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The Heart of the Uprising in Minneapolis, by Luke Mogelson — Rise Up Times

Lengthy, detailed, UNBIASED reporting on Minneapolis over a period of time, from the first riots at ground zero to at least June 7.  If you want the nitty gritty from a journalist who was there, this is one to read.   “It’s not just about George Floyd,” she told me. “It’s about all the unseen… Continue reading The Heart of the Uprising in Minneapolis, by Luke Mogelson — Rise Up Times

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Chris Hedges on Biden vs. Trump, Bernie Sanders, Corporate Media, Assange & State of the Left — Rise Up Times

Chris Hedges interview that is very much worth watching!   https://youtu.be/elJwNiAgcmA A fixed election system, mainstream corporate media, and more. via Chris Hedges on Biden vs. Trump, Bernie Sanders, Corporate Media, Assange & State of the Left — Rise Up Times

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IT’S A SCANDAL THAT WE DON’T KNOW WHO SUPPORTED THE CORONAVIRUS BAILOUT. HELP US FIND OUT. — Rise Up Times

How is it that there was such a rush to pass this bill they felt there was no need to tally up how many or who voted for it?  Take a look at the pork attached to it.  Then look at who got crumbs (GUESS!)  Then tell me to trust them to do the right… Continue reading IT’S A SCANDAL THAT WE DON’T KNOW WHO SUPPORTED THE CORONAVIRUS BAILOUT. HELP US FIND OUT. — Rise Up Times

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SAVE OUR VA: Veterans say NO to Privatization! — Rise Up Times

Spreading the word.  Our Veterans Deserve Quality Care. “The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has the best integrated healthcare system for veterans in America according to many studies.” via SAVE OUR VA: Veterans say NO to Privatization! — Rise Up Times

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Chris Hedges, Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You to Forget — Rise Up Times

This is a very articulate essay on where we find ourselves politically as a nation right now.  Please read if you get a chance. “The Democratic Party elites will use any mechanism, no matter how nefarious and undemocratic, to prevent Sanders from obtaining the nomination.” via Chris Hedges, Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You… Continue reading Chris Hedges, Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You to Forget — Rise Up Times

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Chris Hedges: What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us — Rise Up Times

The latest update on Assange.  If this doesn't scare you I don't know what will.   “The publication of classified documents is not yet a crime in the United States. If Assange is extradited and convicted, it will become one.” via Chris Hedges: What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us —… Continue reading Chris Hedges: What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us — Rise Up Times

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Chris Hedges: War With Iran — Rise Up Times

Chris Hedges from Rise Up Times, with information and analysis on this latest monstrous mistake the US is stepping into.   “A war with Iran would see it use its Chinese-supplied anti-ship missiles, mines and coastal artillery to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, which is the corridor for 20% of the world’s oil supply.… Continue reading Chris Hedges: War With Iran — Rise Up Times

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How Journalists Demonize Venezuela’s Government, in Their Own Words, by Alan MacLeod — Rise Up Times

When Venezuela continues to be destabilized and citizens get out in order to survive, where do you think they will go?  This is a pattern that needs to be recognized.   “One Caracas-based correspondent now working for The New York Times told me on the record that he employs “sexy tricks” to “hook” readers on… Continue reading How Journalists Demonize Venezuela’s Government, in Their Own Words, by Alan MacLeod — Rise Up Times

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The Age of Radical Evil, by Chris Hedges — Rise Up Times

I can't think of a better term for it than radical evil.  On a related note, my pandora radio has been acting up since my trip out of range this weekend, so I was forced to surf radio channels.  I happened across a talk radio conversation where a person with the most pitiful sounding voice… Continue reading The Age of Radical Evil, by Chris Hedges — Rise Up Times