White Supremacists Threaten War Against Black Americans If Donald Trump Loses 2016 U.S. Presidential Election | Horace Columbus Neal II | Pulse | LinkedInNovember 4, 2016
WikiLeaks series on deals involving Hillary Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta. Mr Podesta is a long-term associate of the Clintons and was President Bill Clinton’s Chief of Staff from 1998 until 2001. Mr Podesta also owns the Podesta Group with his brother Tony, a major lobbying firm and is the Chair of the Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington DC-based think tank.
Source: WikiLeaks – The Podesta Emails
2016 has been another year of decreasing membership for the Union movement in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Many Unionists will blame this on an anti-worker government. It is true that the Key is government has had a pro-business agenda. But to focus on government as the defining challenge of the union movement can be unhelpful. Often it diverts attention from the opportunities that the movement faces in the here and now.
John Key is an employer’s PM, but the legislative changes brought against workers by the Key government have not qualitatively changed the terrain for union organising. Several laws have been amended in recent years. Firstly, it has been made it easier for some employers to deny breaks to staff. While this is important, it has not affected Unions structurally and does not dramatically alter workplace power dynamics. More significant has been the introduction of 90 trial periods into law. These trial…
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Thoughts on NativeinDC: “Despite the terrifying idea of this pipeline going through…what’s beautiful about all of this is how the people have come together, to support Standing Rock, to support everyone at camp, to support our youth, and have made such a wonderful community at Sacred Stone.”
by Andrew Murray
Stalinism and Trotskyism appear to be back in vogue. Their shrouds are being waved — entryism here, a purge there — to terrify bystanders to the struggle over the future of the Labour Party.
This illustrates the extent to which “dead Russians,” using the term slightly loosely, still hold the imagery and lexicon of the international left in thrall nearly a century after the October revolution.
The perfect moment, then, for the publication of a new and definitive edition of Trotsky’s biography of Stalin?
It was Trotsky’s last major literary endeavour and he was working on it when he was assassinated by an agent of Soviet security in 1940. It was a biography so unauthorised that it may be the only one in the history of the genre whose author was murdered by its subject while the book was still being prepared.
Trotsky had been paid $5,000 for…
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The largest hip hop portal in Germany (www.hiphop.de) provocatively described Polish rappers – Basti and Toony, as “Nazi bastards ”
Their disgraceful slander took place on 15 October 2016 at the social networking site Twitter. To answer a question by one of Twitter users about the Polish musicians ‘Hiphopde’ has written from their official account – , “Sollen Kreuzweis ficken sich, die Nazi Hurenkinder.” Which translated more or less means :
“Let the Nazibastards pound themselves on the back .”
The post included photos of the song: “Europe is dying”, which perfectly shows what is currently happening in Europe.
There is nothing, however, in any text of this song, just as nothing in the rappers entire career to justify such a nasty act on the part of the German portal. Perhaps one of the administrators did not even bother to read the words of the song, and took advantage…
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If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites. Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than mainstream Cable TV. What if the only news sites you could reliably connect to were the ones that had deals with companies like Comcast and Verizon? On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC’s comment deadline, public interest organizations are issuing an open, international call for websites and internet users to unite for an “Internet Slowdown” to show the world what the web would be like if Team Cable gets their way and trashes net neutrality. Net neutrality is hard to explain, so our hope is that this action will help SHOW the world what’s really at stake if we lose the open Internet. If you’ve got a website, blog or tumblr, get the code to join the #InternetSlowdown here: https://battleforthenet.com/sept10th Everyone else, here’s a quick list of things you can do to help spread the word about the slowdown: http://tumblr.fightforthefuture.org/post/96020972118/be-a-part-of-the-great-internet-slowdown Get creative! Don’t let us tell you what to do. See you on the net September 10th!
Source: Battle For The Net
Ignore the Americans, they are totally screwed up. But, why Canada and the EU? Their economies were already hurting before the sanctions. Now, it is going to become worse with Russia retaliating. Why did leaders of these countries went along with the US in imposing sanctions on Russia, knowing well enough that it would not achieve their aims and be counterproductive. Reason? One is Blackmail. The other is deposits in Swiss bank accounts.
Russia supplies a lot of oil and gas to Europe. The US has lots of shale gas but can’t compete with Russia on price. The only choice was to remove Russia from the market, just as they had removed Iran from the market (and indirectly helped BP and Reliance up their rates for KG gas).
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