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Wall Street Journal:
Facebook's Internal Chat Boards Show Politics Often at Center of Decision Making  —  Employees allege content rules aren't enforced for Breitbart and other right-wing publishers for fear of public blowback, and management expresses wariness of appearing biased, according to internal documents
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Scoop: Facebook exec warns of “more bad headlines”  —  In a post to staffers Saturday obtained by Axios, Facebook VP of global affairs Nick Clegg warned the company that worse coverage could be on the way: “We need to steel ourselves for more bad headlines in the coming days, I'm afraid.”
Discussion: Raw Story
Mike Wright / Telegraph:   Facebook whistleblower warns company's encryption will aid espionage by hostile nations
Politico:
Biden hosts Manchin in Delaware at critical juncture  —  President Joe Biden hosted Sen. Joe Manchin in Delaware on Sunday as the two sought to finalize an agreement on Biden's domestic agenda, according to multiple people familiar with the meeting.  —  The president huddled …
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Douglas E. Schoen / The Hill:   What Democrats need to do to avoid self-destruction
Ryan Grim / Bad News:   Kyrsten Sinema's long march through the institutions
CNN:
Trump pick's messy personal life worries Senate Republicans desperate to hold on to Pennsylvania seat  —  (CNN)Sean Parnell may have the backing of former President Donald Trump, but the Pennsylvania Republican also has significant personal baggage that is raising concerns about the GOP's ability …
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
WATCH: Jake Tapper Emphatically Calls Out Republicans for ‘Violations of Basic Decency’ for Mocking Alec Baldwin's Movie Set Shooting  —  CNN's Jake Tapper blasted Republicans for their joyful exploitation of the tragic shooting incident involving Alec Baldwin on the set of the film, Rust.
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Sarah Maslin Nir / New York Times:
Their Jobs Made Them Get Vaccinated.  They Refused.  —  The willingness of some workers to give up their livelihoods helps explain the country's struggle to reach herd immunity.  —  Under the threat of losing their jobs, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers finally got a Covid-19 vaccine.
Doyle McManus / Los Angeles Times:
Why is Trump running for president again?  To stay out of jail  —  Throughout his epic, scandal-ridden career, Donald Trump has compiled an astonishing record of impunity, constantly staying one jump ahead of prosecutors, plaintiffs and creditors.  —  He is the only president to be impeached twice …
Discussion: Raw Story
Andrew Seidman / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pa. Bar Association criticizes TV ad by GOP candidate for state Supreme Court  —  The TV ad is no-holds-barred.It bluntly attacks a decision of the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  And on Saturday, the state Bar Association said the spot went too far.The ad says the Democratic contender …
Leighton Woodhouse / KERFUFFLE:
Anthony Fauci Has Been Abusing Animals for 40 Years  —  The stuff you've seen on social media barely scratches the surface.  —  The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the division of the National Institutes of Health run by Anthony Fauci, funded a recent experiment …
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Natasha Anderson / Daily Mail:   ‘Cruel’ Fauci is condemned for ‘paying Tunisian research lab $375,800 in taxpayer funds to clamp heads of de-barked beagle puppies in cages filled with flesh-eating flies that ate them alive’
Binyamin Appelbaum / New York Times:
The Rotten Core of the Republican Party  —  Mr. Appelbaum is a member of the editorial board.  —  Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, the top House Republican, recently took to social media to warn that Democrats have hatched a dastardly plot.  “Democrats,” he said …
Heather Knight / San Francisco Chronicle:
Why a progressive prosecutor just left D.A. Chesa Boudin's office and joined the recall effort  —  Sitting on a bench in Golden Gate Park on a recent afternoon, Brooke Jenkins made clear the city's raging debate over crime and how District Attorney Chesa Boudin responds to it is more complicated than left versus right.
Discussion: Breitbart
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NBC Bay Area:   EXCLUSIVE: Two SF Prosecutors Quit & Join Effort to Oust Former Boss, District Attorney Chesa Boudin
Ben Hubbard / New York Times:
I Was Hacked.  The Spyware Used Against Me Makes Us All Vulnerable.  —  Invasive hacking software sold to countries to fight terrorism is easily abused.  Researchers say my phone was hacked twice, probably by Saudi Arabia.  —  BEIRUT, Lebanon — In Mexico, the government hacked the cellphones of journalists and activists.
