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Climate Change Deniers Can’t Deny That Every Month Of 2016 Has Been The Hottest On Record August 25, 2016
A recent study suggests that without drastic action to mitigate the effects of climate change, global warming could cost the millennial generation $8.8 trillion.
Trump’s Foreign Policy Advisor Teamed Up With Blackwater & A Saudi Prince To Arm Al-Qaida In Syria
Joseph Schmitz was accused of protecting key officials in the George W. Bush administration from prosecution, misusing taxpayer money, and accepting gifts as bribes during his tenure as inspector general at the Department of Defense.
Snowden: Leak Of NSA Hacking Tools Are Russia’s ‘Warning’ To The US Government
In a recent string of tweets, the whistleblower warned that recently leaked NSA hacking tools ‘could have significant foreign policy consequences. Particularly if any of those operations targeted US allies.’
(UPDATE) CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Close To Death In Federal Prison
UPDATE: Under pressure from media and supporters, prison officials said they will consider CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s request to consult with an outside cardiologist.
5,441 & Counting: Cancer Diagnoses In CDC’s Post-9/11 Health Program Triple
In addition to thousands of cancer cases diagnosed after September 11, the terrorist attacks have been linked to more than 32,000 cases of serious respiratory or digestive issues and over 12,000 mental health diagnoses.
US Could Be Entering ‘Post-Democratic Age,’ Authors Of New Report On Money In Politics Warn
‘It is time economics, political science, and history recognize the reality of industrial and financial blocs within parties and acknowledge money’s powerful effects on elections,’ write the authors of a major new study on the outsized influence of money in politics.
Israel, Pakistan To Join Nevada War Games As US Prepares For Large-Scale Space & Cyber Wars
This week’s Red Flag military exercises are part of the military’s attempt to shift ‘its focus to prepare for potential wars against adversaries with advanced weapons.’
Alleged UK Hacktivist Lauri Love Faces ‘Vindictiveness’ Of U.S. Courts In Extradition Case
Lauri Love, who remains free on bail until September 16, has threatened to take his own life if U.K. courts send him to the U.S. to stand trial under the controversial Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Socialist Presidential Candidate Gloria La Riva: ‘We Live Under The Dictatorship Of Big Capital’
‘Real power is in the hands of the banks, monopoly corporations, and the military-industrial complex,’ the Party for Socialism and Liberation’s presidential candidate says. ‘Fundamental change requires taking that power out of their hands and putting it in the hands of the people.’
‘Don’t Write Your Congressman’: Green Party Candidates On Third-Party Movement Building
Green Party candidates emphasized the need to support diverse movements from Black Lives Matter to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement as a way to build support for third party alternatives.