Daily News Digest March 31, 2016

 Daily News Digest March 31, 2016

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Quotes of the Day:

This latest terrorist outrage for which ISIS claimed responsibility exhibits the new face of 21st century warfare for which there are no front lines, no path to military victory, and acute civilian vulnerability. As such, it represents a radical challenge to our traditional understanding of warfare, and unless responses are shaped by these realities, it could drive Western democracies step by step into an enthused political embrace and revived actuality of fascist politics. — Reflections on the Brussels Attacks

Videos the Day:

Banks are about to get worse — Introducing the world of bail ins: Banks to cover next round of losses with your cash


Reflections on the Brussels Attacks by Richard FalkBrusselsIn Coal Blood: Feds Seek Maximum Sentence for Don Blankenship: The former Massey Energy CEO was convicted of violating the nation’s coal mine health and safety laws in connection with the April 2010 explosion at Massey’s Upper Big Branch mine that killed 29 miners. by Russell MokhiberRussellMokhiber Environment:

Arctic sea ice extent breaks record low for winter: A record expanse of Arctic sea never froze over this winter and remained open water as a season of freakishly high temperatures produced deep – and likely irreversible – changes on the far north. By Suzanne GoldenbergArticSeaIce

Ongoing/Big Energy Disasters!:

Deafening Atlantic oil prospecting to go ahead despite threat to marine life: The Obama administration is to allow surveying of the seabed using seismic airguns that have been likened to a ‘grenade blast’ for whales and other creatures By Oliver MilmanDeafeningAtlanticOil


01:13 PM EST on March 29th, 2016 | “Mind Blowing”: Die-off in Pacific far worse than anything ever seen before — Expert: Alarm over what’s happening in ocean — Deaths puzzling gov’t scientists, “I’ve never heard of such a thing anywhere in world” — Reports: Beaches full of bodies… Countless carcasses — Official: We want to know if it’s related to Fukushima (VIDEO)

Black Liberation/Civil Rights:

BarFreedom Rider: Hillary Clinton is No Worse than Barack Obama by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley BarMargaret KimberleyBlack Brooklyn DA’s Leniency for Killer Cop Shows the “Whole System is Guilty as Hell” A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford BarGlen FordInvestigation into Flint: Children in the Crosshairs by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo BarMarsha ColemanHillary Clinton: Predictably Zionist by Danny Haiphong BarDanny HaiphongClass Struggle and National Liberation in the Movement for Black Lives by Benjamin Woods BarBenjamin WoodsThe Racist Dawn of Capitalism: Unearthing the Economy of Bondage by Peter James Hudson

 BarPeter James Hudson copyA World War has Begun. Break the Silence by John Pilger BarJohn PilgerObama in Cuba: How “Political Prisoners” Made the Media Headlines by Arnold AugustBarArnold AugustFidel’s Letter to “Brother Obama” by Fidel Castro RuzBarFidelAmerica, We Have a Problem: Homelessness is Out of Control by Cynthia McKinneyBarCynthiaMcKinney Labor:

Is This Class Warfare? by Mike Whitney MikeWhitney


GAO Has Been Telling Congress that Financial Regulation Is in Disarray for 20 Years By Pam Martens and Russ Martens


International Injustice: the Conviction of Radovan Karadzic by Diana Johnstone

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