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January 5, 2021 at 1:10 AM

Tribes Mount Organized Responses To COVID-19, In Contrast To State And Federal Governments

Tribes Mount Organized Responses To COVID-19, In Contrast To State And Federal Governments     Lisa Hardy, Gwendolyn Saul, Kerry F. Thompson December 2, 2020The Conversation Epidemics have been part of colonialism since settlers arrived. And, in the cas…
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January 5, 2021 at 1:05 AM

US Invests Millions in Failed Attempts at "Democracy" in Cuba

US Invests Millions in Failed Attempts at "Democracy" in Cuba     teleSUR December 14, 2020teleSUR "An extensive network of groups financed by the US government sends cash to Cuba to thousands of so-called 'democracy activists', journalists and dissiden…
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January 5, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Unplugged: Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Leave The Ocean Floor Spewing Methane

Unplugged: Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Leave The Ocean Floor Spewing Methane     Hannah Seo December 8, 2020Environmental Health News The Gulf of Mexico is littered with tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, and toothless regulation leaves …
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January 5, 2021 at 1:05 AM

The Bogalusa Lesson

The Bogalusa Lesson     Bruce Hartford December 12, 2020Civil Rights Movement Archive When white-supremacists resort to terrorist violence, disciplined and strategic self-defense is not only justified — it's required. The federal government has the mean…
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January 5, 2021 at 1:00 AM

With Abortion Rights Under Attack, Activists Urge Biden to Strike Hyde Amendment

With Abortion Rights Under Attack, Activists Urge Biden to Strike Hyde Amendment     Amy Littlefield December 9, 2020Truthout “As our country undergoes a racial reckoning, I want to be very clear: the Hyde Amendment is a racist policy.” Black and Native…
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January 5, 2021 at 1:00 AM

A New York City Cookbook Store Survives

Portside Culture A New York City Cookbook Store Survives     Matt Rodbard November 23, 2020Taste Cooking Kitchen Arts & Letters has hung on during the pandemic, and co-owner Matt Sartwell is ready for an exciting next chapter. Matt…
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January 4, 2021 at 7:25 AM

'I Just Want 11,780 Votes': Trump Pressed Georgia to Overturn Biden Victory

'I Just Want 11,780 Votes': Trump Pressed Georgia to Overturn Biden Victory     Martin Pengelly, Richard Luscombe January 3, 2021The Guardian Trump asked Secretary of State to recalculate vote in phone call. Republican push to keep Trump in power seems …
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January 4, 2021 at 7:00 AM

W.E.B. Du Bois Embraced Science to Fight Racism as Editor of NAACP’s Magazine The Crisis

W.E.B. Du Bois Embraced Science to Fight Racism as Editor of NAACP’s Magazine The Crisis     Jordan Besek December 14, 2020The Conversation Du Bois’ time as editor of The Crisis was just as much about critically embracing careful, systematic, empirical …
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January 4, 2021 at 6:35 AM

New Views of Quantum Jumps Challenge Core Tenets of Physics

New Views of Quantum Jumps Challenge Core Tenets of Physics     Eleni Petrakou December 29, 2020Scientific American One of the most basic processes in all of nature—a subatomic particle’s transition between discrete energy states—is surprisingly complex…
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January 4, 2021 at 6:05 AM

Paygo Exemptions in House Rules Will Help Pave Way for Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Progressives Say

Paygo Exemptions in House Rules Will Help Pave Way for Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Progressives Say     Julia Conley January 2, 2021Common Dreams "Paygo's the biggest scam of the decade, designed to legitimize the fear-mongering over artificial…
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January 4, 2021 at 5:30 AM

The Socialists vs. Andrew Cuomo

The Socialists vs. Andrew Cuomo     Liza Featherstone December 22, 2020The Nation Newly elected DSA members in the New York legislature will work with grassroots organizers to force the governor to tax the rich. Will their inside/outside strategy work? …
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January 4, 2021 at 1:00 AM

The Women of ‘The Expanse’ Will Be the Show's Greatest Legacy

Portside Culture The Women of ‘The Expanse’ Will Be the Show's Greatest Legacy     Naomi Elias December 15, 2020FIlm School Rejects Among all the technical and narrative achievements of 'The Expanse', none are as remarkable as the way the women…
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January 3, 2021 at 1:05 AM

500 Richest People Added $1.8 Trillion to Combined Wealth in 2020

500 Richest People Added $1.8 Trillion to Combined Wealth in 2020     Julia Conley Common Dreams "Surging billionaire wealth hits a painful nerve for the millions of people who have lost loved ones and experienced declines in their health, wealth, and li…
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January 3, 2021 at 1:05 AM

A Difficult Year for So Many, but Positive Environmental Stories Emerged.

A Difficult Year for So Many, but Positive Environmental Stories Emerged.     Liz Kimbrough December 30, 2020Mongabay In a difficult year, species were brought back from the edge of extinction; new protected areas were created; and Indigenous women lead…
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January 3, 2021 at 1:00 AM

The ‘Blood Drawn by the Lash’ and the Crimes of This Guilty Land

The ‘Blood Drawn by the Lash’ and the Crimes of This Guilty Land     Eric Foner December 17, 2020The London Review of Books Today Abraham Lincoln is widely revered, while many Americans, including historians, consider the militant abolitionist John Bro…
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January 3, 2021 at 1:00 AM

The Enduring Lessons of a New Deal Writers Project

The Enduring Lessons of a New Deal Writers Project     Jon Allsop December 22, 2020Columbia Journalism Review The goal of a new Federal Writers Project would be economic and cultural, putting writers to work capturing stories of the pandemic and this br…
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January 3, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Patriarchy and the Pandemic: Disentangling the Web of Oppression

Patriarchy and the Pandemic: Disentangling the Web of Oppression     Renata Porto Bugni December 30, 2020People's Dispatch The pandemic is making clearer the historical and social problems of society, how it is deteriorating to the point of triggering i…
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January 2, 2021 at 5:10 AM

Friday Nite Videos | January 1, 2021

Friday Nite Videos | January 1, 2021     January 1, 2021xxxxxx All the Ways Georgia Is Suppressing the Vote. The 2020 Song - A Year in Review | We Didn't Start the Fire Parody. Bernie Sanders Slams Mitch McConnell on $2,000 Stimulus Checks. What $1.7 Tr…
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January 2, 2021 at 3:45 AM

Nuclear Weapons Are Out of Control. But Biden Can Make the World Safer.

Nuclear Weapons Are Out of Control. But Biden Can Make the World Safer.     Joseph Cirincione January 17, 2021The American Prospect Six ways that Biden can make the world safer in 2021. The Red Safe held the launch codes and keys, Steven Miller…
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January 2, 2021 at 3:25 AM

The Worst Idea of 2020

The Worst Idea of 2020     Brian Resnick January 30, 2021Vox Let “natural herd immunity” as a pandemic relief strategy be extinguished with the end of 2020. Former White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas argued that infections among young p…