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Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello To Lead All-Star Attack On TPP Trade Deal June 23, 2016
‘Corporate lobbyists want to sneak the TPP through Congress quietly; that means it’s time for us to get loud,’ declared Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello.
PCBs Poison America’s Teachers & Students, But EPA & Monsanto Won’t Take Responsibility
Tens of thousands of schools could be contaminated with PCBs, which can cause cancer and birth defects, but exact figures are hard to come by because EPA regulations don’t require thorough testing for the substance.
Beyond ISIS: Orlando Mass Killing Is About Much, Much More Than ‘Radical Islam’
Although Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Pulse nightclub killing, pledged allegiance to ISIS, he also claimed ties to groups fighting ISIS like the Nusra Front and Hezbollah, according to the FBI.
Assange: WikiLeaks Will Publish Enough Emails To Indict Clinton
The WikiLeaks founder is no fan of Hillary Clinton, telling a reporter that ‘she’s pushed for prosecution of WikiLeaks’ and ‘has a long history of being a lethal war hawk.’
Gov’t Surveillance Is Invisible, Snowden Says: ‘If Your Phone Had Been Hacked, You Would Never Know’
After 9/11, the NSA whistleblower explained that Dick Cheney ‘conspired’ to change ‘the culture of surveillance in the intelligence community’ to enable widespread spying and data collection.
The ‘Political Revolution’ Has Power—With Or Without Sanders
Sanders will not be the Democratic nominee. Referring to the uprising he has fueled, he said in California, “You all know it is more than Bernie.”
Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Endorses BDS Movement As Dem- & GOP-Backed Bans Spread
The Green Party endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in 2005, and Dr. Jill Stein continues to support Palestinian liberation in her current presidential campaign.
As Income Inequality Grows, Experts Consider Guaranteed Universal Income
Although economist Yanis Varoufakis called a guaranteed basic income a ‘wonderful experiment’ for a rich country like Switzerland, about 77 percent of voters there rejected the idea on Sunday.
Neoliberal Think Tank Report Reveals ‘Blueprint’ For US Empire Under Hillary Clinton
‘These are the people who make trillions of dollars on war,’ one analyst commented on the sponsors of a recent think tank report on U.S. foreign policy.
Law Enforcement Lobby Succeeds In Killing California Transparency Bill
A legislative advocate at the ACLU of California told MintPress News that the state Legislature ‘caved to the tremendous influence and power of the law enforcement lobby’ and ‘failed to listen to the demands and concerns of everyday Californian people.’