August 9, 2016

Trump proposes cutting income taxes, ending estate tax and abolishing government regulations that “needlessly kill jobs”. Needlessly killing employees is apparently not as big a problem.

Once blacklisted Dixie Chicks play to sold out Houston Pavilion crowd.

Bernie Sanders supporters launch “Our Revolution” movement to keep key campaign issues alive.

Brazil acknowledges its slave-owning past in Olympic opening ceremony, U.S. didn’t.

Clinton expands her alliance with Republican “neocons”, receives 50 endorsements.

Green Party nominee Jill Stein says she wants to take over the lead of Bernie Sanders’ revolution.

Ethiopian opposition say dozens of protesters around the country shot by government forces.

Facebook criticized for censoring confrontations with police, shutting down accounts at their request.

Noam Chomsky falls for “lesser evil” argument, reportedly says voting for imperialist Clinton may be necessary to prevent a climate change-denying Trump victory.

Fatal “neck injury” sustained by boy at Kansas water park may have been decapitation says one witness.

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine allegedly disagree on legality of U.S. military intervention in Libya.

Saudi links to 9/11 hijackers redacted from report to protect Iraq invasion narrative, says former Bush administration official Lawrence Wilkerson.

Police shooting death of Paul O’Neal sparks Chicago protests.


August 9, 2016

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