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January 2, 2021 at 3:15 AM

The Israeli Nation-State Law Had Its Day in Court

The Israeli Nation-State Law Had Its Day in Court     Orly Noy December 24, 2020+972 Magazine During the hearing, the High Court justices saw no problem with demoting the status of Arabic and claimed that 'equality' is something best left for the future…
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January 2, 2021 at 2:30 AM

Trump’s Vilest Legacy

Trump’s Vilest Legacy     Rober January 27, 2021Robert Reich The acceptance of Trump’s behavior by millions of his supporters will be his vilest legacy. , Michael Vadon   Most of the 74,222,957 Americans who voted to reelect Donald Trum…
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January 2, 2021 at 1:00 AM

The Iranian Ode to Joy

Portside Culture The Iranian Ode to Joy     Majid Naficy The Persian American poet Majid Naficy warns of celebrating a change of regimes too soon. ,   The Iranian Ode to JoyBy Majid Naficy RememberWe, too, in the RevolutionSang…
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January 1, 2021 at 1:10 AM

What Shall We Do About the Children After the Pandemic

What Shall We Do About the Children After the Pandemic     Teresa Thayer Snyder December 12, 2020Diane Ravitch's blog I sincerely plead with my colleagues, to surrender the artificial constructs that measure achievement and greet the children where they…
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January 1, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Folk Singer Arlo Guthrie Reflects On A Life Spent Making Music

Folk Singer Arlo Guthrie Reflects On A Life Spent Making Music     Lauren Daley November 23, 2020WBUR Born in Brooklyn in 1947, the oldest son of folk icon Woody Guthrie and professional dancer Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, Arlo grew up surrounded by folk leg…
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January 1, 2021 at 1:05 AM

The Year of Karen: How a Meme Changed the Way Americans Talked About Racism

The Year of Karen: How a Meme Changed the Way Americans Talked About Racism     Julia Carrie Wong December 27, 2020The Guardian The image of a white woman calling police on Black people put the lie to the myth of racial innocence 'Becky and Kar…
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January 1, 2021 at 1:05 AM

We Are All One Staters Now

We Are All One Staters Now     Noam Sheizaf December 27, 2019+972 Magazine The ideological argument over the future of Israel-Palestine disguises the fact that for the past decade we have been living in a one-state reality. Illustrative photo o…
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January 1, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Tidbits - Dec. 31, 2020 - A People’s Agenda; Trump Guilty of Sedition; Anger Over Trump Pardons; Union Members Who Voted for Trump; Leo Panitch; Fred Hirsch; Labor’s Untold Story; People’s History Books; The Chicano Revolt - 1969-1971; more...

Tidbits - Dec. 31, 2020 - A People’s Agenda; Trump Guilty of Sedition; Anger Over Trump Pardons; Union Members Who Voted for Trump; Leo Panitch; Fred Hirsch; Labor’s Untold Story; People’s History Books; The Chicano Revolt - 1969-1971; more...     December 31, 2020…
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January 1, 2021 at 1:00 AM

The Politics of Thrillers

Portside Culture The Politics of Thrillers     Praveen Tummalapalli December 22, 2020Current Affairs Under the slick suits and high tension shootouts, America’s favorite thrillers are hiding something. "dreamers" by Emiliano Grusovin i…
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December 31, 2020 at 4:30 AM

Argentina Legalizes Abortion in Landmark Moment for Women's Rights

Argentina Legalizes Abortion in Landmark Moment for Women's Rights     Tom Phillips, Amy Booth and Uki Goñi December 30, 2020The Guardian Wednesday’s victory is the result of five years of mass protest marches by Argentina’s grassroots women’s movement,…
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December 31, 2020 at 4:15 AM

When Black Movements Win, Everybody But the 1 Percent Wins

When Black Movements Win, Everybody But the 1 Percent Wins     Megan L. Jordan, Joshua Murray, Michael Schwartz & Kevin A. Young, December 24, 2020Truthout The corporate media never challenge the underlying and pernicious myth that anti-racist strug…
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December 31, 2020 at 3:55 AM

When ‘the American Way’ Met the Coronavirus

When ‘the American Way’ Met the Coronavirus     Bryce Covert December 29, 2020The New York Times “If you want people to do the right thing you have to make it easy, and we’ve made it hard.” Officials like Gov. Andrew Cuomo have sometimes treate…
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December 31, 2020 at 3:40 AM

'This Is Warp Speed?' At Current Pace, US Will Take 10 Years to Adequately Vaccinate the Public Against Covid-19, Analysis Warns

'This Is Warp Speed?' At Current Pace, US Will Take 10 Years to Adequately Vaccinate the Public Against Covid-19, Analysis Warns     Jake Johnson December 30, 2020Common Dreams "We should have been prepared to start inoculating millions of people the da…
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December 31, 2020 at 1:00 AM

The Knowledge Machine

Portside Culture The Knowledge Machine     Stuart Jeffries December 22, 2020The Guardian A fascinating and timely history of how science developed via the achievement of pursuing only observation and experiment (not politics). , …
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December 31, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - December 30, 2020

Global Left Midweek - December 30, 2020     December 30, 2020xxxxxx Rebellion in 2020 – The fury only grows Green is the color of Argentina’s successful abortion rights movement. Credit, Reuters   Greta’s Year End Video Workers in the …
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December 30, 2020 at 1:35 AM

Politics Rhode Island Progressives Won Big in 2020 With Help From Youth Activists

Politics Rhode Island Progressives Won Big in 2020 With Help From Youth Activists     Mara Dolan December 29, 2020Teen Vogue Progressive Democrats in Rhode Island won victories that could transform the state’s politics. , Boston Globe via Getty…
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December 30, 2020 at 1:35 AM

The Union Members Who Voted for Trump Have to Be Organized—Not Ignored

The Union Members Who Voted for Trump Have to Be Organized—Not Ignored     Mindy Isser December 28, 2020In These Times - Labor Unions should be holding more political discussions with their members—and listening closely to their needs A union m…
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December 30, 2020 at 1:35 AM

10 Stories That Inspired Readers in 2020

10 Stories That Inspired Readers in 2020     Ayu Sutriasa December 28, 2020Yes! These stories ask the hard questions, directly call out root causes, and remind us that we all have a role to play in creating a more just, sustainable, and compassionate w…
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December 30, 2020 at 1:30 AM

'This Is No Bluff': Sanders Vows to Filibuster Military Budget to Force Senate Vote on $2,000 Checks

'This Is No Bluff': Sanders Vows to Filibuster Military Budget to Force Senate Vote on $2,000 Checks     Jake Johnson December 29, 2020Common Dreams "It would be unconscionable, especially after the House did the right thing, for the Senate to simply l…
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December 30, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Putting a Nightmare Behind Us - What Next

Portside Culture Putting a Nightmare Behind Us - What Next     December 29, 2020Portside The danger of a fascist-like regime consolidating its power has been averted. For now. But make no mistake: The issue of whether we will move forward or be…