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Who Wins and Loses in Trumps Proposed Budget
Society & Culture  (tags: increase war machine, decrease programs for the people, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts, Legal Services Corporation )

- 5 days ago -
The proposal would also eliminate funding for nearly 20 smaller independent agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Legal Services Corporation.
White House Says Cutting Meals on Wheels Is Compassionate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trumps budget, increase defense, cut programs for poor, cut climate science, public housing, infrastructure )

- 4 days ago -
President Trumps new budget would increase defense spending by $54 billion while slashing funding for medical research, climate science, public housing, education, aid to the indigent, infrastructure, and many, many other things.
Resist The Hostel Take Over - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: President Trump, Wall Street, petition, hostile take over )

- 4 days ago -
Trump is putting Wall Street ahead of hardworking Americans. It is a hostile takeover of our countrys future.
Nina Turner DNC Chooses Not to Be the Party of Everyday People   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nina Turner, Keith Ellison, DNC, direction of Party, Paul Jay, progressive politics, lobbyist, which side do you stand on )

- 4 days ago -
Former Ohio State Senator Turner tells Paul Jay that in defeating Keith Ellison as DNC Chair, the leadership has chosen to maintain the dominance of big donors and reject the progressive wing of the party. She really covers the core of this issue.
Trump Promised to Drain The Swamp Now Do It! - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Donald Trump, Drain The Swamp, Washington DC, petition, corruption, scandals )

- 4 days ago -
Trump campaigned on a promise to Drain the Swamp but Washington is still mired in corruption scandals.
Wisconsin Governor Appears to Choose Subduing Standing Rock Protest Over Aiding Hurricane Matthew Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: Emergency Management Assistance Compact, Wisconsin, Standing Rock, Hurricane Matthew, Morton County, financial assistance )

- 7 days ago -
The demonstrations in Morton County were at the intersection of indigenous rights, environmental crises, and police forces bent on subduing nonviolent protest, and still there is plenty more to unpack.
Syrian Children Turn to Suicide Self Harm to Escape Horrors of War
World  (tags: Syria, mental health, children, suicide, self harm, war, terror, traumatized )

- 7 days ago -
Nightmares, bedwetting, anger, suicidal thoughts, depression, self-harming, taking drugs, and attempting suicide are a few of the symptoms plaguing Syrian children, who suffer from an endless barrage of trauma from bombings, death and destruction.
Indiana Reveals the Arsenal They Brought With Them to Standing Rock
Environment  (tags: North Dakota, Indiana, Standing Rock, war arsenal, tear gas launchers, thermal imaging camera, weapons )

- 9 days ago -
North Dakota spent an estimated $727 thousand on officers armed with AR-15s, tear gas launchers, even a thermal imaging camera.
About the Freshet Collective
Society & Culture  (tags: grassroots, The Freshet Collective, legal defense, direct action )

- 10 days ago -
The Freshet Collectives mission is to raise, manage, and disburse legal defense funds to support individuals arrested for their involvement in direct action as part of liberatory grassroots social movements.
Standing Rock Activists Just Released Their First NoDAPL TV Commercial
Environment  (tags: No Dapl, Standing Rock, Chase Iron Eyes, hypocrisy, pipeline, oil, contamination of water, water if life )

- 10 days ago -
An short TV commercial that highlights not only the potential environmental risks posed by the oil pipeline but the blatant hypocrisy of those who argued to move its path away from a city at the expense of the neighboring Standing Rock tribe.
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