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Protest in Munich against attacks on refugees, poverty and war By our reporters 1 August 2018 Despite pouring rain, tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Munich on July 22 against right-wing agitation, increased military spending, poverty and war. Participants gathered in four of the city’s squares and marched in an ever-expanding demonstration, which eventually […]

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U.S. Prosecutors Say Manafort Hid Money He Earned In Ukraine

on July 31, 2018

U.S. prosecutors have portrayed President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as a tax cheat who used offshore accounts to hide millions of dollars he earned from his political work for the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine, in the first trial arising from an investigation into Russian ties to the Trump campaign. Manafort lived […]

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U.S. Treasury Grants Russia's Rusal More Time For Bid To Waive Sanctions

on July 31, 2018

The U.S. Treasury Department says that it has extended the deadline for investors to divest holdings in the sanctioned Russian companies En+, GAZ Group, and Rusal from August 5 to October 23. The Treasury in April imposed sanctions against Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska and eight companies in which he has large holdings, including aluminum giant […]

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As drums beat again for war — this time on Iran—-the VIPS’ warning is again being disregarded as it was before the Iraq debacle and this time VIPS fear the consequences will be all-caps CATASTROPHIC. August 1, 2018 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Intelligence on Iran Fails the […]

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The efforts to bring back animal species that disappeared from the planet long ago have been called an audacious experiment. Advancements in genetic science, however, are allowing researchers to attempt such an endeavour. The Agenda in the Summer welcomes Britt Wray, a science journalist and author of “Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics and […]

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Robert Reich explains how Wall Street is blocking retirement programs for working and middle class families. Watch More: The Next Big Fight of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid ►► https://youtu.be/Ti74bDmqvZs For more videos like these, be sure to subscribe. If you’d like to support our work, you can do so here: http://www.inequalitymedia.org/donate Follow Robert Reich: […]

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Stop Whore Stigma with Melissa Gira Grant

The SESTA/FOSTA law purportedly aims to curb sex trafficking. But as my guest Melissa Gira Grant explains, it actually denies sex workers access to online platforms to more safely conduct their business. It received just two “no” votes in the Senate: from Rand Paul and Ron Wyden. It’s a problem of hegemony: prohibition has long […]

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Local advocates who have fought to eliminate bail at the state level say the well-funded bail lobby will fight to keep a system that monetizes criminal justice The post Sanders’ Plan to Eliminate Bail Could Hit Corporate Roadblock appeared first on The Real News Network.

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On Aug. 7, 2018, FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BycsJW FRONTLINE and ProPublica’s joint reporting has already shed new and troubling light on the events of August 11 and 12, 2017 — revealing that one participant in the Charlottesville violence, Vasillios Pistolis, […]

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Originally set up by North Korea’s founder Kim Il Sung to educate the orphans of those killed in the fight against Japanese colonial rule, Mangyongdae Revolutionary School for boys has evolved to become the country’s top school. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio […]

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Facebook Finds 'Sophisticated' Effort To Influence U.S. Election; Russia Suspected

on July 31, 2018

Facebook says it has discovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to manipulate U.S. politics ahead of November’s congressional elections, setting off a fury among politicians in Washington. The social media giant said late on July 31 that it cannot connect the efforts directly to Russia or to the mid-term elections, which are less than […]

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People sometimes ask me what religion Japanese people practice. I usually end up saying that Japanese people aren’t very religious at all. But paradoxically, if you go to Japan, you encounter huge shrines at tourists’ spots and there are numerous smaller ones across the country in many forms. You visit a Japanese household, you might […]

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