Some pointed to the neocons, noting that the architects of the Iraq War (John Bolton aside) had expressed a desire for a competent manager of empire; some even took this to mean that Trump, an avowed and increasingly accomplished militarist, was, if not a dove, at least not a hawk. WikiLeaks founder and fugitive Julian Assange, once considered a fellow traveler by many on the left, offered pro bono campaign advice to the greater but “anti-establishment” evil, telling a sympathetic John Pilger that Hillary, by contrast, was the candidate of “what we call ‘the establishment,’ or the ‘D.C. consensus.’” … [Read more...] about ‘Anti-Establishment’: America’s New Syphilitic Politics of the Far Left and Alt-Right
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Earlier this month, NASA had to delay its launch of the Atlas V rocket, US Space Force mission due to Tropical Storm Arthur. It launched the following day after the storm cleared out. … [Read more...] about Weather will likely make the historic SpaceX launch come down to the wire, once again
"What they reflect more than anything else is similar to what we are seeing with police shootings is that this is not a new phenomenon," said Jack Glaser, a professor of public policy at University of California, Berkeley. "What's new is the ability to record it." … [Read more...] about What to make of these viral racist tirades?
In 2014, Eric Garner was killed on Staten Island in what many are calling an eerily similar situation when Garner was placed in a chokehold by New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo and ultimately died. This incident was also caught on video. A Richmond County jury declined to indict Pantaleo and after five years the Justice Department decided it did not have a strong enough case to prosecute. … [Read more...] about Ian Prior: Trump right to order fed investigation of Floyd death in Minneapolis – here’s what could happen now
Patriot Prayer has not obtained a permit for the event. The same speakers and bands that were going to appear at Crissy Field will be at Alamo Square Park, organizer Joey Gibson said in a Facebook Live broadcast Friday. That raised questions about whether the event would be a press conference in the traditional sense. … [Read more...] about Mayor praises people’s response to the right-wing rally that didn’t happen