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    The Grayzone

  • UN expert: crippling US sanctions on Syria are illegal and hurting civilians
    Crippling US sanctions imposed under the Caesar Act are decimating war-ravaged Syrian civilians, are illegal, and should be lifted, the UN Special Rapporteur on sanctions says. An independent United Nations expert is calling on the US to lift its crippling sanctions on Syria. Under the Caesar Act, US sanctions explicitly... Read more »
  • Chaos agent: Right-wing blames US Capitol riot on notorious instigator banished by Black Lives Matter
    John Sullivan was at the front of the Trumpist mob in the Capitol, egging it on as he recorded the rampage. The far-right is pointing to him as proof of Antifa’s role in the riot. But leftist activists call him a dangerous provocateur and have banished him. The most dramatic... Read more »
  • Stop the Steal takeover exposes fragility of U.S. empire
    Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Brian Becker, host of The Socialist Program, about the implications of the recent Stop the Steal riot in Washington D.C. By Anya Parampil   Becker analyzes direct coordination between rioters and the police and explains why he believes the Biden Era could be... Read more »
  • US backs al-Qaeda in Yemen while dubbing its Houthi enemies ‘terrorists’
    The US State Department designated Yemen’s Houthi movement — the most effective force in fighting al-Qaeda — as a “terrorist” organization. Meanwhile Washington and Saudi Arabia have supported al-Qaeda. The United States government has designated the main enemy of al-Qaeda in Yemen, the Houthi movement, as a terrorist organization, after... Read more »
  • UN torture expert on Julian Assange’s persecution and the lies behind it
    As a UK judge rejects Julian Assange’s extradition but keeps him caged in Belmarsh prison, UN Special Rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer discusses Assange’s persecution and the lies used to wage it. A UK judge has rejected a US attempt to extradite Julian Assange, citing the Wikileaks founder’s risk of... Read more »
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    Norman G. Finkelstein

  • Journal-January 13, 2021 (Jewish Supremacist State)
    Journal-January 13 Israel: Jewish Supremacist State A brief comment on B’Tselem’s position paper designating Israel an Apartheid state 1.      During the past two decades, many respected individuals and organizations have designated the regime Israel has established in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT)—the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza—as a form... Read more »
  • Hunger Ward-Virtual Film Screening in Support of the Day of Action for Yemen
    Join Yemeni Alliance Committee, Yemen Relief & Reconstruction Foundation & Spin Film for a global virtual film screening of Hunger Ward on Jan. 16th followed by a panel discussion with U.S. House Representative Ro Khanna, U.K. Member of Parliament Andrew Mitchell, director Skye Fitzgerald from Spin Film, and others. The... Read more »
  • ‘I support the Global Day of Action for Yemen’. Will You Join Me to Say No to War on Yemen?
    Click here to join the global online rally: https://students4yemen.carrd.co/  You and your friends can tweet or share your support for the day of action with the hashtag #YemenCantWait #DayOfAction4Yemen and the following link for the global online rally  https://students4yemen.carrd.co/ The post ‘I support the Global Day of Action for Yemen’. Will You... Read more »
  • Green War – by Yutaka Yokoyama
    December 26, 2020 THE GREEN WAR Dean Baker: “It is more than a bit annoying to hear reporters endlessly refer to China as the world’s second largest economy. It isn’t. It’s the world’s largest economy and has been since 2017. Here are the data from the International Monetary Fund. …”“…... Read more »
  • Why, despite everything, I believe in God. (Let’s hope and pray that he’s now en route, via the Sweet Chariot, to a Hamas interrogation center.)
    The post Why, despite everything, I believe in God. (Let’s hope and pray that he’s now en route, via the Sweet Chariot, to a Hamas interrogation center.) appeared first on Norman G. Finkelstein.... Read more »


