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The Bernie Sanders smear campaign has begun

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THURSDAY, JUL 2, 2015 10:58 AM +0100

A Hillary Clinton surrogate took the campaign’s first real shot at Bernie Sanders last week. But it ain’t working.

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Macy’s Fired Donald Trump With This Epic Statement

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BY ESTHER YU-HSI LEE POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

The retail clothing giant Macy’s became the latest company to cut ties with 2016 Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, following his campaign launch speech in which he claimed that some Mexican immigrants are…

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Losing Their Grip

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Perhaps we should be more vigilant against hubris…

JULY 1, 2015

Rainbows illuminated the White House, the Empire State Building, and other landmarks after the Supreme Court affirmed the right to marry from sea to shining sea.

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United Church of Christ Votes to Boycott & Divest from Companies Profiting from Israel's Occupation

via A Resource Guide for Resolution #4 UCC General Synod 30 | Press Release.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2015

The United Church of Christ Palestine-Israel Network (UCC PIN) is pleased to announce that today the plenary of the 30th General Synod taking place in Cleveland passed Resolution #4, calling for boycotts and divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands.

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Economics as Religion

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06/30/2015 William E. Spriggs

Yesterday and today, the world watches, slacked jawed at the endgame of the Greek government’s debt negotiations.

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Joseph Stiglitz: how I would vote in the Greek referendum

Monday 29 June 2015

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he rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors.

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