November 22, 2016

17 protesters reportedly hospitalized after pipeline protesters clash with police, some with hypothermia.   160 reportedly injured.

Satellite images show burned villages in Muslim Rohingya area of Myanmar.

Sanders says identity politics are not enough. “What we need is a woman who has the guts to stand up to Wall Street, to the insurance companies, to the drug companies, to the fossil fuel industry.”  Hmm, sort of sounds like Jill Stein.

Trump reveals the agenda for his first day in office: scrap TPP trade deal, revoke restrictions on fossil fuel extraction, investigate visa abuse by employers who hire foreign employees and order security agencies to come up with a new cyber-security plan.

Different versions emerge of Trump’s meeting with media executives. “Everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed.”

Some alt-rightists reportedly shout “Hail Trump” and give Nazi salutes at Washington conference.

NBC labels exchange of fire with suspect after foot chase a “targeted shooting” of a police officer, includes traffic fatalities and heart attacks in total of “officers killed in the line of duty”.  NBC’s death toll = 127    CNN’s = 58

Argentine press alleges Trump asked for help with Buenos Aires building permit during congratulatory phone call from the country’s president, both Trump and President Macri deny it.

A record 77% of Americans believe the country is divided over most important values according to post-election poll.

More criticism of Trump’s proposed infrastructure spending plan from top economist Krugman. “Now, the Trump people could make all my suspicions look foolish by scrapping the private-investor/tax credits aspect of their proposal and offering a straightforward program of public investment. And if they were to do that, progressives should indeed work with them on that issue. But it’s not going to happen. Cronyism and self-dealing are going to be the central theme of this administration…”

Restaurant that unwittingly hosted far-right/alt-right dinner in Washington, D.C. donates proceeds to Anti-Defamation League after protests and guests reportedly post photos of Nazi salutes.

Job interview fail? Candidate for director of Homeland Security job leaks own plans for targeting Muslims.

Trump allegedly asked British politicians to keep wind turbines away from his golf course in Scotland in post-election meeting.

Israeli officials reportedly happy with Trump’s appointments of Pompeo and Flynn.

Turkish-backed forces continue their attacks on Kurdish leftists in northern Syria.

Green Day criticizes Trump at American Music Awards ceremony. “No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA!”

Man accused of shooting and stabbing anti-Brexit legislator Jo Cox to death reportedly had Nazi memorabilia and literature at his home.

Some IS weapons and ammunition reportedly traced to U.S. and Saudi governments, were intended for Syrian rebel groups, explosive components apparently bought in huge lots from Turkish firms.

November 22, 2016

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