to know if it will improve su…

The internet is getting less free

vox.com - Free speech and privacy on the internet declined globally for the ninth consecutive year according to the Freedom on the Net 2019 report by bipartisan watchdog and think tank Freedom House. The repor…

Bolivian Right-Wing Activates ‘Electoral Fraud’ Contingency Plan Against Morales

popularresistance.org - President Evo Morales emerged victorious in the first round of presidential elections in Bolivia held on October 20 but the opposition is set on rejecting the results Tensions have been rising in Bol…

Opinion -Why is Latin America Burning?

informationclearinghouse.info - A reason for these failures can be found in an anecdote related by Jean Cocteau. A couple of drivers suffer a car malfunction in a small Chinese town: there is a hole in the gas tank. They find a mec…

Ancient Ape with 'Human Legs' and 'Orangutan Arms' Moved Like No Other Creature on Earth

livescience.com - More than 11 million years ago, an oddball ape equipped with human-like legs and robust ape-like arms clambered across tree limbs, possibly escaping feline predators. That's the picture that scientis…

The Porch Pirate of Potrero Hill Can’t Believe It Came to This

theatlantic.com - The first time Ganave Fairley got busted for stealing a neighbor’s Amazon package, she was just another porch thief unlucky to be caught on tape. In August 2016, a 30-something product marketing mana…

The First Step to Averting Climate Catastrophe

truthdig.com - Here we are, a full three decades after NASA scientist James Hansen raised the specter of a looming climate crisis with Congress, looking at the first generation of severely impacted youth and tellin…

The Delicate Ethics of Using Facial Recognition in Schools

wired.com - To Salazar, adding her face to the watch list without telling her was a sign of the district’s creeping authoritarianism. “Doing this without notifying me is not acceptable, and I should have a right…

New Health Concerns Over Synthetic Playing Fields | DCReport.org

dcreport.org - Toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” that are associated with cancer and birth defects could lace the artificial turf playing fields that our nation’s athletes compete on in football, rugby, soccer and oth…

Massive White Supremacist Message Board Leak: How to Access and Interpret the Data - bellingcat

bellingcat.com - Today, the entire SQL database from Iron March, a now-defunct neo-Nazi / white supremacist message board, was posted onto the Internet Archive by the user “antifa-data“. You can access this data dump…

Donald Trump Jr. tweets name of alleged CIA whistleblower

informationclearinghouse.info - And, despite wanting the name to be disclosed, Mr Trump sees some benefits to keeping it secret. The anonymity makes it easier for Mr Trump to undermine the credibility of the person behind the compl…

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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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