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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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Life expectancy in US down for second year in a row as opioid crisis deepens
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Life expectancy in the US has declined for the second year in a row as the opioid crisis continues to ravage the nation. It is the first time in half a century that there have been two consecutive years of declining life expectancy. Drug overdoses killed ...[Read more]
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China: US Has No Right to Act as Human-Rights Judge
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Chinese officials have slammed the U.S. Treasury Department for sanctioning public security official Gao Yan, insisting that the United States has no right to act as a "human-rights judge." ...[Read more]
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A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
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Federal officials on Tuesday ended a moratorium imposed three years ago on funding research that alters germs to make them more lethal. Such work can now proceed, said Dr. Francis S. Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health, but only if a sc ...[Read more]
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State of Fear: How History’s Deadliest Bombing Campaign Created Today’s Crisis in Korea
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As the world watches with mounting concern the growing tensions and bellicose rhetoric between the United States and North Korea, one of the most remarkable aspects of the situation is the absence of any public acknowledgement of the underlying reason for ...[Read more]
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Tongue-in-Cheek Memes Quick to Follow Revelations Over US Undercover UFO Program
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It emerged the other day that the Pentagon, following directives of the US Congress, launched a decade ago an off-the-books investigation into “unidentified aerial phenomena,” commonly referred to as UFOs, according to media reports. ...[Read more]
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Trump had fewer deportations than Obama’s first year
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Despite President Trump's tough-on-immigration rhetoric, there were around 177,000 fewer deportations this year than in 2009, Obama's first year in office. That number is lower than any year during Obama's presidency, according to Immigration and Customs ...[Read more]
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US Training New Militants to Counter Russia in Syria
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US instructors are training new military formations in the Syrian province of Al Hasakah in order to counter Russia, first Deputy Chairman of the Russian upper house Committee on Defense and Security Frants Klintsevich said Saturday. ...[Read more]
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A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America
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The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation and he wants to know why 41m Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation ...[Read more]
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Yes, the FBI is America’s secret police
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In order to boost the credibility of the FBI’s investigations of the Trump team, much of the media is whitewashing the bureau’s entire history. But the FBI has been out of control almost since its birth. A 1924 American Civil Liberties Union report wa ...[Read more]
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Why are America’s farmers killing themselves in record numbers?
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We were growing food, but couldn’t afford to buy it. We worked 80 hours a week, but we couldn’t afford to see a dentist, let alone a therapist. I remember panic when a late freeze threatened our crop, the constant fights about money, the way light swe ...[Read more]
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