NOVEMBER 1 THROUGH 10
Weekend of November 10-12, 2017
An American Genocide: The United States and the California
Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873. ... Between 1846 and
1873, Californias Indigenous population plunged
from approximately 150,000 to 30,000 -- the result of
government-sanctioned mass murder. Benjamin Madley's comprehensive
and chilling book uncovers the full extent of the slaughter,
the taxpayer dollars that supported the violence, the
Indigenous resistance, and the involvement of US congressmen
and California governors. Amazon
Three Richest Americans Now Own More Wealth Than Bottom
Half of US Combined: Report. ... "The elite ranks
of our billionaire class continue to pull apart from the
rest of us," a new Institute for Policy study analysis
The seven Republican super-donors who keep money in tax
havens. ... Paradise Papers show these men, who invest
heavily in Super Pacs, share a presenceoffshore if not
a love of Trump.
Mnuchin Is Famous for Throwing Tens of Thousands of Americans
Onto the Streets in Housing Foreclosures. ... Sure, he's
the Secretary of the Treasury... but he works for you
only if you are rich. AlterNet
Explanation for Arming Myanmar During Ethnic Cleansing
Campaign: 'Both Sides Committing War Crimes'. ... Israels
deputy consul general in New York voices statement amid
concerns that sales aiding genocide against Rohingya.
Not Supposed to Say This Out Loud': GOP Lawmaker Admits
Pushing Tax Scam to Please His Rich Donors. ... Yet more
evidence that the GOP is "putting donors over 38
million middle-class Americans". CommonDreams
environmental nominee doesnt believe science should
dictate policy. ... Top Democrat accuses nominee
of showing disdain for science.
Meat and Dairys Supersized Climate Footprint. ...
As the meat and dairy industries descend upon COP23 to
broadcast their feed the world narrative,
lets set the story straight: their emissions could
lead us to a point of no return.
US Southern Command's Silent Occupation of the Amazon.
... The US is conducting joint military exercises on Indigenous
territories in the Amazon under the pretext of training
local troops to deliver emergency humanitarian aid. However,
local activists are warning that the operation is nothing
more than a strategic move to gain access to natural resources
on Indigenous land and bolster US hegemony in the region.
Files: Trump Expands Police-State Crackdown on the Left.
... At Trump's inauguration, around 200 protesters and
journalists were mass arrested and now face up to 70 years
in prison on baseless charges. Many other legal assaults
on civil liberties are in the works around the country,
from treating anti-fascists as "domestic terrorists",
to legislation protecting drivers who run over peaceful
November 9, 2017
Key Similarity Between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers:
Scandal Is Whats Been Legalized. Intercept
Chilean Writer Isabel Allende on Death of Pablo Neruda,
the 1973 Chilean Coup & Trump. DemocracyNow
Say Hello to My Little Hands
Louis Rises Up Against Police Violence Again; Corporate
Media Ignore Uprising. TruthOut
after horrific mass shooting, Texas attorney general urges
more people to bring guns to church. ... "As a country,
what do we do? How can we get our arms around this and
stop this insanity?" ThinkProgress
Happened in Saudi Arabia Last Night And How Washington
Corruption Enabled It.
King Arrests Multiple Princes And Boosts Crown Princes
Influence. ... Among the detained princes was Alwaleed
bin Talal, one of the worlds richest men and a top
investor in media giant NewsCorp, Twitter and other major
the Bold New Animal Liberation Movement: No Masks, No
Regrets, All the Risk. ... Were daring these
industries to try us in the court of public opinion and
in the court of law.
November 8, 2017
Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last
Week Alone That Are False.
months later, Trump would probably still win the 2016
Did Media Overlook Sept. Shooting in Plano, Texas When
Estranged Husband Killed Wife & 7 Others? DemocracyNow
Texas Massacre, Drexel Prof. Asks: What Makes White
Men So Prone to This Kind of Behavior? DemocracyNow
Trumps Best New Policy in the Middle East Would
be No New Policy.
US Political Donors Play the Offshore Game
Think of Cops as People Who Want to Kill: Relatives
of the Dead Revisit Albuquerque Police Shootings. CounterPunch
November 7, 2017
Cost of Resistance. ... Resistance entails suffering.
It requires self-sacrifice. It accepts that we may be
destroyed. It is not rational. It is not about the pursuit
of happiness. It is about the pursuit of freedom. TruthDig/Hedges
Chomsky and Robert Pollin: Breaking Through the Political
Barriers to Free Education.
