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Welcome to Evergreene Digest This Week, July 21, 2018


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Feature Article | This Political Hell was Created by Rigged Primaries and Horrible Establishment Candidates, Not “Protest Votes.” Ian Berman, MintPress News

  • The only way I will ever accept my choice being called a protest vote is if establishment Democrats acknowledge the primary was insurmountably rigged on Clinton’s behalf.
  • Buck the Establishment

Publisher's Choice | The Most Incompetent Demagogue In History, Robert Kuttner, Huffpost one likes us
I don’t know why
We may not be perfect
But heaven knows we try
But all around
Even our old friends put us down
Let’s drop the big one
And see what happens…
- Randy Newman, “Political Science,” 1972

Of Special Interest | Collin Daybell | Republicans and Democrats matter how many times they claim to be “progressive” or “socialist” if they are Democrats they aren’t either.

Bloggers & Columnists | Chris Hedges, David Swanson, Glenn Greenwald


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In Religion & Spirituality | Patheos: a non-denominational, non-partisan online media company providing information and commentary from various religious and nonreligious perspectives.

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Activism & Organizing

Chris Hedges: Know That If We Resist We Keep Hope Alive. Christopher Smiley with Chris Hedges, Dandelion Salad

  • “Accept sorrow—for who cannot be profoundly sorrowful at the state of our nation, the world and our ecosystem—but know that in resistance there is a balm that leads to wisdom and, if not joy, a strange, transcendent happiness. Know that if we resist we keep hope alive.”
  • Related: Don’t let the Democrats censor the real resistance, Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL)

Government & Politics Intelligence Community is Neither by David Swanson, David Swanson, Dandelionsalad

  • and Sam Husseini Dragged out of Press Conference
  • and Debate: Glenn Greenwald vs Joe Cirincione
  • Related: David Swanson Discusses “Curing American Exceptionalism”

Human Rights

The Trump policy of separating children from their parents is what the US has always done. Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • 1: Trump Administration’s Policy of Separating Children is Reminiscent of Indian Boarding Schools
  • The Trump administration of separating children from their parents is not a novel idea. It is not a new thing exercised by the federal government.
  • Part 2: Separating Families? It’s What the US has Always Done
  • The solution is … to call upon all Americans to be better humans.
  • Related: Column: Sorting out facts and fears in the immigration debate, Michael Leiber, Lyndsay Boggess, Bryanna Fox and Richard Moule, Jr., Special to the Tampa Bay (FL) Times & Spirituality

Series | Make America Kind Again. Sarah Thebarge, Patheos

Maybe America needs to become kind for the very first time.

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