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Finland’s Tackling “Fake News”

Finland is taking a proactive approach to increase its citizens’ online literacy by encourage critical thinking and promoting fact checking.  Conceptually, they are looking at the– mostly Russian– disinformation as a form of digital pollution.  They are also holding social media platforms responsible for how much digital pollution they allow to spread on their platforms.…

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Renewables Now Cheaper Than Coal/Gas

From Forbes: Renewable Energy Is Now The Cheapest Option – Even Without Subsidies Wind, solar, and other renewable energy sources are now much cheaper than fossil fuels. Yet, tRump and other pseudo-Capitalists are doing everything to conceal that. Oh, and this article? It is from Forbes. Nothing leftist about that.

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The Next Pizzagate

From Salon: Fox News contributor suggests Ocasio-Cortez could be working for terrorists and sex traffickers.  “You have to wonder: Is she working for them? Or is she working for the American people?” Rachel Campos-Duffy asked You just can’t make this shit up.

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Meme: Trump and Putin

Bird of a feather…     ***   Marc Keyser is a writer and activist who has pioneered the use of the cellphone as an instrument of mass protest. The opinions expressed here are his own. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.    

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#MoscowMitch

From The Hill: #MoscowMitchMcTreason trends after McConnell defends blocking election security bills The Hill notes that Mitch McConnell has been saying he isn’t a traitor. The world isn’t so sure, “Social media users, however, doubled down on their tweets criticizing the senator. Both the hashtags #MoscowMitchMcTreason and #MoscowMitchUnAmericanTraitor began to trend across the United States.”

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Haaland Pushes For New Waste Management Plan

From the Albuquerque Journal: U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland is among several lawmakers on Capitol Hill requesting the Environmental Protection Agency develop a national recycling strategy in response to a change in policy in China that has sharply reduced the import of foreign scrap materials, which they said has created a crisis for local recycling programs.…

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We Begin To Burn…

From The National Geographic: ‘Off-the-charts’ heat to affect millions in U.S. in coming decades. Within 60 years, hot days in the U.S. could be so intense that the current heat index can’t measure them. Heat deaths brought to you by the people who claim global warming is a hoax and “junk science.”

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