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www.dropsitenews.com Palestinian Islamic Jihad: "Oslo Is Over"

In a Drop Site News exclusive, Dr. Mohammed Al-Hindi, a top leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, discusses October 7, the war against Israel, and whether Trump or Biden would be better for Palestine

Palestinian Islamic Jihad: "Oslo Is Over"
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truthout.org GOP Hasn’t “Softened” on Abortion — It’s Masking Extreme Policy With Vague Words

The Republican National Committee follows Trump’s lead in hiding anti-abortion schemes behind a veneer of moderation.

GOP Hasn’t “Softened” on Abortion — It’s Masking Extreme Policy With Vague Words
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workingclasshistory.com E88-89: Indigenous resistance since 1992

Following on from his excellent book, 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance, Gord Hill of the Kwakwaka’wakw nation gives us an overview of over three decades of Indigenous resistance in the Amer…

E88-89: Indigenous resistance since 1992
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Historic South African Election Dethrones Ruling Party ANC

unicornriot.ninja Historic South African Election Dethrones Ruling Party ANC - UNICORN RIOT

The ruling party ANC has lost their majority in South African Parliament for the first time in over 30 years.

Historic South African Election Dethrones Ruling Party ANC - UNICORN RIOT
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truthout.org Police Violence Is Also Political Violence — and Deeply Normalized in the US

The threat of state-sanctioned violence is so constant in the US that it doesn’t even make the headlines.

Police Violence Is Also Political Violence — and Deeply Normalized in the US
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truthout.org Arizona’s “Model” School Voucher Program Is Causing Massive Budget Meltdown

The state is facing a $1.4 billion budget shortfall, much of it due to a tax-funded private school voucher program.

Arizona’s “Model” School Voucher Program Is Causing Massive Budget Meltdown
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www.404media.co FBI Gains Access to Suspected Trump Shooter’s Password Locked Phone

The FBI announced on Monday it had successfully gained access to the phone used by Thomas Matthew Crooks, the suspected shooter in the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump.

FBI Gains Access to Suspected Trump Shooter’s Password Locked Phone
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truthout.org Israel Has “Flattened” UNRWA HQ in Gaza in “Blatant” War Crime, Agency Says

“Another episode in the blatant disregard of international humanitarian law,” said the head of UNRWA.

Israel Has “Flattened” UNRWA HQ in Gaza in “Blatant” War Crime, Agency Says
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theintercept.com How I Got a Truly Anonymous Signal Account

Yes, you can use Signal without sharing your personal phone number. Here’s how I did it.

How I Got a Truly Anonymous Signal Account
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Just Stop Oil Letter to Prime Minister Starmer

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indypendent.org J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Capitalism

Trump’s veep pick overcame generational poverty and a dysfunctional family. But the life lessons he celebrates are a dead end for the rest of us.

J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Capitalism
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blockclubchicago.org ‘Hate Littering’ Is Now A Finable Offense Under New City Ordinance

The measure prohibits hateful or threatening materials left on property such as a car or a doorstep, and does not target someone who has a megaphone in the public way.

‘Hate Littering’ Is Now A Finable Offense Under New City Ordinance
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www.rawstory.com Steve Bannon made never-before-seen video to 'rehabilitate' Epstein's reputation: report

Steve Bannon has 15 hours of footage of Jeffrey Epstein that has never surfaced, Insider wrote in a Wednesday report. While Bannon sits in the Danbury Federal Prison serving out his sentence for refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena, new information revealed the right-wing streaming host ...

Steve Bannon made never-before-seen video to 'rehabilitate' Epstein's reputation: report
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Yes, Joe Biden’s mind is a problem. So is his cold heart towards Palestinians
  • !PleasantPolitics aspires to be a place where people can have good faith discussions about politics without interference from trolls and assholes. 'Unpleasant' doesn't mean merely having different opinions from conservative Democrats. Creating an echo chamber was not the intended goal.