GOP lawmaker says women should be forced to give birth
to grow the labor force ... Yes, he said this in 2017
Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last
Week Alone That are False.
GOP Tax Plan Tells Us Everything About Who Matters In
American Democracy ...
Your boss, not you. Huffy
Works with Big Oil on Letter Suggesting Anti-Pipeline
Activists Face Terrorism Charges. DeSmog
Trump's Most Damning Legacy. ... In a radio interview
last Thursday, [President] Trump said the saddest
thing is, because I am the President of the United States,
I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department.
Im not supposed to be involved with the FBI. Im
not supposed to be doing the kind of things I would love
to be doing.
Papers: Millions of Leaked Docs Reveal Shady Ties &
Tax Evasion by Trumps Inner Circle. DemocracyNow
Krugman: The GOP's Biggest Con Man Isn't Donald Trump.
... The New York Times columnist dismantles Republicans'
favorite wonk. AlterNet/Krugman
November 6, 2017
wants goodies and tax breaks to move its HQ to your city.
Say no thanks. ... Urban leaders must reject the race to
the bottom that these scrambles to please corporations generate
as 19th-century mayors did during the rise of capitalism.
on K Street: The Fall of Paul Manafort. ... Americans
love nothing more than a tantalizing fall-from-grace story.
Yet, they seem curiously unmoved by the unfolding tragedy
of Paul Manafort. Perhaps because Manfort, like so many
of the other young Republican zealots trained in the House
of Reagan, was from the beginning a man unadorned by any
detectable sheen of grace.
Papadopouloss Plea Deal Is Very, Very Bad News for
Attorney General Jeff Sessions
and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing
Cases Against War Criminals. Intercept
threat to building peace in Iraq is not Isis it's
Donald Trump picking a fight with Iran. ... Iraq Reborn:
In the third part of his series, Patrick Cockburn reveals
how ill-informed the US seems to be about Iranian-backed
armed groups in Iraq and the devastating consequences
it could have for rebuilding Iraq after Isis. Independent
Kills Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Arbitration
Rule: The Little Guy Loses Again.
Economist Yanis Varoufakis on Nazi Resurgence in Europe
& Why ISIS Loves Donald Trump. DemocracyNow
Varoufakis on Global Capitalism & How Trumps
Tax Plan is Class War Against the Poor. ... former Greek
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who argues, Its
an out-and-out class war waged against the poorest, the
weakest, the disenfranchisedthe very same people
that Donald Trump appealed to in order to get elected.
stunningly despotic response to a question about the State
Department. ... Trump doesnt care about filling
key State Department roles, says hes the only
one that matters.' ThinkProgress
ICE Horror Stories: Astonishing Levels of Taxpayer-Funded
Cruelty Against Undocumented Immigrants. ... The agency
conspires to target vulnerable people with no criminal
nationalists shared bomb-making manuals online. ... The
PDFs included instructions for making detonators, grenades
and homemade C-4.
federal judge keeps delaying a case to give Ben Carson
time to kill civil rights protections. ... The case of
the controversial judge and regulations that ensure fair
airstrikes kill scores of civilians in Kunduz province,
Afghans say. ... Estimates of fatalities from ongoing
operation vary US soldier dies of wounds sustained in
Wall Street Journal Is Echoing Trump's Derangement, and
Its Own Reporters Are Appalled. ... Staffers fear the
opinion page has begun undermining the newspaper's credibility.
November 3-5, 2017
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires
Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. - Jane Mayer. Amazon
Inside Hillary Clintons Secret Takeover of the DNC
... When I was asked to run the Democratic Party after
the Russians hacked our emails, I stumbled onto a shocking
truth about the Clinton campaign. Politico/Brazile
social media ads Russia wanted Americans to see. ... A
batch of the ads was released Wednesday by members of
the House intelligence panel. (Note: value of the adverts
was about $1500) Politico
Cooperated with CIA Rendition & Torture Post-9/11,
as Govt Boiled Dissidents Alive. DemocracyNow
Missouri Compromise and General Kelly. CounterPunch
Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them.