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    Novara Media

  • Sex and the City Is Back and I Couldn’t Help but Wonder: Will the Show Finally Throw Off Shackles of Capitalism?
    Imagine a purgatorial dreamscape so dazzling it blinds you to your own misery, and certainly to other people’s. Let’s call it New York City. Imagine you are living there at the end of history. Let’s call it the nineties. Not the real nineties, of course – the nineties of the... Read more »
  • I’m a Care Worker and I’m on Strike – Here’s Why
    This weekend, workers at SAGE care home in Golders Green, north London are striking. Their demands – which if met, could set a historic precedent in the private care industry – include £12 an hour, parity with NHS sick pay, better annual leave provision and recognition for their union, United... Read more »
  • Student Rent Strikers Don’t Just Want a Refund – They Want to Smash Capitalism
    When universities resumed teaching in September, many institutions encouraged or even demanded that students return in person, despite Covid-19 restrictions making much of student life impossible. While the first and second lockdowns saw students trapped in university accommodation; now, in the third, they are unable to even enter the rooms... Read more »
  • Fleecing Britain’s Children
    The government have once again been shamed by a footballer for failing Britain’s kids. From a botched schools policy to paltry meals, are the Tories failing a generation? With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.... Read more »
  • #ACFM Microdose: Ece Temelkuran on Crowds
    Nadia Idle speaks to Turkish journalist and author Ece Temelkuran about the potency of crowds. Reflecting on their experiences in Tahrir Square and Gezi Park, they talk about feeling powerful in political demonstrations, why raves might be infantilising rather than inspiring, and how Covid-19 has put an end to free... Read more »

 


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    CounterPunch.org

  • A Yemeni Famine Made in Washington and Riyadh
    Ending months of speculation, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on January 10 that the Trump Administration would designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels (Ansar Allah) as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” (FTO). Branding the Houthis as terrorists will make it vastly more difficult for humanitarian groups to deliver desperately needed food, fuel,... Read more »
  • QAnon’s Afterlife: A Holy Civil War
    The role of QAnon in the January 6 MAGAist insurrection is becoming clearer by the day. Most readers are familiar by now with its unofficial mascot, be-horned “supersoldier” (and perhaps future WWE Trump tag-team member) Q Shaman. In addition, at least two of the five dead were QAnon adherents. Even... Read more »
  • Why There Was No People’s Rebellion Against a Fascist U.S. President: Nine Reasons
    ast Friday’s New York Times included Paul Krugman’s elementarily accurate editorial observation that “Donald Trump…is indeed a fascist – an authoritarian willing to use violence to achieve his racial nationalist goals. So are many of his supporters. If you had any doubts,” Krugman rightly argued, the January 6th attack on... Read more »
  • Roaming Charges: Do Me Two Times, I’m Goin’ Away
    I fully support the right of the People to overthrow their own government. I draw the line at the government currently in power overthrowing the next government before it takes office, thus denying the People the privilege to overthrow it when it, inevitably, betrays them. More The post Roaming Charges:... Read more »
  • A (Not-So-New) Profile of the American Right: On the Authoritarian-Fascist Crisis
    Following the January 6th neofascistic attacks on Capitol Hill, Americans are quickly waking up to the realities of growing extremism on the right. There is now a large share of reactionaries in this country who are drawing false equivalencies between Antifa and Black Lives Matter on the left, and the... Read more »

 


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    Jude Collins

  • Pat + Jude talk about the Mother and Baby Homes, D Trump Esq and the good and bad of social media
    The Mother and Baby Homes scandal rumbles on. Why was so much pain inflicted on so many people? Was, as Micheál Martin suggests, society to blame, rather than the State or Church? And Donald Trump – is he now a busted flush? Or is he still a danger to politics... Read more »
  • ORWELL MISQUOTED EOGHAN HARRIS THE SOURCE ,. MEA CULPA, CAVEAT LECTOR by Donal Kennedy
    CAVEAT LECTOR means Reader Beware. MEA CULPA means Through my Fault. And it’s my fault for accepting the written word of  Eoghan Harris printed in the Sunday Indpendent on January 10. The words quoted were from Sebastian Haffner a German born in 1907 who fled with his German Jewish wife... Read more »
  • BREXIT, TRUMP AND THE DUP- A REFLECTION by William Owen McKenna
    2016 saw a seismic shift in our politics. The unlikeliest of victories paved the way for months and indeed years of social and political upheaval. Everyone had an opinion. Politics had never been more divided. Cities were divided. The Nation was divided. It was about immigration. About taking back control.... Read more »
  • I940- ORWELL, IRELAND, EUROPE, BRITAIN & EOGHAN HARRIS by Donal Kennedy
    I’m obliged to the SUNDAY INDEPENDENT’S star commentator, Eoghan Harris (11 January) for confirming my opinion of himself and George Orwell. “Orwell’s” real surname was Blair (a surname of a latter day fake.) Orwell was never down and out though he faked it in London, Paris and Wigan. He was,unbalanced... Read more »
  • The Mother and Baby Homes scandal, and apologies
    Today in the Dáil, An Taoiseach Micheál Martin will apologise  on behalf of the state for the Mother and Baby Homes scandal. The fact that these Homes operated at a time when Michéal Martin at best was running around in short trousers and more likely didn’t exist doesn’t seem to... Read more »

