NOVEMBER 1 THROUGH 10
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.
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 finds. CommonDreams
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
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. Haaretz
'You're 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.
Big 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.
The 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. TruthOut
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 marchers.
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.
Hours 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
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 companies. Huffy
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.
Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last Week Alone That Are
later, Trump would probably still win the 2016 election. WaPo
Did Media Overlook Sept. Shooting in Plano, Texas When Estranged Husband Killed
Wife & 7 Others? DemocracyNow
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
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 ThinkProgress
Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last Week Alone That are
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
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.
Millions of Leaked Docs Reveal Shady Ties & Tax Evasion by Trumps Inner
Krugman: The GOP's Biggest Con Man Isn't Donald Trump. ... The New York Times
columnist dismantles Republicans' favorite wonk. AlterNet/Krugman
6, 2017Amazon 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. Guardian
Panic 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
and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing Cases Against War
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
Yanis Varoufakis on Nazi Resurgence in Europe & Why ISIS Loves Donald
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 housing policy.
US airstrikes kill
scores of civilians in Kunduz province, Afghans say. ... Estimates of fatalities
from ongoing operation vary US soldier dies of wounds sustained in
The 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.
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
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 human rights.
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
Inside 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.
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.
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.
(ICE 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. CommonDreams
officials expect ineffective Betsy DeVos to step down as her agenda
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
While 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 act. AlterNet
Government Continues to Seek Data from Reporter's Cell Phone in Inauguration
Reporter Aaron Cantu is among nearly 200 people to have data seized
from phones. TRN