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OCTOBER 1 THROUGH 11

Weekend of October 11-13, 2019

Weekend Read: United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It) - By Robert W McChesney.   ... a powerful critique of how manipulation of media gives rise to disinformation, intolerance, and divisiveness, and how we can fight back. The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it do any of these things? It’s no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower the many. As a result, people are increasingly immersed in an information system structured to reinforce their social biases and market to their buying preferences. Purchase from  Project Censored  

Secretary of Defense, Incorporated.  TruthDig  

ASSANGE UPDATE

CIA spied on Julian Assange 24/7 in Ecuadorian embassy. ... The CIA was given 24/7 video and audio surveillance of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange while he lived under asylum at the Ecuador’s embassy in London. A former Ecuadorian diplomat responds to the news.  Gray Zone  

CIA Spying Against Julian Assange Is Latest Revelation In Years-Long Campaign. ShadowProof

Director of Spanish security company that spied on Julian Assange arrested. ... The owner of UC Global, David Morales, was detained in August and has since been released on bail. He is facing offenses related to violating the privacy of the WikiLeaks founder and passing the information on to the United States’ intelligence services.  El Pais   

Journalists Who Visited Julian Assange Targeted By Company Spying On CIA’s Behalf. ShadowProof

Iraq Protests: Death Toll Soars as Militias Target Protesters.  CounterPunch/Cockburn  

WaPo Goes After Warren With a Posse of Centrist Sources.  FAIR  

Robert Reich: A Centrist Cannot Win in 2020 TruthDig  

Whistleblower Explains How Cambridge Analytica Helped Fuel U.S. 'Insurgency'  NPR  

Khashoggi’s Murder Should Have Made Saudi Arabia A Pariah. 7 Men Made Sure That Didn’t Happen.  
HuffPost
 

Justice for Kaysera: Native Teen’s Mysterious Death Highlights Epidemic of Murdered Indigenous Women.  DemocracyNow  

Donald Trump’s Iran Humiliation.  TruthDig  

Joe Biden’s Family Has Been Cashing in on His Career for Decades. Democrats Need to Acknowledge That.  
Intercept   

The Anatomy of MSNBC. ... More than any other media outlet, MSNBC embodies the politics and sensibility of Trump-era liberalism. But the network that many call the “liberal Fox News” wasn’t always liberal.  Jacobin  

Blatant Case of Torture Exposes Israeli Occupation Methods. ... Twenty years after the Israeli High Court ruled against the use of torture, the law allows the secret police to continue to use it. Human rights groups warn that these circumstances are frequently evoked in cases like that of Samer Al-Arbid, who was almost tortured to death.
TRNN  

Workers Stuck 'Paying the Ultimate Price' as GE Freezes Pensions for 20,000 Employees. ... "GE hired a new CEO last year with a pay package worth up to $300 million."  CommonDreams

Trump’s Attacks on the Press Fuel Harassment of Journalists at th Border.  Intercept  

Murdoch-Funded Anti-Gerrymandering Group Hired Lobbyists with a History of Gerrymandering.  Intercept  

October 10, 2019

Any wonder Hunter Biden need a $50K a month "job" where he didn't have to show up. Kathleen Biden filed for divorce saying Hunt er was "spending extravagantly on his own interests including drugs, alcohol, prostitutes, strip clubs, and gifts for women with whom he has sexual relations.”

Cracking Wise: Trump called on China to investigate Hunter Biden’s activities in securing Chinese money for a venture called Bohai Harvest RST Equity Investment Fund Management Co. Go for it. But while they’re at it, Chinese prosecutors might also want to dig into how Ivanka Trump won approval from the Chinese government for 16 new trademarks (including for voting machines) in the midst of her father’s trade war with China. - Jeffrey St. Clair

The ‘Whistleblower’ Probably Isn’t. ... It’s an insult to real whistleblowers to use the term with the Ukrainegate protagonist.  Rolling Stone  