 


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    Beat the Press – Center for Economic and Policy Research

  • Debt and Deficits, Yet Again
    With a Democrat in the White House, the season of the deficit hawk has returned. So, it’s worth going through the old arguments just to remind everyone that the best response to these people is ridicule. It looks like President Biden will propose a robust stimulus package of well over... Read more »
  • New York Times Joins Trump’s Anti-China Crusade
    There is no doubt that bureaucratic bungling and authoritarian practices slowed China’s response to the coronavirus. A New York Times piece documents many of these failings. But, it is a big step to go from the evidence presented in the article to the assertion in the first paragraph: “Beijing acted... Read more »
  • End of the Year Thoughts on Inequality and Its Remedies
    The approach of the end of the year seems a good time to sum up thoughts. My comments here will not be news to regular readers, but may be to others. Also, this exercise is helpful for me to keep my thoughts clear. (I also expect to take next week... Read more »
  • All In for $2K
    A few weeks ago I had exchanges with people on Twitter in which I argued against across the board payments to individuals. I was concerned that these were likely to come out of other provisions (most importantly unemployment insurance) in the pandemic relief package. Since most people have actually not... Read more »
  • Is the Distribution of Vaccines the Biggest Trump Screw Up Yet?
    The Washington Post tells us that 7.7 million first doses of vaccines have been shipped to date (two million shots have been given), with a target of 16 million by the end of the year. This is warp speed? By comparison, we manage to get over 170 million flu shots... Read more »
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    Free willl

  • Religion and U.S politics | Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky,Noam chomsky Videos,videos,video,Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute... Read more »
  • The Institutional Framework | Noam Chomsky
    ***Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
  • Noble Intentions, Self-deception, and the Iraq War | Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
  • Noam Chomsky on the Future of the Left, Trumpism, and Wielding Power | Weekends (1/9/21) Jacobin
    Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
  • Free Will (3) | Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
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    Center for Economic and Policy Research

  • Family Benefits in US Fall Further Behind
    The New York Times recently noted that South Korea would be “offering monthly allowances of 300,000 won, or about $274, for every newborn and infant up to the age of 1 starting in 2022. Expectant couples would get a 2 million won cash bonus starting next year, along with increased... Read more »
  • Debt and Deficits, Yet Again
    With a Democrat in the White House, the season of the deficit hawk has returned. So, it’s worth going through the old arguments just to remind everyone that the best response to these people is ridicule. It looks like President Biden will propose a robust stimulus package of well over... Read more »
  • A Big Jump In Gas Prices Pushes Overall CPI Up 0.4 Percent In December
    (This is a compilation of Dean Baker’s quick-take analysis over Twitter. Follow @DeanBaker13 on Twitter to get his quick-take analysis of government data immediately upon release.) The pandemic has led to a real flip in price trends. Rent, medical care, and education had been sectors with higher inflation. This is no longer the... Read more »
  • PREVIEW: What to Look for in the December Consumer Price Index
    The resurgence of the pandemic had a major impact on the economy last month, as we saw in the December jobs report. This means that we are likely to see some of the pandemic-specific price effects that occurred in the spring, although they will not be as pronounced, since the... Read more »
  • Pandemic-Caused Plunge in Restaurant Jobs Leads to First Job Loss Since April
    The pain from the recession is heavily concentrated among the long-term unemployed. The economy lost 140,000 jobs in December, all of which can be attributed to a plunge in restaurant employment of 372,000. Other sectors highly sensitive to the pandemic, such as hotels and recreation, also lost jobs. The unemployment... Read more »

 


