June 11, 2018
in America: 'To root this out we need a movement against racist policies'. ...
To root out racism, academics and activists say, talk of healing is not enough:
the bias at the heart of American politics, policing and society must be addressed.
Stupefying Mediocrity of Barack Obama. CounterPunch
Deportation Policy Was Even Worse Than We Thought. Intercept
Military Pushes Misleading Video in Attempt to Smear Slain Palestinian Medic Razan
Voters The Road to Political Masochism. CounterPunch/Nader
all the warnings, we are normalising Donald Trump. ... The president visits the
UK in July its vital to make clear we have clear moral lines and
he has crossed them many times. Guardian
That Dangerous Radical Aristotle. ... (James Madison) believed that the primary
goal of government is "to protect the minority of the opulent against the
majority." As his colleague John Jay was fond of putting it, "The
people who own the country ought to govern it." Chomsky
It Alzheimer's? Stay Ahead of Memory Problems.
Police Kill Thousands, Congress Works to Protect the Police. TruthDig
to the Heart: Authoritarian Chickens Roosting at Home. CounterPunch
June 8-10, 2018
Reporter - by Seymour Hersh.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author and preeminent investigative
journalist of our timea heartfelt, hugely revealing memoir of a decades-long
career breaking some of the most impactful stories of the last half-century, from
Washington to Vietnam to the Middle East. Amazon
Chomsky Explains Exactly What's Wrong with Libertarianism. ... Anarchism "assumes
that the burden of proof for anyone in a position of power and authority lies
on them," explains Chomsky. AlterNet
Mediocrity of Barack Obama. CounterPunch
Horrors: Reporter Debbie Nathan on Mass Trials & Kids Separated from
Parents at the Border. DemocracyNow
Democratic party is in a murky mess. ... Democratic chieftains think they know
whats best; meddling unnecessarily rather than allowing voters to drive
Debt Crisis EruptsIs This a Greek Debt Crisis Writ Large? CounterPunch
Trumpism Come to Canada? Naomi Klein on the Most Important Canadian Election of
Her Lifetime. DemocracyNow
Latest Attack on Free Speech in the Israel-Palestine Debate. ACLU
Evangelical University Is Helping Create A Movie About How Trump Was Chosen By
The theory that Trump was appointed by God is not that uncommon within
evangelical circles. HuffPost
Of The Republican Party. Go
Simulation of Democracy.Consent
Average American Worker Replaced Within 10 Minutes Of Taking Vacation. Go
To Criticism: ICE Has Issued A Statement Informing The Public That They Should
Just Be Happy Its Not Doing Experiments On These Kids. Go
Film Discreet Airlift Documents the Struggle to Hold U.S. Officials
Accountable for Torture.
the Biggest Violator of Human Rights on the Korean Peninsula Isnt North
Poisoning and Domestic Military Attacks: Secretive Pentagon Documents Predict
Dystopian Dangers in the US. ... Hypothetical scenarios designed to represent
probable threats describe a bleak future for terrorism. AlterNet
Trump's anti-choice picks could set back abortion fight for a generation. ...
Push for judges opposed to choice has already emboldened campaigners who
have helped pass restrictive laws at state level.
Trump's hard-right judges will do lasting damage to America. ... The president
has appointed an array of judges who are anti-choice, anti-union, anti-immigrant
and pro-gun. They could cause permanent harm. Guardian
Acting Director Scheduled to Speak at Anti-Immigrant Hate Group Gathering. ...
Trump has been steadily appointing hate group leaders and activists to top administration
has been steadily stacking top posts with hate group leaders and anti-immigrant
Blamed for Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices and Cost the US Billions. TruthOut
A Black Life Worth In Trump's America? Four Bucks, Evidently. Oops, Scratch That.
Four Cents. CommonDreams
Edward Snowden: 'The people are still powerless, but now they're aware'. ... Five
years after historic NSA leaks, whistleblower tells the Guardian he has no regrets.
Broke Into Chelsea Mannings Home with Guns Drawn in a Wellness
lawyers want legal immunity for the president. Who will stop them? ... The memo
drafted by Trumps lawyers outlines unbridled powers and essentially claims
the president is above the law. Guardian
Full Dictator? Trump Claims He Has Right to End Mueller Investigation
or Pardon Himselfl DemocracyNow
a Ragtag Group of Socialist Filmmakers Produced One of the Most Viral Campaign
Ads of 2018.
Trumps Fight With NFL Players Has Never Been About The National Anthem.
... The president isnt mad about a song. Hes angry that black players
refuse to show the fealty he thinks he deserves. HuffPost
Comeuppance is Europes - and the Worlds - Misfortune. Project-Syndicate
Nairn on How Trump Dragged a Rightist Revolution to Power. Intercept
meat and dairy is single biggest way to reduce your impact on Earth.
... Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock - it provides
just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland.
Wedding Cake' Case Poses a Major Threat to Civil Rights. .... If Masterpiece Cakeshop
wins its Supreme Court showdown, businesses will have a broad right to discriminate.
