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Aside from advocating mass killing, Lara Trump agrees with VP Harris that migrants should not undertake a journey to the US southern border even as full consular service has not been restored to all US embassies since the end of the Trump regime. (2020) Former Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...

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  • June 13, 2021

Whether it’s soccer teams or sandwich shops, financialization was there before the pandemic, only making some of its supply-chain hijacking yet another example of an impending capitalist disaster. Re-regulation must remain important as crises loom in the post-pandemic recovery.  A 2017 interview with UMass’s Gerald Epstein points to the need to...

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  • April 25, 2021

The stuck ship does tell us something about the fragility of global trade and the flow of capital.  Fungible Space Logistics, that concept popularized by United Parcel Service is also about the spatial problems of concrete versus abstract global networks. x Everyone is talking about the big ship getting stuck...

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  • March 28, 2021

Ron DeSantis is IMO every bit as evil and money grubbing as his pal Trump This is Spring Break and Bike Week in Daytona.   See any masks or social distance? Chaos and Desantis won’t talk to mayors….in Miami Mayors frustrated and fed up.  No response from the Ron Don Here is...

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  • March 23, 2021

Even as he puts his White House cronies on the board of the Kennedy Center, Trump criticizes its funding in the latest COVID relief bill.  Pam Bondi, who took an illegal $25,000 donation from Trump to drop prosecution in the Trump University suit, gets a Board seat at the Kennedy...

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  • December 23, 2020

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense,...

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  • November 23, 2020

Negligence is not a feature of libertarianism but it is a tasty bug as the Trump campaign ignores local ordinances and continues to spread the pandemic, mainly in smaller US cities that have large enough airport hangars. The Trump strategy of herd immunity will kill over a half-million people before a...

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  • October 14, 2020

This is — quite literally — insane. x Donald Trump Jr. is holding a packed indoor event in Florida. pic.twitter.com/F4PpuML9j6— The Recount (@therecount) October 8, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> That’s today at the Holiday Inn Resort in Panama City Beach. Hard to see whether these mouth-breathers are wearing masks, but my...

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  • October 8, 2020

Few of you will recall my stories mocking the possibility of a Trump win in 2016, ostensibly because it was plausible to assume that HRC would win. This time more caution is necessary, since the same Trump deceit is happening like promising to support something DACA-like in a future executive...

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  • July 11, 2020

Trump wanting to be so mask free and wanting his own way, Florida is going to be a nightmare I predict come August. Ron Desantis is so naive that he thinks the Republican Convention will bring prosperty and money into Florida’s economy at the risk of killing the state.   I...

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  • June 25, 2020

Many here and other liberal sites always believed Georgia was going to go blue.  I don’t think so.  I hoped so but with that idiot governor Kemp in the statehouse, I don’t see it.  I am a Georgia native and not a proud one but I am one still the...

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  • April 21, 2020

We skedaddled  out of Panama City heading kind of north on highway 2.  But the paved road turned to dirt after 150 miles. By then we were as far south as you can go in the Northern Hemisphere.  We’d driven to the tip of Panama’s southernmost peninsula. You could drive...

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  • February 6, 2020

It is clear to Professor Eddie Glaude and many that Donald Trump’s assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani was narcissism and was not thought through. It now has all Americans in danger. Dr. Eddie Glaude: Assassination because of Trump’s narcissism When Americans travel, terrorists do not check whether they are Democrats...

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  • January 4, 2020

The biggest leaker of them all: Jarvanka will throw all kinds of folks under the bus. Jarvanka thinks that because Barr prevented the Mueller report from reaching them, that they won’t at some moment be held accountable in the aftermath of the Trump regime’s attempt to destroy US democracy.  They remain...

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  • October 21, 2019

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Shayna, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. Join PDA Opposing Horrible “Trade” Deal Revisions   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) opposes so-called “free trade” deals that sell out our environmental, consumer, and labor protections to soulless multi-national...

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  • August 15, 2019

There is no doubt that the Maduro regime in Venezuela is not good for its own people and not good for American Petro giants. Where my doubt comes in is the idea that Bolton, Abrams and drumpf have any good intent in kicking that particular hornets nest. But Senator Rubio...

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  • February 24, 2019

Join DREAMers Saying “Build Bridges Not Walls!” In solidarity,  Debra Schrishuhn and Dan O’Neal for Alan, Mike F., Mike H., Janis, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team Tell Congress To Oppose Trump’s Wall! Progressive Democrats of America fights for comprehensive immigration reform, including a path to citizenship...

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  • December 19, 2018

Saturday, October 28th: it’s election day here in Iceland. Always a Saturday, because what sort of country would schedule elections on a working day?  Seriously, people!  😉  Some background information: 1) Why elections now? Our previous government was highly divided, with three parties — the right-isolationist Independence Party (Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn / xD),...

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  • October 28, 2017

Why we are looking for something else rather than more of the same: http://www.theguardian.com/&#8230; And yet, I found it hard to be shocked by some of the revelations of the Panama Papers. The revelation that Putin might have a fortune hidden away in offshore accounts in the names of his...

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  • April 5, 2016

How often have we heard about tax havens, how little has been done about them? Tax avoidance is not harmless, it strips our societies of services for the most vulnerable, in fact it kills. The richest believe they are above the law, the rest of us pay our dues and...

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  • April 5, 2016
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