November 12, 2016

After third night of anti-Trump protests and some rioting, 225 people have reportedly been arrested. Hillary Clinton has yet to appeal to her supporters for calm.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/11/11/violence-erupts-in-portland-riot-as-anti-trump-protests-continue-in-cities-across-the-nation/

Tips for activists on securing your electronic communications from government surveillance. BTW, in general, face to face communication and flyers created without using a computer are safer than using computers or phones.  http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2016/11/how_to_trump_proof_your_electronic_communications.html

Anti-IS offensive in Mosul slows as militants use civilians for cover.  “If there were no civilians, we’d just burn it all.”  https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/iraq-has-never-seen-this-kind-of-fighting-in-its-battles-with-isis/2016/11/11/96af671e-a524-11e6-ba46-53db57f0e351_story.html

Hillary Clinton ahead in popular vote by almost 400,000 votes (0.3%) as count continues.  http://www.ibtimes.com/latest-popular-vote-results-2016-hillary-clinton-has-almost-400000-more-votes-winner-2445216

Trump Tower is fortified after election, security measures are reportedly annoying neighbors, discouraging shoppers.   http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-tower-security-vexes-fifth-avenue-retailers/

Gun stocks fall sharply after Trump win. “…it eliminates any realistic fear of gun regulation, which has been a major driver of gun sales over the past eight years.”  http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/gun-company-stocks-plunge-day-donald-trump-victory-article-1.2866608

Critics say fake news stories on Facebook may have helped Trump, Zuckerberg disagrees.  http://www.pcworld.com/article/3140845/internet/zuckerberg-says-fake-news-on-facebook-didn-t-tilt-the-elections.html

40 more arrested in North Dakota at pipeline protests.  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-north-dakota-pipeline-idUSKBN136200

Obama administration says it is dropping efforts to pass TPP free trade deal.  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-tpp-idUSKBN13629G

More people voted for Trump than voted for Romney, fewer people voted for Clinton than voted for Obama.  http://www.latimes.com/projects/la-na-pol-us-election-results-by-county/

Fix Obamacare, don’t trash it.  http://www.latimes.com/business/lazarus/la-fi-lazarus-trump-obamacare-20161111-story.html

Mexican soccer team kicks it over the wall, beats U.S. 2-1 in World Cup qualifier match.  http://www.sbnation.com/soccer/2016/11/11/13605454/usa-soccer-mexico-2016-results-score

IS accused of carrying out mass executions of citizens suspected of treason.  http://www.businessinsider.com/r-islamic-state-executions-scores-stockpiles-chemicals-un-2016-11

Democrats may soon regret allowing Obama to retain and expand post-9/11 presidential powers.  https://theintercept.com/2016/11/11/commander-in-chief-donald-trump-will-have-terrifying-powers-thanks-obama/

Masked Israeli settlers reportedly severely beat and threatened Palestinian farmers to scare them off their land.  http://www.haaretz.com/misc/article-print-page//.premium-1.752387

After second election in which popular vote winner lost, activists working to abolish Electoral College.   http://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/11/millions_sign_onto_call_for_electoral

Private prison company’s stock soars after Trump victory.   http://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/10/headlines/private_prison_companies_military_contractors_stocks_surge_after_trump_wins

White female voters chose Trump over Clinton by 10 point margin according to exit polls.   http://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/10/headlines/exit_polls_majority_of_white_female_voters_supported_donald_trump

News media that was worried about post-election riots by Trump supporters now says Clinton supporters are protesting.  http://dailycaller.com/2016/11/10/media-that-warned-of-trump-riots-now-covers-hillary-protests/

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November 12, 2016

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