Thursday, May 19, 2022

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for conspiring to interfere with 2016 presidential election

“President Trump must be willing to confront Putin from a position of strength and demonstrate that there will be a serious price to pay for his ongoing aggression towards the United States and democracies around the world."

For Sale: Obscene Monuments to Mammon

The trophy mansion is the most ostentatious game of billionaire one-upmanship yet.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

A fish called Bannon

The White House chief strategist may think he knows what he's doing, but bluster isn't enough to get what he wants – or is it?
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Congressional candidate charged with assault for body-slamming reporter

On Wednesday night, at least three Montana newspapers rescinded their endorsements of Gianforte.

Suppressed: The true story of Georgia’s 2018 election (video)

The result is an emotionally gripping look at Georgia’s citizens that also lays out compelling and irrefutable evidence of voter suppression.

Debate: Sanders Rejects Intervention While Clinton Slams Iran and Putin and Supports Syrian Rebels...

While foreign policy was a big issue discussed during the Democratic National Debate, Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton's stances couldn't be more different. Here's their views when it comes to Iran, Putin and supporters of Syrian Rebels.

Looming Brexit Mayhem Will Expose Disruptive TrumpThink

So, brace for reams of critical Brexit analysis, implying the UK cut off its nose to spite its face. And let’s never forget Trump’s high-risk, gambling world is “winning take all.” That means “losers gets nothing.” Hardly a great model for parenting, let alone large-scale, global business planning or trade or health for complex, modern nation-states. Gambling for adults works when betting disposable dollars on transient sporting events when the results are instantly known. Will voters in November here not add false flummery about Brexit shortfalls as another crack-brain spoke in Trump’s broken-down political wheelhouse?

Ocasio-Cortez and Markey introduce anticipated joint resolutions on Green New Deal

"We are going to transition this country into the future and we are not going to be dragged behind by our past.”
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‘The Wuhan of the Americas’: US deports COVID-19-positive immigrants to Haiti & Guatemala

Guatemala’s health minister, Hugo Monroy, has called the U.S. “the Wuhan of the Americas.”