The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them

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Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being ...

Welcome to Marinaleda

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With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian village in southern Spain that is ...

The future is female: Over 10,000 women sign up to run for office

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Democratic women are turning their loss last November into action. In the few months since the election, thousands of them have made plans to run for office themselves, proving that ...

States scramble to salvage climate crusade abandoned by Trump

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Donald Trump’s plan to bring an abrupt halt to America’s crusade against climate change will test California and other states like never before as they seek to wrest control of ...

I am an Arctic researcher. Donald Trump is deleting my citations

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As an Arctic researcher, I’m used to gaps in data. Just over 1% of US Arctic waters have been surveyed to modern standards. In truth, some of the maps we ...

A Zen Master's Advice On Coping With Trump

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For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What will you stand up for? Tell us with #LoveTakesAction.

The House just voted to wipe out the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections

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House Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday, by a margin of 215-205, to repeal a set of landmark privacy protections for Web users, issuing a sweeping rebuke of Internet policies enacted under ...

Capital’s Hunger in Abundance

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The new issue of Jacobin, “Journey to the Dark Side,” is out now. Subscribe for the first time at a discount. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that ...

After London Attack, Government Scapegoats WhatsApp

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The attack outside the United Kingdom’s parliament in London last Wednesday was over in just 82 seconds, but the backlash from the incident is continuing to develop. On Sunday, a ...

Kochs Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution

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they create the kind of power politicians despise

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The tide is turning and you can feel it on the streets of the world’s capital cities. On Sunday, hundreds of peaceful protesters were arrested in Moscow and St Petersburg,

Information Sociology (draft)

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15 hours ago
In my post Nothing To Be Done, I showed that social change fits a pattern: big social changes arrive right after the public develops a new view of human nature.

Do Not F*ck with Sally Yates

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(Optional Video Accompaniment To This Post) Here's a tip for you youngsters of the gaming persuasion. If a woman sits down at your table and tells you she's a lawyer ...

Teacher Shares Photo Of The ‘Invisible Safety Net’ She Provides Her Hungry Students

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In 2015, 13.1 million children lived in food insecure households.14.5 million children under the age of 18 were living in poverty. For many of us, it may be hard to ...

First GOP lawmaker calls for Nunes to recuse himself

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Donald Trump ObamaCare Neil Gorsuch By Scott Wong - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 ...

Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies

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But energy economists say the order falls short of both of those goals — in part because the United States already largely relies on domestic sources for the coal and ...

Gov. Jerry Brown to Trump: 'You don't want to mess with California'

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WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump swept to victory across the Midwest and several swing states on Election Day, the nation's largest state was largely out of the conversation. California overwhelmingly ...

Republicans for Single-Payer Health Care

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But when big social legislation does pass, and improves lives, it becomes even harder to undo than it was to create. Americans are generally not willing to go backward on ...

The Feuding Kleptocrats

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Published on by TruthdigThe Trump kleptocrats are political arsonists. They are carting cans of gasoline into government agencies and Congress to burn down any structure or program that promotes the ...

Planned Rollback of Climate Rules Unlikely to Achieve All Trump’s Goals

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Yet, coal miners also should not assume their jobs will return if Trump’s regulations take effect. The new order would mean that older coal plants that had been marked for ...

Government watchdog to review Trump’s use of Mar-a-Lago

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A government watchdog agency, the Government Accountability Office, has agreed to review the costs and security precautions associated with President Trump’s travel and stays at Mar-a-Lago after a request for ...

23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions

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Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying ...

Intel Dem on Nunes: ‘This is what a cover-up to a crime looks like’

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Gorsuch may fall short of votes needed for smooth Supreme Court confirmation

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Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for smooth passage in the Senate next week, potentially dashing Republican hopes for an easy ...

House intelligence chairman reviewed surveillance documents at White House before briefing president

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The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee went to the White House to review the classified documents that he later used to brief the White House on the possibility that ...

Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia

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The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign,

Could Blockchain Put Money Back in Artists’ Hands?

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There’s a hypothetical Amy Whitaker likes to use when she pitches her idea for a blockchain-enabled art registry that would let artists retain an equity stake in their work, giving ...

Clean energy employs more people than fossil fuels in nearly every U.S. state

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Nationally, clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs by more than 2.5 to 1, according to a new Sierra Club analysis of Department of Energy jobs data. And when it ...