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    Right Wing Watch

  • Right Wing Round-Up: Down the Toilet
    Michelle Boorstein @ The Washington Post: For some Christians, the Capitol riot doesn’t change the prophecy: Trump will be president. Andy Towle @ Towleroad: QAnon Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) Vows to File Impeachment Articles Against Joe Biden on His First Day in Office. Brad Reed @ Raw Story: Secret... Read more »
  • VideoRight Wing Bonus Tracks: A Wonderful, Caring, Beautiful Soul
    Jan Markell thinks that God may have allowed President Donald Trump to lose and be replaced by Joe Biden because we are in the End Times: “An anti-Israel administration [will] be in power when this Gog-Magog Ezekiel 38-39 invasion happens. That doesn’t mean it’s going to happen tomorrow, though it... Read more »
  • VideoWillful Ignorance? Eric Metaxas Clings to Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theories That Have Been Repeatedly Debunked
    Despite the fact the President Donald Trump has less than a week left in his presidency, some of his most ardent supporters continue to hold regular prayer calls in which they ask God to perform a miracle that will allow Trump to remain in office. A group of these activists... Read more »
  • ‘They Are Losing Control of the Reins’: Founder of Neo-Nazi Fight Club Pens Essay on Capitol Insurrection
    Robert Rundo, the founder of the infamous U.S.-based neo-Nazi fight club known as the Rise Above Movement, penned an essay on the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, calling on white supremacists to stay strong in the coming days. Rundo published the article on his Media2Rise website, which acts as an alternative... Read more »
  • Right Wing Round-Up: So Much Winning
    Addy Baird @ BuzzFeed: Trump Has Become The First President Ever To Be Impeached Twice, This Time For Inciting A Deadly Insurrection. David Corn @ Mother Jones: Sponsors of the Pre-Attack Rally Have Taken Down Their Websites. Don’t Forget Who They Were. Travis Gettys @ Raw Story: Pro-Trump activist claims... Read more »
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    Z Blogs

  • Trump’s coup attempt: dangerous for the US and the rest of the world
    Trump incited his supporters to violently storm the Capitol Building in Washington DC in an attempt to revive his failed efforts to overturn the results of the election. Five people are dead as a direct result of the attack, including one police officer (ironically a Trump supporter) who was beaten... Read more »
  • UN agencies not above playing politics with statistics
    It’s clear that technical departments within the UN sometimes have their work corrupted by the US government and its allies. Consider recent reporting by the Grayzone on OPCW whistleblowers who exposed manipulation of an investigation into alleged chemical weapons use in Syria in 2018. Or recall an example from further... Read more »
  • Reassessing the Leopoldo López trial of 2014-15
    One of the reasons people may get duped into seeing Venezuelan politician Leopoldo López as a victim is his trial which began in 2014, when he finally went to jail after supporting a fourth US-backed attempt to violently overthrow Venezuela’s democratically elected government. Overthrowing the late Hugo Chavez (who was... Read more »
  • Review of Hensman’s ‘Indefensible’
    Defense of the Easily Defensible By Dave Markland In 2018 Haymarket Books published Rohini Hensman’s Indefensible: Democracy, Counter-revolution and Anti-imperialist Rhetoric. Its focus is on left journalists and analysts like John Pilger and the late Edward S. Herman who have committed the inexcusable sin of being overly suspicious of United... Read more »
  • The Impossibility Conjecture of Humanoid Artificial Intelligence and the Non-Benign Singularity
    Abstract [A Rough Draft of a Work-in-progress.] The idea of machines which are almost identical to human beings has been so seductive that it has captured the imaginations of the best minds as well as laypeople for at least a century and half, perhaps more. Right after Artificial Intelligence (AI)... Read more »

 


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    The Real News Network

  • One frightening story reveals the true cost of rural overpolicing
    A single dad goes camping with his kids and ends up in handcuffs; Then, PAR talks with Otto the Watchdog, a cop watcher who says he has been targeted for harassment for his First Amendment activities. The post One frightening story reveals the true cost of rural overpolicing appeared first... Read more »
  • Yes, this kind of thing happens in America
    Trump's attempted coup and increasingly violent supporters are only a surprise to those without a grasp of the U.S.'s racist history, says historian Gerald Horne. The post Yes, this kind of thing happens in America appeared first on The Real News Network.... Read more »
  • Can newly elected Brandon Scott be the mayor Baltimore needs?
    Brandon Scott won his mayoral election. Now he's tasked with getting a city in the midst of crisis running again as progressive demands for bold action grow. The post Can newly elected Brandon Scott be the mayor Baltimore needs? appeared first on The Real News Network.... Read more »
  • Faith and the Fight Against Climate Change
    In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a rock-solid political force. In this series, faith leaders explore the intersection of religion and the politics of climate change. The post Faith and the Fight Against Climate Change appeared first on The... Read more »
  • TRNN’s Eddie Conway: Prisoners have power in their own words
    Forty years ago, Eddie Conway spoke to fellow prisoners at the Maryland Penitentiary as part of the “Say Their Own Word” program, which he helped organize as an inmate. A free man now, Conway reflects on the program and the ongoing struggle against the carceral state. The post TRNN’s Eddie... Read more »
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    Democracy Now!

