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The US Election: an Exercise in Mendacity

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Leave aside the fact that bourgeois elections are generally structured in such a way as to screw over the 99%. Polls during the primaries consistently indicated that Bernie Sanders led either Hilla…

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September 6th, 2016 at 2:29 pm

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‘Is That Not Genocide?’ Pipeline Co. Bulldozing Burial Sites Prompts Emergency Motion | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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In a last ditch attempt to protect burial and prayer sites, North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux late Sunday filed for a temporary restraining order to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which they say has already caused “irreparable harm” to the sacred plots.

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September 5th, 2016 at 10:39 pm

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You Say You Want a Revolution?

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“What we choose to fight is so tiny! What fights with us is so great. If only we would let ourselves be dominated as things do by some immense storm, we would become strong too, and not need names.…

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September 5th, 2016 at 3:13 pm

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Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma Amid Warnings of ‘Inherent’ Fracking Risks | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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Oklahoma was hit with a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Saturday, with reports of tremors felt in six neighboring states—making it one of the strongest quakes in Oklahoma’s history and fueling a growing consensus that the cause lies with wastewater disposal from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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September 3rd, 2016 at 7:08 pm

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Powder Keg: the Rage in Urban America

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What is happening in America? The city of Milwaukee in the State of Wisconsin was convulsed in violence after the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers on August 13. The riot went on for…

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September 3rd, 2016 at 10:56 am

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