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Wolfgang Schäuble zur Lage in Europa |
24:20 - Eric Schmitz told Schaeuble in Davos 2016 (Feb) - that Schaeuble should think about the possibility of Trump being President. Not candidate, but President.
See book Taibbi about the election and other books about the election.
tl;dr from this anecdote, big data showed (+ business instinct of Eric Schmitz?) the possibility of Trump. Thus, VERY Interesting, that Hillary Clinton campaign did not try mitigate risk and adopt more Sanders or put him as Vice president or other Bernie-like politicians.
DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  Google  presidential  election  Hillary  Clinton  2016  book 
august 2018 by asterisk2a
Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’ - BBC News
Facebook, Twitter and Google lawyers defended themselves to US lawmakers probing whether Russia used social media to influence the 2016 election.
The three firms faced hard questions at a Senate panel on crime and terrorism about why they missed political ads bought with Russian money. &! - Francis Fukuyama - This is not the situation that prevails in today’s internet world. There are not a variety of competing platforms with differing points of view; rather, there is Facebook, which has become a sort of global utility. [ creating for each their own bubble own world, enabling to reject, deny reality in spite of fact. Orwell on nationalism: - Indifference to reality ] ESPECIALLY when the user is the product, sold to corporates. Keep users more and more clicking = keep making more and more money. &! Displayed in their dedicated teams in-house support for Trump campaign! $85m. Client satisfaction and profit maximisation. --- &!
Facebook  democracy  presidential  election  2016  Brexit  Donald  Trump  DonaldTrump  AfD  far-right  right-wing  alt-right  Social  Media  Newsfeed  bubble  algorithm  filter  bias  Gesellschaft  Nationalism  Orwell  Orwellian  Patriotism  demagogue  Twitter  Google  monopoly  duopoly  monopsony  Amazon  antitrust  Francis  Fukuyama  totalitarianism  Capitalism 
november 2017 by asterisk2a
(4207) Inside the mind of white America - BBC News - YouTube
3:30 "most of it I hear is from the news and it is mostly negative." // white privilege also means not knowing about your advantage as white white neighbourhood white name white parents and grand parents and grand grand parents // Institutional racism
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october 2017 by asterisk2a
Facebook to share Russia-linked political adverts with investigators - BBC News
Earlier this month it was revealed that politically-charged advertising had been targeted at American voters, paid for, Facebook believed, by Russian actors with links to the Kremlin.
The adverts did not support a specific candidate, Facebook said, but instead posted inflammatory information on hot topics, such as immigration.
Facebook  DonaldTrump  Brexit  Donald  Trump  Russia  presidential  election  2016  HRC  Hillary  Clinton  HillaryClinton  immigration 
september 2017 by asterisk2a
Hillary Clinton's book has a clear message: don't blame me | Thomas Frank | Opinion | The Guardian
She seems to have been almost totally unprepared for the outburst of populist anger that characterized 2016, an outburst that came under half a dozen different guises: trade, outsourcing, immigration, opiates, deindustrialization, and the recent spectacle of Wall Street criminals getting bailed out. It wasn’t the issues that mattered so much as the outrage, and Donald Trump put himself in front of it. Clinton couldn’t. [...] But by and large, Clinton’s efforts to understand populism always get short-circuited, probably because taking it seriously might lead one to conclude that working people have a legitimate beef with her and the Democratic party. &! &!
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september 2017 by asterisk2a
(100) Clinton Attacks Sanders in New Book – RAI With Thomas Frank (2/6) - YouTube
Thomas Frank wrote book about the left and democrats.
pointing out making policy by public opinion. always bad. for future and utopia. you are always behind the curve.
