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Ironic That "Outsider" Candidate Invited Big Banks Back Into Government
by BayAreaObserver in #Trump   6 comments, latest 38 minutes ago
"PRESIDENT TRUMP": You've written a lot about the wealth gap in this country, during the election Hillary was considered the candidate of Wall Street, but now my whole cabinet is...
Californians Would Pay $1.9B More for Insurance If Congress Passes Border Adjustment Tax
by BayAreaObserver in #Insurance   9 comments, latest 2 hours ago
Californians would face $1.9 billion in higher insurance costs if Congress passes a border adjustment tax as part of federal tax reform, according to a study issued today by the...
Is America nearing "Peak Empire" ?
by BayAreaObserver in #Empires   30 comments, latest 11 hours ago
The average age of an empire? A mere 250 years. As the Fourth of July approaches, the idea that democracy is the highest political calling of mankind once again hangs...
Trump wants a talk-radio host to be the USDA's chief scientist
by BayAreaObserver in #USDA   4 comments, latest 15 hours ago
Yesterday, the Trump administration formally named its candidate for the Department of Agriculture's undersecretary of research, education, and economics, a post that serves as the agency's chief scientist. Its choice?...
Kansas Data Breach Exposes More Than 5 Million Social Security Numbers In Ten States
by BayAreaObserver in #Hackers   1 comment, latest 15 hours ago
Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system used by multiple states gained access to more than 5.5 million Social Security Numbers and put the agency on the...
When Does A Home Become A Prison?
by BayAreaObserver in #Housing   Posted 21 hours ago
In most markets, the seller, or supplier, makes their decision about adding supply to the market independent of the buyer, or source of demand, and their decision to buy. In...
After Mideast, will the Saudi-Wahhabi nexus destabilize East Asia?
by BayAreaObserver in #wahhabism   13 comments, latest 21 hours ago
Southeast Asia’s youths are getting radicalized as Saudi Arabia is pouring money for the spread Wahhabism, a fundamental Sunni school of Islam, in the region. If the U.S. is serious...
U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel
by BayAreaObserver in #Israel   Posted 2 days ago
The criminalization of political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the west. In France, activists have been arrested and prosecuted...
Heres how much housing prices have skyrocketed over the last 50 years
by BayAreaObserver in #Housing   14 comments, latest 2 days ago
If you want to buy a house this year, you may well be paying around $199,200, the median price for a home in the U.S., according to Zillow. Houses weren't...
John Feffer, The Invisible Monster of Climate Change
by BayAreaObserver in #Climate   Posted 3 days ago
If you’re looking for fairy tales that are on the grim (not Grimm) side, things that once might only have been in dystopian fiction, look no further than our present...
Trump Team's Russia Meeting Was Really About Releasing Billions to Corrupt Oligarchs
by BayAreaObserver in #Trump   32 comments, latest 3 days ago
Donald Trump Jr.’s confirmation that he met with a Russian attorney last year in the hope of obtaining damaging information about the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opens a window...
Analysis: Trump will take health care credit or cast blame
by BayAreaObserver in #HealthCare   1 comment, latest 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing "Obamacare," expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit. If they fail? Trump has already indicated...
How the Bible Belt lost God and found Trump
by BayAreaObserver in #Trump   33 comments, latest 5 days ago
He’s a divorced adulterer who ran a gambling empire, so how did America’s Moral Majority get so evangelical about Donald Trump? I went down to Alabama a few weeks ago...
Republicans and Democrats Continue to Block Drug Reimportation After Publicly Endorsing It
by BayAreaObserver in #Medicine   21 comments, latest 5 days ago
The one true bipartisan instinct in Washington? Caving to rich industries. Amidst all the angst and acrimony of last year's trench-warfare presidential campaign, there was one area in which the...
What the US State Department was hiding during the overthrow of Iran's Mossadeq
by BayAreaObserver in #Iran   Posted 5 days ago
The State Department has finally released a much-awaited volume of internal documents from 1951 to 1954, the period during which Mohammad Mossadeq was prime minister of Iran. The present volume,...
Washington's Dangerous Middle East Agenda
by BayAreaObserver in #ForeignPolicy   16 comments, latest 5 days ago
t’s clear at this point that the recent visit of US President Trump to Saudi Arabia and Israel was about setting events into motion in order to fundamentally alter the...
Surgery for early-stage prostate cancer does not lead to longer lives, study finds
by BayAreaObserver in #Cancer   Posted 5 days ago
A long-term study of men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer has confirmed that patients who forgo immediate surgery have the same odds of living another decade or two as patients...
PYONGYANG JOURNAL by Pepe Escobar, Parts 1,2,3 and 4
by BayAreaObserver in #NorthKorea   1 comment, latest 5 days ago
This is an older series written for the Asia Times but well worth reading especially part 3. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. It's absolutely impossible for...
The Gathering Storm vs. the Crisis of Confidence
by BayAreaObserver in #Politics   2 comments, latest 1 week ago
Are we living through an era that resembles the 1930s, when authoritarian leaders were on the march, democratic leaders failed to stand up to them, the international system buckled, and...
Every map of Louisiana is a lie what it really looks like should scare you
by BayAreaObserver in #Louisiana   18 comments, latest 1 week ago
In 2014, "Matter" published an investigative piece on the state of Louisiana. What's so interesting about it? Well, its coastline is sinking faster than all the other contiguous 47 states,...

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