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How 9 strangers used Facebook to launch Guatemala’s biggest protest movement in 50 years | Fusion

March 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

GUATEMALA CITY — A civic rebellion that started with a frustrated Facebook post is now threatening to oust Guatemala’s strongman president, retired special forces commander Otto Pérez Molina.

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Russiagate and the Democratic Party are for Chumps

March 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

The orange-tinted freak show that is Donald Trump should be removed from the White House and sent to some filthy, rat-infested dungeon with a sentence of Life Without Twitter. The same goes for the…

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Our time is running out The Arctic sea ice is going ★ Climate Change Channel HD – YouTube

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

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What Went Wrong With America? — A Free Talk With Paul Craig Roberts – YouTube

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

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The Totalitarian Strain in American Democracy

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

A few days after the election in November 2016 I had several conversations with friends who were anxious, angry, and depressed. One said that she woke up on Wednesday after the election and no long…

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Popular Insurgencies: Reshaping the Political Landscape

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

Donald Trump’s presidency is spawning innumerable movements, groups and individual engagements that are beginning to challenge not only the new administration, but established power throughout the …

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Climate Change Is Making Kenya’s Droughts More Severe

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

Kenya’s current severe drought, exacerbated by the recent La Nina, has left over two million people in Kenya without enough to eat.

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Frightbart: The View From Steve Bannon’s Propaganda Site Will Scare the Bejeezus Out of You… Which Is Its Point | Alternet

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

The home page of Breitbart.com, the quasi-official voice of Steve Bannon’s White House, is a virtual stew of menace, a pit of monsters, an unending onslaught of apocalyptic horsemen rearing up at full gallop, coming straight at you, drawing closer. . . . But what the Breitbart reader is not being warned against is poisoned water, eviction, a melting glacier, a rising sea, a pauper’s grave, a burning cross, a bank swindle or a loss of medical care.

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Why Bernie Is the Most Popular Politician in America | Alternet

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Bernie Sanders has the highest approval rating of any politician in the country with 61 percent approving, while only 32 percent disapproving, according to a March 15 Fox News poll. The Sanders 29 plus percent favorable/unfavorable gap is far superior to Trump’s negative 8 percent.What accounts for Sanders popularity and how can progressives build on it?

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Staughton Lynd Is Building a New World in the Basement of the Old – In These Times

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments

The longtime lawyer and advocate on steel, SNCC and carving spaces beyond capitalism.

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