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authoritarianism

With AG Bill Barr as His Shield, Trump Enters New Phase of Authoritarianism

Interview with Jason Stanley, Jacob Urowsky professor of philosophy at Yale University and author of How Fascism Works, conducted by Scott Harris

Social Security

Betraying Campaign Pledge, Trump Proposes Deep Cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid 

Interview with Alex Lawson, executive director of the group Social Security Works, conducted by Scott Harris

power grid transmission system

U.S. Energy Grid Must be Modernized to Accommodate Growth in Renewable Energy

Interview with Peter Shattuck, president of Connecticut Ocean Grid for Anbaric, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary Feb. 19, 2020

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Angela Merkel’s succession plan fails
  • Trump blows up Arizona national monument for border wall
  • Nevada’s powerful Culinary Union Local 226 flyer blasts Sanders

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Coronavirus has infected nearly 80,000 people in 37 countries, causing at least 2,600 deaths. Officials at the C.D.C. said they did not know whether spread of the disease to the United States would be mild or severe, but say the time to prepare is now.

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Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
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Coronavirus has infected nearly 80,000 people in 37 countries, causing at least 2,600 deaths. Officials at the C.D.C. said they did not know whether spread of the disease to the United States would be mild or severe, but say the time to prepare is now.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/25/health/coronavirus-united-states.html
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Demanding loyalty like a mafia boss, the antithesis of a successful businessman and a president of a democracy

https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/21/politics/john-mcentee-disloyal-white-house-staffers/index.html #ICYMI #trumpism #election2020 #2020Election
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
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Beware fake census forms titled 2020 Congressional District Census - created by the Republican National Committee have already been sent throughout the nation "ordered by the president"! Creating confusion. https://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/republicans-mail-out-fake-census-documents-79187013570 #fakecensus #census2020