Saturday, January 2, 2016

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Happy New Year, Steve Nease,Freelance,new year,baby,hope,world,new-year-2016

15 News Stories from 2015 You Should Have Heard About But Probably Didn’t

Something Went Wrong In Baltimore
A Year In Junk

Jeff Martin; Forbidden 2016 Predictions

This could be big; Saudi Arabia Executes 47 Including Prominent Shiite Cleric

Hammer Ignores IGMFUPAC

Sound familiar?; The Misinformation Mess

As Americans approach Election Year 2016, the crisis of misinformation is growing more and more dangerous.

A Propagandized People

...But is it really possible to expect that the American people (as propagandized and misinformed as they are) could effect significant change through the electoral process, which is itself deeply compromised by vast sums of dark money from American oligarchs, while other super-rich Americans own the major media companies.

...the central challenge for a possible political transformation in America rests on reliable information getting to the people, especially given all the sources of misinformation and the many barriers to the truth. That battle – restoring the life-blood of democracy, an informed electorate – remains the challenge of our time.

Greensboro Should; Will California Actually Force Legislators to Wear Sponsor Patches Like Nascar Drivers?

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