Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Society

The Mafia State – Chris Hedges 

Systems of governance that are seized by a tiny cabal become mafia states. The early years—Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton in the United States—are...

This is the most dangerous time for our planet | Stephen...

We can’t go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it As a theoretical physicist based...

Donald Trump’s 7 techniques to control the media – Dr. Robert...

Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven techniques that, worryingly, President-elect...

Lifestyle

Betsy DeVos Charter School Record in Michigan: Not Good | The...

Betsy DeVos will promote the idea that parents should be able to choose where their children are educated—but the schemes should be done properly...

New York In The Winter

You wouldn't even mind the cold.  Sheridan Watson - BuzzFeed Staff Flickr: wrx2003 / Creative Commons Central Park 2. Flickr: marcelamcgreal / Creative Commons The Bronx 3. Flickr: adwheelerphoto / Creative Commons Spencer Crest 4. Flickr:...

Explore the Hidden and Fragile World Inside Caves

Millions of years in the making, underground caves sustain delicate ecosystems that are rich in biodiversity. In this film, explorers of the vast cave...

World News

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Palestinian Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging | Abby Martin

Published on Oct 31, 2016 The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a ten-year high in 2016. While this activity led by the...

Is the Center for American Progress Shilling for the UAE?

by Jim Lobe and Eli Clifton As regular readers of this blog know, Jim asserted that the Middle East section of a remarkably hawkish report...

Why the Arabs Don’t Want Us in Syria – Robert F...

They don’t hate ‘our freedoms.’ They hate that we’ve betrayed our ideals in their own countries—for oil. By ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR 2/23/16, 8:50 AM...

Planet

This is the most dangerous time for our planet | Stephen...

We can’t go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it As a theoretical physicist based...

Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it...

Many of his staffers are from an opaque corporate misinformation network. We must understand this if we are to have any hope of fighting...

New York In The Winter

You wouldn't even mind the cold.  Sheridan Watson - BuzzFeed Staff Flickr: wrx2003 / Creative Commons Central Park 2. Flickr: marcelamcgreal / Creative Commons The Bronx 3. Flickr: adwheelerphoto / Creative Commons Spencer Crest 4. Flickr:...

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