there is a civil war within democratic party (corporate centrist v progressive left) &! - Bernie Sanders Reacts To Hillary Clinton’s New Book | All In | MSNBC &! - Hillary Clinton's New Book Filled With Lies & Finger Pointing &! - Corporate Democrats Have a Vested Interest in Not Listening to Workers - RAI with Thomas Frank (1/4)
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september 2017 by asterisk2a
(911) It's Worse Than It Looks: Lessons for Democrats from Election 2016 - YouTube
- win by small margin in states that flipped from blue to red, - Dems lost = long int the making, strong regional ie cities and coast, butnot party for the nation, - Trump hatte eine bessere geschichte erzaehlt als status quo kandidat HRC - 17:30, Obama hatte 2008 die beste geschichte zu erzaehlen und dann brach sein versprechen. lessons: people want dignity of jobs, not just fair jobs (protection), pause on progressiveness and liberalness? more centrism (because of the demographic bubble of white america), stronger institutions (see Niall Ferguson munk debate failure of institutions to deliver what they always promised but never did). // the blue states in the wall that switched, they rolled the dice, status quo was known since 2012 relection of obama //
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may 2017 by asterisk2a
(730) As Clinton Blames Comey & Russia, Authors of "Shattered" Expose Aimless Campaign - YouTube
mechanic experienced calculation (demonization, deplorable, Tim Kaine vs Elisabeth Warren, status quo Career Politicians Democratic Party no inkling of revolution), !!!decisions by committee!!! - vs - grassroots of Bernie Sanders - vs - angry demos populism //&! The Art of Persuasion is part Science and Part Art (the Actor trying to bridge divide ie through being a great orator like Barack Obama, or Donald Trump who says without a filter brazenly exxagerating wha was sache ist - "winning their respect") // &! Not Comey Letters -
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may 2017 by asterisk2a
(577) Cornel West on Donald Trump: This is What Neo-Fascism Looks Like - YouTube
spiritual historical blackout. niall ferguson calls it historical amnesia among public and academics. // "most trying time in our lifetime." // pseudo populist = donald and brexit! but it is neoliberalism! / chornic crisis &!
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may 2017 by asterisk2a
Revealed: how US billionaire helped to back Brexit | Politics | The Guardian
It has emerged that Robert Mercer, a hedge-fund billionaire, who helped to finance the Trump campaign and who was revealed this weekend as one of the owners of the rightwing Breitbart News Network, is a long-time friend of Nigel Farage. He directed his data analytics firm to provide expert advice to the Leave campaign on how to target swing voters via Facebook – a donation of services that was not declared to the electoral commission. [[...] see Adam Curtis interview about Big Data & Facebook (history), it can't imagine a Utopia bc limitations of present conversation build on the past! Always reverting to the past "do you like this, then read this" >> - engineering systems seek stability, status quo, this is the the internet, facebook , filter bubble granulare blasen (book granular). cant imagine future never existed and personal growth. donald trump, usa got donald, bc the internet knows what USA are. same with brexit.
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february 2017 by asterisk2a
"Democrats Would Rather Lose Than Win With A Progressive"-Former Sanders Official Nick Brana Pt 2 - YouTube
Democrats fought & stole it from Bernie because they rather would lose to GOP/Trump than move to the left progressives. // See also book Thomas Frank - Liberal - & Matt Taibbi on GOP and in general the establishment - $ - choosing the candidate not the voter electorate and journalists feeding themselves co-opting into the game then wondering why they are called fake and luegenpresse. And Mark Blyth mentioning Bill Clinton finished what Reagan could not ( Surrender: How the Clinton Administration Completed the Reagan Revolution by Michael Meeropol (Paperback) - https://www.yo​​?v=a0q_Ww1q1j8. And Obama did not fight GOP in public, he preserved the status quo, did not upset the DNC elite and establishments going to the left and much more progressive and then there was the Drone Warfare.
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february 2017 by asterisk2a
SHOCKER! Candidate Calls Out Rigged DNC Primary To Their Face! - YouTube
see also Mark Blyth, nassim taleb - no skin in the game. not being accountable in their decisions and wrong doing. &! How The Democratic Party BETRAYED Workers & Its Base - THOMAS FRANK Interview Part 1 - Author Thomas Frank about the DNC - &! Matt Taibbi Insane Clown President about GOP &! Mark Blyth argues that Obama did not fight, instead TPP TISA TTIP et al
DNC  GOP  Democrats  Republicans  USA  presidential  election  2016  HRC  Hillary  Clinton  Bernie  Sanders  Matt  Taibbi  book  Super  Rich  1%  10%  Plutocracy  Oligarchy 
february 2017 by asterisk2a
Insane Clown President: Matt Taibbi Chronicles Election of "Billionaire Hedonist" Trump - YouTube
cabinet worth billions. the swamp. //&! Donald Trump was a gold mine for all the media companies’ – Matt Taibbi - --- master of diversion and creating fog, like Kellyanne Conway. Exploiting financial weakness of networks, ratings dependent. Trump goldmine for all networks. Getting free publicity where Hillary and else had to buy it. And there is no single voice, identity. Splittered, granular society. Fragmented, everyone having their own filter bubble and newsfeed. // Journalist loss of confidence by public biggest problem for future of democracy in western/press freedom. Seen as part of the liberal elite club // Trump the 'Martin Luther of News.' Tweeting during the night, get glimpse that there is no filter. He doesnt need the press, prev presidents needed to get their message out. // Summmer marches against trump expected. Camps in Washington similar to Nixon. Republicans could desert him sooner rather than later. // There are people now who prefer one set of facts and other ppls who prefer "alternative facts." // act first ask for permission later << trump, the marketer, live surveyor of his crowd how they react to what lines. //
book  presidential  election  2016  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump 
january 2017 by asterisk2a
Naomi Klein on Trump Election: "This is a Corporate Coup d’État" - YouTube
Hillary's low voter turn-out. compared to Obama enthusiasm, gave it Trump. // Trump not republican, not ideolog, trump testing what will keep him in office (things might escalate). But Cabinet is Trump and Republican conspiracy. // "This is a Corporate Coup d’État" Cabinet picks are panic picks in part, to hold back progressive policy in west (regulating banks, pollution etc etc) ... next 100 days in favour of the SWAMP //&! ie shredding Net Neutrality - Meet The Man Who Might Kill The Internet - - FCC appointment Ajit Pai. - if you are a corporatists, you want to limit competition, the small players coming up from down there ...
