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text USDA Withholds Names Of Turkey Companies Spreading Salmonella by FN
Update on the turkey salmonella outbreak which has spread to 35 states as of November....
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:45AM
text President Trump: Hurricane Relief Should Not Pay Puerto Rico Debt by Kate Zeller
According to a report from Axios, President Trump told advisers that additional hurricane relief monies should not be sent to Puerto Rico as the monies could be used to pay the island's debt....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:52PM
text Elections = Democracy? by DLi
Much has been made in the mainstream corporate media about the "Blue Wave" tsunami that supposedly took place in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Indeed, the "liberal" punditry has even proclaimed that the Nov. 6 vote signals a return to a "democratic norm" in the USA. But did that really happen? Even more relevant, do elections in the USA really represent genuine democracy?...
Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:07PM
text 30 Of Brian Kemp's Felonious Racist Vote Suppression Crimes by Stop Kemp
Kemp cut 1.4 million voters from rolls, used police intimidation of voters and vote registration workers, sued a woman for helping her blind father to vote, was court ordered to count the provisional ballots he locked out, refused to honor Democrat black and nonblock requests for absentee ballots, has not counted absentee ballots delayed in the mail by tornadoes, has not counted military ballots, has eliminated tens of thousands of Democrat votes based on fraudulent handwriting analysis, deci...
Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:38PM
text Video: Beautiful Country Burn Again, 39 min by Ben Fountain
October 13, 2018 Beautiful Country Burn Again Ben Fountain recounts the 2016 election and explores where he thinks the country is headed today....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:10PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is really a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are attacked....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:56PM
text What Can Destroy Enclosure? by anonymous
The entire world now lives in a totalitarian capitalist police state. This system is more generally called Enclosure. It is far more repressive than life under feudalism was and ever could have been. What could possibly bring about the end of this epoch of human slavery and elite rule?...
Posted: Thu Nov 8, 2018 3:35AM
text Groups to Continue Fighting Oil Extraction in San Luis Obispo, Statewide by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., November 7, 2018 — A measure to ban fracking and new oil and gas wells in San Luis Obispo County was defeated Tuesday, but its backers vowed to continue their fight to protect the community and the climate from oil extraction. Measure G did win more than 44 percent of the vote, despite supporters being outspent more than 28 to 1 by oil companies, including Chevron and Aera....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 4:41PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is like a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are under a vicious attack....
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 3:40AM
text 8 GOP Candidates For Governor Want Executions To Continue In Their States by Abolition
As 42 states have refused to execute in 2018, the 8 Republican candidates in the execution states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas are all either current executioners, execution facilitaters or supporters...
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 2:16AM
text Nuke Plants Cause Cancer Deaths, Rates Fall When They Shut Down by Michael Steinberg
A recent study shows that nuclear power plants cause excess cancer deaths though their routine radioactive releases when they are operating. The rate of cancer deaths declines after they shut down....
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 3:08PM
text FEMA and EMP Disaster by Michael Webster
FEMA is unprepared and lacks strategic planning The President relies on Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for all disasters in the United States, which includes every state and territory. Hurricane Maria was an extraordinary act of nature that spawned one of the worst human tragedies in American history. It was one of the most destructive natural disasters that we as a nation have ever seen...
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 1:48PM
text Senator Sherrod Brown, Democrat Of Ohio by Populist
Senator Sherrod Brown votes over 90% of the time with Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. He is running against Jim Renacci, Republican congressman....
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:31AM
text Democracy in the Madhouse by Darryl Robert Schoon
With unprecedented attention on the US midterms, democracy's origins should be considered to help explain and accept next week's outcomes. Note: democracy's origins are as suspect as its results....
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:19AM
text 5 Pigs Liberated by ALF from Iron Maiden Farm (Owensboro, Kentucky) by Animal Liberation Press Office
2014 Undercover Investigation On Same Farm Discovered 900 Baby Piglets Had Died of Diarrheal Disease and Were Ground Up and Fed Back to Their Mothers...
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:49PM
text Trump Administration Approves Offshore Oil Drilling Project in the Arctic by Center for Biological Diversity
Liberty Project OKed as Officials Seek to Expand Offshore Leasing, Relax Drilling Safety Rules...
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:25PM
text Rightwing Populism. Can More Madness Cure the Madness? by f.s.montanus, G. Rammer, Bohm and Bischoff
Neoliberal policy was always mad. But an even greater madness now appears with rightwing populism. Politics is mad because it writes off large parts of the population. Economic Darwinism has nested and established itself as market ideology int he brains of people. The market should conform to democracy; democracy should not be market-conforming....
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:18AM
text "We Live in a Time of Counter-Enlightenment" by Rainer Mausfeld
In the past decades, democracy was undermined in an unparalleled way. Democracy was replaced by the illusion of democracy, free public debate by the management of opinion and indignation and the key ideal of come-of-age citizens by the ideal of politically apathetic consumers....
Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:39PM
text Chief Injustice John Roberts, Advocate Of Torture, War, Execution, Racist Gerrymandering by Direct Election Of Justices
The United States in 1789 led the world in democracy. Now the first has become the last among those claiming to be democracies....
Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:11AM
text How Republicans Steal Elections by Integrity In Voting
Republicans repreeent less than 1/4 of the voter registrations in the US. Democrats have the most, followed by Independents. The plutocracy Republican party has a variety of ways it cheats. Greg Palast has filed federal lawsuits in October against the 3 Secretaries of State (Kemp in Georgia, Husted in Ohio, Kobach in Kansas) who are both umpires and players, supervising their own elections....
Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:12PM