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May 30, 2020 at 1:54 AM

Friday Nite Videos | May 29, 2020

Friday Nite Videos | May 29, 2020     May 29, 2020xxxxxx Rep. Al Green Calls for 'War on Racism' in Wake of George Floyd Death. Da 5 Bloods | Spike Lee Movie. Sarah Cooper Trump Impersonation. The Legal Marijuana Industry Is Rigged | Hasan Minhaj. How C…
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May 30, 2020 at 12:15 AM

Officer Charged With 3rd Degree Murder in Death of George Floyd

Officer Charged With 3rd Degree Murder in Death of George Floyd     Julia Conley May 29, 2020Common Dreams "Don't think for a minute that Derek Chauvin would have been arrested if people in Minneapolis weren't standing up and fighting." Derek C…
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May 30, 2020 at 12:10 AM

Trump’s Warped Definition of Free Speech

Trump’s Warped Definition of Free Speech     Adam Serwer May 29, 2020New York Times Trump is seeking to build social-media companies such as Twitter and Facebook into part of an authoritarian infrastructure that amplifies his power and silences the opp…
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May 30, 2020 at 12:10 AM

Why Trump and the GOP Don’t Want Mail Voting

Why Trump and the GOP Don’t Want Mail Voting     Thom Hartmann May 27, 2020Raw Story The strongest tool Americans have to prevent Republican attempts at voter suppression is mail-in voting ,   Trump and Republicans don’t want mail-in vo…
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May 30, 2020 at 12:06 AM

Mourning and Organizing

Mourning and Organizing     Sarah Jaffe May 28, 2020The Progressive Collective grief, from Minneapolis to vigils for victims of COVID-19, is inseparable from rebellion ,   "I can’t breathe.”  The words are so simple, a plea for life, an…
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May 30, 2020 at 12:00 AM

At the Mall, There’s a Machine That Tells You If You Are Racist

Portside Culture At the Mall, There’s a Machine That Tells You If You Are Racist     Karen Skolfield January 1, 2014Splitthisrock Racist: takes a machine to know one? Poet Karen Skolfield parodies the obsession of skin color. , …
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May 29, 2020 at 6:09 AM

Minneapolis Council Member: 'Police in the City Failed Us' in Protest Response; The Death of George Floyd, in Context

Minneapolis Council Member: 'Police in the City Failed Us' in Protest Response; The Death of George Floyd, in Context     Andy Mannix and Miguel Otárola; Jelani Cobb; Tony Williams, Leilah Abdennabi and Sheila Nezhad May 28, 2020 The video of Floyd's de…
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May 29, 2020 at 5:39 AM

Crumbs for the Hungry but Windfalls for the Rich

Crumbs for the Hungry but Windfalls for the Rich     Nicholas Kristof May 23, 2020The New York Times Billions are going to zillionaires under the guise of pandemic relief. While President Trump and his allies in Congress seek to tighten access to food s…
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May 29, 2020 at 5:23 AM

After Losing Hope for Change, Top Left-wing Activists and Scholars Leave Israel Behind

After Losing Hope for Change, Top Left-wing Activists and Scholars Leave Israel Behind     Shany Littman May 23, 2020Haaretz They founded anti-occupation movements and fought for the soul of Israeli society, but ultimately decided to emigrate. The new e…
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May 29, 2020 at 4:53 AM

Frances Was Golden: Legendary Activist and Literary Agent Leaves an Inspiring Legacy

Frances Was Golden: Legendary Activist and Literary Agent Leaves an Inspiring Legacy     John Tarleton May 23, 2020The Indypendent Frances Goldin was relentless, her enthusiasm infectious. And her life shows the value of being a long-distance runner. Sh…
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May 29, 2020 at 4:25 AM

Tidbits - May 28, 2020 - Reader Comments: I Can't Breathe - Again; Trump Second Term Means Tyranny; Reader's Respond on Tara Reade; Open Churches?; Vietnam; Indonesia; Chile; Nuclear Testing, Nuclear Cold War - Again; announcements; resources

Tidbits - May 28, 2020 - Reader Comments: I Can't Breathe - Again; Trump Second Term Means Tyranny; Reader's Respond on Tara Reade; Open Churches?; Vietnam; Indonesia; Chile; Nuclear Testing, Nuclear Cold War - Again; announcements; resources     May 28, 2020xxxxxx…
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May 29, 2020 at 12:00 AM

The Corrupt Bargain: Inequities of the Electoral College, Past and Present

Portside Culture The Corrupt Bargain: Inequities of the Electoral College, Past and Present     Eric Foner May 21, 2020London Review of Books The U.S is ostensibly a democracy, yet past presidential elections, most recently in 2016, saw the los…
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May 28, 2020 at 2:20 AM

Hawaii Considers an Explicitly Feminist Plan for COVID-Era Economic Recovery

Hawaii Considers an Explicitly Feminist Plan for COVID-Era Economic Recovery     Mara Dolan May 26, 2020Truthout The plan does not seek to reinstate a status quo riddled with inequality. Instead it recognizes the current crisis as the “moment to build a…
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May 28, 2020 at 1:59 AM

Demanding End to 'Failed Billionaire-Backed' Policies, 200+ Teachers and Activists Urge Biden to Go Bold on Public Education

Demanding End to 'Failed Billionaire-Backed' Policies, 200+ Teachers and Activists Urge Biden to Go Bold on Public Education     Jake Johnson May 26, 2020Common Dreams "The public health and economic emergencies resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have…
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May 28, 2020 at 1:48 AM

'Running For Your Life': A Community Poem For Ahmaud Arbery

'Running For Your Life': A Community Poem For Ahmaud Arbery     Rachel Martin May 27, 2020NPR The art that comes from hurt and pain is compelling and formidable. We received over 1,000 entries — an emotional outpouring of poems and reflections what it m…
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May 28, 2020 at 1:35 AM

Debunking the New York Times Story on Mexico and COVID

Debunking the New York Times Story on Mexico and COVID     Kurt Hackbarth May 9, 2020medium.com Powerful interests, both national and international, are attempting to use the COVID crisis as a means to step up their campaign against Mexican President An…
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May 28, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Unstable Histories

Portside Culture Unstable Histories     Steffan Blayney April 1, 2020Radical Philosophy In the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, radical psychologists and psychoanalysts sought to transform their profession. This book shows how those effort…
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May 28, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - May 27, 2020

Global Left Midweek - May 27, 2020     May 27, 2020xxxxxx Notes From Leaders, Activists, Scholars and Journalists ,   We Must Be Internationalists A Feminist International African Liberation Day Philippines: Socialist Solutions Italy: …
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May 27, 2020 at 12:05 AM

We Need a Party That Tells the Truth and Represents Workers

We Need a Party That Tells the Truth and Represents Workers     Joseph B. Atkins May 25, 2020Special to xxxxxx Working class people in America today really have no safe harbor, even in a pandemic that has real unemployment hovering around 20 percent, t…
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May 27, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus

Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus     Ellen Brown May 18, 2020Web of Debt Blog Insolvent Wall Street banks have been quietly bailed out again. Banks made risk-free by the government should be public utilities. “I’ll be the oversight,”…