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‘We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Unprecedented Early Voting

Written by on November 1, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
‘We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Unprecedented Early Voting

Across the country, more than 22 million Americans have already voted in state and federal elections, with six days left to go until Election Day—compared with 83 million total voters who went to the polls in the 2014 midterms.

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Benjamin Fulford — October 29th 2018: Message to the Banking Elite: Trick or Treat

Written by on October 29, 2018 in Bankers & Wall St., Corruption with 0 Comments
Benjamin Fulford — October 29th 2018: Message to the Banking Elite: Trick or Treat

According to Benjamin Fulford, the banking elite have been given an October 31 deadline to return the gold they stole or face being systematically hunted down and exterminated, say Asian secret society, CIA, and White Dragon Society sources.  After that deadline, bounties of gold will be placed on senior bankers starting with the heads of the EU Central Bank, the Bank of Japan, the Federal Reserve Board, and the BIS, the sources say.

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As GOP Moves to Cut Medicare and Social Security, 60% of Americans Say Repeal Trump Tax Scam Instead

Written by on October 29, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
As GOP Moves to Cut Medicare and Social Security, 60% of Americans Say Repeal Trump Tax Scam Instead

By Jake Johnson | Common Dreams As President Donald Trump and Republican leaders make clear that they intend to enact deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security after next month’s midterms in a supposed effort to rein in the soaring deficit—which has ballooned largely due to Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax law—a survey published on Friday found that nearly two-thirds of […]

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Voters Face a Simple Choice: Expand Social Security and Medicare, or Watch GOP Eviscerate Them Both

Written by on October 28, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Voters Face a Simple Choice: Expand Social Security and Medicare, or Watch GOP Eviscerate Them Both

Do older Americans want bigger Social Security checks and expanded Medicare coverage – or do they want their benefits cut? That is the fundamental question for seniors and their families with less than two weeks until the mid-term elections. The majority party in Congress has proposed time and again to slash Social Security and Medicare benefits under the guise of ‘entitlement reform.’

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Leaked Google Document Advises to “Police Tone Instead of Content” in the “Shift Towards Censorship”

Written by on October 27, 2018 in Government, Internet Control with 0 Comments
Leaked Google Document Advises to “Police Tone Instead of Content” in the “Shift Towards Censorship”

Another Google document has found its way into the public domain, this time through Breitbart. The news publication reports that an 85-page briefing entitled “The Good Censor,” advises tech companies to “police tone instead of content” and to not “take sides” when censoring users.

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Peacemakers, Warmongers and Fence Sitters: Who Represents You?

Written by on October 24, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Peacemakers, Warmongers and Fence Sitters: Who Represents You?

In lifetime voting records tabulated by Peace Action, the average House Democrat has a 72% peace voting record, while the average House Republican scores only 10%. In the Senate, the difference is 69% to 14%.

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Judge Upholds Landmark Monsanto Verdict, But Slashes Punitive Damages by $211 Million

Written by on October 23, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 0 Comments
Judge Upholds Landmark Monsanto Verdict, But Slashes Punitive Damages by $211 Million

A judge in California on Monday upheld a landmark verdict in a case brought by a terminal cancer patient who successfully argued his illness resulted from his exposure to Monsanto’s weedkiller RoundUp, but slashed the damages the agrochemical giant was originally required to pay from $289 million down to just $78 million and said she would order a retrial if former groundskeeper Dewayne “Lee” Johnson rejects the payout.

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Global ‘War on Drugs’ Terrible at Eradicating Drugs, But Great at Upending Societies: Report

Written by on October 22, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Global ‘War on Drugs’ Terrible at Eradicating Drugs, But Great at Upending Societies: Report

A major study designed to assess how national governments wage their so-called “war on drugs” shows that the last ten years of such policies have not only failed to put a dent in the illegal drug trade, the tactics have had serious negative impacts for global health, human rights, public safety and economic progress.

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Canada Becomes First Major Economy To Legalise Recreational Cannabis

Written by on October 18, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Canada Becomes First Major Economy To Legalise Recreational Cannabis

Canada is the first major world economy to legalise recreational cannabis. Weed enthusiasts celebrated the “end of prohibition” as the clock struck midnight on Tuesday evening and the first legal pot sales for non-medical purposes were made across the country. 

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All Laws That Make It a Crime to be Homeless Should Be Repealed and Here’s What Should Replace Them

Written by on October 18, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
All Laws That Make It a Crime to be Homeless Should Be Repealed and Here’s What Should Replace Them

And all laws that make it a crime to be homeless should be repealed. Burdening homeless people with fines and fees makes it even more difficult for them to return to the tax rolls. There are better ways to deal with the homeless. Here are some proven solutions…

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The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is on the Ballot This November

Written by on October 17, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is on the Ballot This November

Everyone who cares about their Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid needs to vote on November 6. If Republican politicians and the donors who own them retain full control of Congress, they are determined to finally succeed in their longstanding goal of ending all three programs.

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Trump Calls Kanye West a “Genius” Before Bizarre Oval Office Meeting

Written by on October 13, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Trump Calls Kanye West a “Genius” Before Bizarre Oval Office Meeting

Shortly before his lunch meeting with rapper Kanye West and legendary pro football quarterback Jim Brown, Trump shared some kind words about West in an interview with Fox News, calling the Chicago rapper-producer a “genius” and saying that West “isn’t asking anything for himself” during Thursday’s meeting.

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Social Media Censorship Intensifies

Written by on October 13, 2018 in Government, Internet Control, Politics with 0 Comments
Social Media Censorship Intensifies

Both the Free Thought Project and The Anti-Media lost their social media accounts in a coordinated attack today by Facebook and Twitter.

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Frances Moore Lappé: Why We Can’t Give Up on Democracy

Written by on October 12, 2018 in Government with 0 Comments
Frances Moore Lappé: Why We Can’t Give Up on Democracy

Real democracy encourages citizens’ coming together in their communities, including for common action to challenge and strengthen their democracy. Bottom line, only democracy enables us to experience a sense of personal power, meaning, and connection in ways no other system of governance can.

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