USA  presidential  election  2016  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  Cabinet  GOP  Republican  neoliberalism  crony  Capitalism  Net  Neutrality  Climate  Change  Global  Warming  military–industrial  complex  self-regulation  deregulation  Washington  pollution  Labour  Union  Workers  minimum  wage  lobby  fracking  revolving  door 
january 2017 by asterisk2a
How to Listen to Donald Trump Every Day for Years - The New York Times
We have to stop thinking that what President Trump says has any deeper significance [...] One major concern: His barking style lends itself to expressing casual hatred too easily. Also, Mr. Obama had much less room to be “authentic.” Mr. Trump has the privilege of talking as he pleases with no concern for how he sounds. He can string his impressions together as they come, while a black politician who sounds too “street” gets only so far. (Hillary Clinton, too, was boxed in, by gender. If she had used traits associated with the casual speech of women she would have been branded as trivial.) // language and bar for black presidents much higher -
DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  speech  language  writing  Populism  Nationalism  demagogue  demagogy  Fascism  presidential  election  2016 
january 2017 by asterisk2a
The Daily Show - Bill Clinton - Hillary Clinton and the Changing Political Landscape - YouTube
skims identity politics - 'economically and culturally disposessed' - Trevor Noha does not probe on it. especially the last 8 years that dems could not realise econ change ie training STEM income growth for the 80% who bailed out the 20%. 'I get what we are going through.' ??? Trevor Noha let his monolouge go on and on and on.
Hillary  Clinton  presidential  election  2016  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump 
december 2016 by asterisk2a
Paxman on Clinton, contempt and lying b******ds! - YouTube
Hillary Clinton was absolutley useless to imagine what the country will be like when she gets elected ... aka continue obama that was watered down obama and jail free card for bankers. ... et al. bc of republicans blocking game. //
Hillary  Clinton  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  presidential  election  2016 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Professor who called Trump election now predicts impeachment - YouTube
Donald Trump won despite the donald campaign !!! This was dems and hillary's to lose. Nothing that donald could take. more like Hillary could lose and did lose. + vulnerability of dems, the past 8 years not lots done bc of GOP blocking and tackling. //&! you get what you see w donald! not gonna change. GOP could impeach the Donald.
DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  presidency  presidential  election  2016  Hillary  Clinton  Politics  BarackObama 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Married To Bill, Lost To Barack, Lost To Donald: Bingo! | The Daily Caller
[ hard hitting in the gut, but true past actions speak louder that current campaign promises ] And it’s more important than any other thing: It tells our daughters that it’s never okay to sell out to the man.

A lifetime ago Hillary Clinton said “I do.” But she didn’t say “I do” to love and marriage, or to a man. She said “I do” to power. Because of that compromise, she lost the sympathy of the American people and, perhaps, maybe she lost whatever was human and sympathetic about her.
character  Career  Politicians  Hillary  Clinton  presidential  election  2016 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Obama defends globalisation on Germany visit - BBC News
US President Barack Obama has made a strong defence of globalisation as he arrived in Germany on his final visit to Europe before leaving office.
