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« Reply #480 on: December 02, 2019, 08:02:41 am »

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Of Two Minds - Could America Survive a Truth Commission?

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Trump’s counsel says president won’t participate in House Judiciary’s first impeachment panel, calling it unfair

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Opinion | Who Will Tell the Truth About the Free Press?

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Russian firm's attempt to hack Ohio voting systems thwarted

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Multiple Banks Have Given Trump’s Financial Records To The New York Attorney General

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Fleecing the Flock: A Snapshot of America's Richest Pastors

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‘An unjust society is far costlier’: AOC says beware the deficit scolds who only complain about paying for stuff when it benefits people

intrepidreport.com - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday asked voters to question why U.S. politicians and pundits only consider the cost of government programs when those programs help the public and least fortun…

Cameroonian Asylum-Seekers at the Border Are Fleeing a U.S.-Backed Military Force

theintercept.com - When 37-year-old Cameroonian asylum-seeker Nebane Abienwi died after hospital workers pulled him off life support against his family’s wishes at Sharp Chula Vista Medical

China slaps sanctions on US over Hong Kong unrest

news.yahoo.com - Beijing (AFP) - China suspended US warship visits and sanctioned American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The financial hub has …

Big Pharma is Trying to Keep Its Claws in HIV Paitents | DCReport.org

dcreport.org - The Trump administration appeared this month to finally act on a campaign promise to lower drug prices by taking the maker of an HIV drug to court for violating a government patent. But as with all t…

China suspends review

rt.com - Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Hua Chunying, said on Monday that China will no longer review the requests by the American warships to dock in Hong Kong. Hua also announced that the country has sancti…

These Reporters Rely on Public Data, Rather Than Secret Sources

nytimes.com - Bellingcat alumni, as well as formerly amateur open-source investigators, have found jobs at established news organizations including The New York Times, whose Visual Investigations unit incorporates…

For Cement's Massive Carbon Footprint, Some Concrete Steps

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Democratize the Internet

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Trump Fined $2 Million For Diverting Money From Vets Fundraiser to His Campaign

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Minister denies using 'Trump playbook' in terror attack response

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Big Brother is watching: Chinese city with 2.6m cameras is world's most heavily surveilled

theguardian.com - Qiu Rui, a policeman in Chongqing, was on duty this summer when he received an alert from a facial recognition system at a local square. There was a high probability a man caught on camera was a susp…

Billionaire apocalypse bunkers

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If You Can’t Have Wealth Taxes, You Don’t Have a Country

nymag.com - A cosmopolitan elite is eroding the integrity of America’s borders and the sovereignty of its citizens. This numerically small but economically powerful band of globe-trotters use their outsize polit…

UN chief says humanity's 'war against nature' must stop

news.yahoo.com - Madrid (AFP) - The devastating impact of global warming that threatens humanity is a pushback from Nature under assault, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Sunday ahead of a key climate

Blood and Soil in Narendra Modi’s India

newyorker.com - On August 11th, two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent soldiers

3 Hours of Exercise a Week May Lower Your Depression Risk

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These Judges Can Have Less Training Than Barbers but Still Decide Thousands of Cases Each Year

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Bride arrested after allegedly trying to force photographer to work her wedding, pay her for the privilege — Fox News

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What Items do I keep Handy in my Car?

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