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Saturday Links and Open Thread
Daily Links
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Daily Links
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Saturday Links and Open Thread

Internal Exile - Oct 08, 2016

In "News From The Onion," New Study Finds Most Of Earth’s Landmass Will Be Phoenix Suburb By 2050. Mintpress details how the cozy relationship between current presidential…

Election 2016
Candidate Corner
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Candidate Corner
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Election 2016

Internal Exile - Oct 01, 2016

This is the Election 2016 Thread: The place to discuss anything and everything about the U.S. presidential election and its candidates. We’re making this thread as various…

Immigrants Are Good, M’kay? (Open Thread)
Immigration
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Immigration
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Immigrants Are Good, M’kay? (Open Thread)

UnkaWillbur - Sep 07, 2016

The LA Times today has an excellent OpEd regarding the fact that almost to a one, immigrants don't commit crime. This has certainly been my experience. When…

Labor Day and Resistance (Open Thread)
Labor
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Labor
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Labor Day and Resistance (Open Thread)

UnkaWillbur - Sep 05, 2016

The American labor movement has always been characterized by struggle, struggle against capital, against authoritarian public-sentiment, and against government opposition. American labor has also traditionally espoused a…

Friday Data Dump (Open Thread)
Consumerism
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Consumerism
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Friday Data Dump (Open Thread)

UnkaWillbur - Sep 02, 2016

"Lead poisoning in the US: 'A silent epidemic'" Why children in the US are still being poisoned by lead every year. Puerto Rico needs budgetary help, that's…

The Science of Persuasion (Evening Open Thread)
Consumerism
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Consumerism
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The Science of Persuasion (Evening Open Thread)

UnkaWillbur - Aug 13, 2016

Professor Robert Cialdini has been studying how people are influenced, using psychological compliance techniques for decades.  These techniques are universal and unconscious and extremely difficult, even impossible…

Tim Kaine Chooses The Form of the TPP Destructor
Election 2016
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Election 2016
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Tim Kaine Chooses The Form of the TPP Destructor

UnkaWillbur - Aug 11, 2016

In a wide-ranging interview yesterday, with The Texas Standard, Hillary Clinton's anti-abortion, far-right VP candidate, Tim Kaine, spilled the beans on how Clinton plans to betray the…

The Demonization of Jill Stein
Election 2016
Election 2016

The Demonization of Jill Stein

UnkaWillbur - Aug 10, 2016

As Jill Stein rises in the polls, even polling better than Trump, the oligarchy's media outlets have turned up the demonization to eleven.  The plutocratic media and…

Good advice for today, or any day.
Open Thread
Open Thread

Good advice for today, or any day.

UnkaWillbur - Jul 08, 2016

Advice we can all use today, from On The Media. (Click to Embiggen)

Happy 4th of July, Convicts.
Politics
Politics

Happy 4th of July, Convicts.

UnkaWillbur - Jul 04, 2016

On this 4th of July, let's try to remember those who are unjustly imprisoned, in this land we regard as so free. All for the profit of…