Republicans repudiate climate change fears despite admonitions from scientists

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Ted Cruz has presented misinforming information in the Senate, scientists say, while Marco Rubio repudiates destroying our economy despite pleas for action coming from officials in his own state They have bloviated about carpet bombing, bickered about walls, and waxed anti-Muslim and -migrant, but over more than 16 hours of debate, the Republican candidates for […]

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From conservative hip-hop to white power boulder, rightwing politics inspires woeful music | Jeff Sparrow

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While hip-hop is perfectly capable of conservatism, successful relationships between rappers and rightwing politics generally take a somewhat different form Last month, Mark Seymour instructed the anti-Muslim group Reclaim Australia to cease playingthe Hunters and Collectors song Holy Grail at its rallies. We stand together with refugees and asylum seekers the world over, he wrote. […]

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Why everyone is talking about US interest rates today- and why it matters

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Todays the day the US central bank will decide, is again, whether or not to raise interest rates for the first time since 2015 but its seeming unlikely Why is everyone talking about the Federal Reserve? Because todays the day the US central bank will decide, is again, whether or not to create interest rates. […]

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Hillary Clinton asks for landslide victory to rebuke Trump’s ‘bigotry and bullying’

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As Trump went on the attack, a confident Clinton fostered her backers to double down on their efforts during the final weeks of the 2016 campaign Hillary Clinton hinted at a possible landslide in the 8 November election, exhorting several thousand supporters at a San Francisco fundraiser on Thursday to help her have the kind […]

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Clinton senses big victory after Trump’s week of self-inflicted defeat

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Republican in tailspin over lewd remarks and alleged sexual misconduct as one GOP strategist says any other Democrat would be 15 points ahead, nationwide In a Saturday Night Live skit last weekend, a CNN anchor flashed to Hillary Clintons Brooklyn headquarters for reaction to breaking news of a 2005 record of Donald Trump bragging about […]

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How a contested convention could be used Republican to snatch Trump’s crown

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If no nominee gets to the magical threshold of 1,237 party delegates, the Republican national convention would become very messy indeed and insiders cant even agree on how it would play out Donald Trump hopes to make a decisive move towards the 1,237 delegates he needs to lock up the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, […]

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Donald Trump’s defence is to demean accusers: ‘Look at her, I don’t think so’

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Donald Trump labels women horrible horrible liars and says contender is plotting with dark global powers but Clinton prefers to look at cats on the internet After a day of extraordinary statements attacking women who have accused him of sexual assault, and invoking shocking antisemitic tropes Donald Trump exerted what might be seen as a […]

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