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THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to US Intelligence
http://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2017/01/what-world-might-look-5-years-according-us-intelligence/134511/

Splitting From Trump, Defense Pick Mattis Slams Russia, Supports Iran Deal
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/01/12/splitting-from-trump-defense-pick-mattis-slams-russia-supports-iran-deal/

Christopher Steele, Trump Dossier Author, Is a Real-Life James Bond
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/christopher-steele-trump-dossier-author-real-life-james-bond-n706376

Why Russia's Kremlin watchers are taking Trump dossier with a grain of salt
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2017/0112/Why-Russia-s-Kremlin-watchers-are-taking-Trump-dossier-with-a-grain-of-salt

Why Trump’s Conflict-of-Interest Plan Won't Prevent Conflicts of Interest
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/01/trump-conflicts-of-interest-business-organization/512861/

Protests in Mexico Push Country to Brink of Revolution and Nobody’s Talking About It
http://theantimedia.org/protests-mexico-brink-revolution/

Global unemployment to hit 200 million as wages stagnate
http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/13/news/economy/jobs-pay-global-outlook-2017/index.html

Davos Wonders If It’s Part of the Problem
https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-01-13/davos-wonders-if-it-s-part-of-the-problem

THE WEEK THAT WAS w /the Newsvandal

Americans Still See Big Government as Top Threat
http://www.gallup.com/poll/201629/americans-big-government-top-threat.aspx

Republicans call Obamacare a 'failure.' These 7 charts show they couldn't be more wrong
http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-obamacare-charts-20170104-story.html

Conservatives jittery over Obamacare repeal plan
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/conservatives-jittery-over-ocare-repeal/article/2611039

Decoding McCain’s Hearing on Trump vs. Spies
http://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/decoding-mccains-hearing-on-trump-vs-spies

Donald Trump Is Preparing to Unravel a Century of GOP Trade Policy
https://psmag.com/donald-trump-is-preparing-to-unravel-a-century-of-gop-trade-policy-7be4f9daee75

Donald Trump Admits U.S. Taxpayers Will Pay For The Wall, Claims Mexico Will Reimburse Costs
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-border-wall-mexico-reimburse_us_586f882de4b02b5f85883e44

Mexico’s climate migrants are already coming to the United States
http://grist.org/article/mexicos-climate-migrants-are-already-coming-to-the-united-states/

What It’s Like to Live Where It’s Not Even Safe to Breathe
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/01/05/airpocalypse-has-become-a-seasonal-tradition-in-beijing/

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

In a day of tweets, Trump suggests major change on national security issues
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/in-a-day-of-tweets-trump-suggests-major-change-on-national-security-issues/2016/12/22/4d709da8-c873-11e6-8bee-54e800ef2a63_story.html

Trump shares letter from Putin: 'His thoughts are so correct'
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/311653-trump-shares-letter-from-putin-his-thoughts-are-so-correct
 
No one ‘except us’ believed Trump would win: Vladimir Putin
http://www.asianage.com/world/europe/231216/no-one-except-us-believed-trump-would-win-vladimir-putin.html

China says Trump's pick of hostile trade adviser is 'no laughing matter'
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/23/china-says-trumps-pick-of-hostile-trade-adviser-is-no-laughing-matter

Obama to destroy travel registry targeting Muslims before Trump revives it
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/barack-obama-scrap-nseers-donald-trump-muslim-registry-immigration-a7491146.html

AI could boost productivity but increase wealth inequality, the White House says
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/21/ai-could-boost-productivity-but-increase-wealth-inequality-the-white-house-says.html

U.S. inequality keeps getting uglier
http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/22/news/economy/us-inequality-worse/index.html

The Coming Water Crisis
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2200779-dont-post-water-world-intro-2/

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Meet Donald Trump's think tank
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/06/politics/donald-trump-heritage-foundation-transition/

Trump Team’s Memo Hints at Broad Shake-Up of U.S. Energy Policy
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-09/trump-team-s-memo-hints-at-broad-shake-up-of-u-s-energy-policy

Carrier to ultimately cut some of jobs Trump saved
http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/08/news/companies/carrier-jobs-automation/

We Do Not Have a Trade Deficit
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/442828/donald-trump-trade-deficit-ignorance-and-misunderstanding

Suspected of Corruption at Home, Powerful Foreigners Find Refuge in the U.S.
https://www.propublica.org/article/corrupt-foreign-officials-find-refuge-in-united-states

Korea’s Park Impeached as Protesters Vent Anger Over Corruption
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-09/korea-s-park-impeached-as-protesters-vent-anger-over-corruption

