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Leaked Audio of Payday Loan Executive Bragging About White House Access Reveals 'Quid Pro Quo' Top Trump Donors Enjoy
"The president pledged to drain the swamp, instead it appears he's catering to the alligators."
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'Children of the Financial Crash'—Demanding Bold Alternative—Credited for Global Uprising Against Neoliberalism and Austerity
"The whole political elite needs to change because the current system has done nothing for us," one demonstrator against government corruption and high unemployement in Iraq said recently.
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A Lebanese protester waves a national flag as he marches with others during a demonstration along the Fuad Chehab avenue in the capital Beirut on October 29, 2019 on the 13th day of anti-government protests. News
Mass Uprising Against Austerity and Corruption Forces Lebanon Prime Minister and Cabinet to Resign
"This is in response to the will and demand of the thousands of Lebanese demanding change," Saad Hariri said in a televised address.
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'Something Only a Hedge Fund Manager Could Love': Union Trashes AT&T Plan to Boost Assets With Stock Buybacks
The company could instead be "using its massive profits to increase investment in next generation wireless and fiber broadband networks and train its employees for jobs of the future."
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Won't You Please Come to Chicago/For the Help That We Can Bring
Reuters photo If you missed the glad spectacle of thousands of baseball-watching patriots booing and chanting "Lock Him Up" to our as-yet Unindicted Co-conspirator - and no, the kids in cages didn't take issue with the "disrespect" shown our president - take heart: The chants and their spirit of...
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As PG&E Leaves Millions Without Power Amid Wildfires, Sanders Says Time to Think About 'Public Ownership of Major Utilities'
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has proposed a Green New Deal that would create "a modern, high-volt, underground, renewable, direct current, smart, electric transmission and distribution grid."
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27 Youth Climate Activists Arrested for Canadian Parliament Sit-In Demanding Green New Deal
"Climate change is impacting us now, so we're acting now and we expect our politicians to do the same."
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A Lotta Crap
Trump's Very Serious Situation Room In a ghastly, self-serving, often incoherent press conference announcing the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, our valiant, humble Private Bone Spurs exhibited all the usual gravitas. Virtually wrapping himself in military flags to look way presidential...
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Is the Fed reacting to market volatility or preparing for recession? News
'What Is the Fed Not Telling Us?': Fears of Economic Instability After Central Bank Intervention Spikes
"A financial system that requires over $100B of liquidity injections every day, temporary, permanent or otherwise, has major issues."
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Protesters wave a Chilean flag during the eighth day of protests against President Sebastian Piñera's government on October 25, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. News
Over 1 Million Chileans Take to the Streets to Demand Political Reforms, Change to Country's Neoliberal Economic System
"Chile is not the same as it was yesterday."
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