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Trump was a proponent of ‘cancel culture’ before he was against it: CNN reporter 8.7.2020 Raw Story
President Trump has declared himself to be a champion against the “cancel culture” phenomenon, railing against it as a tactic utilized by the left to silence conservative voices and crack down on dissent, but according to Daniel Dale writing for CNN this Tuesday, Trump has employed those very same tactics throughout his public life. Dale […]
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‘A shameful moment’: Trump announces formal withdrawal from WHO as COVID-19 cases climb 8.7.2020 Raw Story
“This won’t protect American lives or interests—it leaves Americans sick and America alone.” Epidemiologists and public interest groups were among the critics condemning the White House’s announcement on Tuesday that the U.S. is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization, five weeks after threatening to do so. The move was announced to WHO on Monday and […]
CFPB director urged to resign over new rule exposing consumers to predatory ‘debt traps’ in middle of pandemic 8.7.2020 Raw Story
“Kraninger just stamped an official seal of approval on one of the worst practices of payday lenders.” Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Kathy Kraninger is facing calls to resign after her agency finalized a rule Tuesday that critics say will further expose vulnerable people to “debt traps” set by payday and car-title lenders. Kraninger, who was nominated by President […]
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MGM's Barry Poznick lists Cape Cod-style house in Manhattan Beach 7.7.2020 LA Times: Business

MGM Studios exec Barry Poznick is asking $5.899 million for his Cape Cod-style home near the ocean in Manhattan Beach.

Famous People Got Loans! 7.7.2020 Outside the Beltway
The Paycheck Protection Program protected some interesting paychecks.
Conservative group that rails against federal aid — took federal COVID-19 bailout aid 7.7.2020 Raw Story
Conservative Grover Norquist’s organization, Americans for Tax Reform, has long opposed spending federal government dollars because paying off such debt would require tax dollars, which they oppose. They came out against the Moving Forward Act, which is the infrastructure package. They also republished their 14 suggestions for how to reduce spending in the country. Yet, […]
‘We are doing so well’: Trump celebrates his work on coronavirus even as hospitalizations increase 7.7.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Monday afternoon, saying that he deserves credit for fewer people dying of coronavirus. The fatality rate of COVID-19 has certainly decreased, but a celebration may be premature. “Why does the Lamestream Fake News Media REFUSE to say that China Virus deaths are down 39%, and that we […]
Beautifully Funky: Little Dragon, "Where You Belong" 6.7.2020 Little Green Footballs
Supplied Footage Credits: Cinematographer Sweden Shoot: Footage shot by: Yukimi Nagano, Fredrik Wallin, Håkan Wirenstrand, Erik Bodin, Pether Lindgren, Sebastian Peña, Chris Saunders, John Alberico, Michael Saint Onge, Kristoffer Elfström, Anna-Klara Åhren, Christian Rossipal. Future Release Documentary Editor: Kristoffer Elfström Fan Art Credits: @drawren, @iamgracehwang, @tara_squad_ (Instagram handles) --------------------- An ode to their live performances and the energy of their shows the video comprises over 10 years worth of never before seen footage taken on the road, cut with a new live performance shot remotely in the band’s Gothenburg studios. It takes us through a visceral visual replay of the bands stories and memories, through captured personal moments and performances across the globe, all fragmented as if within the mind's eye, the visuals constantly interlinking with the present day performance. Created entirely in the last two months by an international team—with archive footage by the ...
Coronavirus Is Creating a Crisis of Energy Insecurity 5.7.2020 Truthout.com
With unpaid bills and energy shutoffs rising during the pandemic, we need to act now to avoid another health emergency.
With unpaid bills and energy shutoffs rising during the pandemic, we need to act now to avoid another health emergency.
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Crowded House: "Fall at Your Feet" (Live From Home, 2020) 5.7.2020 Little Green Footballs
In the spirit of musical comradeship through isolation, us fellas in Crowded House have created a live version of Fall At Your Feet, captured here in the making at our respective home set ups. Some of the sentiment in this song struck me as being resonant now in a different way than I first imagined. We have enjoyed favor and felt welcome in the United States for many years. There is a deep connection to and appreciation of all that America has done for the evolution of popular music, at its best a transformative art form, now perhaps more needed than ever. In particular, we are inspired by the magnificence of black culture. We owe a huge debt to the African American artists whose creative expressions have elevated us with magic, passion and beauty while living with prejudice and injustice that we, as white men, can only imagine and have never had to suffer. We have more to give and other privileges to repay, but right now in support of this groundswell for justice against a racist system, we will direct ...
Editorial: With Nov. 3 looming, Trump is more dangerous than ever 5.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump has a history of putting his personal interests and political interests ahead of the nation's interest. Be very wary as November nears.

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Why Republicans like the Filibuster 3.7.2020 Outside the Beltway
It creates a veto gate that they are almost guaranteed to control when they need it.
Trump fumes he gets no credit for economy as advisor warns: ‘It’s hard to see how Trump can get re-elected’ 3.7.2020 Raw Story
According to a report from the Daily Beast, Donald Trump is privately fuming that he is getting no credit for rising employment numbers as workers return after being furloughed and businesses begin to reopen after being shut down in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. With the past two job reports showing decreases in […]
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Trump Hotel Tells People to Wear Masks. But Its Owner Won’t. 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump did it again. Or, that is, didn’t do it again. On Thursday morning, he appeared in the White House briefing room to take credit for the newest jobs numbers and to talk up the economy. He discussed the coronavirus pandemic almost as an afterthought. He didn’t acknowledge the recent nationwide surge in cases and […]
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The Filibuster is Going Away 2.7.2020 Outside the Beltway
The writing is on the wall for simple-majority voting in the Senate.
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Housing Activists Unite to Fight Mass Evictions and Defund Police 2.7.2020 Truthout.com
Calling for rent cancellation, housing activists are preparing to face off with cops evicting Black and Brown ...
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Trump roasted for celebrating 11 percent unemployment: ‘Spiking the football when he’s down 9 touchdowns’ 2.7.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump on Thursday delivered a self-congratulatory press conference in which he celebrated the unemployment rate falling to 11 percent, despite the fact that a resurgence in COVID-19 infections across the United States has forced many states to once again shut down bars and other businesses. Even though the economy added more than 4 […]
How North Carolina Transformed Itself Into the Worst State to Be Unemployed 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. By March, when the coronavirus began accelerating through the United States, Shawn Hill-Watkins had been working as a cashier at a Food Lion supermarket […]
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Why people want to see Donald Trump’s tax returns 2.7.2020 Raw Story
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases regarding access to President Donald Trump’s tax filings soon. At the heart of the cases: Can House committees and a New York grand jury subpoena financial institutions for Trump’s personal and business tax filings? If the Supreme Court rules against Trump, it opens the possibility […]
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Television producer bids adieu to Broad Beach compound 1.7.2020 LA Times: Business

On Malibu's Broad Beach, a compound owned by television executive Kevin Bright has sold for $11.425 million.

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