BarackObama  presidency  globalisation  globalization  Brexit  inequality  Poverty  working  poor  Super  Rich  1%  10%  20%  Plutocracy  USA  UK  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  presidential  election  2016  Washington  No  Representation  squeezed  middle  class  immigration  culture  values  identity  post-racial  America  GFC  recovery  bank  Bailout 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Michael Moore joins wide-ranging election talk | MSNBC
Trump spend more money on baseball hats than polls. polls to refine message. // trump refines his message on stage like the sales man he is. // Bernie won Michigan and Wisconsin. // Sanders win 22 states, ppl want change. ppl did not care about lable (socialist). // African American vote in Detroit and Michigan was down! Bc of 8 years of Obama did not trickle down onto Main Street! Pipes in Flint Michigan still not replaced! // DNC leaked debate questions to Hillary // "I was used." Not again. // lots of ppl did not check boxes for president but voted for everything else. happened in all states!!! // Authoritarian and Populist. // Fascism in 20th century will come w TV Show [... 21st w FB Newsfeed ] // Flint vs Manhatten ... dont blame the victim (voting for Trump), Manhatten where are dreams growth jobs and plenty. And journalistic coverage lokal and national! Flint? 90% ppl dont have philosophical luxury (Hillary, Trump, Stein, other) but have to survive and grasp for every straw; Donald J Trump. // America still racial. No post-racial America. // Pollsters live by data and died by data. // Progressives (Bernie alike) have to take over DNC/Democrats to have a chance in 2020!!! // Donald J Trump destroyed both (rigged) parties. // Elizabeth Warren might run 2020 and might be backed by DNC // Why not Tom Hanks. Oprah Winfrey? USA is celebrity-based culture. // Bernie and Trump spoke to same community, but w different answers. //
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november 2016 by asterisk2a
The Myth of the Hard-Luck Trump Voter by Slate's The Gist
min 10:30 not voting for hillary bc of gender anxiety. // trumpers relativly well of more often than not.
presidential  election  2016  Hillary  Clinton  Donald  Trump  Elizabeth  Warren  sexism  Sexismus  Misogynie  misogyny  moral  licensing  Malcom  Gladwell 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Jamelle Bouie Sums It Up by Slate's The Gist | Free Listening on SoundCloud
[see half way through ] the other, than white democrats (the latina/o, black, mexican, etc), did not came out as much in their droves as they did for obama 2008 and then lower count 2012. ...and then were the white dem votes that was also lower!speaks to itself. how much did obama change for other than white? not enough.
presidential  election  2016  Hillary  Clinton  Donald  Trump  DonaldTrump  presidency  BarackObama  minority  poverty  working  poor  post-racial  America  ExitPoll 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
The Economist asks: How did Donald Trump win the presidency? by The Economist
White vote will shrink. white vote turnout was higher than predicted [...] trump will not work in 10 years! // media propelled him! // also failure on HRC side! // wealthy whites voted also for trump! fear of potential sozialabstieg and identity politics // Wisconsin! turned red hillary never visited! Wisconsin was a brick in blue wall in HRC campaign/road to whitehouse. //
Donald  Trump  DonaldTrump  Hillary  Clinton  presidential  election  2016 
november 2016 by asterisk2a
Shift to automation may prevent Trump from delivering on his jobs promise - Chicago Tribune
Can Republicans "create jobs" decrease inequality, increase wages for the 80%. Ian Bremmer Agrees - - ie defence budget is going up? // Saudi Arabia not happy .. // voter turnout anemic! apathetic! // whites less educated saw their livelihoods going away. especially rural area. not the big cities! // dems clintons not going to fix whats wrong. trump choice worse than clinton would have been. // &! econ challenges structural and more coming!
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november 2016 by asterisk2a
Secret World of US Election: Julian Assange talks to John Pilger (FULL INTERVIEW) - YouTube
obamas cabinet choosen by banks and establishment )of powers). saudi financing of middle east instability. // Clinton Foundation - geld und macht waesche machine. // Trump not permitted to win by established forces of power. //
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november 2016 by asterisk2a
The Naked Truth: Is the U.S. Political System Rigged? - YouTube
book rat fucked. // still segregation (race as a proxy for political party)! and Voter ID Law. And not a public holiday. //
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november 2016 by asterisk2a
The Naked Truth: Trumpland - YouTube
43m long. // see also Trumpland from // losers or those who fear to lose. // refugees/immigrants taking my 2nd job. [...] companies who go overseas, are traitors // two party system, against the people //
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november 2016 by asterisk2a
"On contact" with Chris Hedges (Episode 19) - YouTube
David Cay Johnson, author of “The Making of Donald Trump" + 2007 book about tax avoidance and evasion. bill clinton showed that a tax rise does not sink an economy. // selbstdarstellung - kardashian, trump, reality tv stars, social media stars ...
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october 2016 by asterisk2a
Taking Trump voters’ concerns seriously means listening to what they’re actually saying - Vox
author is doing himself intellectual disservice to label even half as outright racists. // as w AfD. even (squeezed) middle class can have econ axiety bc prices rise but not the paycheck for a decade or more. and future does not look better for your kids than yourself when you were their age.
