With More Americans Going Far Left (And Right), an Anti-Corporate Agenda Takes Shape

With More Americans Going Far Left (And Right), an Anti-Corporate Agenda Takes Shape

Voters hit hardest by free-trade economics are rebelling against the status quo. We can use that energy to build a powerful, grassroots movement for democracy. David Korten A recently released study by four leading economists of voting in U.S. congressional races uncovered an important pattern. According to a New York Times report on the study, “Areas hardest hit by trade shocks were much more likely to move to the far right or the far left politically.” Job…

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The Faux Fracas in Nevada: How a Reporter Manufactured a Riot

The Faux Fracas in Nevada: How a Reporter Manufactured a Riot

In spite of the fact that the whole thing was filmed live from multiple angles … by DOUG JOHNSON HATLEM Jon Ralston, the dean of political reporting in Nevada, has spread nothing less than a pack of lies about what went down at the state’s Democratic convention on Saturday. And the fact averse oligarchic national media has run completely riot with the provable falsehoods. No chairs were thrown at the convention Saturday. No death threats were…

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Nevada Delegates Excluded from the Democratic Convention Had Registration Status Changed

Nevada Delegates Excluded from the Democratic Convention Had Registration Status Changed

Strange occurrences at the Nevada Democratic Convention Ignored by MSM by Reno Berkeley  It doesn’t need to be said, but mainstream media will not be reporting this. The Nevada state Democratic Convention on Saturday was pure, unadulterated chaos. From the very beginning to the very end, delegates who supported Bernie Sanders say it was essentially a one-woman show controlled by state chairwoman Roberta Lange. Those media outlets that have seen fit to publish stories about…

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Hillary Clinton’s lies can’t survive the age of social media

Hillary Clinton’s lies can’t survive the age of social media

Hillary’s Lies Meets the Internet by John Kass Hillary Clinton should be thankful that her career as America’s truth bender began long before social media really got going. When she started dropping those big fat fibs of hers, there was no Facebook or Twitter, no army of Internet trolls to unleash at her enemies, and no emails to be mysteriously lost at the Obama State Department.That was the pre e-Hillary.Back then all she had to do was wink…

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What Happened at the Nevada “Democratic” State Convention?

What Happened at the Nevada “Democratic” State Convention?

A deliberate sabotage of democracy. Greetings, my friends! As many of you have probably heard, “tensions were high” at the state convention in Nevada yesterday. Now, because CNN, MSNBC, and the rest of the usual “news” outlets seem to have forgotten to mention it, I’ve decided (as usual) to step in to inform you all and clean up the mess of misinformation. You see, all of this happened because there has been a bit of a misunderstandingbetween the “Democratic”…

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Nevada Democratic Convention: Stories of Voter Suppression

Nevada Democratic Convention: Stories of Voter Suppression

Bernie Sanders’ delegates found their demand for a recount denied without a vote at the Nevada Democratic Convention on Saturday. Now they’re looking into legal options. By Stephanie Dube Dwilson The Nevada Democratic Convention lasted for at least 16 hours on Saturday, but ended even more controversially than it began. The Convention began with a highly debated decision to change the Convention rules despite not getting the needed majority of vocal votes. But at the end…

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For Inspiring ‘A New Agenda,’ Naomi Klein Wins 2016 Sydney Peace Prize

For Inspiring ‘A New Agenda,’ Naomi Klein Wins 2016 Sydney Peace Prize

Author and activists says award ‘comes at a time when the impacts of the climate crisis are being acutely felt’ around the world by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Published on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Common Dreams Citing her work “exposing the structural causes and responsibility for the climate crisis,” the Sydney Peace Foundation has awarded its 2016 Peace Prize to author and activist Naomi Klein. That work, said the jury, inspires people “to stand up locally, nationally and…

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5 Huge Stories the Media Ignored While Arguing Over Which Bathroom to Use

5 Huge Stories the Media Ignored While Arguing Over Which Bathroom to Use

5 Huge Stories the Media Ignored While Arguing Over Which Bathroom to Use May 13, 2016   |   Carey Wedler (ANTIMEDIA) Americans are prone to obsessing over seemingly frivolous headlines. Over the past year, we’ve seen the media drive emotional feeding frenzies on everything from the Starbucks red cup scandal to the superficial Confederate flag saga that ultimately glossed over the true foundations of racism in the U.S. Regardless of what the subjective opinion may be, the United States populace tends to feel inclined to…

