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It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown – The Web of Student Debt and other 2018 Challenges – 01.17.18

Through regulatory capture, banks and other powerful corporations are able to maximize their profiteering, usually at others’ expense. A particularly egregious example of lending abuse is in federal loan programs designed to help America’s college students. Ellen talks with Alan Collinge of Student Loan Justice about this exploitive financing regime, and co-host Walt McRee speaks with Mike Brown of LendEdu.com about …

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Larry Chin – The CIA’s “Deep State”, Donald Trump and His “War on Terrorism”

Donald Trump’s first act as president was a visit to CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, where he addressed gathering of CIA employees. His journey directly in “the swamp” took place almost immediately after his inauguration, and was clearly an urgent first priority. Serenading Langley The CIA is a headquarters of the Deep State and the Shadow Government. It is the …

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ROBERT FISK – Trump’s Wicked Precedent

So Donald Trump is going to f**k them all. No excuses for such filthy words today. I’m only quoting the man whose Pentagon offices he just used to disgrace himself – and America. For it was Secretary of Defence James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis who told Iraqis in 2003 that he came “in peace’ – he even urged his Marines to be compassionate …

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Leid Stories—The Trump Card vs the Clintons and The Clinton Foundation: How Will They Fare? (Part 2)—01.25.17

We return to yesterday’s discussion on how President Donald Trump is likely to deal with his nemesis, Hillary Clinton, and the family-run Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation that is the hub of what charity-fraud expert Charles Ortel calls the largest unprosecuted charity fraud in history.”
Also, we discuss the conviction yesterday of Rep. Charles B. Rangel, one of the most powerful members of the House of Representatives, on 11 of 13 counts of ethics violations.

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Andrea Germanos – Reinstating ‘Global Gag Rule,’ Trump Attacks Women Worldwide

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order reinstating a policy critics call the Global Gag Rule, further cementing reproductive rights advocates’ warning that 2017 would entail an uphill battle for women’s healthcare. Officially known as the Mexico City Policy, the rule, as Nonprofit Quarterly explained, “specifically prohibits international charities from promoting abortion as a method of family planning …

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Leid Stories—The Women’s March on Washington: A Bridge Over Many Troubled Waters—01.23.17

The Women’s March on Washington was a massive—and historic—retort to Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration as the nation’s 45th president. More than a million people rallied the following day in Washington, D.C., and in 616 sister marches across the country and in major cities around the world, for women’s rights and to serve notice of an intention to aggressively pursue them.
Leid Stories discusses the Women’s March on Washington and the ways it could serve as a bridge over many troubled waters.

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Trumping America By Henry A. Giroux

Donald Trump lit up the mainstream media spectacle by stating in his presidential candidacy announcement, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best…. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” (1) The mainstream press could not let such an opportune racist outburst go unnoticed. After all, it was perfect fodder for fueling …