It's horrifying to see that yet another variant is loose in the world.

On the other hand, people are getting to learn the Greek alphabet.

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RT @GunnelsWarren@twitter.com

Funny how the media blames inflation on a working class mom who got a $300 a week supplemental unemployment check 7 months ago & a 50 cent raise at the Waffle House last month, while profit margins at 100 of the largest corporations in America are 50% higher this year than 2019.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/GunnelsWarren/stat

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RT @wikileaks@twitter.com

Nov 28 2010: Wikileaks began publishing Cablegate in conjunction with The Guardian, Le Monde, El País, Der Spiegel and New York Times. Nine days later its publisher Julian Assange is arrested and has been in detention ever since

🐦🔗: twitter.com/wikileaks/status/1

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#Brazil At least 58 cities in southeast Brazil's states of Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais have decided to cancel Carnival 2022 celebrations for fear of COVID-19 outbreaks, local press reported on Tuesday. telesurenglish.net/news/58-Bra

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Why indeed didn't Mueller interview Julian Assange? @aaronjmate in @thenation notes, "his absence from Mueller’s vo… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1154322373593747461
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UN Special Rapporteur on torture says he is “gravely concerned” about the situation of Julian Assange https://quitter.im/url/2808334
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This is a wild statistic— the total spending on the F-35 is greater than the total spending by China on the entire Belt and Road Initiative.

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Still pretty wild that not one member of the jury in Rittenhouse's case could be bothered to break from the rest of the jurors.

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#Spain The La Palma Volcano has been spewing lava for over two months now, releasing enough energy to power the Canary Islands for 36 years

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#Bolivia | President Luis Arce has vowed to defend the country from another Washington-backed coup as thousands rallied against violence from fascist opposition groups across the country.
telesurenglish.net/news/Presid

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Latest'n'Greatest:
"Havana Syndrome"
sinkers.org/stage/?p=3328

At long last revealed: the source of that noise that's driving the staff of the U.S. Embassy in Havana — and the U.S. State Department — outta their goddamn skulls...

I keep going back and forth on whether AOC is the messiah or just a glitzy show pony for the corrupt Democratic elite, but her six-minute speech preceding the House vote to censure Paul Gosar and strip him of his committee assignments shows her to be a genuinely stunning orator. c-span.org/video/?c4987111/rep

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RT @xyzaesthetic@twitter.com

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🐦🔗: twitter.com/xyzaesthetic/statu

Posting about and how US government officials have so far escaped accountability for their war crimes and crimes against humanities makes me feel sad.

So to even things out, here's Dire Straits doing "Walk of Life": youtube.com/watch?v=kd9TlGDZGk

On Friday + Saturday 11/12 + 13, I attended the online conference "Guantanamo: 20 Years After" organized by activist Andy Worthington and the University of Brighton. blogs.brighton.ac.uk/guantanam There were many excellent presentations by leading authorities in the field.

I appeal to everyone who cares about basic human dignity to include this in your portfolio of issues. One speakers said that Guantanamo in effect represents a crumbling of the Enlightenment; that's how I feel about it.

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Sometimes I try to imagine a world where scientific young minds enjoyed greater rewards for revolutionizing, like, farming methods, manufacturing, or energy, rather than the dark patterns used to optimize ad-clicks at Google and Facebook.

How did we get here?

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