Monthly Archives: October 2019

More Wealthy Americans Must Stand for American Workers and Families


Disney family member slams Disneyland theme park over low wages Charles Trepany, USA TODAYPublished 8:49 p.m. ET July 15, 2019 | Updated 6:55 p.m. ET July 19, 2019 Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the nature of … Continue reading

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“If we are living in a simulation, then the cosmos that we are observing is just a tiny piece of the totality of physical existence,” Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom said


Are we living in a simulated universe? Here’s what scientists say. “If we are living in a simulation, then the cosmos that we are observing is just a tiny piece of the totality of physical existence.” Believers in the simulation … Continue reading

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KIPLINGER’S: “Our expanded ranking names hundreds of colleges where you can get a quality education at an affordable price.”


COLLEGE RANKINGS Kiplinger’s Best College Values, 2019 Our expanded ranking names hundreds of colleges where you can get a quality education at an affordable price. Thomas Aquinas College, located in Santa Paula, Calif. Harold Litwiler via Flickr By KAITLIN PITSKER, Associate Editor July … Continue reading

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Does Social Media Usage really Increase Suicides among America’s Teens and Children?


Social Media, Self-Esteem, and Teen Suicide – PCC Bloghttps://blog.pcc.com › social-media-self-esteem-and-teen-suicide +2 A new analysis suggests that increased social media use could be one factor contributing to a rise in teen suicide (file image) Suicide is the cause of 13% of teenage deaths in the … Continue reading

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Suicides of veterans in parking lots of VA buildings increase—To curb what he called the “epidemic” of about 20 veteran suicides daily, the nation as a whole must ask itself where society had failed these veterans


Veterans are committing suicide in VA parking lots: reporthttps://rebootcamp.militarytimes.com › news › transition › 2019/02/08 › v… Feb 7, 2019 – Veterans are committing suicide in VA parking lots: report … stress disorder stemming from their time in the military, among other issues.Veteran dies by suicide in North … Continue reading

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GOP Mob Storms Closed Meeting to Stop Impeachment…


Republican Lawmakers Disrupt Closed-Door Impeachment Hearing OCT 24, 2019 On Capitol Hill, Republican lawmakers stormed a closed Congressional hearing room Wednesday, disrupting the House impeachment investigation and preventing a Pentagon official from testifying for five hours. The protest violated House … Continue reading

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Tennessee –UAE Striker Killed


UAW Member Dies After Being Struck by Car Near Picket Line OCT 23, 2019 Image Credit: Twitter: @ChicagoCityDSA In Tennessee, a striking United Auto Worker union member was hit by a car and killed outside the General Motors plant in Spring … Continue reading

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Taylor says Ambassador Sondland told him that “everything,” including security assistance, was dependent on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announcing an investigation into Burisma, the gas company where Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, was a board member


Taylor Testifies Trump Tied Ukraine Aid to Investigation of Hunter Biden OCT 23, 2019 In explosive testimony, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, told congressional lawmakers Tuesday that the Trump administration held up $391 million in aid to … Continue reading

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Effectively what happens on Facebook is they bombard you with the stuff you react to, and it blocks out all other forms of communication. So you wind up being in what is called a filter bubble, which is essentially an artificial reality where everything appears to reinforce the things you already like or the things you already believe, and it blocks out any new ideas. And in a democracy, that’s terrible, because it increases polarization. Essentially, each one of us is in our own Truman Show, and if we are not careful, we wind up having our own set of facts.


Early Facebook Investor: We Need to Hold Big Tech Accountable For Creating “Toxic Digital Spills” Web Exclusive OCTOBER 23, 2019 This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.DONATE TOPICS Corporate Power More from this Interview Part 1: Zucked: Early … Continue reading

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Zucked (Pt 3): Early Facebook Investor Roger McNamee on How the Company Became a Threat to Democracy


Big Tech Platforms Have Had a “Profound Negative Effect on Democracy.” Is It Time to Break Them Up? STORY OCTOBER 23, 2019Watch Full Show This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.DONATE TOPICS Corporate Power 2020 Election GUESTS Roger … Continue reading

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