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  1. 'An apocalypse happened': Venice counts cost of devastating floods Businesses and residents say they feel helpless as they brace for next high tides Angela Giuffrida in Venice Wed 13 Nov 2019 19.28 GMT A shopkeeper bales out his store in flood-hit Venice Photograph: Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images St Mark’s Square is submerged by more than one metre of water Photograph: Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/13/an-apocalypse-happened-venice-counts-cost-of-devastating-floods
  2. The task of politics today is to scare the capitalists as much as communism did The threat of the Soviet bloc forced western democracies to acknowledge the rights of workers and poor people Thu 14 Nov 2019 06.00 GMT Last modified on Thu 14 Nov 2019 10.52 GMT Aditya Chakrabortty https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/14/task-politics-today-scare-capitalists-communism
  3. The great American tax haven: why the super-rich love South Dakota It’s known for being the home of Mount Rushmore – and not much else. But thanks to its relish for deregulation, the state is fast becoming the most profitable place for the mega-wealthy to park their billions Thu 14 Nov 2019 06.00 GMT By Oliver Bullough https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/14/the-great-american-tax-haven-why-the-super-rich-love-south-dakota-trust-laws Coalition inaction on climate change and health is risking Australian lives, global report finds Urgent national action is needed to prevent serious declines in public health from climate change, the multi-institutional Countdown study says Melissa Davey Wed 13 Nov 2019 23.30 GMT Last modified on Wed 13 Nov 2019 23.57 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/14/coalition-inaction-on-climate-change-and-health-is-risking-australian-lives-global-report-finds Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors Lancet Countdown tracks impacts of global heating covering disease, wildfires and malnutrition Damian Carrington Environment editor Wed 13 Nov 2019 23.30 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/13/climate-crisis-will-affect-lifelong-health-of-young-warn-doctors
  4. Behrouz Boochani, voice of Manus Island refugees, is free in New Zealand Kurdish Iranian refugee and journalist – a multiple award-winner for documenting life in Australia’s offshore detention system – has left Papua New Guinea Ben Doherty Thu 14 Nov 2019 08.59 GMT Last modified on Thu 14 Nov 2019 11.24 GMT Vid https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/14/behrouz-boochani-free-voice-manus-island-refugees-new-zealand-australia Gaza attacks: tentative truce after Israel strike kills eight Palestinian family members Islamic Jihad says truce has begun as Israel says ‘quiet will be answered with quiet’, following two days of clashes Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem and Hazem Balousha in Gaza Thu 14 Nov 2019 06.44 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/14/gaza-attacks-tentative-truce-after-israel-strike-kills-six-palestinian-family-members 'I live on the street now': how the insured fall into medical bankruptcy Having health insurance is often not enough to save Americans from massive debts when serious illness strikes Michael Sainato Thu 14 Nov 2019 07.00 GMT Last modified on Thu 14 Nov 2019 07.02 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/14/health-insurance-medical-bankruptcy-debt Suicide rates fall after *** marriage laws in Sweden and Denmark Rate among those in same-sex unions falls by 46%, but still ‘worryingly high’, say researchers Jon Henley Europe correspondent Thu 14 Nov 2019 11.43 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/14/suicide-rates-fall-after-***-marriage-laws-in-sweden-and-denmark Greek refugee camp for 640 people is found to be housing 3,745 Unaccompanied children sleeping on floors at facility on island of Samos, EU audit says Daniel Boffey in Brussels Wed 13 Nov 2019 15.13 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/13/greek-refugee-camp-for-640-people-found-housing-3745-eu Up to 4.8m unauthorised immigrants in Europe in 2017 – study Figure is down from 2016 peak and UK and Germany account for about half of total Jon Henley Wed 13 Nov 2019 15.00 GMT Last modified on Thu 14 Nov 2019 00.40 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/13/4m-unauthorised-immigrants-in-europe-in-2017-study What the coup against Evo Morales means to indigenous people like me The indigenous-socialist project accomplished what neoliberalism has repeatedly failed to do: redistribute wealth to society’s poorest sectors Thu 14 Nov 2019 07.00 GMT Last modified on Thu 14 Nov 2019 07.01 GMT By Nick Estes https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/14/what-the-coup-against-evo-morales-means-to-indigenous-people-like-me Neighbours meet to plot path out of Chile crisis amid exasperation at elite Hundreds of town hall-style meetings – cabildos – are taking place to debate causes and solutions of the current unrest John Bartlett in Santiago Wed 13 Nov 2019 09.00 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/13/chile-crisis-town-hall-meetings-neighbours Syrian refugees ask Norway police to investigate war crimes Torture survivors file dossier of evidence against 17 high-ranking Syrian officials Emma Graham-Harrison in Oslo Wed 13 Nov 2019 16.23 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/13/syrian-refugees-ask-norway-police-to-investigate-war-crimes Saudi stabbings: three theatre performers attacked during show Riyadh police arrest ‘Arab’ suspect, with three members of foreign musical troupe reportedly in a stable condition Agence France-Presse Tue 12 Nov 2019 00.29 GMT https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/12/saudi-stabbings-three-theatre-performers-attacked-during-show
  5. Reggio Calabria, Italy: among the containers of hidden bananas 1,200 kg of cocaine: record seizure in Gioia Tauro November 14, 2019 https://www.news1.news/2019/11/reggio-calabria-among-the-containers-of-hidden-bananas-1200-kg-of-cocaine-record-seizure-in-gioia-tauro.html
  6. Another gem imo Beautiful vid ( and sad)... As I once wrote on youtube comments.... Our lives are just meant to be like symbolically going up and down those escalators.......Until the end comes....With the hope it all did make some ( if at all...) sense for ourselves and for the ones around us .....JMVHO of course.....
  7. Beautiful, awesome, powerful & moving imo ( just like most of his songs...)... He will not be forgotten Respect for a Giant Artist
  8. Another great track ( and real social issue)
  9. RIP Karen Silkwood (mentioned in lyrics) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karen_Silkwood There's a great movie about her life ( & murder) starring Meryl Streep & Kurt Russell
  10. Note: song should be understood / interpreted in the context of its time...Just saying....
  11. One of the absolutely greatest imho...Love the lyrics ( and music)...RIP And he ( not the only one, mind you) achieved a little big miracle....Intelligent songs....Sort of dream come true....... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gil_Scott-Heron
  12. Rebel music https://lyricstranslate.com/en/rebel-music-lyrics.html
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