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FEBRUARY 1 THROUGH 7

February 7, 2019

Trump Headlines a Benefit Concert for Imperialism.  Intercept  

Peace in Afghanistan? Maybe—but a Minerals Rush Is Already Under Way. ... And that rush is a direct result of Trump’s pressure on the Afghan government to open up the country to foreign corporations.  
The Nation  

"This legislation is insulting to those millions of Americans who are struggling, it is harmful to the fabric of our democracy, and it is blatantly bad policy that is intended only to please ultra-wealthy Republican donors."  CommonDreams  

Israeli General Mounts Challenge to Netanyahu by Flaunting Gaza Carnage.  CounterPunch  

Nuclear Threat Grows as US Prepares to Withdraw From INF Treaty.  TruthOut  

CLICK BAIT

Cory Booker Apologizes To Wall Street Bankers For The Mean Things He’s Going To Have To Say About Them.  ... ‘When You Hear Me On TV Saying You Need To Be Reined In, What I’m Really Saying Is I Love You,’ Says Candidate.  > GO  

That Was Fast: Roger Stone Has Already Had A Religious Awakening And Converted To Islam In Prison.  > GO  

Queen Elizabeth Watches As Oxen Pull Apart Farmer Who Failed To Provide Yearly Tithe Of Grain.  > GO  

Trump’s EPA will not set legal limit on dangerous chemicals in drinking water, report says
Chemicals have been linked to cancer, thyroid disease, and weakened childhood immunity.  ThinkProgress  

Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other.  On Being  

Cronyism and Corruption Gave Us Today's CIA.  TruthDig  

The undoing of a nation. ... Tribal disenrollment, like Trump’s efforts to denaturalize American citizens, is just another way to make the country whiter.  
HCN  

'Foxconn Was a Major Con': Backed by Trump Promises and $4 Billion in Subsidies, Company Admits Factory Jobs Not Coming. ... "Foxconn took Wisconsin for a ride. Other states, beware the allure of the mega deal."  CommonDreams  

February 6, 2019

Intel Chiefs Use “Global Threat” Report to Uphold US War Machine.  TruthDig  

Trial of El Chapo Highlights Failure of U.S. War on Drugs, But Will U.S. Ever Be Held to Account?  DemocracyNow  

The Lie at the Heart of the Trial of El Chapo Guzman. ... The lie at the heart of the trial of El Chapo Guzman is one familiar to every American who understands what happened to this country during Prohibition. ... Men and women are human. They can be bought, bribed, threatened or cajoled. It is the basis of organized crime. MadCow  

Don’t Let Democrats Become the Party of War
In their zeal to oppose any policy associated with Trump, the Democratic Party’s leaders in Congress are starting to sound like warmongers..  
Foreign Policy  

BORDER WARS

Corruption Flourishes Within CBP .... In 2002, in the wake of 9/11, Congress and the White House embarked upon an unprecedented bureaucratic experiment: grafting together 22 federal agencies into a single entity that was supposed to protect the nation from terrorist attack or any other potential threat. The result was a multi-headed monstrosity...  
Immigration Impact  

ICE Ran Fake College to Target Undocumented Immigrants. ... Fake university. Real consequences.  DailyBeast  

The Border Story Our Leaders Don’t Want You to Hear. ... Life, replete with its ups and downs, goes on in U.S. and Mexican border communities, despite the political calamity unfolding all around them.  TruthDig/Sheer  

ICE Let Sexual Assault Reports Slide At Migrant Detention Centers Run By Contractors: Inspector General
The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general slams immigration officials for poor oversight of facilities, HuffPost  

Mitch McConnell Hates Democracy, TruthOut  

Cory Booker Hates Public Schools.  Jacobin  

Factory Farms Pollute the Environment and Poison Drinking Water.  TruthDig  

The Arms Industry Is Taking Over Trump’s Pentagon.  TruthDig  

Assassins: Israeli Soldiers Just "Neutralized" A "Female Terrorist," aka A 16-Year-Old Palestinian Schoolgirl Going Home.  CommonDreams  

