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Bannon and Analytica: Marriage Made In Hell

And the Cambridge Analytica just keeps getting weirder. So it seems that Steven Bannon…yes, that Bannon…directed Analytica’s efforts to mine Facebook user data to benefit Trump and co. The Washington Post is reporting that “Stephen K. Bannon oversaw Cambridge Analytica’s early efforts to collect troves of Facebook data as part of an ambitious program to…

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Notes From The Editor’s Desk

Hello, Everyone, So this one is going to be quick and dirty, I’m afraid. That’s because I’m writing this on Saturday night, and I’m …well, tired, dirty, and sunburned. I spent the day at the local March For Our Lives in ABQ, NM. This means my eloquent quota is, shall we say, waaaay down. That…

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March For Our Lives – A Work Of Wonder

Today was the March For Our Lives, so of course our own Michael Jay Tucker had to go to the local event here in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He came back with the video below, and reports that the march was beautiful and wonderful. Further, he says, a little child shall lead them…that is, the young…

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Freedom City -Chapter 1

Editor’s Note: LR Net is currently running excerpts from Philip Becnel’s new satirical novel, Freedom City. In it, he envisions a fascistic post-Trump America. But, fortunately, a band of merry pranksters sets out to bring down fools in high places. This week, we begin with chapter 1. An aside, if you want to see more…

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Shades of the Viet Nam war Demonstrations…

Students Walkout of schools chanting “Hey, hey NRA, how many kids did you kill today?” by Marc Keyser, author of TheResistance.Blog   Upwards of a million students nationwide walked out of their schools on Wednesday to protest gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland massacre. Some of them chanting, “Hey, hey, NRA how…

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An Activist Media Needed

Fascinating article over on Truthout this week. Maya Schenwar, the pub’s editor-in-chief, argues in A Call to the Media: Let’s Go Beyond “Preserving Democracy” argues that news media needs to go beyond the traditional role of “defending democracy,” and actually start trying to build democracy. This position is a bit startling. For long generations, the…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

It’s been hard to keep up this week. Seems like things are popping everywhere. But, as best as we can keep track of it all, here are some of the more interesting articles that have been on the web this week. John Dowd, Trump’s personal mouthpiece…er, lawyer…has just resigned. The Washington Post notes “Dowd’s departure…

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