  • MH17 10 Years Ago Today

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    Starbucks - Hit'em Where It Hurts!

    yt.artemislena.eu Starbucks Tried to Crush Its Baristas. What Happened Next Will Shock You

    Starbucks workers have done what many thought was impossible — force one of the largest corporations in the world to negotiate a union contract. It's a major turning point for Starbucks Workers United and the labor movement. Here's the inside story on how they did it. Correction: 0:53 Starbucks a...

    Starbucks Tried to Crush Its Baristas. What Happened Next Will Shock You
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    Nuclear too slow to replace coal, and baseload “simply can’t compete” with wind and solar, AEMO boss says
  • Use this one weird trick to get free energy from your old smoke detectors!

  • Yes, Joe Biden’s mind is a problem. So is his cold heart towards Palestinians
  • I don't believe you've actually read the article. It's not that long.

  • yt.artemislena.eu A Warning About JD Vance (From Ohio)

    Who IS JD Vance? An Ohioan, a Columbus resident, a fellow Buckeye Alum (and someone around my age). Trump announced that JD Vance will be his running mate as Vice President while he seeks the 2024 presidency. You may know JD Vamce most from writing Hillbilly Elegy. I haven't read it yet, but libe...

    A Warning About JD Vance (From Ohio)
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    Yes, Joe Biden’s mind is a problem. So is his cold heart towards Palestinians
  • You seriously think an opinion article from the Guardian is arguing people should vote for Donald Trump?

  • Yes, Joe Biden’s mind is a problem. So is his cold heart towards Palestinians

    www.theguardian.com Yes, Joe Biden’s mind is a problem. So is his cold heart towards Palestinians | Ahmed Moor

    Biden’s awful record on Gaza and decades of political baggage are more than enough reason to swap him for a real progressive

    Yes, Joe Biden’s mind is a problem. So is his cold heart towards Palestinians | Ahmed Moor
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    Trump Rally Gunman Was ‘Definitely Conservative,’ Classmate Recalls
  • The donation record has 20yo Crooks' address, not 69yo Crooks' address, so that's not likely. I don't know why $15 makes him a secret democrat, when there's so much more evidence he's deeply conservative. It shouldn't be an issue.

  • yt.artemislena.eu STEAM Education: Putting an A in your STEM

    Education Week Project 2025 post: https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/project-2025-and-the-gop-platform-what-each-says-about-k-12-in-a-2nd-trump-term/2024/07

    STEAM Education: Putting an A in your STEM
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    Jon Stewart Tackles the RNC and Trump Assassination Attempt

    yt.artemislena.eu Jon Stewart Tackles the RNC and Trump Assassination Attempt | The Daily Show

    Jon Stewart unpacks the opening night of the RNC, where Republicans called for unity while attacking the Democrats’ agenda, and J.D. Vance made his big reveal as VP candidate. Plus, Jon weighs in on Biden's feisty NBC interview with Lester Holt, and the flood of internet conspiracies in the wake of ...

    Jon Stewart Tackles the RNC and Trump Assassination Attempt | The Daily Show
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    "Get in Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble"

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    ‘Diversity hire’ Secret Service chief blamed for Trump shooting security failings
  • Thank you! To me his first words after being shot were much more iconic than even that fist-flag-photo.

  • Against the Logic of the Guillotine
  • I'm not a Marxist, but I know that what Marx believed changed over his lifetime, expressing new ideas in his letters while rejecting old ones, and removing and altering sections of his works in later editions. So being 'Marxist' doesn't necessitate incorporating all of his ideas on authoritarianism. Typically the Marxists I meet do philosophically adapt to new information, though admittedly in many parts of the world 'Marxist-Leninist Thought' is a canonical set of ideas meant to be memorized from a textbook.

    people’s unwillingness to admit that the Soviet Union and CCP weren’t just “unlucky” attempts

    To claim the USSR was inevitably authoritarian ignores the nature of the revolution that created it. The Tsar was defeated by a coalition of groups, which in turn were cannibalized by the authoritarian Bolsheviks. There is no guarantee that the result of that battle royale would end with Lenin the victor. It's an erasure of the Black Guards, the Krondstat Navy, and the Makhnovshchina to name a few.

