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Democratic party presidential primary

Progressives, Moderates in Presidential Primary Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party

Interview with Ralph Nader, America’s leading public interest lawyer & four-time independent presidential candidate, conducted by Scott Harris

Coastal GasLink

Indigenous Nations Mobilize to Stop Construction of Canada’s Coastal GasLink Pipeline

Interview with Karla Tait, a member of Wet'suwet'en Nation in British Columbia, Canada, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Landmark Pro-Worker Legislation Wins Passage in House

Interview with Margaret Poydock, policy associate with the Economic Policy Institute, conducted by Scott Harris

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary Feb. 12, 2020

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Syrian army enters key towns as Turkey beefs up its troops
  • Hundreds of Salvadorans deported by US were killed or abused
  • How one city creates affordable housing

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Guests: Jacobin magazine's Luke Savage and economic professor Jack Rasmus provide analysis of this new dangerous moment in history after the Senate trial acquittal of Donald Trump and his State of the Union address with WPKN's Resistance Roundtable producers Richard Hill, Ruth Anne Baumgartner and Scott Harris.


Stephen Miller got married
His bride doesn’t care

He kidnaps & cages migrant kids
leaves them crying in fear

What kind of evil guy
scars kids for life?

A lowlife evil racist
who just found a new wife

#StephenMillerWedding #StephenMiller #TrumpSwamp #BlueWave2020 https://t.co/EAbkU90tUR

Mitch McConnell received donations from voting machine company lobbyists before blocking election security bills https://t.co/oIta5Fodkz

Imagine each tool of financial extraction as an invisible siphon jammed into our pockets, steadily sucking out coins and notes, channeling them into the big money centers and offshore tax havens. https://t.co/Tl3DMvA6Op

Bill Barr is considering quitting if Trump continues to Tweet about DOJ: report

https://t.co/XJWRoiyPuX

Barr interfering in some cases that are not yet public: NYT https://t.co/Di9jl7emnq via @msnbc #election2020 #2020election

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Very prescient from October 2015 by Trevor Noah. "If elected Trump would be America's first African president" -- and now he is definitely moving quickly along a similar path

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FPrJxTvgdQ #election2020 #2020Election
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Donald Trump - America's African President: The Daily Show
Presidential hopeful Donald Trump may not seem like commander-in-chief material to Americans, but in certain African countries, he fits the bill. Watch full ...
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The speed at which the norms of law and order is unraveling is frightening, folks. #ShameonTrump #trumppardons
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Deutsche Bank has been fined in the past for Russian money-laundering. Deutsche Bank has loaned Trump hundreds of million of dollars when no other bank did. Why?

https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/expected-case-against-deutsche-bank-disappeared-in-trump-transition-78916677564 #election2020 #2020election #trumpcorruption
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Almost everytime a journalist looks into a Trump's financial dealing --
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Sanders’ Iowa field team included an Iowa City Olive Garden server, a Bettendorf brewery worker, a North Liberty Hy-Vee clerk, an Iowa City Lowes cashier, a Des Moines St. Kilda’s bartender, an Ottumwa security guard & a Sioux City records store worker https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2020/02/bernie-sanders-new-hampshire-primary/