Donald Trump "Has a Big Stake" in New 'Apprentice,' Says Transition Team
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/donald-trump-will-still-profit-new-celebrity-apprentice-954499

Without these ads, there wouldn't be money in fake news
http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-fake-news-ad-economy-20161208-story.html#nt=oft12aH-1la1

What Is Time's Trump Cover Really Trying to Tell Us?
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/12/08/are_those_devil_horns_on_trump_s_head_on_his_time_person_of_the_year_photo.html

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Trump Kicks Off ‘Thank You’ Tour, Reveling in Crowd and Campaign Themes
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/us/politics/trump-kicks-off-thank-you-tour-reveling-in-crowd-and-campaign-themes.html

Supporters don’t really care if Trump drains the swamp
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article118026863.html

Wall Street Wins Again as Trump Picks Bankers, Billionaires
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-30/wall-street-wins-again-as-trump-chooses-bankers-and-billionaires

Carrier Will Receive $7 Million in Tax Breaks to Keep Jobs in Indiana
http://www.wsj.com/articles/indiana-gives-7-million-in-tax-breaks-to-keep-carrier-jobs-1480608461

Another Clinton-Trump divide: High-output America vs low-output America
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2016/11/29/another-clinton-trump-divide-high-output-america-vs-low-output-america/

Strong job growth still isn’t giving Americans a raise
https://thinkprogress.org/economy-added-178-000-jobs-in-november-unemployment-fell-to-4-6-ddccdfecc300

Poll: Only One-Fourth Of Americans Actually Want Full Obamacare Repeal
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obamacare-repeal-poll_us_583f3b6fe4b017f37fe2607f

Even with the most high-tech targeting, U.S. airstrikes are still killing civilians in Syria
http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-air-war-20161130-story.html

You can't hide from government hacking
https://www.cnet.com/news/rule-41-you-cant-hide-from-government-hacking-warrant/

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Trump's team of gazillionaires
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/donald-trump-cabinet-billionaires-millionaires-231831

Why people are giving Jill Stein millions for an election recount
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/11/24/why-are-people-giving-jill-stein-millions-of-dollars-for-an-election-recount/

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/russian-propaganda-effort-helped-spread-fake-news-during-election-experts-say/2016/11/24/793903b6-8a40-4ca9-b712-716af66098fe_story.html

Russia tells U.S. to get out of the way in Syria
http://thehill.com/homenews/news/307501-russia-tells-us-to-get-out-of-the-way-in-syria

ACLU alleges police used life-threatening weapons at Standing Rock protest
http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/2016/11/aclu-alleges-police-use-life-threatening-weapons-at-standing-rock-protest.php

A Less Frenzied Black Friday as Millennials Opt to Stay In
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/business/economy/a-less-frenzied-black-friday-as-millennials-opt-to-stay-in.html

The rich are winning the global economic recovery
http://money.cnn.com/2016/11/24/news/economy/inequality-economic-recovery/index.html

“A new climate era”: what happens if the Arctic doesn’t freeze?
http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/energy/2016/11/new-climate-era-what-happens-if-arctic-doesn-t-freeze

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Donald Trump’s Team Starts to Coalesce With High-Level Picks
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/18/us/politics/donald-trump-transition.html

NSA Head Openly Accuses Russia of Using Wikileaks to Get Trump Elected
http://theslot.jezebel.com/nsa-head-openly-accuses-russia-of-using-wikileaks-to-ge-1789051302

Viral Fake Election News Outperformed Real News On Facebook In Final Months Of The US Election
https://www.buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman/viral-fake-election-news-outperformed-real-news-on-facebook

The amplification of censorship: How attacking the alt-right only adds to the flames
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/alt-right-censorship-keith-boag-1.3855585

Interviews reveal how Bannon used flattery to manipulate Trump into alt-right policies
http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/310065/interviews-reveal-how-bannon-used-flattery-to-manipulate-trump-into-alt-right-policies/

In tough talk on Muslims, Japanese internment survivors feel a dark deja vu
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-japanese-internment-20161117-story.html#nt=oft12aH-1la1

Private Prison Companies Ready to Cash In on Throwing Out Immigrants
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/11/18/private-prison-companies-ready-to-cash-in-on-throwing-out-immigrants.html
 
Bankers celebrate dawn of Trump era
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/donald-trump-wall-street-bankers-231524

Trump’s vast web of conflicts: A user’s guide
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/donald-trump-ethics-conflicts-231454