The U.S. Is Now Betraying the Kurds For the Eighth Time.  Intercept 

Betrayal Is American Foreign Policy.  TruthDig  

Customs Agent Allegedly Harassed Journalist With ‘Propaganda’ Questions At Virginia Airport. ... The officer reportedly asked the question four times before handing back the man’s passport.  HuffPost  

We Meddle Too: Trump, Empire, and “The National Interest”  CounterPunch

Israelis were ‘saddened’ to have to kill Gaza protesters, to avert ‘bloodbath’ Mondoweis  

Trump administration detains highest number of immigrants in over 10 years. ... President claims harsh immigration policies would deter migrants from attempting to enter.  Independent  

Federal Appeals Court Issues Mixed Decision on Net Neutrality. ... The DC Circuit Court issued a decision on net neutrality that partly favored the FCC’s effort to abolish net neutrality, but also supported state legislation. TRNN

Elite UK military unit secretly trained by leftist regime-change advocate Gilbert Achcar and other academics
Government documents show scholar Gilbert Achcar and other pro-regime change academics have given training sessions to UK Ministry of Defense soldiers, helping the British military enhance its counter-insurgency tactics.  The Gray Zone  

How the U.S. Military Undermines the American Economy.  CounterPunch  

October 9, 2019

Merging 'Loyalty to the Oil Industry' and 'Grudge Against California,' Trump Opens 725,000 Acres to Fossil Fuel Drilling. ... "Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."  CommonDreams  

Americans Enable Unspeakable Atrocities Every Day.  TruthDig  

CLICK BAIT

Obama Upholds In-Office Tradition By Releasing 2019 Summer Kill List. > Go  

Eric Trump Accuses Don, Jr., of Being Whistle-Blower in Bid to Get Him Cut Out of Will.  > Go  

Disneyland Employee Hastily Ad-Libs Story About How Much Goofy Loves Napping On The Pavement.
> Go 

Pelosi Concerned Outspoken Progressive Flank Of Party Could Harm Democrats’ Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards  < Go  

Pelosi Wants to Prosecute Snowden But Protect Trump Whistleblower.  TruthOut  

We need to talk about Hunter Biden. ... The growing scandal around Ukraine shows that the gamble of a Biden nomination is big - and one Democrats would be foolish to make.  Guardian  

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out White House Aides Reportedly 'Horrified' by Trump Conduct: 'History Will Judge Them by What They Did. And the Answer Is Nothing'. ... "With respect to the betrayal of our country, it doesn't matter much how these aides felt."  CommonDreams  

Extremist Group Gets a Plug from the President, Right-Wing Media Seeking to Smear AOC  
Right Wing Watch
 

The New York Times Called a Famous Cartoonist an Anti-Semite. Repeatedly. They Didn’t Ask Him for Comment.  CounterPunch  

Documentary Exposes Wall Street Power Behind Global Gentrification Boom.  TruthOut  

'Unbelievable': Snowden Calls Out Media for Failing to Press US Politicians on Inconsistent Support of Whistleblowers. ... The comment followed a new Justice Department filing that claims a whistleblower engaged in "thievery, not protected speech" when llegedly leaking classified information on the U.S. drone operations.
CommonDreams  

Impeachment, Brought to You by the CIA.
CounterPunch  

The Refugee Crisis Unlike You've Ever Seen It Before
TruthDig  

Cracking Wise: Right out of Yale Law, Hunter went to work for MBNA, the big Delaware bank his father had long been a senatorial servant of. In fact, Papa Joe was known as “the Senator from MBNA.” MBNA’s most fervent hope was a reform of bankruptcy laws that allowed it to squeeze every last drop of blood from its credit card holders. Biden pushed the bill through the senate in 2005, with son Hunter serving as a lobbyist communicated every demand from the bank. This seems a much more pungent scandal than H Biden’s profiteering in Ukraine. Will Warren and/or Sanders pursue? - Jeffrey St. Clair

