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Occupy Circles

Occupy Circles are a phenomenon appearing in communites around the country. In the absence of tent cities people are meeting and organising in new ways.

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AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US
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UN says Saudi’s closure of Yemen’s seaports undoes progress in fight against famine and cholera

UN says Saudi’s closure of Yemen’s seaports undoes progress in fight against famine and cholera | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Caught in the crossfire between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led pro-government coalition are 21 million people in need of humanitarian aid.
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Republicans’ beliefs are bending to Trump. Here’s why they might not even notice.

Republicans’ beliefs are bending to Trump. Here’s why they might not even notice. | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
We don’t often remember when we change our minds.
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Trump calls Clinton 'biggest loser of all time' after she contests election loss

Trump calls Clinton 'biggest loser of all time' after she contests election loss | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
President Trump on Saturday criticized Hillary Clinton, the Democrat he defeated in the 2016 White House race, for her recent and repeated questioning of the election results.
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Russians did not affect my vote but research shows they absolutely affected enough people to have cost Hillary the additional states she needed. I wonder however why she and others didn’t and don’t focus on the corrupting influence that has hijacked the entire GOP and shaped the thinking of too many citizens in this nation? That would be in general be the twisted libertarian take over of the GOP by Cato Institute, The Heritage Foundation, ALEC American Legislative Exchange Council and of course FOX News Corp serves these groups better for propaganda than Russia Today ever could,I do think Hillary hit the nail on the head here though. Were the people in the Trump campaign providing target information to Russian Propaganda efforts to assist them in their misinformation campaign? He and his people would have had access to this kind of info about Republican voters and swing voter targets and more. I personally get email straight from his people sent to me from my employer allowing his campaign access to my work email...I neversigned up to receive such mailExcerpt:“I think it was one of the major contributors to the outcome," she said. "Propaganda works. Advertising works. It's a form of propaganda. So the Russians may have started out a little heavy-handed and clumsy about it, but they were clearly getting guided as to where to target a lot of their fraudulent claims and phony news."
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Tax reform roadblocks emerge in Senate

Tax reform roadblocks emerge in Senate | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Sens. John McCain and Lisa Murkowski have been wildcards, avoiding taking a public position on the proposal.
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Kushner told Trump campaign staff to avoid meeting foreigners, lawyer claims

Kushner told Trump campaign staff to avoid meeting foreigners, lawyer claims | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
An attorney for Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner said Friday that his client encouraged members of the Trump campaign to decline meetings with foreigners who go back home and claim they have special access to gain importance for themselves.
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Millions of kids at risk of losing health insurance if Congress doesn't act

Millions of kids at risk of losing health insurance if Congress doesn't act | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The deadline for renewing CHIP, the federal health insurance program for low-income children, passed while legislators were busy squabbling over Obamacare.
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If you have family members that depend on CHIP you may want to get them Doctor visit gift cards for Christmas.
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Senate Plans to End Obamacare Mandate in Revised Tax Proposal

Senate Plans to End Obamacare Mandate in Revised Tax Proposal | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Republicans also said they would set all of their tax cuts for individuals to expire at the end of 2025, but deep cuts in the corporate tax rate would be permanent.

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Richard Cordray Stepping Down As Head Of U.S. Consumer Protection Agency

Richard Cordray Stepping Down As Head Of U.S. Consumer Protection Agency | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The embattled director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says he will resign by the end of November. Cordray was a frequent target of Republican lawmakers for his tough stance on banks
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Congress abandons constraints on Kurdish aid

Congress abandons constraints on Kurdish aid | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
US lawmakers wary of Iraqi Kurds’ independence push have shelved their concerns amid Baghdad’s Iran-backed push to reassert control.

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Some Of America's Wealthiest Tell Congress To Raise Their Taxes, Not Cut Them

Some Of America's Wealthiest Tell Congress To Raise Their Taxes, Not Cut Them | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
More than 400 millionaires and billionaires penned a letter to Congress.
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What is America? A Republic? A Democracy? An Oligarchy? A Plutocracy? A Theocracy?

