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The First Thing We Have to Do is Come Out of Our Complacency

Begin the Panic

I'm putting this in its own thread in hopes that a few more people watch it. This is a presentation by a young man named Antonio Reid who is deep into climate awareness. This one is on the topic of sea level rise.

Fast forward to around 5 minutes to start. Or enjoy the view of Antonio's forehead.

calling all russia-gate aficianados

this may be just a waste of time (esp. mine, lol) to even post this and ask any of you experts to fill in any context, etc., but as far as the mueller detractors, it ain't over yet. a friend of the café sent me this storify by Tweet yesterday. so...i headed to the home of the Queen of Russia-gate, marcy wheeler to see if i could make any sense of what's *said to be* afoot.

Mueller’s New Indictment — Do the Feds Take Us for Idiots?!

Orinally published Jul 13, 2018

According to Adam Carter’s G2.0 website, on June 12th, 2016,

In an interview aired by ITV (one of the most popular terrestrial TV channels in the UK), Assange stated: “we have upcoming leaks in relation to Hillary Clinton which are great” and, when pressed whether WL had stuff “not yet in the public domain”, confirmed “we have emails related to Hillary Clinton which are pending publication. That is correct.”

Did the Dancing Israelis know that 9/11 was going to happen?

Matt Taibbi's Ubiquitous Brilliance !

Matt Taibbi's everywhere this month, especially over the past few days. As some reading this may remember (going back over a decade at "the other place"), I've been a huge fan of his for a long time. I was active in Boston political media, back in the early 80's, when his father, Mike, was a leading local newscaster there; and I met him (and worked countless times with his tv station's news staff) a few times, as well.

On Practice in the American Empire and America's Denial of Class and Class Struggle

To understand practice in this context, some recommended reading: Mao's Essay On Practice

What is practice? If you play a sport, program computers, play video games, practice usually entails working on a particular skill or concept in order to become better at that game, sport or programming language.

A few fireworks in the KY Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

This is an election year in Kentucky for the office of Governor. If you don't already know, the incumbent Matt Bevin brought us the worst that the GOP has to offer.

The poll shows that a whopping 32.3% of Republicans surveyed had an unfavorable opinion of Gov. Matt Bevin. Again, that's just Republicans. #kygov

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