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Friday Nite Videos | September 20, 2019

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Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot | Short Film on the Climate Crisis. Billie Eilish - All the Good Girls Go to Hell. Where's My Roy Cohn? | Documentary. Trump Whistleblower Complaint Centers on Ukraine. Legal Immigration | John Oliver

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Yup, Trump Did Scam Us

Gregory N. Heires thenewcrossroads.com
Apart from filling corporate coffers and the pocketbooks of the 1 percent, the $1.9 trillion cut has put the federal government in a financial straightjacket.

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How The Hunt Became a Political Rorschach Test

David Sims The Atlantic
After a series of tweets from President Trump, Universal canceled the release of a film that’s been alternately praised and decried by critics who haven’t seen it.

He’s Getting Worse

Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor in chief of The Atlantic The Atlantic
Trump is turning the American presidency into a platform for the wholesale demonization of minorities.

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Eugene Scalia Is a Foe of the Working Class

Meagan Day Jacobin
Eugene Scalia has spent his career as a corporate lawyer fighting for the interests of capital, not workers. Now he's in line to run the Labor Department,

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Leaves of Crass

Jeff Balch Evanston Round Table
Illinois poet Jeff Balch takes some liberties with Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” turning the verse into something like the voice of our president, if he were poetic.

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The unstraight scoop from NPR, Chuck Todd, NYT; Trump's everyday outrages; Female anchors fight back; AI and the election; SCOTUS social media crackdown
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