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  • March 13, 2021

This story supports a group reading of Karl Marx’s Capital Vol 1. #GoodMorningMarx #WeeklyMarx This covers chapters 11-14. Today’s supporting summary is at the very bottom, below the fold. Set against the backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire textile industry, Charlotte Brontë’s novel Shirley caused a sensation when it...

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  • November 1, 2020

This story supports a group reading of Karl Marx’s Capital Vol 1. This covers chapters 11-14. Set against the backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire textile industry, Charlotte Brontë’s novel Shirley caused a sensation when it was published in 1849 – under the pseudonym ‘Currer Bell’. Robert Moore is...

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  • October 28, 2020

Saturday as I watched 10 white coats appear in front of a mic looking professional  I began thinking about equal justice as  I thought this.   How can anyone vote for a 10 to 0 medical care in America and feel any moral pride or anything but selfish and ashamed?  As those doctors...

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  • October 4, 2020

Trump’s deliberate dereliction of duty revealed in actual recording of Bob Woodward with Trump. #TrumpKnew As the first excerpts from Woodward book begin to drop, the White House press briefing, scheduled for 12, was moved to 12:15 then 12:30. — Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) September 9, 2020 Trump admits to concealing...

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  • September 9, 2020

Trump is already a drowning otter trapped in a k-hole, and now this. According to Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, Trump knew all along just how deadly and dangerous the coronavirus was, even as he continually downplayed the emerging health crisis. The Washington Post: “You just breathe the air and...

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  • September 9, 2020

It boggles the mind.   Anyone with half a brain would be terrified to come to Florida during a pandemic but especially with the Idiot in charge of Florida and hurricane season bearing down. Now the RNC is talking about moving it outdoors.  Really?  What are these people on?  Seriously?  Do...

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  • July 16, 2020

New reporting from CNN: From pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring his own advisers, Trump's phone calls alarm US officials In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues, so often outplayed in...

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  • June 29, 2020
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From Salon: Women voters who propelled Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to wins in four consecutive Senate races have increasingly soured on the so-called “centrist” Republican as her record has drifted farther right since President Donald Trump's election. Maine is a uniquely women-dominated state. About 77% of women residents are registered to vote,...

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  • May 10, 2020

A phalanx of supposed adults assembled in Brookfield, Wisconsin, yesterday to protest Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer at Home policy. They stood shoulder to shoulder, and there appeared to be far more pro-Trump signs than masks. (If I were a Trump supporter I’d wear a mask even if we weren’t in the...

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  • April 19, 2020

The moment of crisis has come. Sir David Attenborough Adani is a global company based in Ahmedabad, India. Adani and its CEO, Jeyakumar Janakaraj, have their fingerprints over some of the worst environmental extraction sites on the planet. The company builds power plants and operates them with coal and gas....

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  • January 19, 2020

Thanks to President Trump and his transparent and perverse desire to enrich his golfing buddies in the fossil fuel industry and to accelerate the climate crisis, the U.S. is the most notorious climate criminal in the world right now. But the Aussies are giving us a run for our money....

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  • November 29, 2019

dum-da-dum-dum x So it was evidently common knowledge in Ukraine that the price of getting US military help fending off Putin’s aggression was helping Trump’s 2020 re-election. The July 25 call just made it official! This strengthens an already strong case for extortion. https://t.co/lMyVnRvdGP— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) September 30, 2019...

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  • October 12, 2019

Is Rudy Giuliani slowly turning into Gollum and it’s just so gradual we won’t notice until it’s too late? I mean, WT-ever-living-F is this? https://twitter.com/elainaplott/status/1179234987624800256? That’s a text exchange between Rudy and Atlantic reporter Elaina Plott. And, credit to her, she asked the question that — well, to be fair...

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  • October 2, 2019

It’s no secret that Donald Trump has turned the attorney general of the United States into his personal consigliere. But according to a former CIA official, he’s done far worse than that — essentially corrupting every intelligence organization by forcing out former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and installing...

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  • September 22, 2019

Because this is our world now. Business Insider: Among the names that have reportedly been discussed as a replacement are controversial former CIA analyst Fred Fleitz, president of the Center for Security Policy (CSP). The CSP is a far-right think tank that has been labelled a hate group by the Southern...

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  • July 23, 2019

For many of us, the loud rapid croaking of peeper frogs fills the Spring air.  Varieties of the thumb-sizer peeper, or chorus, or tree frogs  occupy a North American range almost from the Arctic circle to the Equator. However often you’ve heard the peeper frogs, it’s unlikely that you’ve seen...

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  • April 14, 2019

It's hard to believe a lifelong conman could get conned this easily.  Then again, if there is anything truly special about Donald J. Trump it’s his unique pastiche of insensate evil and abject stupidity. Trump’s advisers are freaking out — once again — over his foreign policy naiveté. This time it...

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  • February 23, 2019

The two brothers looked out from their penthouse at their priceless view of Manhattan, but both watched the clock turn over to 7:15:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time. The afternoon shadows swept in that September afternoon and the sky darkened. “It’s time,” said one brother.  They put on coats and got...

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  • December 19, 2018

(R) Senator Chuck Grassley is blocking the appointment of  William Evanina, an Obama appointee who was nominated by Trump to be director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center in an effort to probe and undermine Bob Mueller's investigation into ties between the Trump Campaign and Russia. Mother Jones “Sen. Chuck Grassley...

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  • September 8, 2018

I’m not so sure of this most recent “Beware Disloyal Trump Administration Officials! Your time is nigh!” from Politico.  If you are a Republican or a corporate Democrat who hates hippies, you can be sure to find a warm hug from the guys and gals at Politico.  On occasion, Politico...

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  • July 22, 2018
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