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Leid Stories—Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis Deeply Rooted in Imperialism—05.17.17

A federal court in San Juan, Puerto Rico, today will consider the views of the island’s government, lawmakers and creditors on developing bankruptcy-like plans to deal with a $72-billion debt load and to cover a looming $50-billion shortfall in pension obligations. The hearing, coming more than two years after Puerto Rico’s debt alarm was sounded, won’t finalize anything; rather, it …

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GLYPHOSATE | MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! STOP SPRAYING (EDUCATE YOURSELF & GET TESTED)

WOULD YOU GIVE YOUR CHILD A COOKIE IF IT CONTAINED GLYPHOSATE? Before you get into the meat of things, let’s answer a question that you don’t have yet but that you will have about 2 minutes into reading this article: “Really? It can’t be that bad, can it?” It’s natural to be skeptical about glyphosate being a threat your health. …

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Nat Parry – Anti-Trump Coalition Shows Cracks

Somewhat surprisingly, a genuine grassroots, broad-based movement has emerged to oppose the incoming Trump administration, but perhaps less surprisingly – given the American left’s self-marginalizing tendencies – the nascent efforts may already be descending into sectarianism, finger-pointing and divisive identity-based politics. One early sign of the anti-Trump coalition’s fracturing came when a group of women decided after Hillary Clinton’s defeat …

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Lauren McCauley – Alongside New Email Dump, WikiLeaks Releases E-Reader Version of Hillary Clinton’s Speeches

WikiLeaks on Monday dropped its second tranche of the so-called Podesta Emails, laying bare what members of her own inner circle believed were the vulnerabilities of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, from her emails and ties to big money, to her scandal-laden husband and propensity for saying things that are “untrue.” It is the second batch of documents obtained by the …