October 8, 2019

WEEK OF OCTOBER 7
Global Rebellion begins October 7

Rebellion Rally Columbia University October 9

Rage Against The War Machine  October 11  

Heading for Extinction October 13

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Time to Rebel  TruthDig/Hedges  

Iraq is in Revolt  CounterPunch  

Iraq protests: Death tolls soars as pro-Iran militias accused of shooting protesters. ... 'The Iranians want to militarise the situation so it cease to be a mass movement,' says one commentator.  Independent/Cockburn  

US to let Turkish forces move into Syria, dumping Kurdish allies. ... White House reveals policy shift, which follows conversation between Trump and Erdogan   Guardian  

“A Shakespearean Act of Betrayal”: Trump Agrees to Let Turkey Invade Kurdish-Controlled Syrian Area.  DemocracyNow  

White House: Turkey To Invade Northern Syria. ... Press secretary Stephanie Grisham says U.S. troops “will not support or be involved in the operation” and “will no longer be in the immediate area.”   HuffPost  

Overthrowing other people’s governments: The (partical) Master List.  Bill Blum  

Dangerous Detention: Julian Assange in Belmarsh Prison.  CounterPunch  

Relaying Views of US’s Top General, Newsweek Sees No Need for Countervailing Facts.  FAIR  

Shame of the Nation: The 1% Rules and the 99% Lets Them. ... There has never been so much but so little for the majority.  CommonDreams  

The Silencing of Kashmir: Arundhati Roy on India, Modi, and Fascism.  Intercept  

The Word Nobody Wanted to Say at the U.N. Climate Action Summit.  TruthDig  

Documentary Exposes Wall Street Power Behind Global Gentrification Boom.  TruthOut  

Merging 'Loyalty to the Oil Industry' and 'Grudge Against California,' Trump Opens 725,000 Acres to Fossil Fuel Drilling. ... "Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."  CommonDreams  

Americans Enable Unspeakable Atrocities Every Day.  TruthDig  

October 7, 2019

Cracking Wise: Lefties worried about President Pence??? Now Pence has been caught with his pants down, we have the specter of President Pelosi. Chose your poison wisely - if you can.

OH, THUMPER AND RUDY,
WE HARDLY KNEW YE

Trump and Giuliani Connections to Ukraine Corruption Go Back Years. ... The House wants a trove of documents and communications from Sam Kislin, who helped Trump stave off bankruptcy and helped fund Giuliani’s political campaigns.  Daily Beast    

More information on names in the above article can be found here:
Sam Kislin     Pavel Fuks
Oleg Deripaska & Mikhail Chernoy
& Viktor Yanukovych
  Arik Kislin
CNN Pulls Interview
   NYPost  

What Mike Pence does next won't just change the impeachment inquiry — it could change American politics for decades. ... The VP and his counterparts in the Democratic Party are at a crossroads. What they do next could make for a huge Democratic victory — or a revered Republican hero.  Independent  

The ‘Whistleblower’ Probably Isn’t. ... It’s an insult to real whistleblowers to use the term with the Ukrainegate protagonist.  RollingStones 

How the U.S. Military Undermines the American Economy.  CounterPunch  

A father's grief and the Made in USA bomb dropped in Yemen. ... Cluster bomb, a type of munition invented by the Nazis to kill as many as possible (are) used in coalition strike in Yemen.   Guardian  

Text Messages Show the Trump-Zelensky Call Had Just One Goal — And It Was Anything but Routine.
Intercept

The Most Important Article You’ll Never Read? How Western Media Support State Terror, While Millions Die, and How this Article was Killed.  
Project Censored  

'This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like': Outrage as London Police Use Battering Ram to Raid Extinction Rebellion Building. ... "These tactics are very questionable and are arguably infringing on our rights to peaceful protest, and indeed our efforts to preserve people's right to life."  CommonDreams  

Military Keynesianism Marches On. CounterPunch

Neither Democrats Nor Republicans Will Admit the Problem Is Capitalism Itself.  TruthOut  

