Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Topic: politics

How the idea of personal liberty is quickly fading away

The world is changing far too quickly for people to get used to it, and the rate of expansion isn’t slowing down. No one can keep track, at least not alone.

The Trump standard

None of this is “very standard” for a president. It’s the opposite of standard.

Dear Jill Stein, Ajamu Baraka, David Cobb and all Greens,

Yoav Litvin talks about issues with the direction of the Green Party in a letter to Green Party candidates.

Trump’s restrictions on Cuba are a detour, not the future

It’s unlikely the administration has either the will or the means to roll back the full suite of Obama-era reforms.

EPA’s Scott Pruitt wants to televise a debate on climate change

Pruitt says there are many unanswered questions about climate change.

Nuclear weapons: Barbaric tools of insecurity

Sustainable security is not created through threats and the cultivation of fear, but by building relationships, cooperating and establishing trust.

The Founding Fathers would renounce, condemn America’s endless wars

They would decry the current situation in which a succession of U.S. presidents has usurped that power, probably the greatest violation of the Constitution in the history of this nation.

World unites against Trump on climate

Donald Trump is learning the hard way that he cannot thwart the entire world on climate change and expect to continue with business as usual.

Restoring the Voting Rights Act

This week, the Voting Rights Advancement Act was introduced in Congress in hopes of restoring Section 5 to modern standards.

A round-up of responses to terrorism more graceful than the president’s

Responding to outbursts of violence in a reasoned and rational way must be one of our highest priorities.

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In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Body cam video shows cop shoot tail-wagging dogs

The Minneapolis police say that officers will now receive additional training for encountering dogs on possible burglary calls.

Don’t trust business with education

Greasy politicians use education funds to enrich corporations – and themselves.

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

Baltimore cop suspended for planting evidence on video

Within the past six years, the city of Baltimore has paid more than $13 million to settle lawsuits alleging police misconduct.

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