Walmart Is Working with the FBI and Lockheed Martin to Spy on Striking Workers. Wharton, H., US Uncut (Nov. 2015). [Your tax dollars at work, people. –Ed.]
Senate Report Says Pentagon Paid Sports Leagues for Patriotic Events. Huetteman, E., The New York Times (Nov. 2015). [MOAR of your tax dollars at work, people. –Ed.]
Sam Harris’s Quantum Universe (or, How to Say One Thing While Meaning Another). Sullivan, M., Counter Punch (Dec. 2015).
Income inequality happens by design. We can’t fix it by tweaking capitalism. Thrasher, S.W., The Guardian (Dec. 2015).
Deaths In Other Nations Since WW II Due To Us Interventions. Lucas, J.A., Countercurrents.org via The Greanville Post (Apr. 2007):
Virtually all parts of the world have been the target of U.S. intervention.The overall conclusion reached is that the United States most likely has been responsible since WWII for the deaths of between 20 and 30 million people in wars and conflicts scattered over the world.
‘Terrorism for Dummies’: Clinton’s Neo-Conservativsm Is Simply Dangerous. Bloom, P., Common Dreams (Nov. 2015):
In echoing the simplified “us vs. them” narrative of her neo-conservative predecessors, Clinton is reinforcing a dangerous and ineffective policy of 21st century American militarism and imperialism.
White Terrorist Bingo:
Republicans Just Don’t Get Stephen Colbert: Science Denying Crowd Stumped by Satire. MacClennan, S.A., Alternet (Nov. 2015).
What social science tells us about racism in the Republican party. Ehrenfreund, M., Washington Post (Dec. 2015). [Conservatives are terrible people, Exhibit No. 7,926,142,964. –Ed.]
“Pro-Lifers” Take to Twitter to Praise Planned Parenthood Shooter. Moody, T., Friendly Atheist/Patheos (Nov. 2015).
Christian pregnancy centers freak out after California turns tables and forces them to disclose abortion rights. Edwards, D., Raw Story (Nov. 2015). [Hahaha. Good. –Ed.]
HARASSMENT + ABUSE.
The Serial Swatter: Internet trolls have learned to exploit our over-militarized police. Fagone, J., The New York Times (Nov. 2015).
BBC sends security guard to protect journalist who received abuse on Twitter after she said she didn’t want children. Richards, V., The Independent (Nov. 2015).
HEALTH CARE, DEMOCRATS, ENEMIES.
Hillary Clinton Attacks Bernie Sanders’ Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare Following Sanders’ proposal is ‘one thing we should not do,’ Clinton said. Germanos, A., Common Dreams, (Nov. 2015).
Official Palace Position.
SCIENCE + SKEPTICISM.
The Price of Denialism. McIntyre, L., The New York Times (Nov. 2015).
How to sneak chocolate into an American movie theater:
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