UPDATE: Russian spy ship off NCarolina coast… (Third column, 1st story, link)"UPDATE: Russian spy ship off NCarolina coast…"
Michael E. Hartmann, RCP"ActBlue Fundraising Platform Strikes Gold — for Liberals"
submitted by /u/Antinatalista [link] [comments]"Trump's voter fraud commission requested records for all Texans with Hispanic surnames"
In this Dec. 6, 2017 photo, Rep. Luis Gutierrez D-Ill., third from left, joins demonstrators in a protest outside the U.S. Capitol in support of the 700,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. (Jose Luis Magana/AP) Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) found himself in a familiar place on Monday, furious his fellow Democrats were voting to fund the government without guaranteeing protections for young immigrants. “They caved. They blinked,” Gutierrez said. “Democrats are still not willing to…"How one Chicago Democrat’s shutdown fight reveals the Democratic Party’s coming struggle"
(iStockphoto) Edward B. Johnston Jr. would rather give his dinner to his dog than watch the dog go hungry. That is why the 59-year-old Mississippi man is petitioning the Department of Agriculture to let him use food stamps on kibble and pet treats. Pets are part of the family, Johnston argued, and families should not have to break up when they hit what he calls a “financial rough patch.” He is asking that the federal government modify…"The surprising argument for extending food stamps to pets"
What should be worrisome for Democrats post-shutdown: several liberal activists that form the base of the party seem to think Democratic leaders bowed to pressure without putting up a real fight for a core issue."Liberal Group Calls Democrats ‘Weak-Kneed’ After Shutdown Compromise"
British antitrust regulators said 21st Century Fox proposed $15.5 billion acquisition of the 61% of U.K. pay-TV giant Sky that it doesn’t already own would be against public interest and would give the Murdoch family too much influence in British media."U.K. Deals a Blow to Fox's $16 Billion Takeover of Sky"
DAVOS (Reuters) – Societe Generale chief executive Frederic Oudea told Reuters on Tuesday that he was “very positive” about its set-up in capital markets, and he expected to see better market conditions in 2018 and beyond."SocGen CEO Oudea expects better market conditions in 2018 and beyond"
Peter Schrag America’s future arrives first in California, and that bodes ill for the president and his Republican enablers. The post California Shows How to Beat Trump, Now and in November appeared first on The Nation."California Shows How to Beat Trump, Now and in November"
The difficulty with talking about the technology industry is that it’s increasingly hard to define. A tech company can be a giant data-mining operation, turned advertising platform, like Facebook or Google. But it can also be a design-heavy producer of phones, computers and software. Or perhaps it’s a transportation company pretending it’s just a marketplace, nothing to see here. Maybe it’s Amazon? What binds all these companies, plenty of other large companies, and host of…"The Injustice of Algorithms"