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Democratic pressure on intel agencies exposed a motherlode of information on foreign meddling helping Trump: report – Raw Story

Democratic pressure on intel agencies exposed a motherlode of information on foreign meddling helping Trump: report – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Saturday, Politico reported that congressional Democrats believe their pressure campaign on the intelligence community was crucial to exposing Russia’s newest plot to interfere with U.S. elections on behalf of President Donald Trump.

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Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ - TheAtlantic.com

Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ - TheAtlantic.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The president has repeatedly disparaged the intelligence of service members, and asked that wounded veterans be kept out of military parades, multiple sources tell The Atlantic.

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How Big Money Controls Media - LAProgressive.com

How Big Money Controls Media - LAProgressive.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Thom Hartmann: Looking at terrestrial radio in particular, the radio network that airs Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity—iHeartMedia—owns 850 radio stations in 150 markets across the country.
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Trump Ally Matt Gaetz: Kelly Loeffler Offered Trump $50 Million to Help Get Her Opponent Out of the Race - TheDailyBeast.com

Trump Ally Matt Gaetz: Kelly Loeffler Offered Trump $50 Million to Help Get Her Opponent Out of the Race - TheDailyBeast.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Doug Collins supporter, made the incendiary claim at a recent rally. A source says it was more nuanced than that.
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Wealthy One Percent Are Producing More Carbon Emissions Than Bottom Half - EcoWatch.com

Wealthy One Percent Are Producing More Carbon Emissions Than Bottom Half - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
A new report from Oxfam found that the wealthiest one percent of the world produced a carbon footprint that was more than double that of the bottom 50 percent of the world, The Guardian reported. The study examined 25 years of carbon dioxide emissions and wealth inequality from 1990 to 2015.
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Trump called supporters ‘disgusting people,’ says former top Pence aide and COVID task force member - DailyKos.com

Trump called supporters ‘disgusting people,’ says former top Pence aide and COVID task force member - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Former top aide to Vice President Mike Pence and onetime official on the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force Olivia Troye has released a new video slamming Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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“That’s Their Problem”: How Jared Kushner Let the Markets Decide America’s COVID-19 Fate - VanityFair.com

“That’s Their Problem”: How Jared Kushner Let the Markets Decide America’s COVID-19 Fate - VanityFair.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

“Cuomo didn’t pound the phones hard enough to get PPE for his state…. His people are going to suffer and that’s their problem.”

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Most plastic will never be recycled – and the manufacturers couldn’t care less | Arwa Mahdawi | The Guardian

Most plastic will never be recycled – and the manufacturers couldn’t care less | Arwa Mahdawi | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Oil and gas companies make far more money churning out new plastic than reusing old. Meanwhile, the public gets the blame, writes Arwa Mahdawi
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A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change - The New York Times

A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
At a meeting last year, industry leaders contradicted public claims that emissions of climate-warming methane are under control
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Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques, senior executives resign over Juukan Gorge destruction - The Sydney Morning Herald

Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques, senior executives resign over Juukan Gorge destruction - The Sydney Morning Herald | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Rio Tinto's CEO and two senior executives will be replaced after an investor revolt forced the board to escalate its response to the Aboriginal cave blast crisis.
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Republicans Push Scaled-Back Stimulus Plan as Impasse on Virus Aid Persists - The New York Times

Republicans Push Scaled-Back Stimulus Plan as Impasse on Virus Aid Persists - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The economic recovery measure Republicans presented on Tuesday is a fraction of the size of their original offer and was immediately dismissed by Democrats as inadequate.

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‘Unprecedented public attack’: Widespread shock as Trump blasts the Pentagon — from the White House | Raw Story

‘Unprecedented public attack’: Widespread shock as Trump blasts the Pentagon — from the White House | Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump accused the top brass of the Department of Defense of needlessly waging wars to boost the profits of defense contractors during a Labor Day press conference held at the White House.
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Postal Service Has Paid Louis DeJoy’s Former Company $286 Million Since 2013 - The New York Times

Postal Service Has Paid Louis DeJoy’s Former Company $286 Million Since 2013 - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Documents obtained through a public records request showed the degree to which XPO Logistics, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s former employer, is intertwined with the agency he now oversees.
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Oil drilling off Florida’s coast looms on the horizon this election season - TampaBay.com

Oil drilling off Florida’s coast looms on the horizon this election season - TampaBay.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A moratorium on oil leasing in part of the Gulf of Mexico is set to expire. What would Trump or Biden do?

