News&analysis for progressive readers

I've put together an extensive list of RSS feeds from alternative media to help ourselves steer away from the now all-too-obvious propaganda and WaPo we're subjected to by the "reliable" mainstream media, like the Deep State Times (NYT), the Washington Post (WaPo!), the CBC, the BBC, et al.

It's a lot of freakin' news, no kidding, and you and I will never get to it all. There's so MUCH of it that I can only keep each item hanging around on the site for about a week.

As an assist, in the left sidebar I've set out a number of different strategies I've provided so you can find what you're looking for.

Enjoy!

2020 Nov 22 - 5:18am
Common Dreams
Julia Conley, staff writer"We all should be paying more attention to the killing spree that the Justice Department is currently engaging in."
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2020 Nov 22 - 3:34am
Common Dreams
Julia Conley, staff writer"The president is not only missing from his post, but he's encouraging a mutiny."
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2020 Nov 22 - 2:17am
Truthout
This article was produced by Sludge, an independent, ad-free investigative news site covering money in politics. Click here to support Sludge. With Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) going down in defeat to former Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, the top Democratic spot on the House Agriculture...
Tags: junktag (ignore), Derivatives, dodd-frank act, Dodd-Frank repeal, Financial Industry, house agriculture committee
2020 Nov 22 - 2:12am
Truthout
It’s difficult to put into words how hard COVID-19 is hitting rural America’s hospitals. North Dakota has so many cases, it’s allowing asymptomatic COVID-19-positive nurses to continue caring for patients to keep the hospitals staffed. Iowa and South Dakota have teetered on the edge of running out...
Tags: junktag (ignore), coronavirus, covid-19, Health Care, Health Care Workers, Hospitals
2020 Nov 22 - 2:09am
Common Dreams
Juan ColeAlthough most of India's electricity and heating now comes from carbon-intensive coal, the country has big plans to transition to renewables.
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2020 Nov 22 - 12:45am
Truthout
Responding to grassroots pressure and shareholder activism, five of the six largest U.S. banks have decided they want no part of financing fossil fuel drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — but that isn’t stopping the Trump administration from what critics on Friday...
Tags: junktag (ignore), Arctic drilling, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Big Banks, big oil, Finance
2020 Nov 22 - 12:38am
Truthout
In the most expensive election cycle in U.S. history, many wealthy candidates poured ample amounts of their own cash into their campaigns. In most cases, these candidates still lost. Self-funders range from billionaire presidential hopefuls to perennial self-funding candidates, to wealthy Georgia...
Tags: News Analysis, 2020 Elections, campaign finance, candidates, Kelly Loeffler, michael bloomberg
2020 Nov 22 - 12:37am
Common Dreams
Ted Snider"As the solution to every foreign election that didn't turn out the way the American government wanted it to was a coup, so when the American election didn't turn out the way the American government wanted it to, the solution was an attempted coup."
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2020 Nov 22 - 12:13am
Common Dreams
Riva EnteenThe same “injustice” system that unlawfully locked up the Central Park Five will continue unabated with Biden and his “top cop” sidekick.
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2020 Nov 21 - 11:23pm
Common Dreams
Julia Conley, staff writer"Michael Pack has repeatedly and intentionally violated the First Amendment rights of VOA journalists."
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2020 Nov 21 - 10:20pm
Truthout
Recent discussion among progressives has focused on the need to “push Joe Biden to the left” on health care, climate, the police, and other issues. That can be done, but there are more and less effective ways to go about it. It requires understanding Biden’s motivations, the ways that past...
Tags: OP-ED, 2020 election, Corporations, Democrats, Joe Biden, Labor
2020 Nov 21 - 10:19pm
Truthout
Back in May, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passed the HEROES Act. It was aimed at delivering trillions of dollars of additional federal funds to support health care systems, unemployment benefits, housing assistance, nutritional programs, as well as money to keep cities and...
Tags: junktag (ignore), affordable care act, coronavirus, covid-19, Economic Inequality, Eviction

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