(2014) US is an oligarchy, not a democracy.  
BBC
 

February 5, 2019

Goodbye to the Dollar. ... The inept and corrupt presidency of Donald Trump has unwittingly triggered the fatal blow to the American empire—the abandonment of the dollar as the world’s principal reserve currency.  TruthDig/Hedges  

A Liberal Elite Still Luring Us Towards the Abyss. ... A group of 30 respected intellectuals, writers and historians has published a manifesto bewailing the imminent collapse of Europe and its supposed Enlightenment values of liberalism and rationalism.  CounterPunch

Creating Value In The Age Of Distributed Capitalism. - Mckinsey Quarterly 4 (2010): 44-55. Business Source Premier. Web. 13 July 2013.  A historic transition in capitalism is unfolding as the era of mass consumption gives way to one built on individuals and their desires. Download (9 pgs)

With Estate Tax on Nation's Richest, Bernie Sanders' "For the 99.8% Act" Applauded for Targeting "Tyranny of Plutocracy" ... "From a moral, economic, and political perspective our nation will not thrive when so few have so much and so many have so little." CommonDreams

Far-right responsible for every extremist killing in the United States in 2018: report.  AlterNet  

Bordering on Fascism: Scholars Reflect on Dangerous Times.  CounterPunch  

Forest Service Ignores Science to Justify Logging.   CounterPunch  

Two Years In, Trump's Global Gag Rule Responsible for 'Immeasurable Suffering and Death' Around World. ... "This policy, driven by ideology instead of evidence, is aligned with broader anti-human rights agendas currently unfolding around the world."  CommonDreams  

'Greed Has No Limit for GOP': McConnell Estate Tax Repeal Would Hand Tens of Billions to Walton and Koch Families.  CommonDreams  

February 4, 2019

The CIA’s Masterful Use of Fake News.TruthDig

Democrats Killed the Green New Deal. .... Environmental activists received a reality check when newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives pushed aside demands for an environmental economic transition program— a Green New Deal, in favor of reviving a toothless committee to ‘study’ the problem. CounterPunch

VENEZUELA UPDATE FEBRUARY 4, 2019

The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty.” -Simón Bolívar, El Libertador

The US Is Orchestrating a Coup in Venezuela. TruthOut  

The U.S. Helped Push Venezuela Into Chaos — and Trump’s Regime Change Policy Will Make Sure It Stays That Way.  Intercept  

'Yiiiiikes': John Bolton Threatens to Send Venezuela's Maduro to Offshore US Prison at Guantánamo ... "Also seems like the Trump administration is expecting tomorrow to be showdown day in Venezuela as protests expected nationwide."  CommonDreams  

The Making of Juan Guaidó: US Regime-Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader. ... The Washington favorite has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization.  Consortium News  

Elliott Abrams, Trump’s Pick to Bring “Democracy” to Venezuela, Has Spent His Life Crushing Democracy. Intercept  

WSJ Confirms: Trump-Appointed Venezuela Coup Leader Plans Neoliberal Capitalist Shock Therapy: ... Venezuela’s US-appointed coup leader Juan Guaidó plans to privatize state assets and give foreign corporations access to oil, the Wall Street Journal admitted.  Gray Zone  

From Karachi to Caracas.  Craig Murray  

Trump’s Brilliant Strategy to Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony.  CounterPunch  

'Socialism Surging in Iowa' Giving Cold Feet to Centrist Democrats Contemplating 2020 Run: Report.  CommonDreams  

Revealed: FBI investigated civil rights group as 'terrorism' threat and viewed KKK as victims. ... Bureau spied on California activists, citing potential ‘conspiracy’ against the ‘rights’ of neo-Nazis.  Guardian  

Weekend of February 1-3, 2019

Weekend Read:   How to Read a Protest The Art of Organizing and Resistance - by . L.A. Kauffman ... When millions of people took to the streets for the 2017 Women’s Marches, there was an unmistakable air of uprising, a sense that these marches were launching a powerful new movement to resist a dangerous presidency. But the work that protests do often can’t be seen in the moment. It feels empowering to march, and record numbers of Americans have joined anti-Trump demonstrations, but when and why does marching matter? What exactly do protests do, and how do they help movements win? Univ. of California Press  

Noam Chomsky: Ocasio-Cortez and Other Newcomers Are Rousing the Multitudes.  
TruthOut  