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october 2016 by asterisk2a
Excerpts of Hillary Clinton’s Paid Speeches to Goldman Sachs Finally Leaked
The excerpts are revealed in an email from Tony Carrk, the research director of the Clinton campaign, to John Podesta, the campaign chairman, and other top campaign officials. Carrk, who did not respond to a request for comment, highlighted in the memo the most politically damaging quotes from each paid speech, under headers including “CLINTON ADMITS SHE IS OUT OF TOUCH,” “CLINTON SAYS YOU NEED TO HAVE A PRIVATE AND PUBLIC POSITION ON POLICY,” and “CLINTON REMARKS ARE PRO KEYSTONE AND PRO TRADE.”
Hillary  Clinton  presidential  election  2016  No  Representation  Washington 
october 2016 by asterisk2a
Keiser Report: Stealing is Legal in America (E975) - YouTube
Max interviews Ronald Reagan’s budget director, David Stockman, author of ‘Trumped: A Nation on the Brink of Ruin’... And How to Bring It Back.
Donald  Trump  presidential  election  2016  Brexit  inequality  poverty  income  growth  1%  10%  20% 
october 2016 by asterisk2a
Where’s the Beef in Trump’s Ground Game? by Slate's The Gist
Clinton building on Obama's proven ground game to get out the vote. Donald Trump not at all. Money is again the game. Money to open offices and get supporters out on the street.
presidential  election  2016  Donald  Trump  Hillary  Clinton 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
US election: Who won the first debate? - BBC News
[ The salesman vs the lawyer ] The weaknesses of this approach is the perception that the salesman is all talk and no substance - a problem that can be exacerbated by 90 minutes under the debate spotlights. In the end, the lawyerly preparations paid off for Mrs Clinton, as she controlled the evening with forensic precision. /// first video snipped gave it away for me hillary clinton "highly trained, very experiences, career politician" - movie poster /// &!
presidential  election  2016  Hillary  Clinton  Donald  Trump 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
Democrats are in deep trouble — even if Hillary Clinton wins - YouTube
President, but nothing to work with bc of no state level support. She could end up to be a permanent lame duck president ...
presidential  election  2016  USA  Hillary  Clinton  BarackObama 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
Five Clinton nightmare election scenarios - BBC News
Shy Trumpsters [...] If the numbers stay close heading into election day, there's the possibility that the polls could be understating Mr Trump's support enough for him to end up on top. For instance current survey models could be downplaying the turnout of white male voters - a key demographic for the Republican candidate.
Hillary  Clinton  Donald  Trump  presidential  election  2016 
september 2016 by asterisk2a
Glenn Greenwald on Brazil & Clinton vs. Trump - Jung & Naiv: Episode 273 - YouTube
(Chris Hayes - Twillight of the elites 2011) collapse of the elite of authority = disorder // loss of fiath and institutions ... people tune out on TV telling them Brexit and Trump is bad. // Hillary Clinton had all that she could ask for, still Bernie gave her the bern ... gives you the size of resentment and want for change.
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august 2016 by asterisk2a
Wikileaks on Clinton Foundation
FBI advocated investigating possible criminal conduct by Clinton Foundation; DoJ refused
Hillary  Clinton  presidential  election  2016 
august 2016 by asterisk2a
Understanding Peter Thiel’s Politics
he “no longer believe[s] that capitalism and democracy are compatible.” (Thiel has since said that he was wrong to think America was a democracy, calling it instead a “state dominated by very unelected, technocratic agencies”). [...] Thiel let slip that he was pessimistic about the current system continuing. The failure of the present Establishment, according to Thiel, may point to Marxism, libertarianism, or something else, but “it’s going to be this increasingly volatile trajectory of figuring out what that’s going to be.” [...] political zero to one
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august 2016 by asterisk2a
There is a thirty percent chance Ray Fair rises considerably in status - Marginal REVOLUTION
In November 2014, he did his first projection for the 2016 election and found that the odds favored the Republican candidate — whoever that may be. The Republican side has been leading consistently ever since, and the margin has increased as he has fed in new data. &!
Donald  Trump  presidential  election  2016 
july 2016 by asterisk2a
Sam Harris articulates why Donald Trump is a dangerous candidate - YouTube
&! Sam Harris On Donald Trump w Joe Rogan - //&! Sam Harris on Islam, the Left, Trump, and Hillary -
Donald  Trump  presidential  election  2016 
july 2016 by asterisk2a
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