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The Beheading Coalition: Mark Fiore
(via Juan Cole: Top 5 Reasons 45 Percent of Scots Wanted to Leave the Right-Wing U.K. - Juan Cole - Truthdig)
The U.S. media coverage of the Scottish referendum is oddly lacking in any reference to actual politics.
(via Juan Cole: Changing U.S.-Iran Relations: Kerry Says Iran Has Role in Defeating IS Militants - Juan Cole - Truthdig)
Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that Iran has a role to play in defeating Islamic State.
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The Truthdig columnist speaks to a crowd in Wisconsin over the weekend about the prevailing power structure and “the abject surrender of our political class … to cash-rich lobbying groups.”
(via Paul Krugman: Saving the Planet ‘Might Be Free’ - Truthdig)
Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says he’s been reading “two new reports on the economics of fighting climate change” that prove saving the planet could be “cheaper and easier than almost anyone imagines.”
(via Russell Brand: Capitalists and Corrupt Media Profit From Denying Climate Change - Truthdig)
The “Trews” host challenges his viewers to question who benefits from the denial of global warming and invites everyone to join one of 2,000 climate change marches occurring all over the globe Sunday.
(via What on Earth Is the Government Thinking Giving Grenade Launchers and Machine Guns to Schools? - Truthdig)
Though it may seem like an absurd, cruel joke, it’s not just our police departments that are being militarized; our school districts are getting tanks as well. Here’s what Stephen Colbert has to say about it.
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U.S. veteran communities are reportedly grieving at news of the suicide of Jacob George, a three-tour veteran of America’s last decade-plus of war, after he failed to find relief from physical and mental injuries. In a clip from a veterans event last year, he spoke of his experience with various types of therapy and performed his original song, “Soldier’s Heart.”
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The trend-chasing retailer has apologized for selling a “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt, but insists the red splotches that look remarkably like bloodstains were not meant to allude to the 1970 national guard shooting.