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30 Oct

Truth Out Today, 30 October 2012

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On
the News With Thom Hartmann: Romney Campaign Is Trying to Deceive Voters in
Swing-State Wisconsin, and More

In
today’s On the News segment:
More than seven million Americans are

without power, Mitt Romney campaign is trying to deceive voters in swing-state
Wisconsin, the Spanish economy continues to wither away under austerity, and
more.

Watch
the Video and Read the Transcript

                                                                                                      

William
Rivers Pitt | The Eye of the Storm That Sees Us All

William
Rivers Pitt, Truthout:
Despite Hurricane Sandy, climate change

continues to be absent from the political conversation. The elephant blowing
through the room remains.

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the Article

Support
for California GMO Labeling Proposal Drops Following Industry-Funded Ad
Blitz

Mike
Ludwig, Truthout:
A landmark ballot measure in California that requires

genetically modified foods to be identified on product labels has seen support
drop for the first time with a recent blitz of TV ads paid for by the
agrichemical industry.

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the Article

George
Lakoff: Progressives Need to Use Language That Reflects Moral
Values

Mark
Karlin, Truthout:
With the publication of “The Little Blue Book,”

George Lakoff speaks with Mark Karlin about how the brain and cognitive sciences
can be used to understand and impact our recent political discourse.

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the Article

Superstorm
Sandy Shows Nuclear Plants Who’s Boss

Gregg
Levine, Capitoilette:
  Following the storm, rising waters surrounding

Oyster Creek – the nation’s oldest operating nuclear reactor – could result in a
troubling scenario. The storm reminds us that despite the best-laid plans,
nuclear energy poses stark dangers.

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the Article

Latino
Excitement at Record Levels in US Election

Carey
L. Biron, Inter Press Service:
Polls show that Latino voters might have

a record turnout this election, with most expected to vote for President
Obama.

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the Article

Paul
Krugman | A New Economic Stimulus: Mitt Romney’s Awesomeness

Paul
Krugman, Krugman & Co.:
Mr. Romney’s economic stimulus plan doesn’t

exist, but he hopes he can use his awesomeness to convince you it does.

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the Article

The
Corporatocracy Vs. Workplace Democracy

Thom
Hartmann and Sam Sacks, The Daily Take:
Breathing new life into the

labor movement and returning democracy to the workplace will help balance the
inequalities that Citizens United is fostering.

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the Article

Did
JPMorgan Chase Really Take a “$10 Billion Hit” for Uncle Sam?

Richard
Eskow, Campaign for America’s Future:
Journalists continue to repeat

the smoke and mirrors of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon.

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the Article

HOT
Lanes Make My Blood Boil: Fast Tracks for the Rich on the Rise

Salvatore
Babones, Truthout:
The reality is that High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes

are exclusive – by design. If the so-called “Lexus Lanes” weren’t exclusive,
they wouldn’t be hot.

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the Article

The
Curious Case of How Libya Became an Election Issue

Ira
Chernus, TomDispatch:
The Republican focus on Libya this campaign

season shows the enduring power of a foreign policy myth that believes America
has an inalienable right to “own” the world.

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the Article

Economic
Update: Economic Myths in the News

Richard
D. Wolff, Economic Update/Truthout:
Updates include the real-wage

decline 2010-2012, more on Walmart and Greece’s bailout benefiting only
banks.

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to the Show

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