A Brief History of Our Longest, Most Futile War.  
TruthDig
  

The NSA’s New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia’s Brutal State Police.  Intercept  

Trump’s Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams Is a War Criminal Who Has Abetted Genocide. DemocracyNow  

Elliott Abrams, Trump’s Pick to Bring “Democracy” to Venezuela, Has Spent His Life Crushing Democracy.  Intercept  

Internal US Gov’t Document Outlines Program of ‘Economic Warfare’ on Venezuela.  ... An internal government document reveals tactics of “economic warfare” and “financial weapons” the US is using against Venezuela in the name of “furthering capitalism.”  Gray Zone  

Mitch McConnell: Democrats’ Voting Rights Bill Just A ‘Political Power Grab’. ... The Senate majority leader said the For The People Act, proposed by Democrats, doesn’t “pass the laugh test.”  
HuffPost  

Your Complete Guide to the N.Y. Times’ Support of U.S.-Backed Coups in Latin America.  TruthDig 

So-Called 'Trump Resistance' Mostly Silent as US President Openly Foments Coup d'Etat in Venezuela. ... "No one in a democratic country, especially not the media, should be supporting Trump's unilateral action to declare Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela."  CommonDreams 

(2016) The US Left: A Short Introduction.
Political Animal

The United States Is the Most Corrupt Country in the World.  TruthDig  

We Are Destroying Our Life Support System.  TruthOut  

Joe Biden’s “Bipartisanship” Promotes Republican Agenda.  TruthOut  


 

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FEBRUARY 8 THROUGH 21

February 19, 2019

Worshipping the Electronic Image.  
TruthDig?Hedges  

11 year old facing charges after refusing to stand for US pledge of allegiance in Florida. Independent

The Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line  TruthDig  

Someone Needs to Teach These As$#oles a Lesson.  CounterPunch  

Western Media Fall in Lockstep for Cheap Trump/Rubio Venezuela Aid PR Stunt.  FAIR  

Noam Chomsky: Those who failed to recognize Trump as the greater evil made ‘a bad mistake.  AlterNet  

Jesus Christ's Lesson for the 21st Century.  ... The biblical story of the good Samaritan is one that Tom Catena not only knows well, but strives to live by. A devout Catholic and Ivy League-educated doctor, Catena realized early on that he would dedicate his time on earth to helping those in need, though he couldn’t have predicted the heroic path his life would take.  TruthDig  

Bred to Suffer. ... Inside the Barbaric U.S. Industry of Dog Experimentation  Intercept  

Forget Trump's border distraction – the real threat is inside the house.  ... While the government was shut down over the president’s wall, native-born white men proved, once again, to be America’s biggest terrorist danger. Guardian  

Imagine Pleading Guilty Because You Can’t Afford to Call Your Lawyer.  TruthOut  

February 18, 2019

Watch: Pence Met with Icy Silence in Munich, Praising Trump and Attempting to Bully Leaders on Foreign Policy. ...The vice president arrived at the Munich Security Conference ready to promote President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda -- but his demands over Venezuela and Iran were not well received. CommonDreams   Related:  Mike Pence chides US allies at Warsaw summit on Iran. ... Vice-president tells event that EU mechanism to facilitate trade with Iran is ‘ill-advised’  Guardian  

The FBI Is Dismantling Its War Crimes Unit  
TruthDig
 

Jair Bolsonaro Praised the Genocide of Indigenous People. Now He’s Emboldening Attackers of Brazil’s Amazonian Communities.  Intercept  

"It's What Happens in a Totalitarian Regime": Capitol Police Slammed for "Disturbing" Physical Attacks on Reporters. ... "It was insane, people were getting shoved into walls. It was unsustainable. It was violent."  CommonDreams

North Dakota Seeks to Restrict Access to Public Records After Standing Rock Reporting Exposed Law Enforcement Abuses.  Intercept  

El Salvador massacre: forensics teams dig for remains as US envoy faces grilling.  Guardian  

Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War Against Venezuela.  Intercept  

Immigrant Activists: Democrats Are Capitulating to Trump by Approving Border, DHS Funding.  DemocracyNow  

