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Feature Article | Government & Politics

Pelosi: “I Don’t See Anything Inappropriate” In Rigging Primaries.Caitlin Johnstone‬, Medium
 

  • https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*jYOV_4YuZlgKkGhU_CS5_Q.pngThe Democrats are officially an over-funded novelty joke party with a humorously ironic novelty joke name. They are useless. They are worthless. Time for something new.
  • Related: This Political Hell was Created by Rigged Primaries and Horrible Establishment Candidates, Not “Protest Votes”.

Publisher's Choice | Government & Politics

Special Report | 2020 Trump Budget: A Disturbing Vision of Guns Over Butter, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • https://portside.org/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/TRUMP_BUDGET-ic-3-17-2019.jpgStory 1: 2020 Trump Budget: A Disturbing Vision * Story 2: Trump's FY2020 Budget Request Bloats Militarized Spending—and Slashes Actual Human Needs * Story 3: The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit
  • Related: From the Archives | The Business of War is the Cause of War.

Of Special Interest | Peace & Non-violence

'Unprecedented': UN Finds US-Backed Forces Killed More Afghan Civilians Than Taliban and ISIS Did So Far in 2019. Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_large/public/headlines/us_air_force_afghanistan.png?itok=J5VB_CKH/ An F-15E Strike Eagle from Bagram Air Base deploys flares over Afghanistan Nov. 12, 2008. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

  • "A shocking number of civilians continue to be killed and maimed each day."
  • Related: Lots of Fs for These Ds: Report Card Shows Majority of Senate Ds Supporting Trump and War,

Bloggers & Columnists | Matt Taibbi, Caitlin Johnstone



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Government & Politics

Series, Universal Empire | Part 4: The Final Stage of the Machiavellian Elites’ Takeover of America, Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould, Truthdig

https://www.truthdig.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Machiavelli_Principe_Cover_798.jpg / Cover of the 1550 edition of Machiavelli's "The Prince" and "The Life of Castruccio Castracani." (Wikimedia)

  • Today, Burnham’s use of Dante’s political treatise “De Monarchia” to explain his medieval understanding of politics might best be swapped for Dante’s “Divine Comedy,” a paranoid comedy of errors in which the door to Hell swings open to one and all, including the elites regardless of their status. Or as they say in Hell, “Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch’intrate.” Abandon hope all ye who enter here.
  • Series, Universal Empire | Part 3: How the CIA Created a Fake Western Reality for 'Unconventional Warfare'
  • Series, Universal Empire | Part 2: How Neocons Push for War by Cooking the Books
  • Series, Universal Empire | Part 1: American Imperialism Leads the World Into Dante's Vision of Hell
  • Related: The Price of Empire ~ umber haque

Law & Justice


It’s Time to Try Fossil-Fuel Executives for Crimes Against Humanity. Kate Aronoff, Jacobin Magazine

 http://climatenewsnetwork.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/CROP-deepwater-spill-800x400.jpg / The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 Image: EPI2oh via Flickr

  • It isn't hyperbole to say that fossil-fuel executives are mass murderers. We should put them on trial for crimes against humanity.
  • Related: Brace for Impact, as the Climate "End Game" Has Arrived.

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