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« Reply #420 on: November 08, 2019, 07:29:38 am »

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Book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as cruel, inept and a danger to the nation

washingtonpost.com - President Trump talks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 25. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Philip Rucker close Philip Rucker White House Bureau Chief Email EmailBio B…

Campaign Cash; Trump Tries Buying the Jury | DCReport.org

dcreport.org - As the House moved closer last week to impeaching Donald Trump, the almost more disturbing note was that Trump is working to buy Senate support with campaign cash. According to Politico, Trump is tap…

House GOP looks to protect Trump by raising doubts about motives of his deputies

washingtonpost.com - President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani is a potential target for Republicans on Capitol Hill who, in seeking to defend the president in the impeachment inquiry, are suggesting that som…

How Russia Issues Fake Passports to Its Operatives in Ukraine - bellingcat

bellingcat.com - On 27 October 2014, a man named Igor Nikoalevich Beregovoy arrived in Simferopol, Crimea, after boarding an Aeroflot flight in Krasnodar earlier that afternoon. Igor Nikolaevich was born on 30 Decemb…

Bloomberg Dips Toe In Presidential Primary Waters

nymag.com - It’s a move probably designed to keep the option open rather than to exercise it, but it’s still big and surprising news, as reported by the New York Times: Michael R. Bloomberg is actively preparing…

How do protestors make an impact? By disrupting subways.

vox.com - One by one, the protesters hopped through the turnstiles, congregating in the center of a Brooklyn subway platform that was packed to its edge. “No NYPD in the MTA,” they chanted, repeating after a m…

The U.S. Media’s Failure To Report On Violence In Mexico Is Inexcusable | Current Affairs

currentaffairs.org - In his book To Die In Mexico, U.S.-born journalist John Gibler describes a meeting with Salomón Monárrez, one of the founders of a Mexican human rights group called the Sinaloa Civic Front. Monárrez …

Former British Ambassador to Syria: UK complicit in Syria Oil Grab

mintpressnews.com - The cat is out of the bag. The UK is potentially complicit in a war crime. With typical insouciance the U.S. military dropped this bombshell by tweet and apparently without realizing the implications…

Homeland Security will soon have biometric data on nearly 260 million people

qz.com - The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects to have face, fingerprint, and iris scans of at least 259 million people in its biometrics database by 2022, according to a recent presentation fr…

With Bold Immigration Plan, Bernie Sanders Becomes the Only Candidate to Call for Break Up of ICE and CBP

theintercept.com - Warren, on the other hand, pledged in her immigration plan to “remake CBP and ICE in a way that reflects our values.” Her plan, titled “A Fair and Welcoming Immigration System,” which came out in Jul…

‘The Truth Looked Bad for Donald Trump’: What We’re Learning from the Roger Stone Trial

rollingstone.com - Just as the nation zeroes in on the House impeachment inquiry brought on by Trump’s solicitation of foreign interference in the 2020 election, one of the last shoes is dropping over foreign interfere…

Stone Trial Links Trump More Closely to 2016 Effort to Obtain Stolen Emails

nytimes.com - In his opening statement in a federal courtroom in Washington, Bruce S. Rogow, Mr. Stone’s defense lawyer, said his client never acted with “criminal intent.” Far from trying to deceive congressional…

The Real Watchmen: 100 Years Ago, a Race Riot Created Chicago’s Black Street Gangs

theroot.com - On Sunday, the highly-anticipated HBO series Watchmen set the internet ablaze with America’s shocked reactions to a little-known incident frequently called the Tulsa Race Riots. The bombing of Black …

Erdogan threatens to open Europe gates for refugees

news.yahoo.com - Budapest (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a visit to EU member Hungary repeated his threat Thursday to "open the gates" for millions of refugees eager to flee to Europe unless more i…

Virginia Democrats Should Get Right to Work — by Repealing ‘Right to Work’

nymag.com - For the first time in a quarter century, the Democrats boast full control of the Virginia state government. Now, once Ralph Northam & Co. finish celebrating their triumph in Tuesday’s elections, they…

Zelensky Bowed to Trump’s Demands, Until Luck Spared Him

nytimes.com - But word of the freeze in military aid had leaked out, and Congress was in an uproar. Two days before the scheduled interview, the Trump administration released the assistance and Mr. Zelensky’s offi…

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and faith

theconversation.com - Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children, were gunned down on Nov. 4 in territory whose control is disputed by the Sinaloa Cartel and the La Linea militia.…

Wagner Mercenaries With GRU-issued Passports: Validating SBU's Allegation - bellingcat

bellingcat.com - At a Monday press conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian Security Agency (SBU) announced that it had intercepted passenger manifests from Russian MoD-chartered airliners transporting mercenaries …

Dogolachan And The Ghost Of Massacres Past - bellingcat

bellingcat.com - On March 13, 2019, two young men entered their former high school in the small city of Suzano in São Paulo, Brazil. The first one in, Guilherme Taucci, age 17, immediately opened fire with a .38 revo…

Harrowing Footage Shows Man’s Last Days Before Dying in Jail

unicornriot.ninja - Bemidji, MN – Shocking jail surveillance footage shows days of medical neglect that led to 27-year-old Hardel Sherrell’s death inside of Beltrami County Jail last September. Del Shea Perry, Hardel’s …

Dominion Energy Now Faces Virginia Democratic Takeover

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…

What the Hell Is Going on in Chile? A Protester Explains.

nymag.com - In Chile’s streets, protesters chant a message now heard by the rest of the world. “Chile is waking up,” they say. But the center-right government of the country’s president, Sebastián Piñera, would …

Neoliberalism’s children rise up to demand justice in Chile and the world

intrepidreport.com - Uprisings against the corrupt, generation-long dominance of neoliberal “center-right” and “center-left” governments that benefit the wealthy and multinational corporations at the expense of working p…

Donald Trump Is All Alone

theatlantic.com - A person close to Trump told me that the president feels isolated and has complained that he has no one in whom he can confide. “These heavy issues are weighing on him. He has nobody around him. Ther…

The Deferred Dream of an Equal Rights Amendment

theatlantic.com - The amendment fits on a single piece of paper and has a main clause with just 24 words: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on accou…

Sylvia Taschka: Trump’s America shines bright for Europe’s radical New Right

voxpopulisphere.com - Donald Trump might not be as popular in Europe as Barack Obama was, but for many groups on the far-right of Europe’s political spectrum, he has become a heroic figure. “With Trump, the pride of a who…

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