Democrats want a 'smart wall'. That's Trump's wall by another name. ... The tech ‘solutions’ Democrats are proposing to secure the US border would enrich tech and military contractors while violating our civil rights.  Guardian  

Pro-Israel donors spent over $22m on lobbying and contributions in 2018. ... The data examined by the Guardian suggests that the pro-Israel lobby is highly active and spends heavily to influence US policy.  Guardian  

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments.  Intercept  

Pence and the Benjamins: An Eternity of Anti-Semitism.  CounterPunch  

Weekend of February 15-17, 2019

Weekend Read:  How to Read a Protest The Art of Organizing and Resistance. by L. A. Kauffman. ... When millions of people took to the streets for the 2017 Women’s Marches, there was an unmistakable air of uprising, a sense that these marches were launching a powerful new movement to resist a dangerous presidency. But the work that protests do often can’t be seen in the moment. It feels empowering to march, and record numbers of Americans have joined anti-Trump demonstrations, but when and why does marching matter? What exactly do protests do, and how do they help movements win? UC Press  

The Suffering of the Iranian People Has “Made in USA” Stamped on It.  TruthOut    Related:  ‘War with Iran’: Israeli prime minister tweets a terrifying message — then quickly deletes it.  AlterNet  

One Year After Parkland, 1,200 More Kids Are Dead by Gunfire—But Students Still Fight for Gun Safety.  DemocracyNow  

“Capitalism is the Number One Threat To Democracy Today”.  Jacobin  

Ilhan Omar Was Dead Right About Lobbyists for Israel.  TruthDig  

AOC is Under Fire Because She is Right.  
CounterPunch  

'Historic': House Approves War Powers Resolution to End US Complicity in Yemen. ... "Not only does this vote bolster hopes for a quicker end to the war and the resulting humanitarian crisis, it also signals a timely resurgence in congressional oversight on war."  CommonDreams  

VENEZUELA UPDATE

Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War Against Venezuela.  Intercept  

Ilhan Omar Grills Trump’s Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams on His Role in US-Backed Genocide in 1980s. DemocracyNow  

Roberto Lovato: Elliott Abrams Is Bringing Violence of 1980s U.S. Latin America Policy to Venezuela. DemocracyNow  

Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Secretly Shipping Arms After Weapons Found on Plane with Possible CIA Ties.  DemocracyNow  

Elliott Abrams, Trump’s Pick to Bring “Democracy” to Venezuela, Has Spent His Life Crushing Democracy. Intercept  

Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War Against Venezuela.  Intercept  

WSJ Confirms: Trump-Appointed Venezuela Coup Leader Plans Neoliberal Capitalist Shock Therapy: ... Venezuela’s US-appointed coup leader Juan Guaidó plans to privatize state assets and give foreign corporations access to oil, the Wall Street Journal admitted.  Gray Zone  

The Making of Juan Guaidó: US Regime-Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader. ... The Washington favorite has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization.  
Consortium News  

Air charter firm (21 Air), client both deny role in alleged shipment of arms to Venezuela.  McClatchy    Related:  GPS Air.com   Related: N881YV (21 Air) movements as of 2/13/19  Flight Radar 24

“This Is Just the Beginning”: Greenwald on Rising State Violence & Homophobia in Bolsonaro’s Brazil.  DemocracyNow  

The Washington Post Wants to Cut Social Security Again.  CounterPunch  

The End of Ice: Dahr Jamail on Climate Disruption from the Melting Himalayas to Insect Extinction.  DemocracyNow  

February 14, 2019

Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Secretly Shipping Arms After Weapons Found on Plane with Possible CIA Ties.  DemocracyNow  

One Minute to Midnight.  TruthDig  

There Is a Taboo Against Criticizing AIPAC — and Ilhan Omar Just Destroyed It.  Intercept   

Pro-Israel Lobby Caught on Tape Boasting That Its Money Influences Washington.  Intercept  

Where Is Elizabeth Warren’s Fire in the Realm of Foreign Policy?  TruthOut  

Florida Detention Center Expands, Packing In Migrant Children ‘Like Sardines’ ... The temporary shelter violates child welfare standards, according to advocates who recently toured the facility.  
HuffPost  