Chomsky: Building Spaces of Resistance. TruthOut
Issues & BDS Legislation: Expert Views. FMEP
Gave Device Makers Deep
Access to Data on Users and Friends. ... The company
formed data-sharing partnerships with Apple, Samsung and dozens of other device
makers, raising new concerns about its privacy protections. NYTimes
Societies: Corporate Service, or Public Services for You! CounterPunch/Nader
Greenwald on Julian Assange, Ecuador & Threats to Press Freedom. DemocracyNow
Down: White House Drives Dagger Into Infrastructure Bill. ... Administration optimistic
about a farm bill this year, Short says. RollCall
Fear: As the GOP Veers Toward Fascism, Establishment Democrats Face a Grassroots
US ambassador to Germany under fire for rightwing support. ... Politicians accuse
Richard Grenell of breach of protocol after interview in Breitbart. Guardian
5 , 2018
Hershs New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece. Intercept
Blitz: The legislative assault by Christian nationalists to reshape America ...
Since Donald Trump became president, rightwing groups are helping flood state
legislatures with bills that promote hardline Christian conservative views. Guardian
Women Have Been Disappearing for Generations. Politicians Are Finally Starting
to Notice. Intercept
Second Sight of W.E.B. Du Bois.
Employees Discuss Staging Protest Of Their Own Company. ... Some employees are
disturbed about the potential applications of a project for the military. HuffPost
Related: Leaked Emails
Show Google Expected Lucrative Military Drone AI Work to Grow Exponentially. Intercept
Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as Torture
Now: A Real and Radical Left. TruthDig
a Paying Customer? Go Shit Somewhere Else. TruthDig
worst nightmare: a second supreme court pick for Trump. ...A future conservative
nominee could affect issues ranging from womens reproductive health to LGBT
Post Decrees: U.S. Must Help Destroy Yemen in Order to Save It. ... After a year
of silence on the U.S. role in Yemen, Washington Post editors now argue bombing
is the humane option. AlterNet
Trump and the erosion of democratic norms in America. ... For some, the presidents
efforts to undermine the justice department and the Mueller investigation represent
a threat to democracy.
hard-right judges will do lasting damage to America. ... The president has appointed
an array of judges who are anti-choice, anti-union, anti-immigrant and pro-gun.
They could cause permanent harm. Guardian
History for Truthdiggers: Liberty vs. Order (1796-1800) TruthDig
Is CNN Giving Steve Bannon A 60-Minute Infomercial?. HuffPost
no progressive force to give it shape, Italians anger has hit a wall ...
he League and Five Star Movement offer little to voters hungry for radical change.
Short History of U.S. Bombing of Civilian Facilities. Intercept
Chomsky: Building Spaces of Resistance. TruthOut
Alzheimers Tsunami is Coming.
Rainbow Lights: Exploiting Social Issues for Militarism and Imperialism. Intercept
and fish multinationals 'jeopardising Paris climate goals'. ... New index finds
many of the worlds largest protein producers failing to measure or report
emissions, despite accounting for 14.5% of greenhouse gases. Guardian
of June 1-3, 2018
Democracy in America?: What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do
About It. By Benajmin Page - America faces daunting problemsstagnant
wages, high health care costs, neglected schools, deteriorating public services.
Yet the government consistently ignores the needs of its citizens, paying attention
instead to donors and organized interests. Amazon
Politicians Are Backing a Free Speech Exception for Israel?. ... Creating a Template
for Broader Assault on the First Amendment.
Donald Trump is weaponising the courts for political ends. ... Trump is appointing
judges far faster than Obama did and the white-, male-dominated crop could
be his most lasting legacy. Guardian
Tax Dollars Bankroll Afghan Child-Molesters. CounterPunch
Harb Burnt Himself to Death in Gaza. Will the World Notice? CounterPunch
Demand Human Rights & Medical Care in Fight to Break Israeli Naval Blockade
of Gaza. DemocracyNow
Rocket Fire and Airstrikes, Gazans Launch Fishing Boats to Challenge Israel's
Naval Blockade. ... Participants reportedly include medical patients and students
barred from leaving the occupied territory. CommonDreams
Issues & BDS Legislation: Expert Views. FMEP
Protesters in Puerto Rico Face Trial as Government Criminalizes Dissent. Intercept
the resurgence of white supremacy in the US sparked a war over free speech. ...
With neo-Nazis marching in American cities, the national faith in absolute free
expression is breaking down even inside the organisation sworn to defend
it, the ACLU.
Bolton Names Professional Islamophobe & Bush Official Fred Fleitz to National
Security Staff. DemocracyNow
Ever More Orwellian Definition of Terrorism.
Yes Men film calls B.S. on murderous NRA.
News For The #Resistance: Sources Close To Mueller Are Suggesting The Pee Tape
Is Real, But It Is Hot As Hell, Maybe The Sexiest Event Ever Caught On Camera.