Sunday, April 9, 2017

Sleepless in Anti-Trump Territory | Let's Get the U.S. Military Out of the Middle East | A Technology-Free Passover

AlterNet Newsletter

TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 9, 2017

Insomnia Map: It's Hard to Sleep at Night When You Didn't Vote for the Maniac in Charge

By Kali Holloway, AlterNet

Overlap of cities and towns that didn't vote for Trump and sleepless nights.  READ MORE»


Unbelievable: One Chicago Cop Accused of Framing 51 People for Murder

By Sarah Lazare, AlterNet

Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara was granted impunity by the system, and people he allegedly framed are still locked up. READ MORE»


U.S. Military Should Get out of the Middle East

By Jeffrey Sachs, Boston Globe

America is no different from other imperial powers, ensnared repeatedly in costly, bloody, and eventually futile overseas wars. READ MORE»


This Passover, I'm Setting Myself Free From Technology

By Marty Kaplan, AlterNet

Let my iPhone go.  READ MORE»


Donald Trump Made 'The Daily Show' and Out-of-Character Colbert Relevant Again

By Sophia A. McClennen, Salon

Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah are sharper, funnier and more necessary than ever in opposition to the White House. READ MORE»


Trump & Friends' War on African American Women

By Adele M. Stan, The American Prospect

A pattern is emerging in the administration's scandal-defense playbook: Go after black women. READ MORE»


Stunning: Many Doctors Prefer Single-Payer Health Care Because of Demands by Insurance Companies

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

MDs are increasingly collection agents for insurers, who pad their higher incomes. READ MORE»


Anxiety Attack? Don't Panic—Try CBD Instead

By Phillip Smith, AlterNet

A new research review adds support to ever-increasing anecdotal evidence that the marijuana compound can help reduce anxiety and phobias. READ MORE»


The Importance of America's First Antiwar Movement

By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet

In War Against War, historian Michael Kazin recalls the Americans who wanted to give peace a chance 100 years ago READ MORE»


Can Certain Foods Cause or Help Prevent Dementia?

By Lucy Goodchild Van Hilten, AlterNet

The Western diet is killing us cognitively. But there are certain foods that could help keep your neural networks running smoothly. READ MORE»


Brave New Films: Pursuing the Dream. What You Need to Know About DACA, Immigration and Beyond

By Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films

We can protect our immigrant neighbors and change our country. READ MORE»


Will Trump Continue to Pull From a Pro Wrestling Playbook?

By R. Tyson Smith, The Conversation

Trump's WWE-style of politics created campaign buzz, but now it's our country's greatest liability.  READ MORE»


Ya'll Realize that Donnie Just Gutted His Alt-Right Base, Right?

By TheHalfrican, The Daily Kos

The Alt-Right's anti-war stance is deep and real. READ MORE»


Maybe You Don't Really Need a Wi-Fi-Connected Sex Toy

By Angelo Young, Salon

A hackable dildo is the latest example of why the internet of things can be a "buyer, beware" world. READ MORE»


We Really Do Care for One Another

By Charles Bayer, BillMoyers.com

The moments of common, gracious, human kindness I have encountered time and time again keep me optimistic about who we are. READ MORE»


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