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Top EU Official Blasts Trump’s Plan to Invite Russia to G7 Meeting 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump has reportedly been complaining up a storm about having to represent the United States at this week’s meeting of the G7 in Biarritz, France. It’s hard to blame him, really. He hates it when he can’t sleep in his own bed or at one of his own resorts. Plus the Europeans don’t […]
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Stolen Macron portraits to reappear at G7 protest new messages 24.8.2019 Raw Story
Green activists will march through the town of Bayonne in the southwest of France on Sunday on the margins of the G7 summit, carrying stolen portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron. But what’s behind one of the G7’s more unusual protests? As world leaders gather in Biarritz in the French Basque country this weekend for […]
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Trump Dines With Macron at G7 Summit Hours After Escalating Growth-Suppressing Trade War 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Trump to Biarritz on Saturday for a tête-à-tête lunch before the full contingent of international leaders kicked off the working weekend.
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro authorizes army to help fight Amazon fires 24.8.2019 Raw Story
President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil’s armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests and threatens a huge trade deal. Plumes of thick smoke rose into the sky above dense forest in the northwestern state of Rondonia, where […]
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Trump heads to G7 with potshot at French hosts over taxes 24.8.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump threatened his French hosts with taxes on their wines Friday as he headed to a G7 summit in France with a series of parting shots, including another broadside at the Federal Reserve’s chairman. After a day that saw big falls on Wall Street after he announced new tariffs against China, Trump […]
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Look No Further Than Brazil’s Amazon Fire for the Dangers of Deregulation 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took power this year promising to open the Amazon rainforest to industry, roll back environmental and indigenous protections, and stack his Cabinet with ideologues who dismiss climate change as a Marxist hoax. But the record wildfires now raging […]
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Exclusive: In a Devastated Town, Bernie Sanders Explains His Plan for a Climate Change Revolution 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
Bernie Sanders wants the United States to combat climate change like a nation at war. The Democratic presidential candidate detailed his new climate platform on Thursday in Paradise, California, while surrounded by devastation that wouldn’t look out of place on a battlefield. Today Paradise is a ghost of itself after last year’s deadly Camp Fire; […]
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Column: David Koch's real legacy is the dark money network of rich right-wingers 24.8.2019 LA Times: Business

David Koch leaves a raft of right-wing policies behind him, but his real innovation was creating a dark money network.

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Who Has Dropped Out of Presidential Race? Seth Moulton Is Fourth Democrat to End Bid This Summer 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Of the candidates who have dropped out, Inslee had the most distinctive platform and appears to have influenced policy discussions the most.
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Nasty NY Times Has History of Lashing Out at David Koch 23.8.2019 NewsBusters
David Koch, the foremost of the businessmen, philanthropists, and libertarian activists known colloquially as the “Koch Brothers,” has died at 79. The New York Times marked his passing Friday by posting an obituary by Robert McFadden: “David Koch, Industrialist Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79." The paper has long had a virulent hostility to the Kochs libertarian activism, and McFadden’s obituary for Koch is marred by bad faith and bad labeling. He has a history of hostile obits for conservatives, while showing reverence for liberal ...
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Prince William And Kate Take Budget Flight Just Days After Harry And Meghan Criticized Over Private Jets 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Prices for the flight route start at about $89.
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MSNBC Defends $16 Trillion Sanders Climate Plan: ‘Price to Not Doing Anything’ 23.8.2019 NewsBusters
On Thursday afternoon, MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi excitedly touted the new $16 trillion climate change plan put out by 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and excused the massive price tag by lecturing viewers that “there’s a price to not doing anything or to doing too little.” He then brought on left-wing activists to further justify the extreme policy ...
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Amazon Rainforest Fires: Protesters Hit Streets of London, Paris and Other World Cities to Blast Brazil's Bolsonaro 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Recently released figures from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research showed an 83 percent increase in fire outbreaks in Brazil in comparison to the same period in 2018.
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Industry guidance touts untested tech as climate fix 23.8.2019 Raw Story
Draft guidelines for how industry fights climate change promote the widespread use of untested technologies that experts fear could undermine efforts to slash planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, AFP can reveal. The guidance appears to encourage high-polluting sectors to take the cheapest route towards limiting global warming, potentially decoupling emissions cuts from the temperature goals outlined […]
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A look inside the Koch brothers’ secret plan to manipulate politicians — and how it fueled the rise of the radical right 23.8.2019 Raw Story
Democrats and Republicans are expected to spend about $1 billion getting their 2016 nominee elected. There’s a third group that will spend almost as much. It’s not a political party, and it doesn’t have any candidates. It’s the right-wing political network backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, Charles and David Koch, expected to spend nearly […]
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Amazon Rainforest Fires: What Could the Long-term Damage Be As Deforestation Edges Closer to 'Tipping Point From Which There Is No Return' 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"When forest land is cleared by fire for agricultural production, we lose it forever," said Meg Symington of the World Wide Fund for Nature.
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Russia Mocks Trump's Failed Greenland Purchase: 'We Don't Engage in International Shopping of That Kind' 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Trump's failed efforts at acquiring the Arctic territory has prompted a diplomatic spat between the U.S. and Denmark.
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Editorial: The GOP has a political and economic death-grip over Democrats 23.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The mounting budget deficit poses a political quandary for Democrats and an economic challenge for the nation.

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White nationalists’ extreme solution to the coming environmental apocalypse 23.8.2019 The Moderate Voice

White nationalists’ extreme solution to the coming environmental apocalypse Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan White nationalists around the world are appropriating the language of environmentalism. The white nationalist who allegedly massacred 22 people in El Paso in early August posted a four-page screed on the chatroom 8chan. In it, the shooter blames his attack […]

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Republicans Are Now 'Team Manifest Destiny Greenland' 23.8.2019 Crooks Liars
In support of Donald Trump’s desire to purchase Greenland, Fox host Katie Pavlich suggested that it’s God’s will for the U.S. to purchase the country. One reason? Global warming will make it “more advantageous for tourism.”Fox ignored the international consequences of Trump's irresponsible temper tantrum over Greenland and ...
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