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From Public Citizen's Corporate Presidency site: "44 Trump administration officials have close ties to the Koch brothers and their network of political groups, particularly Vice President Mike Pence, White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and White House budget director Mick Mulvaney."

Dark Money author Jane Mayer on The Dangers of President Pence, New Yorker, Oct. 23 issue on-line

Can Time Inc. Survive the Kochs? November 28, 2017 By
..."This year, among the Kochs’ aims is to spend a projected four hundred million dollars in contributions from themselves and a small group of allied conservative donors they have assembled, to insure Republican victories in the 2018 midterm elections. Ordinarily, political reporters for Time magazine would chronicle this blatant attempt by the Kochs and their allies to buy political influence in the coming election cycle. Will they feel as free to do so now?"...

"Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America" see: our site, and George Monbiot's essay on this key book by historian Nancy MacLean.

Full interview with The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer March 29, 2017, Democracy Now! about her article, "The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency: How Robert Mercer Exploited America’s Populist Insurgency."

Democracy Now! Special Broadcast from the Women's March on Washington

The Economics of Happiness -- new version

Local Futures offers a free, shortened version of its award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. This 19-minute abridged version "brings us voices of hope of in a time of crisis." www.localfutures.org.

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June 05, 2018

Razan Al Najjar: Palestinian medic who saved lives shot dead by Israeli sniper

"Al Najjar was the 119th Palestinian killed since the protests began in March, according to Gaza health officials"

Palestine: Razan Al Najjar: Palestinian medic who saved lives shot dead by Israeli sniper

Monday 4 June 2018, by siawi3

Source: https://gulfnews.com/news/mena/palestine/razan-al-najjar-palestinian-medic-who-saved-lives-shot-dead-by-israeli-sniper-1.2230924

June 4, 2018 |

Razan Al NajjarImage Credit: Social Media
Mourners attend the funeral of Razan Al Najjar in Khan Younis in Gaza.Image Credit: REUTERS
Colleagues of Razan Al Najjar react at a hospital in Gaza.Image Credit: REUTERS (1 of 3) 

See also: A Source of Positivity All the Time”: Remembering Palestinian Medic Razan al-Najjar, Killed by IDF

Democracy Now!  June 04, 2018