We Meddle Too: Trump, Empire, and “The National Interest”  CounterPunch  

The Phony Liberalism of Bill Maher.  TruthDig  

Weekend of October 4-6, 2019

Weekend Read:  The Terror of the Unforeseen - by Henry A. Giroux.  In a searing takedown of the populist authoritarian vision of America, The Terror of the Unforeseen tackles the resurgence of fascism in the age of Donald Trump’s presidency. Through the mendacious exchange of facts for “fake news,” Giroux examines the language of hatred that activates neoliberal fascism, complete with state-sanctioned racism, casino capitalism, and fear-mongering at federal and local levels.  Buy at Indie Bound  
Review: To Defeat Fascism, We Must Dismantle Capitalism.  LA Review of Books  

To Impeach or Not to Impeach? Chris Hedges & John Bonifaz Debate What Congress Should Do Next.
DemocracyNow  

Rudy Giuliani: I Provided Documents State Department Watchdog Gave To Congress. ... Trump’s attorney told CNN he had “routed” an “outline” of allegations to Mike Pompeo, who told him they would “investigate it.”
HuffPost  

'Be Ready to Fight Like Hell,' Say Internet Defenders as Court Upholds FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality. ... "Big Cable's lobbyists will use this as an excuse to swarm Washington, D.C. The internet must come together once more to beat back corruption and defend our online freedom."  CommonDreams     
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 Appalling Disregard for Civilians': Amnesty Investigation Details How US Military Killed Innocent Farmers in Somalia. ... "Three civilian men died agonizing deaths while their families are left questioning why the U.S. military targeted and killed them."CommonDreams

I Wrote About the Bidens and Ukraine Years Ago. Then the Right-Wing Spin Machine Turned the Story Upside Down.  Intercept/Risen  

What if the World Treated the U.S. Like a Rougue State? ... Some risky but practical proposals to harness a superpower that has clearly lost control.HuffPost

Civilian Deaths in U.S. Wars Are Skyrocketing Under Trump. It May Not Be Impeachable, but It’s a Crime.  Intercept  

Another “smart weapon” massacre in Afghanistan this where a US drone strike killed 30 civilians working on a pine nut farm. And you wonder why they hate us? I’ll wager Trump got more crap for inviting (and then canceling) the Taliban to Camp David for peace talks, than the Pentagon will ever get in the US press for this war crime.

Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State.  CounterPunch  

Revealed: anti-terror center helped police track environmental activists. ... Observers argue efforts by the Oregon Titan Fusion Center to disseminate information about protesters violates state law.  Guardian  

The Conversations With Foreign Leaders Trump Doesn't Want Us to Hear  TruthDig

In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legs. AP
Related: WATCH: Israeli undercover agents shoot unarmed youth at point blank range. +972  

Americans Enable Unspeakable Atrocities Every Day  TruthDig  

In Media Newspeak, a ‘Peace Plan’ for Israel/Palestine Is Anything US Proposes.  FAIR  

“Impunity & Corruption”: Haiti Protesters Demand President Moïse’s Resignation Amid Failing Economy.  DemocracyNow  

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October 3, 2019

It’s official. By deploying troops and weapons to Saudi Arabia, Trump’s doing more to protect Aramco’s oil fields, than children in US schools…

The Corruption Before Trump. ... How high-minded self-dealing paved the way for our low-minded president.   NYTimes   

Senate Urged to Reject Trump's Pick of Bush-Era Torture Advocate to Be Human Rights Official at State Department. ... "I realize that absolutely no one in the world would expect anything else from Trump, but still...having your human rights guy be a supporter of torture? That's a step beyond."  CommonDreams  

Twitter executive for Middle East is British Army 'psyops' soldier. ... Head of editorial for MENA is part-time officer in the 77th Brigade, an 'information warfare' unit which has worked on 'behavioural change' projects in the region.  Middle East Eye  

SNOWDEN INTERVIEWS

Private Contractors Play Key Role in U.S. Intelligence’s “Creeping Authoritarianism”  DemocracyNow

