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NYT Prints Government-Funded Propaganda About Government-Funded Propaganda
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What the reader was left with was a very selective, curated impression that online social media manipulation is something done exclusively by brown and black people and those dastardly Slavs. The column condemns “surreptitious techniques pioneered in Mo ...[Read more]
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Why liberal Zionists have nothing to say about Ahed Tamimi’s slap and arrest
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As Ben Ehrenreich writes at the Nation, Israel’s response to the slapping exposed “a hideous nerve” in that society. Scott Roth detailed that nerve: Israelis are in “sheer denial” that their country has any responsibility for the “humiliation, ...[Read more]
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There’s still little evidence that Russia’s 2016 social media efforts did much of anything
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What we actually know about the Russian activity on Facebook and Twitter: It was often modest, heavily dissociated from the campaign itself and minute in the context of election social media efforts. Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released ...[Read more]
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As Wealthiest Amass Another $1 Trillion in 2017, Calls for a Strike Back Against Oligarchy
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As the gap between the world's richest and poorest people has widened to an extreme not seen since the Gilded Age, the 500 wealthiest people have gotten $1 trillion richer in 2017, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. The richest people in the wor ...[Read more]
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PressTV-UN: Saudi €˜absurd war kills over 100 Yemenis in 10 days
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A high-ranking United Nations official says more than a hundred civilians, including 54 at a crowded market and 14 members of one family in a farm, have lost their lives in Saudi airstrikes against residential areas across Yemen in the past 10 days, descr ...[Read more]
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Palestinian teen in viral arrest photo released on bail following interrogation and torture
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The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian child who was abducted and assaulted by 23 Israeli soldiers earlier this month, and [he] was instantly moved to a hospital for treatment. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers rel ...[Read more]
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80% of domestic abuse deaths were of men
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Male domestic violence victims are being urged to come forward and report their suffering in spite of the "stigma" surrounding their plight. Nationally, the number of women killed through domestic violence is more than double that of men. But in Cornwall ...[Read more]
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Venezuela backs national cryptocurrency with 5,000,000,000 barrels of crude
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“Here’s the document formalizing the provision of the certified Ayacucho oil field No.1 in the Orinoco Petroleum Belt for the support of El Petro cryptocurrency,” Maduro said on national TV. Maduro said the field’s “reserves amount to five billi ...[Read more]
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Three Georgia police officers indicted for tasing to death black man who had committed no crime
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Former sheriff’s deputies Henry Lee Copeland, Michael Howell and Rhett Scott have been indicted in connection with the death of Eurie Lee Martin. On July 7 Martin was walking, presumably to see family—it was his birthday—when he stopped to knock on ...[Read more]
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I hope I can quit working in a few years: A preview of the U.S. without pensions
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Tom Coomer has retired twice: once when he was 65, and then several years ago. Each time he realized that with just a Social Security check, “You can hardly make it these days.” So here he is at 79, working full-time at Walmart. During each eight-hour ...[Read more]
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Scotland united in curiosity as councils trial universal basic income
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Universal basic income is, according to its many and various supporters, an idea whose time has come. The deceptively simple notion of offering every citizen a regular payment without means testing or requiring them to work for it has backers as disparate ...[Read more]
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