Over at Counterpunch, John Whitehead details “the strange and harrowing road…” America has taken, since 9/11 that, in his words, is “littered with the debris of our once-vaunted liberties.”
WaPo has a transcript of last night’s fail forum, featuring Matt Lauer, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The “annotations” mentioned in the headline are revealing in the utter propagandistic and out-of-touch with reality nature of Washington media…and that’s not even mentioning comments posted on those “annotations.”
In a rally in Nebraska yesterday, Jill Stein told the crowd “We are Bernie Sanders on steroids” and urged them to abandon the failed electoral tactic of “lesser evil” voting. Her appearance also included endorsements from four of Bernie Sander’s Nebraska delegates, signalling a possible increasing trend in Bernie Sanders’ former supporters going green.
The Department of “Homeland Security” continues to spread bullshit around liberally, in order to justify its clear desire to grab authority over US elections, opening them to even more and more blatant rigging, than we’ve seen already.
White Man Speak With Forked Tongue. The Christian Science Monitor breaks down how American corporations advertise their wonderful Climate commitments, while actually funding Science-Deniers.
The European Very Large Telescope Array captured a section of the Milky Way and a team of scientists believe it is a fossilized remnant of the galaxy’s earliest years. This could lead us to a much better understand of the formation and growth of the Milky way.
A recent UNICEF report reveals that there are now more than 50 million child-refugees in the world. And this is only the tip of iceberg, as the effects of climate change begin to slip out of control. Warning: The link contains some disturbing images.
Beyond Bernie: The Hidden Potential of Progressive Third Parties lays out the promise and peril of abandoning the comforting lies, and outright deciet of the major political parties.
A single European Green Sea Crab has been found in Puget sound. This was previously though impossible, and its discovery is a harbinger of ill news for the health of the sound.
A 45-year study of smart children has just been published, and contains some surprising facts, and useful strategies on How to Raise a Genius.