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PBC News & Comment: Neil Young Supports SF Jurors in Monsanto Verdict

Rocker Neil Young, whose latest release is “Monsanto Years” and wife Darryl Hannah join jurors fighting for $289 million judgment….--judge who showed pro-Monsanto bias in Roundup case gets pushback from jurors to “honor our verdict”

--Neil Young and Darryl Hannah attended the trial, and support the verdict in this op-ed

--new study shows 93% of Americans have glyphosate in their urine

--SF federal magistrate rules against ACLU in case about abortion access for pregnant immigrants

--Frisco tech billionaires engage in Twitter fight over measure to tax tech for homeless services

--new report shows that Uber and Lyft cause half of increased traffic congestion

--Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to silence Trump over Indian ancestry backfires, and raise important questions for a President Warren

--in fair critique, Briahna Gray zeroes in on Warren’s classification as minority at Harvard

---Warren was pretty quiet on Keystone, DAPL and current Bayou pipeline protests

--in love letter to Warren, Andrew Bacevich exposes that Warren has few foreign policy positions

--Democrats finally pay attention to GOP voter suppression schemes, ignoring the great work of Greg Palast and WhoWhatWhy

--in case that compromised NY Times reporter Ali Watkins, former Senate staffer James Wolfe takes guilty plea to avoid messy trial

--Ecuador eases some restrictions on Julian Assange, and tightens others

--official rumors indicate Saudis will float cover story for murder of Khashoggi

--in separate stories the same day, NY Times raises fear of Saudi oil cutbacks, then says that would have little impact

--at Consortium News, American professor says Khashoggi was no critic of Saudi regime

--federal judge tosses Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit

--Hillary Clinton gets bashed for claiming Lewinsky affair wasn’t abuse of power