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Jemel Roberson’s avoidable death: Reform deadly force laws, require police to de-escalate

By Underground | November 17, 2018

What happened? On Nov. 11, 2018, a little after 4 a.m., a police officer responding to a report of gunfire at a suburban bar shot and killed 26-year-old Jemel Roberson, a security guard … Continue reading Jemel Roberson’s avoidable death: Reform deadly force laws, require police to de-escalate

The ‘war on terror’ has cost the US nearly $6 trillion – Business Insider

By Underground | November 14, 2018

  The US will have spent nearly $6 trillion on the war on terror by October 2019, a new report says, as the human cost of the war continues rising. Think about … Continue reading The ‘war on terror’ has cost the US nearly $6 trillion – Business Insider

Facebook won’t operate in China until there is ‘free expression’

By Underground | November 14, 2018

No free expression, no Facebook. Whoah, Facebook has morals? Source: Facebook won’t operate in China until there is ‘free expression’ Continue reading Facebook won’t operate in China until there is ‘free expression’

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Runs Into the Nancy Pelosi Police Online

By Underground | November 14, 2018

Yesterday was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s first day at the Capitol and drama found her after she rallied for climate change at Nancy Pelosi’s office. Good. Climate change needs to be addressed now, and … Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Runs Into the Nancy Pelosi Police Online

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” could make the US a climate change leader

By Underground | November 13, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposals break with the rest of the Democratic party on climate change. The rest of the Democratic Party needs to wake up or they will lose the young vote and … Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” could make the US a climate change leader

California wildfires: How fire season is getting worse – Business Insider

By Underground | November 12, 2018

The Camp Fire has become the most destructive wildfire in California history, destroying numerous California neighborhoods. It’s part of a trend. These fires are part of a trend. Fire season in the … Continue reading California wildfires: How fire season is getting worse – Business Insider

CNN Meteorologist Explains Why President Trump Is So Wrong About California’s Wildfires

By Underground | November 12, 2018

President Donald Trump tweeted some things over the weekend about the wildfires that have so far killed at least 31 people in California. He is claiming that the fires are a result … Continue reading CNN Meteorologist Explains Why President Trump Is So Wrong About California’s Wildfires

Money for Nothing

By Underground | November 8, 2018

Great video about money creation Continue reading Money for Nothing

Democrats got millions more votes – so how did Republicans win the Senate?

By Underground | November 8, 2018

Senate electoral process means although Democrats received more overall votes for the Senate than Republicans, that does not translate to more seats In the United States, each state gets 2 senators per … Continue reading Democrats got millions more votes – so how did Republicans win the Senate?

Comparing U.S. and Brazilian Elections Shows How Rampant Voter Suppression Is

By Underground | November 8, 2018

Brazil’s elections are plagued by virtually none of the problems that mar the credibility of U.S. elections year after year. Why? Even Brazil with all the bad political stuff going on, with … Continue reading Comparing U.S. and Brazilian Elections Shows How Rampant Voter Suppression Is

It takes three times more energy to mine Bitcoin than gold

By Underground | November 6, 2018

According to newly published research, mining cryptocurrency takes nearly twice as much energy than mining gold, platinum, and copper, on average. And all of this waste is simply because the creators of bitcoin did not understand how money works, thinking it should be based on some commodity, like gold! You mine bitcoin … Continue reading It takes three times more energy to mine Bitcoin than gold

Joseph Stiglitz: ‘America should be a warning to other countries’ | Inequality

By Underground | November 6, 2018

In the lead-up to his Australian visit, the renowned economist warns of the triple threat of rising inequality, the undermining of democracy and climate change The growing gap between the rich and the rest of the country, the undermining of democracy and global warming are the biggest threats in the United States. … Continue reading Joseph Stiglitz: ‘America should be a warning to other countries’ | Inequality