Snowden Reveals How He Secretly Exposed NSA Criminal Wrongdoing Without Getting Arrested. DemocracyNow   

Whistleblower Edward Snowden on Trump, Obama & How He Ended Up in Russia to Avoid U.S. Extradition. DemocracyNow  

“Financial Censorship Is Still Censorship”: Edward Snowden Slams Justice Dept. Lawsuit Against Him.  DemocracyNow  

Snowden in the Labyrinth - Permanent Record book review.  NY Books  

‘The Government Can and Will Just Waive Any Rights That We Have Today’ ... In addition to the border wall, the federal government has set up an entire system of ultra-vigilance which can record and forensically review everything that happens in the border area, presenting serious concerns for members of the Tohono O’odham nation.  TRNN  

Beyond Impeachment: Remove This Regime from Below.  CounterPunch  

The Democratic Party Couldn't Care Less About Whistleblowers  TruthDig  

In Media Newspeak, a ‘Peace Plan’ for Israel/Palestine Is Anything US Proposes,   FAIR  

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October 2, 2019

Why Warren Can’t Win.   CounterPunch  

Bankers "Confirm Warren's Whole Worldview" by Saying They'll Donate to Trump to Defeat Anti-Wall Street Senator in 2020.  "Wall Street continues to make campaign ads for Elizabeth Warren."
 CommonDreams

The Prospect of an Elizabeth Warren Nomination Should Be Very Worrying.  Current Affairs  

Why Isn’t Congress Impeaching Trump for War Crimes?  TruthOut  

Trump Attacked the Women of Color Who Led the Push for Impeachment. Then CNN Erased Them. 
Intercept
 

CLICK BAIT

Trump Aides Investigating Whistleblower Struggling To Identify Single Person In CIA With Moral Principles.  > Go  

Global leaders announce plans to hope climate catastrophe sorts itself out. > Go  

Pentagon Awards Oscar Mayer $102 Million Contract For New Military-Grade Hot Dog With All The Fixings  > Go  

American History for Truthdiggers: A Once, Always and Future Empire.  TruthDig  

(2008) Operation Two-Fold.  CounterPunch  

Trespass near a pipeline, go to prison for 6 years? It could happen in Wisconsin.  Grist  

How a Mega-Development Threatens the Last Free-Flowing River in the Southwest. ... It is the last major, undammed desert river in the American Southwest, and it is of major ecological importance as it hosts two-thirds of the avian diversity in the United States, including 100 species of breeding birds and almost 300 species of migrating birds.  CounterPunch  

The Million Dollar Hoods Project  MDHP   Related: City of Inmates - Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965  
UNC Press

October 1, 2019

‘Ukraingate’ Teaches Us More About Ourselves Than Trump Or Biden.  Popular Resistance  

To Joe Biden, Trump’s Potential Successor Mike Pence “Is a Decent Guy”  CounterPunch  

JULIAN ASSANGE UPDATE

Spanish security firm spied on Julian Assange for CIA ... The London Ecuadorian Embassy's security firm has been accused of spying on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on behalf of the CIA. The report by newspaper El Pais triggered an investigation by Spain's Supreme Court. DW    

Julian Assange ‘subjected to every kind of torment’ in Belmarsh prison as he awaits extradition. ... ‘The intensity of his treatment has increased over the past year’, his father says.  Independent  

Spanish security company spied on Julian Assange in London for the United States
Spain’s High Court is investigating the director of UC Global S. L. and the activities of his company, which had been hired to protect the Ecuadorian embassy in the English capital. El Pais 

There Is Only One Superpower Left, and It’s Not the U.S.  TruthDig/Scheer  

Impeach All the Presidents  TruthDig  

Just as Iraq Begins to Find Peace, It Once Again Becomes the Battleground for an American Proxy War.  CounterPunch/Cockburn  

