Wednesday, March 2, 2022  [The Supreme Court’s Citizens United Ruling allows corruption of Democracy from unlimited “donations” and advertising by oligarchs and corporations, which distort our news, elections, and Judicial System.]
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The 2017 US out-of-control per capita health care spending was $5322 more per person than in France, the highest rated system based on patient outcomes. The US wastes $1.8 Trillion+ per year on health care spending compared to the average 2017 total per capita costs of comparable yet profit-controlled advanced countries.

Let’s stop price gouging and adopt fair profit-controls like the REAL advanced countries do.

Dr Nadine Burke Harris is an expert on how childhood trauma can affect health. That proved to be valuable expertise during the pandemic
Maanvi Singh | The Guardian | 22.02.19
City won’t issue final permit necessary for potentially toxic plant in majority Latino neighborhood to open
Taylor Moore | The Guardian | 22.02.19
Exclusive: Investigation uncovers evidence of contaminated air and water from one of Indonesia’s largest nickel mines [Tesla has stopped using nickel, the others must too!]
Febriana Firdaus in Obi Island and Tom Levitt | The Guardian | 22.02.19
"We are talking about the lives of millions, hundreds of millions, of people rather than the profitability of the few companies," said South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. [Responsibly taxing excessive profits could fix this...]
JAKE JOHNSON | Common Dreams | 22.02.18
The staggering increase highlights the shifting dynamics and focus of the opioid crisis, long considered a white, rural issue
Erin McCormick in San Francisco | The Guardian | 22.02.18
A comprehensive study confirms that oil companies are largely all talk and no action when it comes to clean energy initiatives
Amy Westervelt | The Guardian | 22.02.18
Researchers who examined water samples from over 1,000 locations warn that "pharmaceutical pollution poses a global threat to environmental and human health." investments [Rivers only LOOK the same...]
JESSICA CORBETT | Common Dreams | 22.02.15
Human-caused climate change significant driver of destructive conditions as even drier decades lay ahead, researchers say [Want to buy a cheap expensive boat?]
Gabrielle Canon in Los Angeles | The Guardian | 22.02.15
Warning from experts comes as government is under pressure to approve new works amid energy crisis
Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent | The Guardian | 22.02.15
French president says ‘renaissance’ of atomic energy industry will help end country’s reliance on fossil fuels [If renewable energy won't sufficiently work in time, then safest nuclear plants and power grids must be built to put an end to fossil power pollution!]
Angelique Chrisafis in Paris | The Guardian | 22.02.15

Howling at bad journalism!
BOB SOMERBY in Baltimore | The DailyHowler | DAILY

Arts & Education Events:

Virtual Nations [An editorial promoting an anti-despot/fascist ideal]
Instead of NATION-STATE-POLITICIANS essentially owning and controlling people (and their descendants ad infinitum) in "their" Nation State, wouldn't it be better if adults world-wide could contract with UN-certified professional agencies to perform nation-level fiduciary functions (certifications being updated at least annually).
— State, City and county governments would continue unchanged —
Marc Cherbonnier | The Baltimore Chronicle | Ref.
The suit charges that diluting Native power violates their voting rights and will handicap tribe members who run for office [When Republicans do something, it’s immoral and/or criminal to their unfair advantage.]
Hallie Golden | The Guardian | 22.02.21
Few parents are demanding censorship but rightwing politicians are passing restrictive laws nevertheless [The Koch brothers’ bill mill ALEC is orchestrating mind control of future voters.]
Adam Gabbatt in New York | The Guardian | 22.02.21
Mark Finchem, a supporter of the ex-president’s ‘big lie’ about the 2020 election, could soon oversee voting in the state [How will the intentionally misinformed voters vote?]
Ed Pilkington | The Guardian | 22.02.21
‘You’re a creep, bro,’ says New York congresswoman after Carlson attacked Ocasio-Cortez in Fox News segment
Martin Pengelly in New York | The Guardian | 22.02.20
Ron DeSantis is backing a bill that would strip education funding from Democratic counties that retained Covid precautions [Dumb enough to be the next Trump!]
Richard Luscombe in Miami | The Guardian | 22.02.20
Starbucks, McDonald’s, Chipotle, Amazon – all protect profits by making customers pay more. We need the political courage to say they can and should cover rising costs themselves [Disincentivizing innovation is un-American]
Robert Reich | The Guardian | 22.02.20

Leak shows King Abdullah was beneficial owner of at least six Credit Suisse accounts [Like Putin and Assad, it’s fun to steal $Billions from the people!]
  • Revealed: Credit Suisse leak unmasks criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians
  • What is the Suisse secrets leak and why are we publishing it?
Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent | The Guardian | 22.02.21
Expert report warns of dangers of relying on Victorian drainage system, lack of funding and awareness of risks
Robin McKie | The Guardian | 22.02.20
After Friday’s record-breaking winds, rail chaos and power cuts, weather warnings remain amid fears of more storms to come
Mark Townsend and Rachel Stevenson | The Guardian | 22.02.20

This great cultural institution’s trustees must refuse to renew its sponsorship arrangement with BP
Natasha Reynolds and David Wengrow | The Guardian | 22.02.20
As a matter of basic economics, fewer doctors means less care and more expensive services. [Our health policies seem wrong.]
Derek Thompson | The Atlantic | 22.02.18
A free-market thinktank says it’s time to start selling off ‘plots of moon land’ – we need to act now before the plundering starts [Humans must strive to be BETTER!]
Arwa Mahdawi | The Guardian | 22.02.18

Aung San Suu Kyi had defended Myanmar in the international court of justice against claims the military carried out mass murder and rape
Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent | The Guardian | 22.02.21
Committee to examine coordination behind brazen effort to submit false electoral certificates in states won by Joe Biden
Hugo Lowell in Washington | The Guardian | 22.02.16

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