Friday, May 29, 2020

Chaos in Turkey

The failed coup attempt began Friday afternoon and the country plummeted into a night of violence and state of unrest.

DEA Ignores Science, Refuses To Loosen Restrictions On Marijuana

“President Obama always said he would let science — and not ideology — dictate policy, but in this case his administration is upholding a failed drug war approach instead of looking at real, existing evidence that marijuana has medical value.”

Tom Steyer spends more than $7 million on ads in first month, hammers early...

While some candidates might be forced to drop out if they do not qualify for the September debate stage, Tom Steyer has plenty of resources to continue running ads and pick up new donors.

Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Domestic Abuse

Trump’s own campaign staff has become infested with bigots, misogynists, and an alleged sexual predator.

Exxon fined $2M for ‘reckless disregard’ of sanctions during Tillerson era

When secretary of state was CEO of ExxonMobil, says Treasury, the oil giant showed a "reckless disregard" for sanctions

Liberty Is Security

The failures of both the torture and the surveillance programs to produce tangible results are repeatedly noted by experts, analysts, and officials.

The American military uncontained

Out everywhere and winning nowhere.

We don’t need Washington to fix bloated CEO pay

There are clear channels that people can use to put downward pressure on the pay of those at the top in both the corporate and noncorporate sector that don’t require going through Washington.

Bernie Sanders: The Democracy Now! interview

“It’s not about you. It’s about the future of this planet. It’s about your kids and your grandchildren. It is about American democracy. It is about some very fundamental issues. And nobody in this room or in this country has a right to say I give up.“

How Trump is preparing for war

When the occupant of the White House and the sycophants surrounding him are prepared to do and use anything to win a political war at home, nothing and no one is safe.