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May 27, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Is Stacey Abrams Progressive?

Is Stacey Abrams Progressive?     Deborah Toler May 26, 2020Common Dreams The Georgia Democrat, while clearly forward-thinking on voting rights and other key issues, has repeatedly thrown her lot in with the corporate wing of the party. Georgia…
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May 27, 2020 at 12:00 AM

The Bureau of Land Management Went Out of Its Way to Provide Pandemic Relief to Oil Companies

The Bureau of Land Management Went Out of Its Way to Provide Pandemic Relief to Oil Companies     Nick Bowlin May 26, 2020Mother Jones BLM is encouraging public-lands drilling in the midst of a global oil glut A storm moves through Big Smoky Va…
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May 27, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Spike Lee and the Battlefield of American History

Portside Culture Spike Lee and the Battlefield of American History     Regie Ugwu May 21, 2020The New York Times Spike Lee has spent nearly four decades and more than 30 films reckoning with the jagged and brutal course of history. Now, in the …
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May 27, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - May 26, 2020

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - May 26, 2020     May 26, 2020xxxxxx Inside the conservative cranium, and more ,   The Cult Intellectuals Going Covid Being the Victim Rules Are For Fools A Little Something Called Hydroxychloroquine A…
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May 26, 2020 at 12:05 AM

America’s First Connoisseur

Portside Culture America’s First Connoisseur     Edward White May 21, 2020The Paris Review Jefferson brought James Hemings to France and gave him a first-rate culinary education with some of Europe's most illustrious chefs. His legacy thrives t…
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May 26, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Remembering Ray Eurquhart, a Lifelong Activist Radicalized In the Military

Remembering Ray Eurquhart, a Lifelong Activist Radicalized In the Military     Kerry Taylor May 24, 2020Facing South While he had not been involved in the civil rights movement or any other 1960s-era protest movements, Eurquhart developed sharp politica…
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May 26, 2020 at 12:05 AM

ICHRP-US Demands Accountability for Approved 2 Billion Dollar Arms Sale to Duterte

ICHRP-US Demands Accountability for Approved 2 Billion Dollar Arms Sale to Duterte     International Coalition for Human rights in the Philippines May 1, 2020International Coalition for Human rights in the Philippines Duterte’s Covid response is de fact…
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May 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Mexican Border Workers Strike Against COVID, But The U.S. Keeps The Factories Open

Mexican Border Workers Strike Against COVID, But The U.S. Keeps The Factories Open     David Bacon May 4, 2020Truthout "The maquiladora industry has never cared about the health of its operators, just its profits. Their production lines must not stop, a…
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May 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Arab Workers And The Struggle For Democracy

Arab Workers And The Struggle For Democracy     Joel Beinin May 10, 2020Jacobin Since 2011, Arab labor organizations and left parties have been central to movements for democracy and social justice in the Middle East. Frequently overlooked in Western me…
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May 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM

To Thank Me For My Service, Work for Peace

To Thank Me For My Service, Work for Peace     Rosemarie Jackowski May 21, 2020Veterans for Peace I mourn mostly for those we have killed — and I mourn for those we haven't killed yet, but will in the days ahead. , Veterans for Peace   …
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May 25, 2020 at 8:08 AM

Gardens of Dust

Gardens of Dust     Alexander Parry May 7, 2020Lady Science Just as household bacteriologists used kitchen experiments to instruct ordinary Americans about germs, so too can we reproduce these experiments to let students discover the complexities of tur…
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May 25, 2020 at 7:36 AM

The Black American Amputation Epidemic

The Black American Amputation Epidemic     Lizzie Presser May 19, 2020ProPublica It is the cardinal sin of the American health system in a single surgery: save on preventive care, pay big on the backend, and let the chronically sick and underprivileged …
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May 25, 2020 at 5:20 AM

The Wuhan Hoax Covid-19 and Trump’s War on the U.S. Intelligence Community

The Wuhan Hoax Covid-19 and Trump’s War on the U.S. Intelligence Community     Bob Dreyfuss May 21, 2020Tom Dispatch As is often the case, that campaign began rather quietly and unobtrusively in conservative and right-wing media outlets. , …
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May 25, 2020 at 4:23 AM

Federal Judge Strikes down Restrictions on Florida Felon Voting

Federal Judge Strikes down Restrictions on Florida Felon Voting     Gary Fineout May 24, 2020Politico States can no longer deny people access to the ballot box based on unpaid court costs and fees, nor can they condition rights restoration on restitutio…
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May 25, 2020 at 3:45 AM

The Other Epidemic

The Other Epidemic     Jack Herrera May 18, 2020The Nation Public health insights are reshaping our understanding of how violence spreads. The dividing line: Tijuana is a dangerous city, San Diego a relatively safe one—but the border wall isn’t…
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May 25, 2020 at 12:19 AM

The Netflix Show The Pentagon Can’t Stop Talking About

Portside Culture The Netflix Show The Pentagon Can’t Stop Talking About     Bryan Bender May 23, 2020Politico The U.S. Space Force is about to be eclipsed by Netflix’s upcoming parody—and that might be a good thing. , Aaron Epstein/Net…
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May 24, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Trump Ordered States to Open Churches. Can He Do That?

Trump Ordered States to Open Churches. Can He Do That?     Josh Gerstein May 23, 2020Politico The Justice Department's own actions show just how little power the president has to force the outcome he wants. President Donald Trump gestures as he…
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May 24, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Making Life Cheap: Population Control, Herd Immunity, and Other Anti-Humanist Fables

Making Life Cheap: Population Control, Herd Immunity, and Other Anti-Humanist Fables     Aaron Timms May 18, 2020The New Republic The death drive at the heart of the now discredited herd immunity strategy has morphed into a straightforwardly “eliminatio…
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May 24, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Palestinian President Abbas Declares End to Agreements with Israel, US

Palestinian President Abbas Declares End to Agreements with Israel, US     Yumna Patel May 20, 2020Mondoweiss Faced with the looming threat of Israeli annexation, on Tuesday Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared an end to all Palestinian agreemen…
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May 24, 2020 at 12:00 AM

How ‘Jakarta’ Became the Codeword for US-Backed Mass Killing

How ‘Jakarta’ Became the Codeword for US-Backed Mass Killing     Vincent Bevins May 18, 2020New York Review of Books Coups in Brazil in 1964 and Indonesia in 1965 were US Cold War victories. In Indonesia between 500,000 and 1,000,000 were killed. This …