Article: Bill Maher Real Time interview with Bernie Sanders - Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joins Bill Maher for a wide-ranging discussion before the California primary election. Bill Maher starts out saying, 'There are 3 candidates in this race, only one of them has a positive rating with people. Bernie Sanders is here!' (Cheers, cheers and more cheers!)
Article: Studying the Nuances of Media Lies and Deceptions, and The Making of a New Dirty Word; 'Protester' - The news this week was centered on a lie about chairs being thrown by wild and violent Bernie Sanders protesters. The media is corrupting protest and connecting the word, 'protester' with violent people. Bad news for truth, language, and freedom.
Article: 9/11 Disinformation: Saudi Arabia Attacked America - No explanation has been provided as to why Saudi Arabia, with its long and tight connection to Washington and to the Bush family, has any interest in enabling a terrorist attack on the US. The Saudis need American protection. They have no interest in making their protector look so weak as to be humiliated by a handful of young men armed only with boxcutters.
Article: France paralyzed by the 'War of the Lefts' - France is semi-paralyzed -- the cataclysmically unpopular, nominally 'socialist' Hollande administration has introduced a draft law that drastically modifies the French labor code and essentially adopts Anglo-Saxon neoliberal 'hire and fire' in a deeply regulated, regimented nation where workers' rights and protections are taken extremely seriously.
Quicklink: Hillary Won't Say How Much Goldman Sachs Invested With Her SIL - Quicklink: When Hillary's son-in-law sought funding for his new hedge fund in 2011, he found financial backing from one of the biggest names on Wall Street: Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein. The fund, called Eaglevale Partners, was founded by Chelsea Clinton’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, and two of his partners. Blankfein not only personally invested in the fund, but allowed his association with it to be used in the fund’s marketing. (We watched little Chelsea grow up in the White House, sad to see that she wasn't able to escape the corruption.)
When it comes to Hillary Clinton’s State Department email scandal, reporters — and even her right-wing critics in the Republican Party — are asking the
Enrique Ferro's insight:
The real question is what kind of private conversations Clinton, in her role as Secretary of State, was having with powerful people both at home and abroad that may have involved cash donations to the Clinton Foundation and to her and Bill’s personal enrichment or her future campaign for president.
Many Bernie Sanders activists and supporters are understandably disgusted by the contemptuous mistreatment they and their candidate have received from the corporate-Clintonite Democratic Party and its numerous media allies….It hasn’t just been about insults, put-downs, and smears. There’s also the Clinton-captive Democratic Party’s systematic and authoritarian distortion and, yes, rigging of the primary nomination process at the local, state, and national levels. There are abundant reasons to believe that Hillary has benefitted from electoral and administrative shenanigans across the (seemingly endless) primary season. The fixing process was evident in Las Vegas recently, when the Nevada Democratic Party chair “shut down debate behind a screen of uniformed police” after the party excluded 58 Sanders delegates with sudden “rules changes” clearly made to block Sanders’ rightful claim to have won Nevada. No wonder a Sanders delegate grabbed a chair and thought about tossing it.
Enrique Ferro's insight:
Hillary “proving that there is nothing and no one she won’t sacrifice on the altar of her political ambition” (Mark Finkelstein) by sending her daughter Chelsea out to absurdly charge that Sanders’ single-payer health care plan would “strip millions and millions and millions of people of their health insurance.”
Podcast: Greg Palast: How the 2016 Election is being and will be stolen... and New Angles on Fukushima - Podcast: Greg tells how the primaries have been rigged, how the general election will be rigged and casts new light on Fukushima and the threat to the USA
Article: Memorializing the Horrors of War with 10 Must-See War Films - President Obama is paying lip service to the victims of America's nuclear carnage, all the while continuing to feed the war machine. Yet war is a grisly business, a horror of epic proportions, and has become a centerpiece of American entertainment culture.
Article: How the DLC Democrats Helped to Make Donald Trump Presidential Candidate - since the Democrats did nothing to expose them for what they were and are, it is all too easy for Trump to just put all the hate, fear, xenophobia, and prejudice, right out here on the (campaign) stump, for everyone to see. In other words, the Democrats helped clear the way for Trump not only by not fighting the Republicans on the issues-of-prejudice from the beginning, but in certain sectors, facilitating them.
Article: Hillary Clinton Has No More 'Right' to the Democratic Nomination Than Does Bernie Sanders - The race for the Democratic nomination for president may not be as cut and dry as it is being made to seem.
Article: US Attorney for Southern New York Preet Bharara Requested to Lead Drive for Redo of NY Primary - Because of delays in the response from the NY Attorney General and the approaching last primaries, and the July convention, our request for a new NY primary with safeguards, monitors, and no purging now shifts to the Honorable Preet Bharara.
In the last few months basic income—an unconditional cash payment to every member of the population—has been getting more and more attention in the media and social networks. Three items are especially interesting.
First, Yanis Varoufakis, the able Greek economist, Minister for Finance in the first Syriza government and well known for his trenchant opposition to Troika austerity measures bashing the poor and already vulnerable majority of the population, has become such a media star that every time he gives an opinion on political economy, some theoretical aspect of economics or economic policy, his words are widely disseminated. Hence, his remarks on basic income, which he described as “a necessity” at the Future of Work conference in Zurich on 5 May 2016, are of no small import.
Within the theories of self-determination that lie at the heart of democracy and capitalism the idea of a political ‘center’ is paradoxical. Individually determined views and wants would bear no necessary relation to one another to be aggregated toward a common set of views without some unifying device. And any such device would render the idea of individual determination improbable. Propaganda was invented by (American) Edward Bernays in the early twentieth-century as just such an ‘external’ unifying device with public opinion being the views of an authoritarian elite who use psychology and social coercion to tell the public what opinions to hold. Bill Clinton was a master of ‘Political Coercion for the Hell of It’ through his use of micro polling with little apparent understanding of its limitations.
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