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Trump touts 'unprecedented economic success' in Women's March tweet

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By Julia Manchester, TheHill


President Trump on Saturday acknowledged the thousands of people taking part in Women's March demonstrations across the country, saying it was a "beautiful" day for people to "celebrate the historic milestones and unprecedented economic success" under his term.

In a tweet acknowledging the marches, which were planned for the one-year anniversary of Trump entering office and aimed primarily at protesting his rhetoric and policies, Trump urged people to focus on economic successes since he became president.

"Beautiful weather all over our great country, a perfect day for all Women to March. Get out there now to celebrate the historic milestones and unprecedented economic success and wealth creation that has taken place over the last 12 months. Lowest female unemployment in 18 years!" Trump tweeted.

People took to the streets in cities across the U.S. on Saturday, including Washington, D.C., to protest the preside…

Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

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By VERENA DOBNIK AND TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press


Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.

A protest in New York was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. By mid-morning, people gathered in Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Raleigh, North Carolina. In Philadelphia, many marchers wore pink cat-ear hats as a show of solidarity, while others carried signs stating opposition to Trump and his policies.

Earlier Saturday, dozens of activists gathered in Rome to denounce violence against women and express support for the #MeToo movement. They were joined by Italian actress and director Asia Argento, who made headlines after alleging in 2017 she had been sexually assaulted by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in the 1990s.

The 2017 rally in Washington, D.C.,…

Kill Whitey

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By Christopher R Rice

A couple of Uncle Toms make it and this is used to prove that everything is equal and on the up-and-up, right. Did you see how they lynched Obama? Couldn't even seat his own chief justice. That's how we know it is all rigged. They claimed Hillary would win-remember and seat an even more liberal judge but the republicans didn't budge, did they? Because it's rigged. Trump couldn't keep his big dumb mouth shut and said so himself-remember?


A couple of Uncle Toms make it and this is used to prove that everything is equal and on the up-and-up, right. But why is it that blacks get longer sentences for the same crimes, if American justice isn't racist? If the media is really so liberal than where is all the heavy hitting reporting? And how can American media be liberal when they are owned by six mega corporations? Do you remember when our parents had to fight the government for equal education? And what happened? Bused our kids all over town, ri…

Hazardous waste is not much fun

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By TheWorldCounts


Hazardous waste taste great and we produce more than 400 million tons each year. 13 tons every single second. Hazardous wastes are wastes that can cause substantial threats to our health and the environment. And we produce a lot of it - more than 400 million tons each year. And the amount is increasing. In just one generation the production of man-made chemicals has increased by 40,000% from 1 million to 400 million tons. Hazardous waste also comes from products that we use every day, for example, batteries, cosmetics, cleaning products, paints, pharmaceuticals, electronics.

Sources:
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Wikipedia - hazardous waste Every year we dump a massive 2.12 billion tons of waste. This stunning amount of waste is partly because 99 percent of the stuff we buy is trashed within 6 months.

Sources:

United Nations report: UNEP Yearbook 2009, p45

Every 2 hours we throw out enough stuff to fill the world's largest container ship with …

Not enough or Too much?

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By Christopher R Rice


When someone cons or swindles you it is usually because of your ignorance or your greed or some combination of both, right? Can we then deduce that not all smart people have our best interest at heart? Some people have wrapped themselves in the American flag only to distract us while they picked our pockets clean. If you know what I mean.

So when someone told me that no matter what, there just isn't enough room / food for everyone, I just had to laugh. Because in reality there is more than enough, what we've been told has all been lies to make the rich a little richer while stealing from you and me.

Forty percent of the grain grown in the US goes to feed animals instead of hungry people. If that same grain had gone directly to human beings there would be enough food to feed everyone many times over. But on a meat based diet there is not enough food to feed everyone and consequently 10 to 20 million children will die from malnutrition this year. It takes…