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Global Left Midweek - August 29, 2018

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Three Women, French Reds, Students and Workers in China, Swaziland Democracy, Guatemalans Fight Privatized Energy, Philippines Youth Rage Against Marcos Family

Friday Nite Videos | August 24, 2018

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Beto O'Rourke on NFL Players Kneeling. The Fractured Politics of a Browning America. Why Tesla Is Building City-Sized Batteries. Inside Flex—Amazon's Army of Everyday Delivery People. David Pecker's Past Practice Puts POTUS in a Pickle.

Why Tesla Is Building City-Sized Batteries

Giant batteries are crucial to the future of power grids everywhere, but they are only one of the zanier forms of energy storage already in use around the country.

101 Ways Donald Trump Has Betrayed his Populist Agenda

Alan Zibel Public Citizen
Trump has often said he would govern for the benefit of the middle class. But he blurted out the truth about which interests he actually represents when he told friends at his $200,00-a-year Mar-a-Lago club, “You all just got a lot richer.”

Friday Nite Videos | August 25, 2017

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Nuclear Waste | John Oliver. Guy Davis | 'Walk On'. ‘If Mexico Is Paying for the Wall, Why Shut Down the Government?' Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Colin Kaepernick. Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Nuclear Waste | John Oliver

Nuclear waste poses a serious threat to public health if it's not stored in a safe place. John Oliver explains why the United States desperately needs to build a metaphorical toilet for all that waste.

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