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Saturday February 22nd, 2020 night edition

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Jonathan Watson, 41, confessed in the letter to the Bay Area News Group in Northern California that he clubbed both men in the head on Jan. 16 at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran.

Graham De Luis-Conti, 62, died three days later at a hospital.

Both were serving life sentences for aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14.

“We can't comment on an active investigation," Dana Simas, spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, wrote in an email.


Watson wrote that six days after he arrived at the prison, a child molester moved into the pod.

Watson said in the letter he couldn't sleep that night “having not done what every instinct told me I should’ve done right then and there.". »

100 years since Ford’s five dollar day

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The assembly line— “the industrial miracle of the age,” in the words of John D. Rockefeller— had led Ford managers to another discovery: the problem of labor turnover.

The capitalists and their politicians are turning the clock back to a time when workers were little more than industrial slaves.

Above all, the coming struggles of a new generation of workers must be guided by a new, international and socialist strategy. »

Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots

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Photograph: Oliver Berg/AFP/Getty Images Twitter Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots Draft of Brown study says findings suggest ‘substantial impact of mechanized bots in amplifying denialist messages’.

The study of Twitter bots and climate was undertaken by Brown University and has yet to be published.

On an average day during the period studied, 25% of all tweets about the climate crisis came from bots. »

'Magic mushroom' drug reduces anxiety and depression in cancer patients for five years

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(CNN) A single dose of psilocybin, a compound found in "magic mushrooms," provides long-term relief of anxiety and depression in cancer patients, a new study finds.

In fact, cancer patients who were given psilocybin reported reductions in anxiety, depression, hopelessness, demoralization, and death anxiety more than four years after receiving the dose in combination with psychotherapy.

By 6½ months, after all patients had received psilocybin, about 60% to 80% showed clinically significant reductions in depression, anxiety and existential distress and and improved attitudes toward death. »

Snow blowing off the Matterhorn : woahdude

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The best links to click while you're stoned!

Psychedelic, mindfucking, mesmerizing, reality-distorting or trippy games, video, audio & images that make a sober person feel stoned, or stoned person trip harder!

Come for mindfucks and self-inflicted gaslighting. »