WPA Posters
WPA Posters: The Library of Congress maintains The Work Projects Administration (WPA) Poster Collection of 907 posters. The New Deal era posters represented here were designed to publicize health and educational programs as part of the WPA's Federal Art Project. About these posters: Syphilis prevention (top left), report dog bites (bottom left), don't kill our wildlife (center), worker safety (top right) and better housing solution to infant mortality (bottom right)  Photo credit: WPA / Library of Congress / 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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Columnist Disgusted Clinton Might Accept Kissinger Endorsement (Russ)

Frets about her connections to much of the GOP foreign policy establishment. If Hillary takes in Henry K, he says, Gary Johnson is the only choice.

Toward the Next Jewish Rebellion (Jesse)

Anti-Semitism is alive and well today — no matter how masked by assimilation — because it serves the interests of elites. In order to truly show up for the Movement for Black Lives, Palestine solidarity and other struggles against oppression across the globe, this author argues that the Jewish community must reclaim the power in its identity as a historically oppressed people.

Sweden to Interview Julian Assange at London Embassy (Trevin)

The Wikileaks founder has long agreed to be interviewed at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but Swedish prosecutors only recently agreed.

Scientists Demand Answers from Presidential Candidates (Klaus)

Groups representing millions of scientists and engineers want answers from the presidential candidates on 20 questions addressing issues ranging from research, climate change, mental health and education.

Aleppo Doctors Warn Medical Services Could Completely Cease within Month (Jesse)

Nearly half of the 35 doctors left in besieged Aleppo appeal to President Obama as UN Security Council talks fail to reach a ceasefire agreement. Medical facilities have been notorious targets since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War. “Right now, there is an attack on a medical facility every 17 hours,” the doctors write in their letter. “Aleppo could be completely destroyed in a month…”