Trump Has Committed a Laundry List of Impeachable Offenses.  TruthDig  

Oil Lobbyists Attempt to Influence Pipeline Safety Legislation to Further Criminalize Pipeline Protests.  Intercept  

US military suicides surge to record high among active duty troops. ... The army, navy and marines all saw the rate of suicides go up this year, with only the air force showing a decrease.  Guardian  

As Climate Crisis Threatens to Put More Homes 'Literally Underwater,' Study Warns Big Banks Offloading Risky Mortgages Onto Taxpayers. ...  "This is insane," commented one climate campaigner. CommonDreams  

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OCTOBER 14 THROUGH 23

October 17, 2019

Trump’s abandonment of Kurds will change balance of power in Middle East – to America’s ultimate loss.  Independent  

How Turkey’s Invasion of Syria Backfired on Erdogan. CounterPunch  

Donald Trump Is Copying Richard Nixon’s Reelection Misdeeds. ... Nixon’s dirty tricks helped take out his most feared rival Ed Muskie. Trump is trying the same with Joe Biden.  HuffPost  

Britain Isn't the Only Empire Headed for the Dustbin of History.  TruthDig  

Bad faith Negotiation.  Craig Murray  

Jerry Falwell, Wally Hilliard, & Transnational Organized Crime. ... AG l Barr, who enabled cocaine trafficking through Mena, AR during the 1980’s, was delivering a speech at Notre Dame blaming “the decline of religion” and the “destruction of moral order” in the U.S. for the drug abuse he helped create. MadCow  

White House Moves to Strip Free School Lunches From 500,000 Kids.  TruthOut  

Homewreckers: How Wall Street, Banks & Trump’s Inner Circle Used the 2008 Housing Crash to Get Rich.  DemocracyNow  

(2015) The New China Syndrome - American business meets its new master. Harpers

“The CIA, As Organized Crime”, Douglas Valentine’s CIA vs. Donald Trump’s CIA.  Global Research  

How Neo-Liberals Profit off of Poverty. ... The story of how a millionaire CEO's critique of Squeegee kids led to monetizing their suffering and points to a process that makes neoliberalism an engine for inequality.  TRNN

Dear Ellen: The Problem With George W. Bush Is Not His Beliefs — It’s His War Crimes   Intercept    Related:  Ellen DeGeneres and the American Psychopath  TruthDig  

Are Flat Earthers Just Stupid?? No.KnowledgeOrb

October 16, 2019

Assange: Enema of the State ... Hillary once said - even before the 2016 election - “Can’t we just drone him?”  CounterPunch   Related: (CIA's) Duane Clarridge Defends the Empire. YouTube

Without encryption, we will lose all privacy. This is our new battleground.  Guardian/Snowden  

Drone Warfare - Tracking US drone strikes and other covert actions in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. The Bureau’s comprehensive reporting on civilian deaths helped lead to greater official transparency on targeted killing, and we will continue to provide the data needed to hold the White House to account BIJ

CLICK BAIT

Childproof lock added to White House nuclear launch button. > Go  

Study: Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Could Be Saved by Impeaching Pence at Same Time.  > Go  

We wanted to help out in Normandy but we had bone spurs, explain Kurds.  > Go  

Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term.  ... his term, will decide whether people can be fired for being transgender or LGBQ, if people brought to the US as children can be deported, whether states can impose restrictions on abortion that disproportionately harm poor women, how firm the separation between church and state is, the scope of the 2nd Amendment and whether criminal defendants can be convicted by less-than-unanimous juries.
TruthOut  

MSNBC and Daily Beast Feature UAE Lobbyist David Rothkopf With No Disclosure: a Scandalous Media-Wide Practice.  Intercept  

Britain’s Pro-Brexit Press: When in Doubt, Blame the Irish.  FAIR  

We're in a permanent coup - Americans might soon wish they just waited to vote their way out of the Trump era.  Taibbi/Substack  

Google gave ‘substantial’ amounts of money to climate change deniers. ... Despite outward pledges to combat climate crisis, tech giant supports organisations campaigning against climate legislation.
Independent  

