Hungary public funds were used to pay Bannon and Milo for speeches: Contracts

 

The cost of getting Milo Yiannopoulos and Steve Bannon to Hungary for hourlong speeches in Budapest in May was upwards of $60,000 — the equivalent of four years of low-skilled labor in the Central European country — according to contracts obtained by Mic. And some of the funds came from Hungarian taxpayers [Continue reading at Mic ]

Contracts linked below:

Bannon contract

Yiannopoulos contract

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Some aid for Charlottesville’s injured is running out, other funds haven’t arrived

Grace Aheron, a local organizer who witnessed the car attack allegedly committed by James Fields Jr. that injured at least 30 and killed Heather Heyer, said the “reality has set in that maybe we’ll see the money, maybe we won’t.” Read at Mic […]

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This Toddler Torn from His Parents Could Suffer Lasting Trauma—So Could Hundreds of Others

The Trump administration’s separation of parents and children can cause life-long effects, including learning disabilities, as a result of “toxic stress,” according to the head of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read at The Daily Beast […] 

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Budapest Cancels ‘Billy Elliot’ Performances

After a pro-government newspaper claims the musical—about a boy who loves ballet—could “turn kids gay.” Still, Hungarians aren’t convinced it’s as bad as it looks. Continue reading …

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Police violence against Native Americans – deadly and rising

Tina McGrath sits in front of the many documents pertaining to harm she says she has suffered at the hands of the police. Native Americans were the only group to see an increase in killings by police in 2016. This is my investigation into the relationship between police and indigenous people [Continue reading at Al Jazeera].

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Texas prisons: Documents, illness and death

“Tyrail Crosby, another former Clements guard, concurred, saying that document falsification is “very common” there … Crosby’s concerns go further than record falsification: ‘It’s too many people dying in there,’ he said. Continue reading […]

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Trump victory: What now for the far-right movement?

White lives matter protest in Houston, TX [Patrick Strickland/Al Jazeera]

White lives matter protest in Houston, TX [Patrick Strickland/Al Jazeera]

“We’re going to keep pushing our White Lives Matter,” he said. “We’re going to keep pushing our nationalist views … Is it racist in a sense? Somewhat. But it’s not a racist view.”

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Cyber Warfare: The new international warfront

“World War III is already here, and it’s happening on the internet.” – Brett Scott, co-founder of Arizona Cyber Warfare Range

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Making ends meet isn’t easy for Acapulco’s taxistas

The fractured drug cartels hit high and low. In Acapulco these days, they’re even knocking off taxi drivers who don’t pay up, or who work for rival gangs.

The fractured drug cartels hit high and low. In Acapulco these days, they’re even knocking off taxi drivers who don’t pay up, or who work for rival gangs.

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My latest and last from Palestine

The Syrian Refugees of Gaza

Meet the refugees who fled war-torn Syria for the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip.

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