Wake Up Democrats, Warns Sanders, This Populist Unrest Cannot Be Ignored

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Brexit win has much to teach Democrats about Trump threat, warns senator, and elites ignore frustrations of workers and the poor at their own peril by Jon Queally   Cast in a New York Times op-ed published late Tuesday evening, Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a stark warning to the Democratic Party leadership that if they don’t wake up to the profound dissatisfaction of the poor and working classes in the United States, they may very well wake up … MORE

Solar Freakin’ Roadways Gets Test Run on Rt. 66

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Solar Roadways is working with the Missouri Department of Transportation to install a stretch of solar road that could generate enough energy to power a rest stop. By Lisa Suhay America’s iconic Route 66 is about to become part of a new solar system. The Idaho startup Solar Roadways, created by husband-and-wife team Scott and Julie Brusaw, is working with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to install a section of solar panels at a rest … MORE

Nestlé Just Suffered a Major Defeat as Community Blocks Water Privatization

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 Hydrogeologist and spokesperson for Nestlé Waters North America, Eric Andreus, announced at a monthly township meeting in Kunkletown, Pennsylvania, last week that Nestlé had given up on its plans to pump 73 million gallons of water per year from the town’s local aquifer. Truth-out depicted the scene of the announcement: “The room erupted in cheers and for the first time since Nestlé began meeting with community members about the project, the company received a standing ovation.” Kunkletown, … MORE

How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it

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 If you buy products or services from any of the 50 companies listed below (and you likely do), you are supporting modern American slavery American slavery was technically abolished in 1865, but a loophole in the 13th Amendment has allowed it to continue “as a punishment for crimes” well into the 21st century. Not surprisingly, corporations have lobbied for a broader and broader definition of “crime” in the last 150 years. As a result, there … MORE

Scientist Attacked for Proving GMO Dangers Wins Defamation Suit in French Court

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by PAUL FASSA Remember Professor Giles-Eric Seralini and his research team at the University of Caan in France? They provided pictures of rats fed Monsanto GMO corn saturated with Roundup weed killer. That’s why the corn is genetically modified, to survive the most dangerous herbicide on the planet. Their study discovered that rats fed GMOs developed tumors and died prematurely. But that wasn’t the purpose of their study. It was set up to examine the … MORE

Is Leaked Cable Greasing Skids for Clinton’s Next Regime Change Disaster?

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Nobody is challenging Hillary Clinton enough on what her plan for a no-fly zone and military escalation in Syria will mean. And the slope is very, very slippery. by Jon Queally,  An internal cable signed by more than 50 State Department officials objecting to the Obama administration’s policy on Syria is particularly worrisome, according to experts, given Hillary Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy positions and her stated plan to escalate President Barack Obama’s war in Syria if … MORE

Despite Historic Achievement, Feminists Grapple with Clinton’s Deeply Troubling Record

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“As a feminist, I should feel a thrill right now. I grieve that I don’t,” lamented author and activist Naomi Klein. by Lauren McCauley, staff writer “This campaign is about making sure there are no ceilings, no limits on any of us, and this is our moment to come together,” Hillary Clinton told supporters in Brooklyn Tuesday evening. (Photo: Peter Foley/ EPA) There is no doubt that history was made Tuesday night after Hillary Clinton … MORE

‘Worse Than We Thought’: TPP A Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare

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‘President Obama has sold the American people a false bill of goods,’ says Friends of the Earth by Deirdre Fulton Text released today confirms the TPP rolls back past public interest reforms to the U.S. trade model while expanding problematic provisions demanded by the hundreds of official U.S. corporate trade advisers who had a hand in the negotiations while citizens were left in the dark. (Image: File w/overlay) “Worse than anything we could’ve imagined.” “An … MORE

Intel Vets Urge Fast Report on Clinton’s Emails

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A group of U.S. intelligence veterans is calling on President Obama to expedite the FBI review of former Secretary of State Clinton’s alleged email security violations so the public can assess this issue in a timely fashion. by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: Those “Damn Emails” – “Really a Concern” Introduction In May, Robert Gates, CIA Director under President Bush-41 … MORE

Cannabis-Infused Wine – What’s In Store For The Future?

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The pairing of wine and weed seems like a hip new fad that has grown out of the explosion in legalization around the US. Maybe you add a little cheese on the side, or even pair your herb with beer. But did you know that the process of actually infusing weed into wine has been practiced for thousands of years? Hua Tuo’s Anesthetic Liquor We don’t know exactly who decided this would be a great combo initially – it’s hard … MORE