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textThe Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter” by Norman Solomon
A spoonful of rhetoric helps the militarism go down...
Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:13PM
imageTrump signs two executive orders expediting oil and gas pipelines
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by Dan Bacher
David Turnbull, Strategic Campaigns Director with Oil Change U.S., slammed the signing of the two executive orders, comparing the orders to taking a “jackhammer” to the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act:...
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:40PM
imageMay 3rd Day Of Action For Journalists &Whistleblowers -Stand Up For Assange & Manning
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by World Press Freedom Day Of Action 2019
On World Press Freedom Day on May 3 actions will take place around the world to demand the freedom of Journalist Julian Assange, Whistleblower Chelsea Manning and all jailed journalists and whistleblowers...
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:06AM
textThe Financial Market Casino Controls Politics by Ernst Wolff
The financial markets seem to be the measure of all things. Corporations are subsidized with trillions. In their "competition," small and medium-size businesses are the fools. The lobby-politicians give only give the trillions to big corporations. This subsidy net has become a kind of heart-lung machine, "socialism for the rich" or "new feudalism."...
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:12AM
imageTrump Is 'Going To Go Full Animal’ Says Steve Bannon
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by Curt Wechsler
Donald Trump’s former chief adviser predicted Mr. Trump would “come off the chains” and use the Mueller Report to “bludgeon” his opponents and ignore congressional oversight requests for documents. Attorney General Barr's memorandum on Mueller's report left Trump feeling vindicated, triumphant and unleashed....
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:49AM
textBach at U.S.-Mexican border from Cellist Yo-Yo Ma by Classical Music Fan
Born in Paris in 1955 of Chinese parents, moving to the U.S. at age 7, where he obtained music degrees from Julliard and Harvard, world-renowned classical music cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, performed at the US-Mexico border in a Bach festival on both sides of the border at Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Leon, Mexico, "In culture, we build bridges, not walls, " he said....
Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:04PM
textBasra struggles to tackle drug abuse problem filling prisons by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The southern Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services. Basra’s prison system is clogged up....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:54PM
textThe Ugly Truth about U.S. Health Insurance by Troy Prouty
The truth about Healthcare in the U.S. makes it unsustainable due to special interest from two opposite forces....
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:00AM
textJulian Assange of Wikileaks was arrested by cops in London by Lynda Carson
Double crossed by the Ecuadorian Ambassador and the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum, in an urgent tweet from WikiLeaks it said, “Ecuador has illegally terminated Julian Assange's political asylum in violation of international law. He was arrested by the British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy on April 11, 2019!...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:43AM
imageRep. Barbara Lee’s Startling Vote to Boost Military Spending
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by Norman Solomon
A leading anti-war congresswoman gives the Pentagon a helping hand...
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 9:44AM
textVienna: Housing is a Human Right by German DGB Union
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential development land and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are half the rents in Munich. Housing is a creative challenge since we are not born with housing like clams. The state cannot steal away from its responsibility to guarantee life, liberty, and happiness....
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 4:52AM
textUber/Lyft IPO Creating Millionaires While Exploiting Precarious Workers by Edward Escobar - founder AIW
Uber/Lyft Rush To IPO Before the Labor Laws Catch Up...
Posted: Mon Apr 8, 2019 3:44AM
imageChelsea Manning, Jailed for Resisting Grand Jury, Released from Solitary Confinement
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by Democracy Now!
In Northern Virginia, U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been released from solitary confinement after 28 days and moved into the general population of the Truesdale Detention Center....
Posted: Sun Apr 7, 2019 7:45PM
imageCA DIR Baker Corruption Scandal Continues Under Gov Newsom
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by WorkWeek Radio
The escalatiing California criminal corruption scandal involving former Governor Brown's Director Of Industrial Relations director Christine Baker and others is now enveloping Governor Gavin Newsom. Former Governor Brown covered up the corruption by his DIR director Christine Baker and appointed her to the California Fraud Assessment Commission after she was forced to resign as director of DIR. Governor Gavin Newsom continues to support her appointment and the Attorney General Xavier Becerra ...
Posted: Thu Apr 4, 2019 4:45PM
imagePlatitudes and demagogy from Democratic presidential candidates
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by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Eight capitalist politicians (minus Kamala Harris) give brief speeches at an event in Washington, D.C. to promote the Democratic Party....
Posted: Thu Apr 4, 2019 11:10AM
documentHomeless Persons Cannot Be Punished for Sleeping in Absence of Alternatives, 9th Circuit Decision Establishes
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by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Boise, Idaho, April 1, 2019 – Tonight, people experiencing unsheltered homelessness in the west coast states of the Ninth Circuit can sleep more safely, without facing criminal punishment for simply trying to survive on the streets. Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an en banc petition by the city of Boise in Martin v. Boise (formerly Bell v. Boise), leaving in place its September 2018 ruling that homeless persons cannot be punished for sleeping outside on public property in...
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 2:58PM
imageCongress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2019 — More than 100 conservation organizations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase spending on monarch butterfly conservation by $100 million annually....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 1:05PM
textSenate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate by Jubilee USA Network
On Monday the Senate failed to pass disaster relief funding to benefit Americans impacted by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters. Republicans and Democrats clashed over recovery aid amounts for Puerto Rico and two separate proposals could not muster enough votes for passage....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 8:55AM
imageThe Australian Aboriginal suicide crisis: Poverty the common thread
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by Gerry Georgatos at NITV
We’re not even at the end of March and tragically, 38 First Nations people have died by suicide. On average, this is at least three First Nations people taking their lives each week. The common thread is poverty. It is a heartbreaking tragedy across the continent, an indictment of this nation's moral and political abominations....
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:54AM
imageFree Palestine: Land Day and Great Return March, March 30, 2019
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by Dave Id
March 30, 2019: This is the first in a new series on Indybay. The goal is to amplify stories of the Palestinian people and their struggle for freedom, justice, and equality. These excerpts from the last few weeks are compiled from comprehensive coverage by the International Middle East Media Center. Please, follow and support their work....
Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:21PM