Daily News Digest April 8, 2016

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Daily News Digest April 8, 2016

Images of the Day:

Bendib: Nuclear Security?ImageoftheDayLet The Live With Their Fellow Snakes!ImageoftheDay2Quote of the Day:

On April 1, a group of prisoners from Ohio, Alabama, Virginia, and Mississippi called for a “nationally coordinated prisoner work stoppage against prison slavery” to take place on September 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison riot. “We will not only demand the end to prison slavery, we will end it ourselves by ceasing to be slaves,” that announcement reads. “They cannot run these facilities without us.” — Prisoners in Multiple States Call for Strikes to Protest Forced Labor

Video the Day:

Glenn Greenwald: Cruz, Trump, Clinton “Playing into the Hands” of ISIL After Brussels Bombings


Prisoners in Multiple States Call for Strikes to Protest Forced Labor By Alice SperiPrisonersEnding Poverty, Hunger Possible With Just a Fraction of Global Military Spending: World’s military spending was $1.7 trillion in 2015, marking a 1 percent increase from 2014. By Andrea Germanos EndingPovertyBeyond Panama: What the World Really Needs is the #DelawarePapers: That giant sucking sound you hear? It is the sound of money rushing to the U.S.A.’ By  Nika KnightDelawarePapersWall Street Should Pay a Sales Tax, Too by Sarah Anderson


Shrimp Sound Ocean Acidity Alarm By Tim RadfordTim RadfordToxic Teflon Chemical, C8, Found In Tap Water in Several States: Meanwhile, chemical industry’s own research indicates that “safer substitutes” are also potentially hazardous  by Sharon KellyToxiaTeflon Ongoing/Big Energy Disasters!:

Energy News:

09:50 PM EST on April 5th, 2016 | Nuclear Expert: “I’ve learned there’s a huge spike in death rates in Fukushima for young children”… Officials are covering up data — Gov’t committing inhuman acts on their own people — Doctor’s who treat patients suffering from radiation illness are being put out of business (AUDIO)

Black Liberation/Civil Rights:

Dry Bones and Jim Crow Zombies: Racist History Returns With a Vengeance by Chris Floyd


Bar-2Sports Bar Politics and Corporate Duopolies by BAR executive editor Glen FordGlenFordAre African Americans “Strategic Voters” Or Are We A Captive Constituency? A Black Agenda Radio Commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. DixonBruceDixon



WallStreetOnParadeThe Fed’s Policy Nightmare: How to Raise Rates Without Killing the Big Banks By Pam Martens and Russ MartensMartensWorld:

China steps up Panama Papers censorship after leaders’ relatives named: Websites ordered to purge all reports related to documents following publication of political elite’s offshore secrets By Tom PhillipsChinaFrance: The Movement Against the El Khomri Labour Law – How to Move Forward? by RévolutionFranceMarch 31st – General strike stops France! by Luigi PiscitelliFrance2

Lessons of the Panama Papers: Yes, the rich are different from us — they stole our money A vast web of lies and corruption protecting the super-rich is revealed — and it’s only the tip of an evil iceberg By Andrew O’HehirPanamaPapersLessonHealth, Education and Welfare:

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