What is America? A Republic? A Democracy? An Oligarchy? A Plutocracy? A Theocracy? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
I'm not sure what America's form of government is anymore but, it is definitely not a democracy. A Democracy provides every legal citizen of a certai
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Saturday Night Live: Tiffany Haddish Shines Brightest When Playing Herself

Saturday Night Live: Tiffany Haddish Shines Brightest When Playing Herself | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The comedian was best when the show didn’t get in her way.
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Scooping this just in case you missed this light take on serious life issues.
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Flynn worries about his son's legal exposure

Flynn worries about his son's legal exposure | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn has expressed concern about the potential legal exposure of his son in Robert Mueller's investigation, sources tell CNN.
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Donald Trump Is Shutting Down His Charitable Foundation

Donald Trump Is Shutting Down His Charitable Foundation | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Trump had been accused of using it as a political slush fund.
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The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
In 1987, a young real estate developer traveled to the Soviet Union. The KGB almost certainly made the trip happen.
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Tax reform roadblocks emerge in Senate

Tax reform roadblocks emerge in Senate | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Sens. John McCain and Lisa Murkowski have been wildcards, avoiding taking a public position on the proposal.
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Kushner told Trump campaign staff to avoid meeting foreigners, lawyer claims

Kushner told Trump campaign staff to avoid meeting foreigners, lawyer claims | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
An attorney for Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner said Friday that his client encouraged members of the Trump campaign to decline meetings with foreigners who go back home and claim they have special access to gain importance for themselves.
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Who Elected Donald Trump?

Who Elected Donald Trump? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Emily Ekins has identified five different types of voters that elected Donald Trump as president. Do these groups represent a big shift in American politics?
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The left turns on Bill Clinton, Biden over behavior toward women

The left turns on Bill Clinton, Biden over behavior toward women | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
In the wake of an outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations hitting the world of media and politics, the left is slowly but steadily turning on former President Bill Clinton -- and even former Vice President Joe Biden -- over their behavior toward women.
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I always felt Bill Clinton should have passed Gore the Oval Office. It would have made him seem more honorable and given Gore a chance to prove himself. Even when he was in office he was more interested in hand the office to his wife and padding her resume for the job than he was for Gore.
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FCC moves to abandon rural telephone | Sean McLaughlin | AccessHumboldt.net

Access Humboldt joins opposition to FCC's move to push early retirement of copper telephone networks

Along with a broad range of consumer, rural, elderly, labor, civil and human rights, and low-
income organizations, Access Humboldt joined a letter to Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai expressing concerns about his proposal for early retirement of legacy copper telephone networks serving large swaths of rural territory, including much of Humboldt County and the North Coast region.

Access Humboldt's executive director Sean McLaughlin said: "We join this effort to ensure that rural communities are not relegated to second class status in the digital future. Reasonable consumer protections are necessary to ensure that profit seeking corporations deliver reliable, robust and resilient telecom services to every community. We have a long history and a legacy social contract that has paid these private corporations a pretty sum to meet local needs and interests - having collected those funds, profiteers now seek to renege on their obligations as 'carriers of last resort.'"

The group's letter (online here https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/11090039324560/Joint%20Wireline%20Broadband... and attached below) notes that: "Contrary to the proceeding’s stated purpose, the radical rule changes in the draft Report and Order will make it more difficult to achieve the very goals the Commission aims to achieve."


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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Cordray to step down

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Cordray to step down | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Cordray, an Obama appointee, is leaving the consumer watchdog group and widely expected to run for Ohio governor
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The GOP dreams come true to be allowed to throw consumers/Citizens to the wolves , vultures and vampires the GOP accept and love donations from.
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Do welfare states boost economic growth, or stunt it?

Do welfare states boost economic growth, or stunt it? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Is it possible to calculate the net economic effect of a social security safety net?
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Human rights skirted at Asia summit as Trump rounds off tour

Human rights skirted at Asia summit as Trump rounds off tour | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Leaders of Asian nations meeting in Manila on Monday skirted around the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims triggered by Myanmar's military crackdown, disappointing human rights groups who were hoping for a tough stand on the humanitarian crisis.
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Paul Manafort's House Cold Open - SNL

President Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) checks in on Paul Manafort (Alex Moffat) and sends Melania Trump (Cecily Strong) to Asia in his place. #SNL #SNL43 Ge
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Rupert Murdoch Called AT&T's CEO Twice About CNN Sale: Report

Rupert Murdoch Called AT&T's CEO Twice About CNN Sale: Report | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Is there a Fox in the Time Warner merger deal?
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