60 Minutes Interview Shows How Unprepared The Mainstream Media Is For Pro-Trump Media

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Scott Pelley wasn’t prepared for a troll. On Sunday’s 60 Minutes segment on fake news, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley brought Americans face to face with some of the ...

One of the most troubling ideas about climate change just found new evidence in its favor

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Ever since 2012, scientists have been debating a complex and frankly explosive idea about how a warming planet will alter our weather — one that, if it’s correct, would have ...

Being Anti-Trump Isn’t Enough

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The new issue of Jacobin, “Journey to the Dark Side,” is out now. Subscribe for the first time at a discount. Just months after the left seemed poised for a ...

Bernie Sanders Gets PRAISED From Trump Voters In West Virginia

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Bernie Schools Pelosi On How To Talk Healthcare

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It wasn't just hate. Fascism offered robust social welfare – Sheri Berman

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An analogy is haunting the United States – the analogy of fascism. It is virtually impossible (outside certain parts of the Right-wing itself) to try to understand the resurgent Right ...

Criminal Complaint Filed Against Attorney General Jeff Sessions For Obstruction Of Justice

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A criminal complaint has been filed against Trump Attorney General Jeff Sessions accusing him of perjury and obstruction of justice. The criminal complaint which was filed with the Inspector General’s ...

Yuval Harari on why humans won’t dominate earth in 300 years

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Yuval Noah Harari’s first book, Sapiens, was an international sensation. The Israeli historian’s mind-bending tour through the triumph of Homo sapiens is a favorite of, among others, Bill Gates, Mark ...

The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy

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Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission. But it’s a mission that frightens ...

Mortality Crisis Redux: The Economics of Despair

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Epidemiologists are not used to considering ‘despair’ as a leading cause of death.Yet, just as ‘stress’ transitioned with better diagnostics from colloquial psychological annoyance to full fledged physiological affliction, economic ...

Sunshine state shuns solar as overcast New York basks in clean energy boom

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If you were to fly a camera-laden drone several hundred feet above Pani Herath’s house in south Miami, Florida, it would become clear his rooftop is an oddity compared with ...

Facial recognition database used by FBI is out of control, House committee hears

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Approximately half of adult Americans’ photographs are stored in facial recognition databases that can be accessed by the FBI, without their knowledge or consent, in the hunt for suspected criminals.

Top US coal boss Robert Murray: Trump 'can't bring mining jobs back'

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America’s biggest coal boss is hopeful that his industry will soon be freed of “fraudulent” green legislation that has hampered his industry, but warned Donald Trump to “temper” expectations about ...

California governor blasts Trump over border wall

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WASHINGTON — California Gov. Jerry Brown likened President Trump to a strongman whose goal of walling off the U.S.-Mexico border conjures other infamous barriers from the past. “The wall, to ...

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in ...

Kremlin dismisses vast Russia protests as ‘provocation’ by activist Navalny

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largest wave of unsanctioned protests in years, opposition leaders on Monday cheered the turnout as a sign of widespread dissatisfaction with President Vladi­mir Putin. The question now is how authorities ...

‘Awkward’: After health-care bill dies, ads air thanking Republicans for replacing Obamacare

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The decision on Friday to abruptly pull the Republican health-care bill was a stunning defeat for House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and President Trump, who campaigned on a promise to ...

'Wealthcare' Defeated: Health Care For All Back on the Agenda

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Jean Ross is a registered Nurse for over 40 years in Minnesota and Co-President National Nurses United. The following transcript has not been proofread. The proofread version will be published ...

The science of “blue lies”: There’s a reason Trump supporters embrace his alternative facts

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This article was originally published by Scientific American.President Donald Trump tells lies. His deceptions and misleading statements are easy to unmask. In the latest example — after hundreds of well-documented ...

Forget national politics: the real potential for the left is on the local level

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Many have tried – and failed – to move the Democratic party to the left. It isn’t called the “graveyard of social movements” for nothing. Now, after the election, people ...

FOCUS: Donald Trump Is Done

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Kiriakou writes: "I'm going to go out on a limb, but remember that you heard it here first: Donald Trump is done. He's finished. He's a lame duck president 65 ...

We Have 24 Hours to Save Online Privacy Rules

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This is our last chance to save critical online privacy protections. We are one vote away from a world where your ISP can track your every move online and sell ...

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