Tag Archive for 2016

How to Remember the Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11? Stop the Damn Bombing

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – As an alternative, independent web publisher with no mandatory space to fill like newspapers or exacting air time to sell like television news stations, I normally shun the obligatory anniversary stories and leave that to the mainstream media. But…

Public Images of Cruz and Trump Fall as Republican Campaign Heats Up

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The public images of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump among Republicans have dropped to all-time lows in recent days as exchanges between the Republican presidential candidates have turned highly negative and personal, according to the latest Gallup poll on the…

At Least 1,818 Clinton Emails Contained Classified Information

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Anita Kumar – CHARLESTON, S.C. – At least 1,818 emails that Hillary Clinton sent or received contained classified material, according to the State Department’s latest update from its ongoing review of more than 30,000 emails. The State Department released a new batch of 1,589 pages of…

Oscar Nominations for 2016 Announced: ‘The Revenant’ Tops List of Films

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The competitors in the 2016 Oscars race were announced Thursday, in an event that was live-streamed from California. The winners will be announced on Feb. 28. The most nominations went to “The Revenant,” with 12, followed by “Mad Max: Fury Road,” with 10. “The Martian” was…

The Economy in 2016: On the Edge of Recession

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – Economic forecasters exist to make astrologers look good, but I’ll hazard a guess. I expect the U.S. economy to sputter in 2016. That’s because the economy faces a deep structural problem: not enough demand for all the goods and services it’s capable…

At Stake in 2016: Ending the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and Power

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – What’s at stake this election year? Let me put as directly as I can. America has succumbed to a vicious cycle in which great wealth translates into political power, which generates even more wealth, and even more power. This spiral is most…

Worst El Niño Effects Yet to Come

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Renee Lewis – The weather effects of El Niño, already blamed in large part for unusual winter floods, tornadoes and other extreme weather in the U.S., the U.K. and other countries during 2015, is far from over. Scientists predict El Niño’s worst effects will be felt…

Factoring in Bernie Sanders as a Democrat in the Presidential Race of 2016

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – What I hate about Americans is our notion of what is presidential. Tall, calm and graying at the temples. Bill Clinton, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan etc., all very presidential. The cult of political celebrity. Whatever. Bernie Sanders is…

Will the 2016 Democratic Nominee Take on Moneyed Interests?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – It’s seed time for the 2016 presidential elections, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for President, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the American middle…