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Activists With Diabetes Take on the Global Insulin Crisis 18.8.2018 Truthout.com
T1International has flipped the script on health care advocacy with patients leading the fight for accessible insulin.

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How to Fight a War of Ultimate Repetitiousness in Afghanistan 16.8.2018 Truthout.com
The US military is now heading into record territory in Afghanistan.

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“Exhaling a Low Freedom Song”: Jackie Wang on Carceral Capitalism 12.8.2018 Truthout.com
The state is using carceral techniques to fill revenue gaps created by shrinking tax bases.

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Neoliberal Fascism and the Echoes of History 8.8.2018 Truthout.com
The nightmares that have shaped the past and await return are poised to wreak havoc on us again.

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Resurgent Political Authoritarianism: An Interview With Noam Chomsky 25.7.2018 Truthout.com
Countering authoritarianism will take carefully honed education, organizing and activism, Chomsky says.

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Middle East Alliances, Old and New: Confronting “That Part of the World” 19.7.2018 Truthout.com
It’s time that real debate about future US policy in the Middle East becomes part of our world.

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Transcript: Obama's speech at the 2018 Nelson Mandela annual lecture 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The former president spoke in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Here is the full transcript.
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Is insurance a rich enough game to disrupt? 11.7.2018 techCrunch
For the last decade, the largest technology companies have increasingly looked outside of tech to grow their operations. Now, companies like Apple and Google and Amazon are eyeing innovation across the insurance landscape.
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Human Zoos in the Age of Trump 10.7.2018 Truthout.com
What everyday horrors of our world will our descendants look back on with disgust in the future?

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Immigrant PhD candidate rocked by sudden U.S. Army discharge 7.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It's unclear how many men and women who enlisted through the special recruitment program have been ousted from the Army, but immigration attorneys told the AP that they know of more than 40 recruits who recently have been discharged or whose status has become questionable.
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These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women: Part 1 29.6.2018 TechCrunch
For the last several years, we’ve compiled profiles of women founders and investors at the end of each year because they’ve either raised substantial amounts of money or otherwise achieved notable milestones. This year, we don’t want to wait until December. We’re too excited about the progress we’re witnessing, with women-led startups getting seed, Series […]
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Central African Ebola Outbreak Appears To Be Contained 29.6.2018 Outside the Beltway
An Ebola outbreak that started last month in Central Africa appears to be contained. You can thank an aggressive vaccination campaign for that.
Leena AI builds HR chat bots to answer policy questions automatically 29.6.2018 TechCrunch
Say you have a job with a large company and you want to know how much vacation time you have left, or how to add your new baby to your healthcare. This usually involves emailing or calling HR and waiting for an answer, or it could even involve crossing multiple systems to get what you […]
Killing a Journalist in Kashmir 28.6.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
In this interview with noted author and editor, Vijay Prashad, Dennis J. Bernstein discusses the recent streetside assassination of journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Kashmir. By Dennis J Bernstein Large crowds gathered in Kreeri village in Kashmir last Monday to honor the…Read more →
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IT and tech firm UST Global raises $250M from Temasek at a valuation of over $1B 27.6.2018 TechCrunch
UST Global is a multinational digital and tech services firm, but it is not your average unicorn. The U.S.-based firm was founded in 2009, it has “significant” revenues and is profitable. But nonetheless, it has joined the $1 billion-valuation club courtesy of a $250 million investment from Temasek, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. The business may be […]
India’s PolicyBazaar raises $200M led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 25.6.2018 techCrunch
India’s PolicyBazaar, which runs a digital insurance business of the same name and a lending marketplace called PaisaBazaar.com, is the latest company to join SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund after it announced a new funding round of over $200 million. The deal was led by the Vision Fund with participation from existing investors including InfoEdge, the company […]
Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Showmanship and Democrats’ Hypocrisy in the Trump Era 20.6.2018 Truthout.com
Amidst the hypocritical posturing of both parties, Trump's severe assault on the common good goes unaddressed.

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Forced Labor Remains Common in Tea and Cocoa Industries, Despite Certification Programs 19.6.2018 Truthout.com
This isn’t the first time certification programs have been called to task for failing to protect workers.

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Truecaller makes first acquisition to build out payment and financial services in India 13.6.2018 TechCrunch
Sweden’s Truecaller started out life as a service that screens calls and messages to weed out spammers. In recent times the company has switched its focus to India, its largest market based on users, adding services that include payments to make it more useful. Now Truecaller is putting even more weight behind its India push […]
Southeast Asia’s Grab lands $1B from Toyota at a $10B valuation 13.6.2018 techCrunch
Grab, the ride-hailing firm that acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia business earlier this year, is raising a new round of funding and it just announced that it will be led by Toyota, which is committing $1 billion in capital. The deal values Grab at over $10 billion, a source close to the company told TechCrunch. In […]
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