ENVIRONMENT

'We Have Entered the Age of Environmental Breakdown': Report Details World on Edge of Runaway Collapse. ... A new report from U.K. researchers is being praised as "absolutely brilliant," "essential reading for policymakers," and "a clarion wake-up call to the world."  CommonDreams

Global Poll Reveals Surging Fear of Climate Crisis and US Power Under Trump. ... Over the past five years, from the U.S. to Poland to Kenya, the number of people worried about the climate crisis has risen by double-digits. CommonDreams  

Climate and economic risks 'threaten 2008-style systemic collapse'. ... Environmental and social problems could interact in global breakdown, report says.  Guardian  

The End of Ice: Dahr Jamail on Climate Disruption from the Melting Himalayas to Insect Extinction.  DemocracyNow  

Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'.  Guardian  

Outcome-Based Grazing: a Cattle Industry Public Lands Power Grab.   CounterPunch

Trump offers socialism for the rich, capitalism for everyone else. ... To a conservative mind, socialism is getting something for nothing. Yet this is what the president promotes for the wealthy.  Guardian

 

February 13, 2019

Glenn Greenwald: As Bezos Protests Invasion of His Privacy, Amazon Builds Global Surveillance State.  DemocracyNow  

The “Skills Gap” Was a Lie. ... For years, capitalists and their journalistic mouthpieces blamed joblessness on a skills gap. But there wasn’t a skills gap. There was a gap between what society owes people and what it’s willing to offer them at the expense of corporate profits.  Jacobin  

“This Is Just the Beginning”: Greenwald on Rising State Violence & Homophobia in Bolsonaro’s Brazil.  DemocracyNow  

Big Banks Cut Jobs, Slash Lending After Billion-Dollar Tax Cut  ... top financial institutions used those savings to benefit shareholders rather than workers and customers—just as critics of the #GOPTaxScam had warned they would.
TruthDig
 

Trump offers socialism for the rich, capitalism for everyone else. ... To a conservative mind, socialism is getting something for nothing. Yet this is what the president promotes for the wealthy.  Guardian  

New nonprofit tied to stealthy circle of dark money groups.  Open Secrets  

The Report review – gripping, fiery drama on CIA torture investigation. ... Adam Driver and Annette Bening give excellent performances in an utterly absorbing film indicting post-9/11 interrogation practices.  Guardian  

CLICK BAIT

5 Things To Know About Kirsten Gillibrand.
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5 Things To Know About Kamala Harris.
 > GO  

5 Things To Know About Julián Castro.
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“No-Knock Raid” is Just Another Term for “Violent Home Invasion”  CounterPunch  

Elizabeth Warren Is Not a Socialist, But She Still Makes Wall Street Squirm.  TruthOut  

With Estate Tax on Nation's Richest, Bernie Sanders' "For the 99.8% Act" Applauded for Targeting "Tyranny of Plutocracy" ... "From a moral, economic, and political perspective our nation will not thrive when so few have so much and so many have so little."  CommonDreams

Will Trump Really Launch a War on Iran?  CounterPunch  

February 12, 2019

     
Peter Jackson’s Cartoon War ... When director-producer Peter Jackson’s World War I film, “They Shall Not Grow Old,” which miraculously transforms grainy, choppy black-and-white archival footage from the war into a modern 3D color extravaganza, begins, he bombards us with the clichés used to ennoble war.  TruthDig/Hedges  

Trump Says ISIS is Defeated, But He Ignores the Much Bigger and More Troubling Picture.  CounterPunch  

The Great Con of American Patriotism. ... American soldiers born decades apart in the state of New York, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen, are two crucial dissenting voices that have experienced firsthand the futility and brutality of America’s interventionist wars.  TruthDig  

Siding With 'Loan Sharks' Over Consumers, Trump CFPB Moves to Gut Payday Lender Regulations.  CommonDreams  

Journalists, Lawyers, and Activists Working on the Border Face Coordinated Harassment From U.S. and Mexican Authorities.  Intercept  

Why Ann Coulter Has Power: U.S. Politics are Authoritarian by Design.  CounterPunch  

Charter Schools Are Pushing Public Education to the Brink.  TruthDig  

Why Denmark dominates the World Happiness Report rankings year after year. ... The U.S., on the other hand, ranked 18th this year, a four-spot drop from last year’s report. AlterNet  