The Rise and Fall of Andrew Mellon - He was America’s most powerful businessman and the Treasury secretary throughout the 1920s. His corruption would lead to an impeachment inquiry.  Prospect  

(2007) Pirates of The Caribbean - MadCow  

A New Satire of FBI Terrorism Stings Draws Its Characters From Real Cases.  Intercept  

October 15, 2019

The Age of Radical Evil ... rendered vast numbers of people superfluous. They possessed no value at all. They were, once they could not be utilized by the powerful, discarded as human refuse.
TruthDig/Hedges
 

As Turkey Prepares to Slice Through Syria, the US has Cleared a New Breeding Ground for Isis. ... “Never get into a well with an American rope” goes the saying spreading across the Middle East, as the US abandons its Kurdish allies in Syria to a Turkish invasion force.  CounterPunch/Cockburn  

Sanders Distinguishes Himself From Warren by Noting That She Has Said 'I Am a Capitalist to My Bones'.  CommonDreams  

Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire On Her Request To Visit Julian Assange.  
Nobel Peace Summit
 

Twitter Tips the Scale Toward Incumbents by Refusing to Verify Primary Challengers.  Intercept  

The Foreign Office Must Be Challenged Over Sacoolas’ Immunity.  Craig Murray  

'Tip of the Iceberg': Prosecutors Allege Vast Criminal Conspiracy by Giuliani Associates to Funnel Foreign Cash to Trump and GOP. ... "To a prosecutor's eye, this really looks increasingly like one big scheme, overseen by Trump and Giuliani, to obtain illegal assistance from Ukraine in the 2020 election."  CommonDreams  

Tulsi Gabbard: “The DNC and Corporate Media Are Rigging the Election Again”  Global Research  

'This Is Truly Terrifying': Scientists Studying Underwater Permafrost Thaw Find Area of the Arctic Ocean 'Boiling With Methane Bubbles'.  CommonDreams  

In Iowa, Politicians Protect the Meat Industry by Making Animal Rights Activists Criminals.
Intercept

Documentary Exposes Wall Street Power Behind Global Gentrification Boom.  TruthOut  

MI6 accused of thwarting effort to solve 1961 killing of UN chief. ... Files on Dag Hammarskjöld plane crash are being withheld, says inquiry.  Guardian  

October 14, 2019

Goodbye Columbus, Hello Indigenous Peoples Day.  DemocracyNow  

Henry A. Giroux on Neoliberal Ideology and the Road to Fascism.  TruthOut/Giroux  

The U.S. Is Now Betraying the Kurds for the Eighth Time.  Intercept  

The Espionage Act Is Again Deployed Against a Government Official Leaking to the Media.
Intercept  

The truth behind the physical discipline Albuquerque schools say they don’t use  Guardian  

The Impeachment of Trump Is a Deep-Democratic Coup Against Elizabeth Warren.  CounterPunch  

How the DCCC’s “Blacklist” Could Blow Up in the Democratic Establishment’s Face. ... The attacks on the party’s left flank might be backfiring. Just look at Marie Newman’s primary challenge to Dan Lipinski.  
In These Times
 

Tulsi Gabbard: “The DNC and Corporate Media Are Rigging the Election Again”  Global Research  

The American Villain Who Gave Us Donald Trump.
 TruthDig  

Iraqi Blood Is on All of Our Hands.  TruthDig  

ICE Moved 700 Women Out Of A Detention Center And Won’t Tell Lawyers Where They Are. ... Some of the women have serious medical issues, and lawyers worry they could die in detention.  HuffPost  

How a Tech Firm Helped Power One of the Largest Workplace Raids in ICE History.  TruthOut  

Poisoned state. ... Groundwater contamination devastates a New Mexico dairy – and threatens public health.  Searchlight NM  

“You Are to Stand Down”: Ronan Farrow’s Producer on How NBC Killed Its Weinstein Story.  Vanity Fair  


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