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‘Sorry for Buzzkill’: Michael Moore Predicts Trump Victory | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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Documentary filmmaker and political commentator Michael Moore is “sorry to have to be the buzzkill here so early on,” he said from the grounds of the Republican National Convention (RNC) on Thursday, but he thinks the GOP’s presidential nominee Donald Trump “is going to win. I’m sorry.”Watch:

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July 22nd, 2016 at 4:06 pm

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Exacerbate the Split in the Ruling Class

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Like any political speech, Trump’s July 21, 2016 acceptance speech was full of figures and percentages that mean nothing. He told his supplicants that homicides had increased by 17%. What he …

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July 22nd, 2016 at 3:14 pm

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Can Corbyn Survive? The Labour Party and the Electoral Turn

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When hundreds of thousands of people join the Labour Party and are promised a voice within it, either via Constituency Labour Party groups (CLPs) or in leadership elections, it is entirely justifia…

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July 21st, 2016 at 8:18 pm

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The Coup in Turkey has Thrown a Wrench in Uncle Sam’s “Pivot” Plan

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A failed coup in Turkey has changed the geopolitical landscape overnight realigning Ankara with Moscow while shattering Washington’s plan to redraw the map of the Middle East. Whether Turkish…

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July 20th, 2016 at 4:18 pm

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The Millennial Revolt Against Neoliberalism | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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We have been told a story about the presidential candidacy of Senator Bernie Sanders, a story perpetuated almost exclusively by centrist Democrats vehemently opposed to his progressive agenda.

Source: The Millennial Revolt Against Neoliberalism | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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July 18th, 2016 at 9:07 pm

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How to Fix the Broken Relationship Between the People and the Police

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After years of no one – at least not the white people who control the media – giving a damn about what happens to black people at the hands of white cops, suddenly the terrible relationship between…

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July 18th, 2016 at 5:02 pm

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Why I Am a Jerk: Micah Johnson, Josh Marshall, and Charles Pierce

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I normally keep my head down on the Internet but recently I’ve been a near-troll-y jerk on the subject of what I see as inaccurate/misleading liberal media presentation of Trump statements on anti-…

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July 18th, 2016 at 5:01 pm

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The Millennial Revolt Against Neoliberalism | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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We have been told a story about the presidential candidacy of Senator Bernie Sanders, a story perpetuated almost exclusively by centrist Democrats vehemently opposed to his progressive agenda.

Source: The Millennial Revolt Against Neoliberalism | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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July 18th, 2016 at 7:28 am

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Eric Garner’s daughter calls Obama town hall on race relations a “farce”

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Erica Garner, whose father was killed in a police encounter, said ABC News broke its promise to let her speak.

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July 14th, 2016 at 8:53 pm

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Defecting Democrats, Trump and bitterness: Why Jill Stein just might turn November upside down – Salon.com

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A few weeks old, but prescient:

Unhappy progressives ditching the Democratic Party have the most to gain by voting Green

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July 12th, 2016 at 10:36 pm

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