... The scientists accused EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
of giving industry-friendly researchers control and then
defending his decision in doublespeak. Huffy
and the Manhattan Terror Attack. ... On 21 Jan 2010 I
predicted exactly this wave of anti-Western violence from
Uzbekistan, in this excellent Michael Andersen documentary
for Al Jazeera: ... We are creating a timebomb of
discontent in Central Asia; and because the West is seen
to be backing the dictatorships, that discontent will
take an anti-western turn. Craig
Cant Go Any Lower: Inside the West Wing, Trump
Is Apoplectic as Allies Fear Impeachment. ... After Mondays
indictments, the president blamed Jared Kushner in a call
to Steve Bannon, while others are urging him to take off
the gloves with Robert Mueller. Vanity
You Want to Collect Social Security, Trumps Tax
Plan is an Outrage. CounterPunch
and Militarized Police: How Israel Is Exporting Its Occupation
to the United States. Israeli footprints are becoming
more apparent in the US security apparatus. Such a fact
does not bode well for ordinary Americans. ... US Senate
Bill S.720 should have been a wake-up call. The Bill,
drafted by the Israel lobby group, American Israel Public
Affairs Committee (AIPAC), as part of its 2017 Lobbying
Agenda is set to punish any individual or company
that boycotts Israel for its violation of Palestinian
Trump: A Pillar of Ignorance and Certitude
As Americas 45th president enters office, Vanity
Fair editor Graydon Carter examines whats to come
under a leader whose mind careers from one random thought
to the next. The
and the Police State. ... Jesus! Where will it end?
How low do you have to stoop in this country to be President?
Weve come to a point where every four years
this national fever rises up this hunger for the
Saviour, the White Knight, the Man on Horseback
and whoever wins becomes so immensely powerful
November 2, 2017
a Private Prison's $150 Million Deal to Detain Immigrants
in New Mexico. TruthOut
New Investigation Links Berta Cáceress Assassination
to Executives at Honduran Dam Company. DemocracyNow
pharmacist reveals lawmakers take Alzheimers drugs:
They might not even remember yesterday. RawStory
Chomsky and Robert Pollin: Breaking Through the Political
Barriers to Free Education. TruthOut
violently arrested while trying to film Virginia Gov.
hopeful Ed Gillespie at public event. ... A woman reportedly
tied to Gillespie's campaign spoke with officers just
before they slammed reporter to the ground. ThinkProgress
at Oakland Slaughterhouse Shows New, Potent Tactics of
Growing Animal Rights Movement. Intercept
Under Radar of Trump Chaos, GOP Set to Confirm Slew of
'Extremist' Judges. ... "These nominees' collective
records reveal the disturbing truth that this administration
does not just tolerate radical anti-equality views among
its judicial nominees, but requires them."
Washington Post Unloads on John Kelly in Scathing New
Editorial. ... "This is what happens in banana republics,
not the worlds greatest democracy. AlterNet
saving you from terrorists) 'Not Only Unconstitutional,
But Heartless': ACLU Lawsuit Demands Freedom for 10-Year-Old
With Cerebral Palsy ... Rosa Maria Hernandez was arrested
after an emergency surgery in Texas. Defying doctor's
orders, the government refuses to release her to family.
officials expect ineffective Betsy DeVos to
step down as her agenda collapses: report.
of Radiation Leak Soar After North Korea Nuclear Site
Collapse Kills 200. ... The disaster is believed to have
resulted from Pyongyang's hydrogen bomb test, which sparked
earthquakes and landslides. CommonDreams
Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate
Attorney General Jeff Sessions. DemocracyNow
Democratic Whip Resists Effort to End U.S. Involvement
in Yemen War ... The bipartisan push to end U.S. support
for the Saudi-led war in Yemen has gained political momentum
but faces resistance from the No. 2 Democratic lawmaker
in the House, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. Intercept
Oligarchs Are Plotting the Biggest Heist in U.S. History
... The robbers are the American oligarchs who bankroll
the Republican Party, and who are plotting the biggest
heist in American historya massive tax cut estimated
to be up to 5.8 trillion dollars. ...Around 80 percent
of it will benefit the richest 1 percent, according to
the Tax Policy Center. TruthDig
the nation focused on Mueller, Trump proposed dangerous
changes to Obamacare
Who needs Congress when you can just make stuff up? ThinkProgress
House chief of staff John Kelly calls for special counsel
to probe Democrats.
Foods Linked to the Largest Toxic Dead Zone in U.S. History.
... America's largest meat producer must clean up its
Government Continues to Seek Data from Reporter's Cell
Phone in Inauguration Protest
Reporter Aaron Cantu is among nearly 200 people to have
data seized from phones. TRN