CBS News:
Transcript: Rep. Bennie Thompson on “Face the Nation”, October 24, 2021  —  The following is a transcript of an interview with Congressman Bennie Thompson that aired Sunday, October 24, 2021, on “Face the Nation.”  —  MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to turn now to the investigation into the events leading …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Breitbart
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LZ Granderson / Yahoo News:   Condi Rice wants to ‘move on’ from Jan. 6. What does that even mean?
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
Neil Cavuto Desperately Pleads With Fox News Audience to Get Vaccinated: 'I'm Begging You,' Think of ‘Those Around You’  —  Fox News' Neil Cavuto urged network viewers to get vaccinated in his first on-air comments since he was diagnosed with a breakthrough coronavirus case.
Washington Post:
Race-blind redistricting?  Democrats incredulous at GOP maps  —  RALEIGH, N.C. — A decade ago, North Carolina Republicans redrew their legislative districts to help their party in a way that a federal court ruled illegally deprived Black voters of their right to political representation.
Discussion: RedState
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Democrats' problem is not focusing on issues most vital to independents, 2 prominent pollsters say  —  Joel Benenson has a feeling of deja vu watching President Biden's agenda grind into a long, drawn-out negotiation as middle-of-the-road voters recoil at the process taking place in Congress.
Discussion: Twitchy
Tech Transparency Project:
YouTube's Filter Bubble Problem is Worse for Fox News Viewers  —  New TTP research shows how YouTube's recommendation algorithm locks users into ideological echo chambers.  It's more intense for people who watch Fox News.  —  YouTube's recommendation algorithm pushes users …
Ray Sanchez / CNN:
How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America  —  (CNN)A member of a scientific coalition advising Puerto Rico's government on the coronavirus pandemic recently joked about the island's high Covid-19 vaccination rate, attributing it to the proliferation of drug store chains on the island.
Discussion: abc7NY
Washington Post:
Sen. Joe Manchin wants to restrict who gets the child tax credit.  These West Virginians may pay the price if he gets his way.  —  Manchin supports new requirements for the expanded child tax credit that would likely end the benefit for thousands of families in his state.
Discussion: Raw Story
Wall Street Journal:
Tax on Billionaires' Unrealized Gains Will Likely Be in Budget Package, Democrats Say  —  The proposal, which would likely affect fewer than 1,000 of the wealthiest U.S. taxpayers, would help pay for Biden's social policy and climate legislation  —  WASHINGTON—A new annual tax …
Discussion: CBS San Francisco
Insider:
The January 6 insurrection, in all its heart-pounding detail, from 34 people who lived through it … “We have the building!”  Those words sent “a wave of terror” through congressional staffer Jay Rupert as he barricaded himself in his House office on January 6 while an angry pro-Trump mob breached security and ransacked the building.
Susan J. Demas / Michigan Advance:
The soul-crushing fight of parents battling right-wing COVID nihilism  —  If you had told me two years ago that there would be a movement of angry parents, however small, yawping against basic measures to stop their kids from getting sick and dying with the full backing of a major political party, I wouldn't have believed it.
Geeti Rahimi / TOLOnews:
Tehran to Host Regional Meeting on Afghanistan  —  Tehran will host a ministerial meeting with Afghanistan's neighboring countries on Wednesday and hold talks on inclusivity within the Afghan government and stability inside the country.  —  The Islamic Emirate is not invited to the meeting yet …
 
 
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Anthony L. Fisher / Insider:
If the CDC wants more parents to vaccinate their kids, it needs to promise the end of masks in schools.
Ben Kesslen / NBC News:
Rep. Jim Banks suspended from Twitter for misgendering trans government official Dr. Rachel Levine
Discussion: Insider and UPI
CNN:
Afghanistan hurtling toward collapse, Sweden and Pakistan say
Joe Concha / The Hill:
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Tampa Bay Times:
Can Florida quit OSHA over vaccines? Top GOP lawmakers will try
E.J. Dionne Jr / Washington Post:
True conservatives should support filibuster reform
Discussion: USA Today, Bloomberg and Fox News
Pamela K. Browne / Washington Examiner:
FBI incompetence let Anwar al Awlaki slip away, say retired investigators
New York Times:
Inside the Decade-Long U.S. Fight Against Al Shabab in Somalia
Reid J. Epstein / New York Times:
How Misinformation Threatened a Montana National Heritage Area
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