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Here’s A Rundown of Election Fraud in the 2016 Presidential Race So Far

Here’s A Rundown of Election Fraud in the 2016 Presidential Race So Far

Here’s A Rundown of Election Fraud in the 2016 Presidential Race So Far Op-ed by Claire Bernish April 25, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) Supporting an anti-establishment candidate, as the 2016 election cycle has thus proven, at best amounts to little more than a maddening exercise in futility. Yet, droves continue flocking to the polls, ignoring that fixing a corrupt, authoritarian system by validating it through participating in its carrot-on-a-string illusion will somehow — this time — all work out…

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Should We Take Millennials’ ‘Rejection’ of Capitalism Seriously?

Should We Take Millennials’ ‘Rejection’ of Capitalism Seriously?

There is nothing new about millennials’ dissatisfaction with capitalism by Raz Godelnik on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016   Millennials keep making headlines. After the media was trying to figure out why so many of them support (or even love!) Bernie Sanders, a new survey brought up somewhat more surprising news: The majority of millennials reject capitalism. Yes, you’ve heard it right. A Harvard University survey, which polled young adults between ages 18 and 29, found that “51 percent of respondents do not support capitalism….

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At London Summit US, Britain, Share Blame for ‘Pandemic’ Corruption

At London Summit US, Britain, Share Blame for ‘Pandemic’ Corruption

Anti-Corruption Summit a Moment of Introspection for US, Britain by Luis Ramirez LONDON—Thursday’s world summit on fighting corruption was a time for to look at their own policies and their role as shelters for billions of dollars stolen by corrupt politicians in developing countries. The London summit shifted the focus on global corruption, turning the spotlight of blame away from African generals, oligarchs and corrupt dictators and toward the rich countries, whose banks and real…

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Shaun King: Hillary Clinton must think we’re stupid

Shaun King: Hillary Clinton must think we’re stupid

KING: Hillary Clinton wants you to ignore the reality of the polls — and you shouldn’t SHAUN KING Hillary Clinton must think we’re stupid. Daily, the list of things her campaign expects voters to ignore or forget grows longer and longer. It’s gotten ridiculous, actually. Yesterday, she openly mocked Donald Trump for not releasing his tax returns and stated emphatically that his unwillingness to release them suggests that he is hiding something. How though, does she use…

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Mainstream Media Ignores Sanders’ Massive California Rally

Mainstream Media Ignores Sanders’ Massive California Rally

Mainstream Media Ignores Sanders’ Massive California Rally More than 15,000 supporters of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gathered in Sacramento’s Bonney Field stadium in California as part of an event organized by the senator’s campaign ahead of the major primary in the state next month. While the event was not covered by mainstream media, photos of the rally shared on social media websites by supporters showed a major turnout that seems as a testimony…

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The Secret NSA Diary of an Abu Ghraib Interrogator

The Secret NSA Diary of an Abu Ghraib Interrogator

Abu Ghraib was not “an isolated incident in an otherwise well-run detention system.” by Cora Currier AFTER WORKING AS an interrogator for a U.S. military contractor in Iraq, Eric Fair took a job as an analyst for the National Security Agency. When he went to the NSA, Fair was reckoning with the torture of Iraqi prisoners, torture he had witnessed and in which he had participated. Fair would go on to write a memoir detailing his experiences in Iraq; the…

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Chomsky: Humanity Has Paid a Bloody Price for America’s Mania to Control the World

Chomsky: Humanity Has Paid a Bloody Price for America’s Mania to Control the World

Noam Chomsky on the true costs of the War on Terror. By Noam Chomsky /  Tom Dispatch In brief, the Global War on Terror sledgehammer strategy has spread jihadi terror from a tiny corner of Afghanistan to much of the world, from Africa through the Levant and South Asia to Southeast Asia. It has also incited attacks in Europe and the United States. The invasion of Iraq made a substantial contribution to this process, much as intelligence agencies…

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