  • Dr. Ali Khan: U.S. Needs to Quickly Ramp Up Vaccinations as COVID Kills Over 4,000 in Single Day
    As the United States breaks all records for coronavirus cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns another 92,000 could die in the next three weeks as complaints grow over the slow distribution of COVID vaccines. Across the country, hospitals are overflowing, and ICU beds are in short supply.... Read more »
  • Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Impeachment Is Late Attempt to Curb Violence & Racism at Heart of Trump Era
    We look at the fight for accountability after a white supremacist mob attacked the U.S. Capitol and as President Trump is impeached for a historic second time for his incitement of violence. Supporters who took part in the January 6 attack — including current police officers — have been arrested... Read more »
  • Constitutional Lawyer: Trump Is a Clear & Present Danger, a Senate Impeachment Trial Is Needed Now
    The House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in a bid to overturn Joe Biden's Electoral College victory, and Trump will end his term in office with the distinction of being the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.... Read more »
  • Headlines for January 14, 2021
    Donald Trump Impeached for Second Time After Inciting Insurrection at U.S. Capitol, More Capitol Insurrectionists Arrested as FBI Warns of Continued Domestic Terror Threat, 20,000 National Guard Troops Deploy to Washington, D.C., for Inauguration, Democrats Demand Probe into Whether GOP Lawmakers Helped Rioters Scope Out Capitol, Trump Claims to Oppose... Read more »
  • As COVID Surges in L.A., Hard-Hit Indigenous Communities Fight to Preserve Life, Culture & Language
    As Los Angeles County reports record COVID-19 infections, overflowing hospitals and record death tolls, we look at how Indigenous communities there are among the hardest hit in working-class neighborhoods, where many are essential workers. "Indigenous people, we don't have the privilege to stay home and not go to work," says... Read more »

 


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    Michael Hudson

  • Multipolarity and Financial Capitalism
    Ross Welcome to Renegade Inc. However you look at it, 2020 was a train wreck. So as we look forward to 2021, we wanted to get political and economic insight from two friends of the show. Chris Williamson and Michael Hudson share their views on what we can look out... Read more »
  • Rentiers a bunch of gangsters
    Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar discuss rent and rent-seeking, i.e., unproductive economic activity, in the US and China mainly but including the Russian, Iranian and Brazilian economies. In the first 15 minutes, an overview from Michael Hudson explains what happened in the US economy once jobs and manufacturing were offshored... Read more »
  • A Hard Look at Rent and Rent Seeking
    Upcoming – A Conversation with Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar Date: Wednesday December 16th 2020 Time: 9:00 – 10:30 am EST Free registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-hard-look-at-rent-and-rent-seeking-with-michael-hudson-pepe-escobar-tickets-132721723247 In this interactive seminar organized jointly by the Henry George School and the International Union for Land Value Taxation, Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar will unpack... Read more »
  • Jubillee Perspectives with Steve Keen
    DEC 4, 2020 Is it time for a debt jubilee? Steve Keen and Michael Hudson have both been arguing for a debt jubilee for some time. Now, as COVID-19 hits the poorest hardest, and leaves those with money better off than before, is this the right time to write off... Read more »
  • 2020 Election Preview
    An interview with Paul Jay. Transcript Paul Jay Hi, I’m Paul Jay and welcome to theAnalysis.news podcast. Donald Trump has tried very hard to make this election about his pre-pandemic economic record, which is supposed to be a success story. Of course, he ignores the fact the cyclical upswing of... Read more »
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    Mother Jones

