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June 7, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Coronavirus Denial and Climate Denial Have One Thing in Common: Greed

Coronavirus Denial and Climate Denial Have One Thing in Common: Greed     Basav Sen May 29, 2020Newsweek Despite 100,000 confirmed US coronavirus deaths, powerful economic interests are fighting to reopen the country prematurely — no matter the cost to …
Portside · [email protected]
June 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

New Global Report: “This is the Environmentalism of the Poor and the Indigenous”

New Global Report: “This is the Environmentalism of the Poor and the Indigenous”     Researchers/ICTA-UAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. June 2, 2020The Ecologist A new report presents the most complete analysis of environmental conflicts t…
Portside · [email protected]
June 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Don’t Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge

Don’t Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge     Kareem Abdul-Jabbar May 30, 2020Los Angeles Times Racism in America is like dust in the air. It seems invisible — even if you’re choking on it — until you let the sun in.…
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June 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

The Dynamic is Deliberate: How Endless War Contributes to Police Brutality

The Dynamic is Deliberate: How Endless War Contributes to Police Brutality     Bonnie Kristian June 2, 2020Responsible Statecraft Beyond Pentagon-supplied equipment, the most damaging effect of war on terror-encouraged police militarization is psycholog…
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June 6, 2020 at 5:08 AM

Friday Nite Videos | George Floyd Matters

Friday Nite Videos | George Floyd Matters     June 5, 2020xxxxxx Trevor Noah on George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper. The Gospel According to Don. LL Cool J Raps About George Floyd and Black Lives Matter. Trey Songz - How M…
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June 6, 2020 at 4:00 AM

“We Need You to Fight for Us to Breathe”

“We Need You to Fight for Us to Breathe”     April Sims June 4, 2020The Stand Organized labor is a direct threat to white supremacy. We need to put that threat into action. ,   [Related: Labor Council to Seattle Police Union: Address Ra…
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June 6, 2020 at 3:36 AM

Trump's Stunt at St. John's Is the Result of American Churches Bowing to Power

Trump's Stunt at St. John's Is the Result of American Churches Bowing to Power     William H. Lamar IV June 3, 2020NBC News The American church sold itself to perpetuate the myth of this country’s divine destiny for the paltry price of access to power a…
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June 6, 2020 at 3:25 AM

DeRay Mckesson on the 8 Reforms That Could Dramatically Reduce Police Violence

DeRay Mckesson on the 8 Reforms That Could Dramatically Reduce Police Violence     Alex Shultz June 3, 2020GQ Magazine Campaign Zero has a concrete, data-backed proposal for changing how police departments use force. ,   Civil rights ac…
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June 6, 2020 at 2:34 AM

Movement to Defund Police Gains 'Unprecedented' Support Across US

Movement to Defund Police Gains 'Unprecedented' Support Across US     Sam Levin June 4, 2020The Guardian Activists say the way to stop police brutality and killings is to cut law enforcement budgets and reinvest in services. Some lawmakers now agree. …
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June 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Hydroxychloroquine

Portside Culture Hydroxychloroquine     Pete Seidman June 5, 2020 Pete Seidman, Florida activist, has his own version of the moral arc of history. ,   Hydroxychloroquine By Pete Seidman He’s taking hydroxychloroquine And he wi…
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June 5, 2020 at 3:40 AM

Reverend Al Sharpton Eulogy Transcript at George Floyd's Memorial Service

Reverend Al Sharpton Eulogy Transcript at George Floyd's Memorial Service     Rev. Al Sharpton June 4, 2020rev.com What happened to Floyd happens every day in this country, in education, in health services, and in every area of American life, it's time …
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June 5, 2020 at 3:29 AM

George Floyd's Death Is a Failure of Generations of Leadership

George Floyd's Death Is a Failure of Generations of Leadership     Elizabeth Hinton June 2, 2020The New York Times Policymakers in the 1960s had the answers - give political and economic power to the people - but walked away. Instead, policymakers blame…
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June 5, 2020 at 3:14 AM

De Blasio Staffers Demand `Radical Change from Mayor' in Open Letter

De Blasio Staffers Demand `Radical Change from Mayor' in Open Letter     Shant Shahrigian June 3, 2020New York Daily News Two-hundred thirty-six current and former staffers for Mayor de Blasio signed an open letter calling on him to live up to the promi…
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June 5, 2020 at 2:53 AM

NYT's Obit Doesn't Understand Why Larry Kramer Is the Icon We Need Now

NYT's Obit Doesn't Understand Why Larry Kramer Is the Icon We Need Now     Dorothee Benz June 2, 2020FAIR If ever there was a time to act up, be confrontational, disrupt and demand an end to this dystopia, it is now. Larry Kramer was right. Let's honor …
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June 5, 2020 at 2:26 AM

Tidbits - June 4, 2020 - Reader Comments: George Floyd's final words; Protests for George; against police brutality, against massive militarized police, against systemic racism and white supremacy; against Trump; nature of police unions; more...

Tidbits - June 4, 2020 - Reader Comments: George Floyd's final words; Protests for George; against police brutality, against massive militarized police, against systemic racism and white supremacy; against Trump; nature of police unions; more...     June 4, 2020xxx…
Portside · [email protected]
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…