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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 …
Portside · [email protected]
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…
Portside Culture · [email protected]
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…
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June 1, 2020 at 4:05 AM

The George Floyd Killing in Minneapolis Exposes the Failures of Police Reform

The George Floyd Killing in Minneapolis Exposes the Failures of Police Reform     Alice Speri, Alleen Brown, Mara Hvistendahl May 29, 2020The Intercept My fear is that we will settle for something that looks like justice but won’t change our future …
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June 1, 2020 at 3:42 AM

America must Listen to its Wounds. They Will Tell Us Where to Look for Hope

America must Listen to its Wounds. They Will Tell Us Where to Look for Hope     Reverend William Barber The Guardian Only if the screams and tears and protests shake the very conscience of this nation can we hope for a better society on the other side of…
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June 1, 2020 at 2:44 AM

Two Bimbo Workers Dead, Others Fired After Raising COVID-19 Concerns at Cicero Factory

Two Bimbo Workers Dead, Others Fired After Raising COVID-19 Concerns at Cicero Factory     Ankur Singh May 29, 2020Cicero Independiente These Cicero workers are joining a growing chorus of essential workers around the country at places like Amazon, Walm…
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June 1, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO and Paramount Take a Stand in Support of Black Lives Matter Movement Amid George Floyd Protests

Portside Culture Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO and Paramount Take a Stand in Support of Black Lives Matter Movement Amid George Floyd Protests     Elaine Low, Audrey Cleo Yap May 30, 2020Variety In an unusual move, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, Star…
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May 31, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Policing in the US is Not About Enforcing Law. It’s About Enforcing White Supremacy

Policing in the US is Not About Enforcing Law. It’s About Enforcing White Supremacy     Paul Butler May 30, 2020The Guardian Police treatment of two CNN reporters at a George Floyd protest shows the US has opposite systems of justice – one for white peo…
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May 31, 2020 at 12:05 AM

African Liberation Day: The Enduring Struggle against Colonialism and Capitalism

African Liberation Day: The Enduring Struggle against Colonialism and Capitalism     May 25, 2020Peoples Dispatch This Pan-Africanism is, at its core, a people’s movement for the liberation of humanity from the exploitation of capitalism and imperialism…
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May 31, 2020 at 12:00 AM

It’s Time to Democratize the Crisis: Join A Global Community of Countries Mobilizing to Do Just That

It’s Time to Democratize the Crisis: Join A Global Community of Countries Mobilizing to Do Just That     Jonathan Michael Feldman May 25, 2020 This strategy of economic and social reconstruction necessarily involves not only equitable treatments of gend…
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May 31, 2020 at 12:00 AM

The End of START and Why The U.S. Can’t “Win” an Arms Race With Russia and China

The End of START and Why The U.S. Can’t “Win” an Arms Race With Russia and China     Ankit Panda May 27, 2020The New Republic Trump’s childish nuclear gambling and obsessive jingoism have combined in a strategy that could end arms control as we know it.…
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May 31, 2020 at 12:00 AM

San Juan’s Mayor: Puerto Rico Was a Precursor for the Pandemic

San Juan’s Mayor: Puerto Rico Was a Precursor for the Pandemic     Jamil Smith May 27, 2020Rolling Stone San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz talks of Trump’s criminal response to Puerto Rico’s hurricanes as a precursor to this moment. Trump politically dis…