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PBC News & Comment: Corporate Thought Police Launch “Newsguard”

Following Facebook’s October purge of Indy media sites, Newsguard service that says Fox News, Voice of America are credible sources….–read the MintPress News report here

–Dems and media aren’t that outraged by Trump’s biggest lie to date, that he never said Mexico would pay for his wall

–on the Wall, shutdown and possible declaration of emergency, Trump lives up to Jeb Bush’s tag of “chaos candidate”

–as Trump and allies demagogue isolated cases of immigrant crimes, they won’t notice the case of 22-year-old female cop killed in Davis, CA by young white guy

–Pompeo projects ugly American arrogance, and adds to confusion as Pentagon announces that hardware is being extracted from Syria, but not troops

–Glenn Greenwald reports that polls demonstrate how Democrats have grown more militaristic and pro-war

–new study shows oceans are warming 40% faster than predicted

–Treasury boss Mnuchin baffled secret House hearing yesterday when asked to explain sanctions relief for Oleg Derapaska

–South Korean president predicts new Trump-Kim talks soon

–in Venezuela, Maduro is sworn in for second term amid economic collapse due to low oil prices and US interference

–delayed Brexit vote is set for Parliament next week

–Florida’s new racist governor pardons Groveland Four, black men who were wrongly blamed for raping white girl in 1949

–Iowa’s “ag-gag” law to prevent reporting of farming violations joins similar laws declared unconstitutional