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Woke Elementary: Critical Race Theory & California’s “Inconvenient Minority”

Authored by Christopher Rufo via City-Journal.org,An elementary school in Cupertino, California - a Silicon Valley community with a median home price of $2.3 million - recently forced a class of third-graders to deconstruct their racial identities, then rank themselves according to their “power and privilege.”Based on whistleblower documents and parents familiar with the session, a third-grade teacher at R.I. Meyerholz Elementary School began the lesson on “social identities” during a math...

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Stanford Scientist Can Tell If You’re A Liberal Just By Looking At Your Face

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the surveillance state has utilized technology derived from Silicon Valley, such as facial recognition algorithms, to enhance society's control. Authoritarian regimes and unscrupulous corporations are leveraging these technologies to track citizens, stalk criminals, and monitor employees, but what if this technology, rapidly advancing in the last couple of years, can determine a person's political views? Imagine this; obviously, the Washington...

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Americans Are Being Divided As The War On Domestic Terror Expands

Authored by Derrick Broze via TheLastAmericanVagabond.com,Americans appear too divided and distracted to recognize that the architects of the Patriot Act and the failed War on Terror now have their sights set on the American homeland.The first week of 2021 kicked off with chaos at the Capitol in Washington D.C. Was it a protest, a riot or an insurrection? Were there provocateurs, and if so, were they Antifa, the cops, and/or the Feds? As usual, everyone on the internet thinks they know the...

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Amidst The Pandemic, Women Rush To Sell Explicit Photos Of Themselves On OnlyFans

Perhaps someone needs to ask Jerome Powell during his next congressional testimony: What kind of a recession are we in when women can't even successfully sell nude photos online anymore?Such is the case for a number of women who, the midst of trying to earn money during the pandemic, have turned to OnlyFans to try and sell explicit photos of themselves. Many of these women are still struggling, despite their extra "efforts", according to the New York Times, who profiled several new creators...

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Trump’s China Trade War Cost Up To 245,000 American Jobs: Study

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com,A new study estimates that President Trump’s trade war with China caused the loss of up to 245,000 American jobs.The study from the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and Oxford Economics said a moderate reduction of tariffs on both sides could lead to an additional 145,000 US jobs and an increase in $160 billion GDP by 2025.AFP/Getty ImagesThe USCBC is an organization that promotes US-China trade relations and is made up of about 200 US companies that...

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How A US Nuclear Strike Works

In the wake of last week's events in Washington, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, among others, began discussing the use of the 25th Amendment, amping up the hyperbole by voicing concerns about President Trump launching some kind of attack on a foreign adversary using nuclear weapons in order to create a state of emergency and halt the transition. Those concerns prompted her to contact the Pentagon's leadership in order to receive assurances that safeguards are in place, assurances she reportedly...

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Politics Won’t Fix The American Decline

Authored by Zachary Yost via The Mises Institute,By any measure, 2020 was not a very good year for human freedom. By now everyone is very familiar with the assaults on liberty stemming from measures ostensibly in the name of stopping the spread of covid and the way in which such measures have threatened the very existence of the social order. Beyond such obscene and unprecedented measures, 2020 also demonstrated that the leaders of our society are truly incompetent and bungling. The...

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Surprise! Chicago Mayor Pushes To Loosen Lockdowns Days Before Biden Inauguration

A second Democratic leader is pushing for loosening COVID-19 restrictions, just days before President-elect Biden is set to be sworn in.Following on the heels of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call to "reopen the economy," Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now of the opinion that bars and restaurants need to reopen for indoor dining "as quickly as possible." "I am very, very focused on getting our restaurants reopened. If we look at the various criteria that the state has set, we are meeting most if...

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Consent-Manufacturing For Patriot Act II Continues

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com,It’s been obvious for a long time that the best way to stop the rise of right-wing extremism in America that everyone’s so worried about today is not to pass a bunch of authoritarian laws, but to reverse the policies of soul-crushing neoliberalism and domestic austerity which led to Donald Trump. Instead of doing this, the next president is already pushing a Patriot Act sequel and reducing the stimulus checks he’d promised the public before he’s...

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Restaurant Chain Transactions Tumble In December As Recovery Stalls 

Dining restrictions and cold weather have derailed the restaurant recovery in December. Market research firm NDP Group, which tracks 75 restaurant chains, said transactions at major chains slumped 10% in December versus the same month one year ago. "Up until December, monthly restaurant transaction declines had been improving consecutively since April. November transactions were down just 8%," CNBC said, citing the report. A reemergence of the virus pandemic, new indoor dining restrictions,...

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