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January 12, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Wall Street Mega-Landlord Blackstone Plans to Benefit From Another Crisis

Wall Street Mega-Landlord Blackstone Plans to Benefit From Another Crisis     Nick Corbishley January 29, 2021Naked Capitalism Ultimately it is crisis-ravaged real estate where Blackstone seeks to continue to find a goldmine while anchored by generous p…
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January 12, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Bill Gates’s Foundation Is Leading a Green Counterrevolution in Africa

Bill Gates’s Foundation Is Leading a Green Counterrevolution in Africa     Jan Urhahn, translation by Loren Balhorn December 27, 2020Jacobin In Africa, there’s a particularly prominent initiative driving corporate agriculture’s agenda — Bill Gates’s All…
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January 12, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Let’s Reject the Violent vs. Nonviolent Crime Dichotomy to End the War on Drugs

Let’s Reject the Violent vs. Nonviolent Crime Dichotomy to End the War on Drugs     Kassandra Frederique and Danielle Sered December 19, 2020Truthout We can choose to confront the historical roots and systemic racism of the drug war and mass incarcerati…
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January 12, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Arsenic Contamination in US Public Water Is More Likely in Latinx Communities

Arsenic Contamination in US Public Water Is More Likely in Latinx Communities     Hannah Seo December 9, 2020Environmental Health News A new survey shows arsenic levels in public water are disproportionately high in certain U.S. communities, despite nat…
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January 12, 2021 at 1:00 AM

The Customer Is Not Always Right

Portside Culture The Customer Is Not Always Right     Khushbu Shah December 29, 2020Food & Wine Customer entitlement at restaurants is at an all-time high, making work unsafe and unbearable for many in the industry. The way we think about h…
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January 11, 2021 at 8:50 AM

War of the (Financial) Worlds

War of the (Financial) Worlds     Nomi Prins January 10, 2021Tom Dispatch Or Let the Markets Go Wild While the People Go Down ,   Sometimes things only make sense when seen through a magnifying lens. As it happens, I’m thinking about re…
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January 11, 2021 at 8:10 AM

America Through Nazi Eyes

America Through Nazi Eyes     Omer Aziz January 9, 2021Dissent The most radical Nazis were the most aggressive champions of U.S. law. Where they found the U.S. example lacking, it was because they thought it was too harsh. At the bus station in…
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January 11, 2021 at 7:05 AM

As Coronavirus Mutates, the World Stumbles Again to Respond

As Coronavirus Mutates, the World Stumbles Again to Respond     Matt Apuzzo, Selam Gebrekidan and Apoorva Mandavilli January 9, 2021The New York Times A South African tip led to the discovery of mutations around the world. With infections skyrocketing, …
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January 11, 2021 at 6:30 AM

Chicago Teachers Are Considering a Strike Amid Pandemic Surge

Chicago Teachers Are Considering a Strike Amid Pandemic Surge     Jeff Schuhrke January 5, 2021Working In These Times Over 10,000 CTU members have pledged their opposition to the reopening plan put forward by the mayor and Chicago Public Schools (CPS), …
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January 11, 2021 at 6:15 AM

US Capitol Protesters, Egged on by Trump, Are Part of a Long History of White Supremacists Hearing Politicians’ Words as Encouragement

US Capitol Protesters, Egged on by Trump, Are Part of a Long History of White Supremacists Hearing Politicians’ Words as Encouragement     Shannon M. Smith January 7, 2021The Conversation Trump continues a long history in the U.S. of local, state and na…
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January 11, 2021 at 5:50 AM

The Thatcherite Brutality of “Industry”

Portside Culture The Thatcherite Brutality of “Industry”     Naomi Fry January 9, 2021The New Yorker Despite its relative diversity, HBO's “Industry” is peppered with casual instances of sexism, racism, and classism. Despite its relati…
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January 10, 2021 at 1:05 AM

How Neil Sheehan Got the Pentagon Papers

How Neil Sheehan Got the Pentagon Papers     Janny Scott January 9, 2021New York Times It was a story he had chosen not to tell — until 2015, when he sat for a four-hour interview, promised that this account would not be published while he was alive. …
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January 10, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Now is the Time to Work Together to Build a Better Future

Now is the Time to Work Together to Build a Better Future     Jeremy Corbyn Morning Star We are at a turning point. Despite Trump’s defeat, internationally the forces of the right promote rampant free-market economics, racism and militarism to protect a …
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January 10, 2021 at 1:00 AM

New Mexico’s Economists: “Like It or Not, We’re at the Tail End of the Fossil Fuel Age.”

New Mexico’s Economists: “Like It or Not, We’re at the Tail End of the Fossil Fuel Age.”     Jerry Redfern January 6, 2021Capital and Main New Mexico’s reliance on oil and gas makes it extremely vulnerable to the industry’s boom and bust cycle, and has …
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January 10, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Blake Family Plans to Take Struggle Beyond Charging Decision

Blake Family Plans to Take Struggle Beyond Charging Decision     Isiah Holmes January 5, 2021Wisconsin Examiner As he prepared to march through Kenosha, Justin Blake had his own message: “We do not want you to leave here not fully understanding that the…
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January 10, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Returning ‘Heroes’: Filipino Migrant Workers Afloat in a Devastated Economy

Returning ‘Heroes’: Filipino Migrant Workers Afloat in a Devastated Economy     Sophie Henderson January 5, 2021OpenDemocracy The Philippines has long relied on the remittances of its more than 2 million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), without concern…
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January 9, 2021 at 6:40 AM

Friday Nite Videos | January 8, 2021

Friday Nite Videos | January 8, 2021     January 8, 2021xxxxxx 'May My Story Be an Inspiration': Warnock's Victory Speech. Ossoff Claims Victory in Georgia Senate Runoff. How Trump’s Capitol Speech Incited an Insurrection. Police Treatment of MAGA Mob v…
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January 9, 2021 at 6:05 AM

House Democrats to Introduce Article of Impeachment vs Trump

House Democrats to Introduce Article of Impeachment vs Trump     Rebecca Kaplan, Kathryn Watson, Grace Segers January 8, 2021CBS News The bill has nearly 160 cosponsors, a sign of the broad support among House Democrats to take action in the wake of the…
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January 9, 2021 at 5:50 AM

Far-Right Activists Telegraphed Violence Weeks in Advance

Far-Right Activists Telegraphed Violence Weeks in Advance     Alex Newhouse January 8, 2021The Conversation This violence was fomented in the open, and not for the first time. Right-wing activists have made a habit of organizing in the open and galvaniz…
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January 9, 2021 at 5:25 AM

Riotous Republican Lawmakers

Riotous Republican Lawmakers     Emma Coleman January 8, 2021Route-Fifty Republican state lawmakers from across the country traveled to D.C. on Wednesday. At least one joined the siege of the U.S. Capitol Building. ,   A West Virginia l…