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January 9, 2021 at 5:15 AM

Partners in Crime: The Siege of the Capitol, Police and White Supremacy

Partners in Crime: The Siege of the Capitol, Police and White Supremacy     Jerry Iannelli January 8, 2021The Appeal The historical connections were on full display during Wednesday’s violence at the Capitol. ,   That a throng of right-…
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January 9, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Speaking of Disinformation

Portside Culture Speaking of Disinformation     Rebecca Starks November 24, 2020Rattle “I was trying to understand, on a smaller scale than national politics,” writes Vermont poet Rebecca Starks, “how an obvious falsehood can seem obviously t…
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January 8, 2021 at 2:10 AM

The Confederacy Finally Stormed the Capitol

The Confederacy Finally Stormed the Capitol     Elie Mystal January 6, 2021The Nation President Trump should be impeached, removed from office, and then arrested for inciting his supporters to besiege and invade the US Capitol. Because the rioters were …
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January 8, 2021 at 1:50 AM

The Insurrection is Happening at State Capitols; Pennsylvania GOP Prevents Seating of Elected Democrat

The Insurrection is Happening at State Capitols; Pennsylvania GOP Prevents Seating of Elected Democrat     Fabiola Cineas; Angela Couloumbis and Cynthia Fernandez January 6, 2021 Across the country, protesters have rallied outside, as well as inside, st…
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January 8, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Impeach Trump Again

Impeach Trump Again     Yoni Appelbaum January 6, 2021The Atlantic With his incitement of a direct assault on the people’s house, Trump has forfeited his claim to finish his term. The House must again impeach him, and the Senate must vote to remove him.…
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January 8, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Congress Expelled 14 Members in 1861 for Supporting the Confederacy

Congress Expelled 14 Members in 1861 for Supporting the Confederacy     McKenzie Sadeghi January 2, 2021USA TODAY Congress expelled 14 members for supporting sedition and insurrection previously who supported the Confederacy against the union in 1861. T…
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January 8, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Tidbits - Jan. 7, 2021 - Reader Comments: Day Like No Other; Police Enabled Far-Right Mob; Trump Incited Sedition, Must Be Removed; Major Papers Call For Impeachment; Georgia Runoff; Palestine; Guantánamo Bay; Rev. James Lawson; Nuclear Ban Treaty; more..

Tidbits - Jan. 7, 2021 - Reader Comments: Day Like No Other; Police Enabled Far-Right Mob; Trump Incited Sedition, Must Be Removed; Major Papers Call For Impeachment; Georgia Runoff; Palestine; Guantánamo Bay; Rev. James Lawson; Nuclear Ban Treaty; more..     Janua…
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January 8, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Caste Does Not Explain Race

Portside Culture Caste Does Not Explain Race     Charisse Burden-Stelly December 15, 2020Boston Review The recent publication of Isabel Wilkerson’s widely acclaimed Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents returns to caste to explain U.S. racial h…
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January 7, 2021 at 4:05 AM

Trump Incited Violence. Democrats Want Him Out Of Office. Now.

Trump Incited Violence. Democrats Want Him Out Of Office. Now.     Kara Voght January 6, 2021Mother Jones Members of Congress are calling for the 25th Amendment to be invoked, or for Trump to be impeached again. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) stands in…
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January 7, 2021 at 3:55 AM

Three Major Threats to Life on Earth That We Must Address in 2021

Three Major Threats to Life on Earth That We Must Address in 2021     Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad January 6, 2021Counterpunch Although the pandemic is the principal issue on all of our minds, other major issues threaten the longevity of our species a…
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January 7, 2021 at 3:40 AM

For Democrats in Georgia, ‘There’s No Going Back’

For Democrats in Georgia, ‘There’s No Going Back’     Lisa Lerer and Richard Fausset January 6, 2021The New York Times The two Democratic victories in the Senate runoffs confirmed that Georgia’s metamorphosis from conservative bastion to battleground st…
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January 7, 2021 at 3:30 AM

The Police Enabled the Far-Right Mob That Violently Stormed the Capitol Building

The Police Enabled the Far-Right Mob That Violently Stormed the Capitol Building     Peter Gowan January 6, 2021Jacobin The far-right mob that took over the Capitol never would have gotten in if the federal police hadn’t allowed them to storm in. The si…
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January 7, 2021 at 3:10 AM

The Rise of Fascism

Portside Culture The Rise of Fascism     Geoffrey Jacques January 6, 2021Portside Here is a history of fascism in Europe that may be helpful as we consider this troubled, and troubling, moment. ,   The Rise of Fascism F.L. Cars…
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January 7, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - New Year Inventory

Global Left Midweek - New Year Inventory     January 6, 2021xxxxxx A year of agony and uproar Community health workers in India blockade a road during the historic strike on November 26. Source, NewsClick   New Year Inventory Fighting …
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January 6, 2021 at 1:05 AM

"Let's Vote Her Out," Says Warnock After Loeffler Vows on Eve of Runoffs to Object to Biden Electoral College Win

"Let's Vote Her Out," Says Warnock After Loeffler Vows on Eve of Runoffs to Object to Biden Electoral College Win     Jake Johnson January 5, 2021Common Dreams "Let's show her that Georgia voters will not be silenced or ignored." Sen. Kelly Loe…
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January 6, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Maybe More of Us Should Live in Public Housing

Maybe More of Us Should Live in Public Housing     Miles Howard March 13, 2020Boston Globe Economically diverse housing complexes, owned by the community, could answer the need for affordable units in Boston and other cities. Vienna's Karl Seit…
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January 6, 2021 at 1:05 AM

'I Refused to Join the Israeli Army, It Justifies Violence and Inequality'

'I Refused to Join the Israeli Army, It Justifies Violence and Inequality'     Anjuman Rahman January 4, 2021Middle East Monitor Hallel Rabin, who was jailed for a total of 56 days for refusing to serve in the Israeli military service, faced severe back…
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January 6, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - January 5, 2020

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - January 5, 2020     January 5, 2021xxxxxx Race and class after Trump, and more reports on the shifting consensus Credit, Joe Heller / Capital Gazette   Race, Class and 2020 Civil War in the GOP New At…
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January 6, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Google Workers Say the Endless Wait to Unionize Big Tech Is Over

Google Workers Say the Endless Wait to Unionize Big Tech Is Over     Hamilton Nolan January 4, 2021In These Times - Labor “You have a union when you say you have a union.” , Mason Trinca/ Getty Images   The five most valu­able com­pa­ni…
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January 6, 2021 at 1:00 AM

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Feels Like a White Feminist Exercise

Portside Culture ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Feels Like a White Feminist Exercise     Yolanda Machado December 23, 2020Observer If Wonder Woman 1984's heroine is supposed to represent the good and hope for all humanity, one has to wonder who specifical…