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19 Feb 2018 (AFR) - Russian interference in US election "incontrovertible"

(19 February 2018, AFR, p10, by Alex Wayne and Margaret Talev)

‘Donald Trump has insisted for more than a year that Russians didn’t try to get him elected. 105 more words

1.Market Observations

STEVIE WONDER'S AVI BERNARD, FORMER L.A. MAYOR ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA, CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS, REVEREND JESSE JACKSON, WALTER CRONKITE AND FIXICO'S 2020 PRESIDENTIAL RACE PREDICTION

HOORAY AND HALLELUJAH

Today is February 16th, 2018. I’m writing from Southern California a few miles away from the Pacific Ocean’s beautiful Santa Monica Bay. It’s 8:00 am and the weather is sunny but cool. 389 more words

History

Facebook is not testing a dislike button, except for the one it's testing

You know all those flimsy rumors about Facebook creating a dislike button?

Just when you’re getting ready to crack a joke about really needing a bang-your-head-on-the-desk button to be deployed in cases of Facebook hoaxes (like… 482 more words

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Lessons from the Iroquois

By Malick Nythern Doucoure

At a time of relative electoral and democratic controversy surrounding President Donald J. Trump – (who won the US Presidency without a popular majority) – a quick and simple review of Native American traditions could in fact pave the way to not only restoring the guiding principle of bipartisanship, but also to restoring the concept of American democracy to its former international greatness. 602 more words

Democracy

President Oprah?

Oprah 2020?  In America, yes, it is conceivable.  When a belligerent and dubiously successful businessman and reality TV celebrity can become President of the United States, there is no reason to suppose that a narcissistic billionaire TV talk show host can’t potentially run for the office as well, and plausibly win. 614 more words

Neoliberalism

Exclusive look inside Manus Island

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