  • Trump’s State Department Had a “Humiliating” Lack of Diversity. Can Joe Biden Fix It?
    On Friday October 23, the State Department quietly decided to halt all “training programs related to diversity and inclusion.” For department employees, it was a fitting bookend to a presidential administration that has been hostile to the idea of diversity and uninterested in challenging the stereotype of US diplomats as “pale, male,... Read more »
  • “No One Took Us Seriously”: Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers for Years
    This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he... Read more »
  • VideoThese 10 Billionaires Went All-In Trying To Get Donald Trump Re-Elected
    Dozens of major companies, from Amazon to Walmart, have rushed to distance themselves from President Donald Trump following last week’s mob attack on Capitol Hill. Some have done the same with other GOP politicians who behaved despicably by parroting the president’s election fraud lies, and then officially (and opportunistically) taking... Read more »
  • An FBI Agent Went Undercover to Study White Supremacists. He’s Now Speaking Out About Racist Police.
    One Capitol Police officer was caught taking a selfie with a member of the white supremacist mob that overtook the US Capitol building last week. A second officer has been suspended for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat and directing insurrectionists around the building rather than handcuffing them. The... Read more »
  • Inside Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Plan to Help Struggling Americans
    On Thursday night, President-elect Joe Biden outlined the first portion of his administration’s two-step plan to contain the coronavirus and revive the struggling American economy. A key emphasis of his proposal is to give immediate, individual relief to Americans suffering in the pandemic-induced recession.  The so-called American Rescue Plan that... Read more »

 


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    accuracy.org

  • You Can’t Fight Fascism by Expanding the Police State
    "Expanding the U.S. government’s already bloated surveillance state will only bring more terror and harm to the same communities that Trump targeted with his racist policies and rhetoric." The post You Can’t Fight Fascism by Expanding the Police State appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
  • Samantha Power’s Yemen Record and Potential for More Disasters at USAID
      "Said Kovalik: 'While making her name by penning a Pulitzer-prize award-winning book inveighing against the evils of genocide -- A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide -- Power went on as Obama’s ambassador to the UN to actually help facilitate quite possibly the greatest slaughter of innocents in... Read more »
  • Threats of Impeachment, Wagging the Dog as Pompeo and Facebook Join in Targeting Iran
    "Boyle argues for impeachment as an immediate remedy to address 'the seditious storming of the Capitol' as well as to prevent Trump from 'further illegal activities, like attacking Iran.'" The post Threats of Impeachment, Wagging the Dog as Pompeo and Facebook Join in Targeting Iran appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
  • Abolish the Electoral College?
    "The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact would 'guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.'" The post Abolish the Electoral College? appeared first on accuracy.org.... Read more »
  • Trump’s Twitter Suspension Raises Calls for Democratic Accountability
    Following the Capitol Hill riot which delayed Congress certifying the Electoral College results, Donald Trump was banned by Twitter, Facebook and other big tech corporations. Google removed the far-right user-friendly platform Parler from its mobile app store and Apple threatened the same. The post Trump’s Twitter Suspension Raises Calls for... Read more »
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    George Monbiot

  • Caught in the Crossfire
    Brexit isn’t about Europe, and isn’t about the UK. It’s the outcome of a civil war within capitalism. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 25th November 2020 Where there is chaos, the government will multiply it. Where people are pushed to the brink, it will shove them over. Boris... Read more »
  • Breaking the Chain
    A crucial link in the food chain has been forgotten by the government, exposing us to a potential disaster after the Brexit transition. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 18th November 2020 A few days ago, I carried out a small experiment. I sent almost identical requests to two... Read more »
  • Monster Makers
    Unless Biden fights big money, he could pave the way for someone even worse than Trump. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th November 2020 It brought a tear to the eye and a hand to the heart. Joe Biden, in his acceptance speech, called for unity and healing.... Read more »
  • Lessons Unlearnt
    Privatisation, outsourcing, packed classrooms and a total government failure to make them safe expose schools to deadly levels of infection. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th November 2020 Does anyone in power care? Shocking revelations about the government’s handling of the pandemic are either ignored or dismissed. The... Read more »
  • A Total Fiasco
    England’s response to the coronavirus pandemic now relies on unskilled teenaged call centre workers, taking the place of experienced clinicians. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 28th October 2020 Until a working vaccine is released and widely used, our best hope of controlling Covid-19 is testing, tracing and isolating... Read more »

 

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