    No-one is claiming the PRC was an "unlucky" attempt. Mao admired some aspects of anarchist thought, but he and his comrades based their revolutionary goals on the already existing Soviet state.

  • Blue Maga: We need to talk about the cult-like turn of the Democratic party
  • I mean, like yeah. He's the only one who can beat Trump! No other human alive can do it.

    If you believe "Probably 50 other Democrats could beat Trump" you're secretly a Republican, and a Nazi.

  • Trump shooter a ‘supporter of Republican Party’
  • The pittance donation was made right after the election -- after the get out the vote campaign was over.

    The most credible explanation I've heard is that the kid lost a bet. It lists his name and address, but those kinds of donations don't have the same due diligence as voter registration, so it could also have been someone else trolling him.

  • Trump goes off the deep end with UNHINGED message in shooting aftermath
  • I'm a fan of the documentaries of Adam Curtis on Bernays, but merely educating people about the history of Propaganda/Public Relations/Advertising provides no useful skills for liberating yourself from harmful thinking patterns that benefit the rich and powerful. Merely knowing about it does not immunize you from it, and worse, may give you false confidence.

    A good place to start to understand how propaganda works in a modern nation is understanding the propaganda model. A good documentary about this is Manufacturing Consent.

  • Trump shooter a ‘supporter of Republican Party’
  • Real life doesn’t matter. Feelings and emotions do. We need to seriously think about messaging that works, and its not necessarily the truth.

    This is some blue MAGA shit.

  • VinFast Breaks Ground On New EV Assembly Plant in Indonesia - CleanTechnica
  • Vinfast is a Vietnam's prototype of an answer to Korea's Chaebol and Japan's Zaibatsu, with all the capitalist baggage that entails.

  • Trump rally shooter Thomas Crooks was registered as a Republican
  • Famously Simo Häyhä, one of the most successful snipers in history, used only an iron sight. This was an intentional choice along with other clever innovations like putting snow in his mouth to mask his breath and reduce his visibility to counter-snipers. An optical sight increases your profile and the glass will glint in the sun. I don't know if it was intentional, but when hunting a target in an area with heavy counter-sniper presence, using an iron sight is not a poorly-planned choice.

    Given his voter registration, his membership in the Demolitia, his rural Pennsylvanian political meleiu, and his bullied incel backstory [YT], signs point to him being a genuine republican. The Republican voter records have not only his name but address, while the reported small Democrat political donation only seems to have his name has his name and address, but not any other secondary confirmation like a credit card that coincides with the deceased's social security.

    Ironically while Crooks was taking aim, Demolition Tactical was bragging about how their followers were respectable, unlike a specific youtube influencer's who just happens to be black:

    One flattering narrative is that he felt betrayed by the revelations about Project 2025, or confirmation of Katie Johnson's [YT] testimony about Trump's pedophilia in the recently released Epstein logs, or was just part of one of the many blue-collar conservative working families that Trump's organization has swindled out of their labor.

    Alternatively, a week before the assassination, Nick Fuentes was on stream putting Trump on blast for backing away from Project 2025, along with Alex Jones. The simplest explanation is this is another case of stochastic terrorism from the alt-right.

    EDIT: ActBlue also has his home address in the $15 donation tax filing.

  • FOIAed letter shows Ald. Hopkins asked CDOT to scrape out dashed bike lanes from Dearborn in posh Gold Coast
  • He's not meeting his ghost bike quota. Brian Hopkins wants more cyclist blood on his hands.

  • Thousands of prisoners to be released early to ease overcrowding
  • True, that one's on Obama, Trump, and Biden. Still would have been super awkward to release a bunch but keep the journalist.

    I bet they're not releasing Toby Shone or the crew charged with first time riot offenses though.