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Robert Reich: Where Your Tax Dollars Really Go

July 30, 2019           |                                       

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains how the federal government spends your money. Watch More: The Military-Industrial Drain ►► https://youtu.be/OnR84h7t5kI

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Venezuela’s Armed Civilians & Homeless App: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

July 3, 2019           |                                       

This is the June 26, 2019, FULL FREE EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. 2:09 Elizabeth Warren spent the morning of the first #DemDebate outside the Homestead detention center, where thousands of migrant kids are being held. 6:17 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson’s politics are very left. She is critical of corporate power, […]

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U.S. Relative Of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch Sues Treasury Department

July 2, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — The U.S. cousin of Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg is suing the U.S. Treasury Department for seizing his assets worth millions of dollars. Andrew Intrater, who facilitated his wealthy Russian relative’s attendance at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, accused the government of violating his right against unreasonable seizures, according to a complaint filed on July […]

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<!– –> Jaime Harrison, former Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Already backed by fundraising money from lobbyists and foreign agents, a former Podesta Group lobbyist launched his campaign to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on May 29. Jaime Harrison, a longtime revolving door member with a lengthy lobbying history, […]

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Bosnians Protests Against Corruption In Judiciary After 'Bribe' Video

May 29, 2019           |                                       

SARAJEVO — Hundreds of people have staged a protest in Sarajevo after a video emerged purportedly showing the head of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s top judicial body negotiating a bribe. The demonstrators in the Bosnian capital on May 29 called for the resignation of Milan Tegeltija, the head of the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council (HJPC), which appoints, […]

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The 2016 presidential elections were not exactly a high point for the two national teachers’ unions, the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. Leaders took heat for jumping in with what many believed was a premature endorsement of Hillary Clinton involving too few rank and file voices. So this time around, the […]

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<!– –> (via Facebook) On Monday, Iraq War veteran Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) joined the crowded Democratic field and became the fourth current Democratic House member to run for president in 2020. Since first joining the House in 2014, Moulton has built an impressive fundraising apparatus that includes a leadership PAC and two joint fundraising […]

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A Political Stalemate Over Puerto Rico Is Leaving US Disaster Funding in Limbo

April 18, 2019           |                                       

Mike Gravel Is Running for President — But He Doesn’t Want to Win Officer Attack on Teen Reignites National Debate on Cops in Schools Israel Uses Animal Rights to Distract From War Crimes Don’t Listen to Barr—Read Mueller’s Words Yourself Noam Chomsky Says the Green New Deal Is Exactly the Right Idea Good Samaritans Punished […]

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All of the Democratic presidential candidates have committed to rejecting the influence of special interests. To demonstrate their resolve, several of the candidates have promised to power their White House ambitions without a single dollar of lobbyist money. In the waves of small-dollar donations reported on Monday — the first financial disclosure reporting period of […]

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<!– –> Freshman Democratic Reps. Katie Hill (D-Calif.) and Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) raised a combined $1.3 million in the first quarter of 2019, contributing to record fundraising by House Democrats. House Democrats have already raised nearly $56 million in their quest to keep control of the lower chamber in 2020, far more than they did […]

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<!– –> Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and her husband, Mark Kelly, who is running for Senate in Arizona as a Democrat (Alex Wong/Getty Images) With two well-funded candidates already building war chests, the Arizona Senate contest has the makings of an ultra-competitive race. Sen. Martha McSally had a strong first quarter, raising $2.1 […]

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Saudi Arabia Funds Hafter’s Invasion of Libyan Capital

April 15, 2019           |                                       

Khalifa Hafter’s recent attack on the Libyan capital of Tripoli was something of a surprise. Hafter has long imagined he’d eventually end up ruling Libya, but it wasn’t clear what the instigating event was for this particular huge offensive. Recent indications, however, are that Hafter’s attack was directly solicited by the Saudi kingdom, with one […]

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Like all austerity policies, the ultimate point of Trump’s new tax code is to come down hard on poor people while enriching the most comfortable. It squares perfectly with his administration’s approach to immigration, health care, and foreign relations, and we should treat it as an urgent threat. This April 15 is the true start […]

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