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NFL owners give nearly 9-1 to Republicans, including Trump - OpenSecrets.org

NFL owners give nearly 9-1 to Republicans, including Trump - OpenSecrets.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
While players protest, NFL owners are spending their fortunes on political donations totaling $4.2 million so far this election cycle.
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FBI chief Wray contradicts Trump: Antifa is ‘not an organization’—and the right misses the point - DailyKos.com

FBI chief Wray contradicts Trump: Antifa is ‘not an organization’—and the right misses the point - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
One of the more revealing exchanges in FBI Director Christopher Wray’s testimony Thursday before the House Homeland Security Committee involved a Republican congresswoman’s query about the nature of the threat posed by “antifa,” to which he replie
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Trump’s Vaccine Czar Refuses to Give Up Stock in Drug Company Involved in His Government Role — ProPublica.org

Trump’s Vaccine Czar Refuses to Give Up Stock in Drug Company Involved in His Government Role — ProPublica.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The administration calls Moncef Slaoui, who leads its vaccine race, a “contractor” to sidestep rules against personally profiting from government positions. Slaoui owns $10 million in stock of a company working with his team to develop a vaccine.
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H.R. McMaster: Trump's former national security adviser says President is 'making it easy' for Putin by promoting election conspiracies - CNNPolitics

H.R. McMaster: Trump's former national security adviser says President is 'making it easy' for Putin by promoting election conspiracies - CNNPolitics | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster said Tuesday that the President and other lawmakers are "making it easy" for Russian President Vladimir Putin by promoting conspiracy theories about US election integrity and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
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“One of the Most Significant Potential Conflicts of Interest in American History”: How Everyone From Foreign Governments to Federal Contractors Is Quietly Lining Trump’s Pockets - VanityFair.com

“One of the Most Significant Potential Conflicts of Interest in American History”: How Everyone From Foreign Governments to Federal Contractors Is Quietly Lining Trump’s Pockets - VanityFair.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
It sure seems like the Qatari government is using a dummy office to pay the president. Countless other foreign and American companies are also handing Trump money—sometimes without even knowing it—creating the most tangled web of ethical pitfalls the White House has ever seen.
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Trump just set a trap for himself — and walked right into it – Raw Story

Trump just set a trap for himself — and walked right into it – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Donald Trump for months has been promising a coronavirus vaccine by November 1 – just days before Election Day. It started back in early August, when he told Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera a vaccine would be ready before the end of the year, and it “could be much sooner.” 

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Trump Accused Of Negligent Homicide Over Unsafe Rally Conditions - Trofire.com

Trump Accused Of Negligent Homicide Over Unsafe Rally Conditions - Trofire.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
On Sunday, CNN interviewed Dr. Jonathan Reiner who didn’t mince any words about what Donald Trump was doing to his base: He is negligently letting them die from COVID 19. Dr. Reiner said that the conditions we’re seeing at Trump rallies right now are tantamount to negligent homicide on behalf of the President, and that …
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Charleston, SC Becomes First City in U.S. South to Sue Big Oil for Climate Costs - EcoWatch.com

Charleston, SC Becomes First City in U.S. South to Sue Big Oil for Climate Costs - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The city of Charleston, South Carolina made history Wednesday when it became the first in the U.S. South to sue the fossil fuel industry for damages caused by the climate crisis.

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Judges say Trump’s order to exclude undocumented immigrants from reapportionment is illegal - MarketWatch.com

Judges say Trump’s order to exclude undocumented immigrants from reapportionment is illegal - MarketWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A panel of three federal judges said Thursday that President Trump’s order to exclude people in the country illegally when redrawing congressional districts.

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Trump touts 'environmental accomplishments' after dismantling key protections - CNNPolitics

Trump touts 'environmental accomplishments' after dismantling key protections - CNNPolitics | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump traveled to battleground Florida Tuesday for an event touting his environmental accomplishments, even as his administration has worked extensively to dismantle key environmental protections.
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Oil industry lobbies US to help weaken Kenya’s strong stance on plastic waste | The Guardian

Oil industry lobbies US to help weaken Kenya’s strong stance on plastic waste | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Environmentalists fear changing Kenya’s resolve would lead to all of Africa becoming a plastics dumping ground
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Today’s older workers may see the first cuts to Social Security benefits - MarketWatch.com

Today’s older workers may see the first cuts to Social Security benefits - MarketWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Congressional Budget Office released an updated budget outlook, including the pandemic’s impact on the economy.

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Who got sold out? We got sold out.

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