November 30, 2016

Security experts supporting Jill Stein’s request for hand recounts of ballots.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/29/security-experts-join-jill-steins-election-changing-recount-campaign

Police threatening to fine people who deliver supplies to North Dakota pipeline protest camp $1,000, claim they are concerned for the safety of campers and have ordered them to leave.   http://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/people-delivering-supplies-to-protest-camp-could-get-fine/article_9b017156-f1c2-5f02-9261-d2821c1fdfbe.html

Workers across the country march, get arrested, for a $15 minimum wage.  http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2016/11/29/Dozens-arrested-across-US-calling-for-15-minimum-wage-on-Day-of-Action/8571480444152/

Trump pick for Secretary of the Treasury is reportedly former Goldman Sachs partner and hedge fund manager Steven Mnuchin, who made millions flipping a bailed-out bank and foreclosing on homeowners.    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/steven-mnuchin-treasury-secretary_us_582caddbe4b058ce7aa8b9c0

Canadian PM Trudeau approves controversial Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project, bitterly disappointing some of his supporters.   http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/29/world/canada/canada-trudeau-kinder-morgan-pipeline.html

Trump appoints Obamacare foe Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services, vows to “repeal and replace” the program.  http://www.politico.com/blogs/donald-trump-administration/2016/11/tom-price-health-human-services-trump-231918

An estimated 1 in 7 Europeans with HIV are unaware they have the virus.   http://uk.businessinsider.com/r-one-in-seven-people-with-hiv-in-eu-unaware-they-have-virus-report-2016-11

Amazon employee leaps from company’s office building in Seattle, survives possible suicide attempt. http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Amazon-worker-leaps-from-building-at-Seattle-10640986.php

Cubans reportedly live as long as Americans at 1/10th the cost of health care – “the focus is on primary care and prevention”.   http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/11/cuba-health/508859/

Bill O’Reilly claims surge in white racism as a result of the Trump campaign is a “mythological situation” created by the Trump-hating media.  http://fusion.net/story/372677/bill-oreilly-donald-trump-white-nationalists-fox-news/

Sanders and Warren claim “21st Century Cures Act” healthcare law “highjacked” by Big Pharma. “The greed of the pharmaceutical industry has no limit, and this bill includes numerous corporate giveaways that will make drug companies even richer.”   http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/11/29/enough-make-me-gag-warren-and-sanders-decry-latest-big-pharma-giveaway

Former members of Church Committee congressional investigation into CIA misconduct urge Obama to allow Edward Snowden to return to the U.S. without harsh punishment.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/29/edward-snowden-exile-church-committee-letter-obama-cia

U.S. not sending official delegation to Castro’s funeral.  https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/29/obama-cuba-fidel-castro-funeral-official-delegation

Former NFL star Darren Sharper reportedly accepts plea deal in case involving drugging and raping women in four states.   https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/nov/29/darren-sharper-jailed-20-years-rape-four-states-nfl

Cupcakes with swastikas are now apparently considered to be “funny” by some U.S. teens.  http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/birthday-party-marred-by-swastika-cupcakes/356273071

Warren County, Ohio reportedly refuses food stamp assistance to transgendered woman because they do not recognize her gender.  http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2016/11/29/transgender-woman-county-treat-people-like-expletive-human-being/94597802/

Teachers report 2,500 incidents of bigotry and harassment since election.  http://www.rawstory.com/2016/11/trump-effect-teachers-report-nearly-2500-cases-of-bigotry-and-bullying-in-us-schools-since-election/

Standing Rock pipeline protester allegedly hit in the face with police teargas canister, may lose sight in one eye.   http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/11/29/standing-rock-protester-shot-in-face-with-tear-gas-canister-may-go-blind.html

“Hamilton” breaks Broadway sales record after Trump’s denunciation of performers.  http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2016/11/29/hamilton-sets-broadway-record-for-single-week-sales.html

Barrett Brown, journalist linked to Anonymous Stratfor hack, released from federal prison, feds allegedly concealed evidence showing Brown was not involved in the hack or resulting credit card fraud.  http://www.dailydot.com/layer8/barrett-brown-free/

 

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November 30, 2016

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