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Oct 16 09:53

'Deport Them Immediately!' German Immigrants Want Refugees Out, Say They're Voting For Nationalists

Older immigrants in Germany say so-called "refugees" are ruining the country and they intend to vote for the far-right Nationalist Party.

Oct 16 09:52

Evidence Of Topping Markets

Oct 16 09:51

The Arrest of Journalists and Filmmakers Covering the Dakota Pipeline Is a Threat to Democracy—and the Planet

On October 11, Deia Schlosberg, the producer of my new film, How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change, was arrested in Walhalla, North Dakota, while reporting on a climate-change protest. She was held for 48 hours before being allowed to speak to a lawyer. The authorities confiscated her footage. She is now charged with three counts of felony conspiracy and faces a possible sentence of up to 45 years.

Oct 16 09:50

The Wealthy Elite Have Proven Beyond All Doubt That They Cannot Be Trusted With Money

The American presidential campaign is about sleazy sex. About name-calling. About fact checking. Tabulating who told the most lies. About demographics: white, educated, under-educated, women, suburban women, blacks, Latinos. It’s a horse race! Who’s leading, who’s falling behind!

Oct 16 09:49

'We're Dying Like Flies': Sick, Retired Coal Miners Betrayed by GOP Senators

"The country must not turn its back on coal miners," right-wing Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell told constituents in eastern Kentucky last week.

Yet coal miners—many "facing a slow death" from black lung and other deadly illnesses from a lifetime of mining coal—say that McConnell and other Senate Republicans are doing exactly that, the Associated Press reports.

Oct 16 09:49

A Missed Chance To Put Discriminatory Policing On Campaign Agenda

Some have wondered why questions of discriminatory policing have not played a bigger role in election coverage. The second presidential debate took place some 15 miles from Ferguson, Missouri, without the name coming up.

Oct 16 09:48

ACLU & HRW Call To Decriminalize Drug Use & Possession After Documenting Arrests Every 25 Seconds

A new report on the devastating harm of policies that criminalize the personal use and possession of drugs finds that in 2015 police booked more people for small-time marijuana charges than for murder, non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault combined.

Oct 16 09:13

Journalist Amy Goodman To Turn Herself In To North Dakota Authorities

Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, charged with criminal trespassing for filming an attack on Native American-led pipeline protesters, will turn herself in to North Dakota authorities on October 17.

Oct 16 08:53

UK Drafts UNSC Resolution Calling For ‘Immediate’ Ceasefire In Yemen

London will present a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen following last week’s deadly raid on a funeral. Despite this, the UK is not suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which is involved in the conflict.

Oct 16 08:53

Ohio State Announces Plans To Stop Doing Business With Wells Fargo

Ohio Governor John Kasich became the first state-level Republican to take action against Wells Fargo after suspending the big bank from doing business with the state. This makes the Buckeye State the third to officially halt business with the bank.

Oct 16 08:52

UK Sends Jets To Japan For Joint Military Drill

The UK has sent its fighter jets to Japan for a joint military drill with the East Asian country, a move that is likely to draw ire from China amid regional tensions.

Four Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft would arrive next week in Japan to partake in their first-ever joint exercise with the Japanese air self-defense force.

Oct 16 08:49

DJIA, And the Echo of 2007-08 Oil Blowoff

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