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Why miniature horses make such great service animals TreeHugger “With news that Southwest is allowing mini horses on flights, here’s what to know about these petite equine wonders.” No, not The Onion.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
New Cold War
Facebook, Twitter Purge More Dissident Media Pages In Latest Escalation Caitlin Johnstone (UserFriendly)
Facebook purged over 800 accounts and pages pushing political messages for profit LA Times (UserFriendly)
Right to Repair
Brexit: the wreckers EUReferendum.com
After Four Decades of Chaos is Iraq Finally Stabilizing? Counterpunch. Patrick Cockburn.
America’s Disastrous Occupation of Afghanistan Turns 17 American Conservative
Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates Al Jazeera
Imperial Collapse Watch
Entire US fleet of F-35s grounded for engine inspections Stars and Stripes
If the U.S. Doesn’t Control Corporate Power, China Will Foreign Policy. Matt Stoller.
Pentagon report points to US preparations for total war World Socialist Web Site. So, turns out offshoring US manufacturing wasn’t such a hot idea after all. Thanks, neoliberals!
Kill Me Now
“Too Big” Is Too Little Jacobin
Tighter US Foreign Investment Rules Aimed At China Start In November International Business Times
Senate leaders strike deal on 15 judicial nominees, setting up early recess The Hill. Back to bipartisan business as usual.
Trump Signs Landmark Music Bill Into Law Rolling Stone
Exposed: Sacramento Bee Goes After Naked Capitalism Blog…Why? City Watch. Tony Butka
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