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January 20, 2020 at 6:25 AM

This Strange Microbe May Mark One of Life’s Great Leaps

This Strange Microbe May Mark One of Life’s Great Leaps     Carl Zimmer January 15, 2020New York Times An organism living in ocean muck offers clues to the origins of the complex cells of all animals and plants. A scanning electron microscopy im…
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January 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM

The Teamster Revolt Against the Hoffa Era

The Teamster Revolt Against the Hoffa Era     David Levin January 16, 2020Jacobin After years of givebacks and autocratic leadership under James Hoffa Jr, the power of the Teamsters has withered. Rank-and-file activists are mobilizing against contract co…
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January 20, 2020 at 5:36 AM

What Dreams of Canada Tell Us About Race in America

What Dreams of Canada Tell Us About Race in America     April Rosenblum January 19, 2020History News Network At a time when American casualties in Vietnam were disproportionately African American, most of those who successfully made it to Canada were whi…
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January 20, 2020 at 5:07 AM

This MLK Day, Remember Emmett Till and Voter Suppression

This MLK Day, Remember Emmett Till and Voter Suppression     Jhacova Williams January 16, 2020Economic Policy Institute The prevailing belief of the circumstances surrounding 14-year-old Emmett Till’s killing is that he was accused of whistling at a whit…
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January 20, 2020 at 4:41 AM

Revolutionary Mexico in Chicago

Revolutionary Mexico in Chicago     Justin Akers Chacón January 1, 2020Monthly Review In Chicago, Mexican workers formed the ranks of a proletariat that drew from these historical experiences and contemporary events in Mexico, moving into left politics a…
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January 20, 2020 at 4:11 AM

We’re Lucky to Have Little America

Portside Culture We’re Lucky to Have Little America     Kathryn VanArendonk January 17, 2020Vulture  Little America wants to give its episodes extra meaning by being based on truth, because, especially right now, it is heartrending and lovely to…
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January 19, 2020 at 1:05 AM

The Virginia Gun Rights Rally Raising Fears of Violence.

The Virginia Gun Rights Rally Raising Fears of Violence.     Jane Coaston January 17, 2020Vox Why an annual Lobby Day has resulted in a state of emergency and online calls for a civil war. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) , AP   On Monda…
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January 19, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Planned State Voter Purge will Negatively Impact the Black Vote

Planned State Voter Purge will Negatively Impact the Black Vote     MCJ Editorial Staff January 10, 2020Milwaukee Community Journal A voter purge in Wisconsin will disproportionately impact black voters, undermining the right to vote. , mounsey …
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January 19, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Hindu Nationalists are Transforming India into an Israel-style Ethnostate

Hindu Nationalists are Transforming India into an Israel-style Ethnostate     Abdulla Moaswes January 8, 2020+972 Magazine The Citizenship Amendment Act is the latest repressive step the Indian government has taken against the country’s Muslim minority. …
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January 19, 2020 at 1:00 AM

The Drive to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment, Explained

The Drive to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment, Explained     Anna North January 15, 2020Vox Virginia has voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Although obstacles still exist, it bolsters activism for gender equality. And it marks a profound change i…
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January 19, 2020 at 1:00 AM

‘We Are Still Here’: Native Americans Fight to be Counted in US Census

‘We Are Still Here’: Native Americans Fight to be Counted in US Census     Rebecca Nagle January 15, 2020The Guardian For Native Americans, the census ‘impacts everything,’ from federal funding to political representation. But Native Americans have histo…
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January 18, 2020 at 5:34 AM

Friday Nite Videos | January 17, 2020

Friday Nite Videos | January 17, 2020     January 17, 2020xxxxxx Parnas Implicates Trump & Co. in Ukraine Crimes, and He Has Receipts. Sam Cooke | A Change Is Gonna Come. Why Australia's Fires Are Linked to Floods in Africa. Just Mercy | Movie. Debun…
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January 18, 2020 at 4:51 AM

The Truth About the Trump Economy

The Truth About the Trump Economy     Joseph E. Stiglitz January 17, 2020Project Syndicate It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he h…
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January 18, 2020 at 4:39 AM

Want Out of Jail? First You Have to Take a Fast Food Job.

Want Out of Jail? First You Have to Take a Fast Food Job.     Anna Wolfe and Michelle Liu January 9, 2020Mississippi Today To pay off fines and other debts, inmates in Mississippi’s little-known restitution centers must work grueling low-wage jobs, pay r…
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January 18, 2020 at 4:26 AM

Learning From King’s Last Campaign

Learning From King’s Last Campaign     Jessicah Pierre January 14, 2020Otherwords Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more powerful. ,   As we celebrate …
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January 18, 2020 at 4:07 AM

Former SF DA Terence Hallinan — a Brawler and Civil Rights Fighter — Dies at Age 83

Former SF DA Terence Hallinan — a Brawler and Civil Rights Fighter — Dies at Age 83     Bob Egelko January 17, 2020SF Chronicle As San Francisco’s top prosecutor for eight years, Hallinan hired women, minorities, gays and lesbians in unprecedented number…
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January 18, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Trump's Gotta Go! Trumpism Too. Please Help.

Portside Culture Trump's Gotta Go! Trumpism Too. Please Help.     January 17, 2020Portside Trump is on trial. We will, of course, present the case for his conviction and removal. But beyond that, we will work to vaccinate society against Trumpis…
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January 18, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Frisking Two Men in Sadiyah

Portside Culture Frisking Two Men in Sadiyah     Hugh Martin November 6, 2018In Country Hugh Martin’s poetry captures the interior agonies of US soldiers at war in Iraq. ,   Frisking Two Men in Sadiyah By Hugh Martin Kenson sa…
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January 17, 2020 at 2:44 AM

Progressive Groups Urge Sanders-Warren Unity to Defeat Donald Trump

Progressive Groups Urge Sanders-Warren Unity to Defeat Donald Trump     Jonathan Easley; Jon Queally January 16, 2020The Hill When progressives fight each other, the establishment wins. "For the sake of humanity and the planet, we need a tactical allianc…
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January 17, 2020 at 2:22 AM

What an Elizabeth Warren Presidency Would Look Like

What an Elizabeth Warren Presidency Would Look Like     Kathleen Geier January 7, 2020In These Times Warren is a “visionary implementer.” When she defeats President Donald Trump, it would mean an economic populist defeated a corrupt plutocrat, a woman de…