New Memo Reveals the Trump Administration’s Energy Plan

New Memo Reveals the Trump Administration's Energy Plan

The future Donald Trump administration’s energy agenda is revealed in a memo prepared by Trump’s energy transition head Thomas Pyle, titled “What to Expect from the Trump Administration.” The document, obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), was sent by Pyle on November 15th, just days before the Trump campaign announced Pyle’s appointment […]

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Hate crimes up in Michigan since Trump’s election

Hate crimes up in Michigan since Trump's election

The US state of Michigan has seen a dramatic increase in hate crimes ever since Republican Donald Trump hammered his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the November 8 election, according to a report. At least 65 incidents of hate crimes have been reported in the state, according to Agustin Arbulu, the executive director of the Michigan […]

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Man sees humour in ‘racist’ facial recognition software

Man sees humour in 'racist' facial recognition software

A New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photo rejected by a government website when its facial recognition software registered his eyes as being closed. Richard Lee was trying to renew his passport so he could return to Australia from New Zealand after Christmas on Monday but received an awkward error message when […]

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Video: Night into Day: Meteor streaks across sky in Siberia

Video: Night into Day: Meteor streaks across sky in Siberia

Footage has just emerged showing what is thought to be a meteor falling from the sky in Russia’s Siberia. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Class

What We Talk About When We Talk About Class

In the course I teach on social class in America, I show students how capitalism generates inequalities in wealth, status, and power. What I offer is not a moral critique of capitalism but rather an empirically grounded analysis of how it works, at a nuts-and-bolts level, to create and maintain a disproportionate flow of material […]

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Video: Actor & Activist Danny Glover: We Must Organize in the Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.

Video: Actor & Activist Danny Glover: We Must Organize in the Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.

http://democracynow.org – On Monday night, actor and activist Danny Glover spoke at Democracy Now!’s 20th anniversary at Riverside Church—the very same … Via Youtube

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Extracting Castro from the Demonization

Extracting Castro from the Demonization

The mainstream U.S. news media often lacks historical perspective, a problem most acute when the subject, like Fidel Castro, has faced Official Washington’s geopolitical demonization, as Lawrence Davidson explains. By Lawrence Davidson There was something both sad and disturbing about popular American reactions to the death of Fidel Castro on Nov. 25. According to The […]

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Joe Biden says he may run for president in 2020 – MarketWatch

Biden, after presiding over the Senate Monday night, told a small group of reporters at the Capitol that “I am going to run in 2020,” according to NBC News. Asked what he will run for, the vice president replied, “for president, and also, what the hell man, anyway.”
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Brexit deal could be reached by October 2018 – EU’s ‘tough’ chief negotiator

Brexit deal could be reached by October 2018 – EU’s ‘tough’ chief negotiator

A deal on Brexit could be reached by October of 2018, if all goes to plan, according to the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier. If the UK engages in negotiations in a timely fashion, an agreement on how to implement Article 50 – the clause to leave the EU – could be reached well before […]

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Forget Air Force One, Pentagon Wastes Billions and Billions Every Month

Forget Air Force One, Pentagon Wastes Billions and Billions Every Month

By Nadia Prupis President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested that he would cancel what he claimed was a $4 billion Boeing contract to build a...

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Corporate Media Demands Social Media Ban “Fake News”

Corporate Media Demands Social Media Ban “Fake News”

By Kurt Nimmo The “fake news” story isn’t going away. It should have fallen out of the news cycle by now but the establishment and...

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