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June 4, 2020 at 3:42 AM

New York Police Are Attacking Protesters - They Know They Won't Face Consequences

New York Police Are Attacking Protesters - They Know They Won't Face Consequences     Alice Speri, Ryan Devereaux, Sam Biddle June 2, 2020The Intercept The abuse has been enabled by laws that shield officers from accountability and by barriers to police…
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June 4, 2020 at 3:16 AM

The Assumptions of White Privilege and What We Can Do About It

The Assumptions of White Privilege and What We Can Do About It     Bryan N. Massingale June 1, 2020National Catholic Reporter Amy Cooper knew exactly what she was doing. We all do. And that's the problem. A Black Lives Matter protester carries …
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June 4, 2020 at 3:01 AM

Renewables Surpass Coal in US Energy Generation for First Time in 130 Years

Renewables Surpass Coal in US Energy Generation for First Time in 130 Years     Oliver Milman June 3, 2020The Guardian ‘We are seeing the end of coal,’ says analyst as energy source with biggest impact on climate crisis falls for sixth year in a row …
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June 4, 2020 at 2:45 AM

I Cannot Remain Silent

I Cannot Remain Silent     Mike Mullen June 2, 2020The Atlantic Our fellow citizens are not the enemy, and must never become so, says former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. , DREW ANGERER / GETTY   It sickened me yesterday to see…
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June 4, 2020 at 12:00 AM

5 Ways to Leave Behind the “Warrior Cop” Mentality

Portside Culture 5 Ways to Leave Behind the “Warrior Cop” Mentality     Norm Stamper February 2, 2015Yes! Magazine In this review from five years ago, a retired Seattle Police Department official writes about a book that addresses some of the p…
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June 4, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - June 3, 2020

Global Left Midweek - June 3, 2020     June 3, 2020xxxxxx World responds to Minneapolis police murder, and much more In war-ravaged Idlib, Syria, Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun said they painted the mural to memorialize Floyd “to call for peace an…
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June 3, 2020 at 12:31 AM

American Exceptionalism May Be Pushing the World into its Most Dangerous Period Ever

American Exceptionalism May Be Pushing the World into its Most Dangerous Period Ever     Prabir Purkayastha May 29, 2020Independent Media Insitute The U.S. continues to pour its money into military technology and its political energy into defense strat…
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June 3, 2020 at 12:31 AM

Demands for Trump Removal Grow as 'Fascist' Speech Condemned as Declaration of War Against US Public

Demands for Trump Removal Grow as 'Fascist' Speech Condemned as Declaration of War Against US Public     Jake Johnson June 2, 2020Common Dreams "Trump needs to be removed now, because after the massacre it will be too late." President Donald Tr…
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June 3, 2020 at 12:30 AM

Donald Trump Is Trying to Start a Race War

Donald Trump Is Trying to Start a Race War     David S. Cohen June 2, 2020Rolling Stone And with the Insurrection Act, he has the statutory authority to do so President Donald Trump holds a Bible as he visits outside St. John's Church across L…
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June 3, 2020 at 12:29 AM

Now Is the Time to Take Radical Steps Toward Housing Equity

Now Is the Time to Take Radical Steps Toward Housing Equity     Chris Tittle May 6, 2020Yes! Magazine Housing under capitalism produces inequality, houselessness, and chronic displacement on a grand scale. It also makes strangers of those who remain in …
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June 3, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Media Bits and Bytes - Trump's War on Free Speech

Media Bits and Bytes - Trump's War on Free Speech     June 2, 2020xxxxxx Zuckerberg For Trump, Against Twitter and Facebook Employees ... Full Court Press Against Speech Rights ... The Press and the Protests Trump meets Zuckerberg, Official Whi…
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June 3, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Dhalinyaro : An Ode To Somali Girlhood

Portside Culture Dhalinyaro : An Ode To Somali Girlhood     Safia Aidid May 26, 2020Africa Is A Country A new film set in Djibouti City presents a searing class critique of Somali girlhood. Still from Dhalinyaro.,   In the popu…
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June 2, 2020 at 12:05 AM

What Life Looks Like From Here: Dinners for Long Days

Portside Culture What Life Looks Like From Here: Dinners for Long Days     Deborah Perelman June 1, 2020Smitten Kitchen My street in NYC has many smashed storefronts and as we went by I explained to my 10 year old that it's essential we're not …
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June 2, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Veterans Call on the Minnesota National Guard to Stand Down

Veterans Call on the Minnesota National Guard to Stand Down     Veterans for Peace May 30, 2020Veterans for Peace We are appalled to see military weapons, vehicles and equipment once again deployed in U.S. cities to control community members who are re…
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June 2, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Coming Soon: Bipartisan Deficit Hawks Calling for Austerity

Coming Soon: Bipartisan Deficit Hawks Calling for Austerity     Ari Rabin-Havt May 12, 2020Jacobin Right now, government money is flowing. But soon the self-appointed guardians of “fiscal responsibility” will call for cuts to Social Security, Medicare, …
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June 2, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Solidarity Means Insisting On Palestinian Right Of Return

Solidarity Means Insisting On Palestinian Right Of Return     Kristian Davis Bailey May 14, 2020The Electronic Intifada The right of return for Palestinians uprooted by Zionist forces in 1948 – including their children and grandchildren – is the centra…
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June 2, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Let’s Imagine a Post-Pandemic Era With Less Policing and No New Jails

Let’s Imagine a Post-Pandemic Era With Less Policing and No New Jails     Amanda Alexander May 9, 2020Truthout In this time of heightening crisis, we must be brave enough to use our full imaginations — and listen to those who have been dreaming of and f…
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June 2, 2020 at 12:00 AM

What would Uber and Lyft owe to the CA State Unemployment Insurance Fund?

What would Uber and Lyft owe to the CA State Unemployment Insurance Fund?     Ken Jacobs and Michael Reich May 7, 2020UC Berkely Labor Center If Uber and Lyft had treated workers as employees, the two TNCs would have paid $413 million into the state’s U…
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June 1, 2020 at 5:15 AM

It’s Not Whether You Were Exposed to the Virus. It’s How Much.

It’s Not Whether You Were Exposed to the Virus. It’s How Much.     Apoorva Mandavilli May 29, 2020New York Times The pathogen is proving a familiar adage: The dose makes the poison. Harry Henri, a research assistant, working with blood samples …
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June 1, 2020 at 4:32 AM

Poor Neighborhoods Are Only Getting Poorer

Poor Neighborhoods Are Only Getting Poorer     Marie Patino May 26, 2020CityLab There are more communities living in poverty across U.S. metropolitan areas than there were four decades ago — and the neighborhoods that were already poor have even less no…