February 11, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) dissects America's 'fundamentally broken' campaign finance laws. YouTube video  

(2013)  Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers'  HuffPost  

The Supreme Court just handed down a truly shocking attack on Muslims. ... "Religious liberty" is a sham.  ThinkProgress  

CLIMATE CHANGE

Promoting 'Another Puppet for Corporate Polluters,' Trump Picks Former Oil Lobbyist to Head Interior Department. ... "The ethical questions surrounding David Bernhardt and his commitment to pandering to oil, coal, and gas executives make former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke look like a tree-hugging environmentalist."  CommonDreams  

Green New Deal: Ocasio-Cortez unveils bold plan to fight climate change. ... Blueprint for a carbon-neutral economy has been embraced by prominent Democrats and evokes FDR’s famous legacy.  Guardian  

Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature' ... The world’s insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”, according to the first global scientific review.  Guardian  

The Green New Deal Takes Its First Congressional Baby Step, as Pelosi Mocks “Green Dream or Whatever”  Intercept  

2018 was world's fourth hottest year on record, scientists confirm. World 1.5F hotter than average set between 1951 and 1980. Current five-year stretch the warmest since records began.  Guardian  

Venezuela: The U.S.’s 68th Regime Change Disaster.  CounterPunch  

Western Media Fall in Lockstep for Cheap Trump/Rubio Venezuela Aid PR Stunt. ... administration’s now completely overt effort to overthrow President Maduro had a very successful public relations effort this week, as major Western media outlets uniformly echoed its simplistic, pre-packaged claim that the Venezuelan government was heartlessly withholding foreign aid  FAIR

Venezuelan Officials Say They Intercepted Arms and Ammo Delivered by US-Based Plane. ...The country's vice minister of citizen security said weapons shipment was "financed by the fascist extreme right and the government of the United States."  CommonDreams  

In Venezuela, White Supremacy Is a Key Driver of the Coup. ... n January 23, right after a phone call from Donald Trump, Juan Guaidó, former speaker of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared himself president. No voting. When you have official recognition from The Donald, who needs elections?   TruthOut  

Weekend of February 8-10, 2019

Weekend Read: Age of Surveillance Capitalism. By Shoshana Zuboff.  ... The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.
Review:
“A Fundamentally Illegitimate Choice”: Shoshana Zuboff on the Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Intercept     Buy it here  

Wolff responds to Trump's "State of the Union" address.  Richard Wolff  

Corporate Titans Target Venezuela.  
CounterPunch  

Capitalism’s Mob Mentality.  Jacobin  

Top Nancy Pelosi Aide Privately Tells Insurance Executives Not to Worry About Democrats Pushing “Medicare for All”.  Intercept  

Puerto Rico: Vulture Funds to Make a Killing as Judge Approves Deal to Restructure Island’s Debt.  DemocracyNow  

Documents Show Police Using Private Security Firms to Target Anti-Pipeline Organizers Fighting Line 3 Project.  CommonDreams  

Revealed: how big dairy pushed fattier milks into US schools. ... The Trump administration has worked closely with the dairy lobby, allowing the drinks’ reintroduction despite opposition.  Guardian  

RELIGION

Alabama Executions: Strictly a Christian Affair.  CounterPunch  

How the religious right gained unprecedented access to Trump.  Guardian  

5 Key Moments From the Year of the ‘Evangelicals’ ... We've used our increased visibility, often through hashtag campaigns, to expose evangelical authoritarianism to the broader American public, something that major media outlets have mostly failed to do.
 Rewire News

Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo belong to a doomsday cult — and may be trying to bring on the apocalypse  RawStory  

The FBI’s Interrogation of Reality Winner Was Like a Play — and Has Now Been Turned Into One.
 Intercept  

OPINION: Roger Stone Raid Illustrates The Dysfunction Of American Criminal Justice.  Daily Caller  

Fracking is destroying U.S. water supply, warns shocking new study. ... Toxic wastewater from fracking jumps 14-fold from 2011 to 2016 — and it may get 50 times bigger by 2030.  ThinkProgress  

Brexit in the Context of British History.  
CounterPunch  

 

 



 

 

 

 

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