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May 24, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Rev. Barber's Poor People's Campaign Calls for Resistance to Reopening Plans

Rev. Barber's Poor People's Campaign Calls for Resistance to Reopening Plans     Yonat Shimron May 14, 2020National Catholic Reporter The Poor People's Campaign urges elected officials to follow the recommendations of public health experts and not risk …
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May 23, 2020 at 4:14 AM

Friday Nite Videos | May 22, 2020

Friday Nite Videos | May 22, 2020     May 22, 2020xxxxxx What Happens If You Can’t Pay Rent? | Hasan Minhaj, DISTRACTION! | A Randy Rainbow Song Parody. Never Rarely Sometimes Always | Movie. Trump Takes Hydroxychloroquine. Why We're Seeing Mass Layoffs…
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May 23, 2020 at 3:00 AM

A Trump Second Term: Tyranny by Another Name

A Trump Second Term: Tyranny by Another Name     Van Gosse May 14, 2020Organizing Upgrade In a second Trump term basic legal structures will be pulverized and a fundamentally lawless regime will set about maintaining itself in power, while pretending to…
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May 23, 2020 at 2:23 AM

Fast-acting Countries Cut Their Death Rates. US Delays Cost 1000s of Lives

Fast-acting Countries Cut Their Death Rates. US Delays Cost 1000s of Lives     Joshua Aizenman May 22, 2020The Conversation Research that looked at 60 countries worldwide over the first 100 days of the pandemic found how important a quick response was f…
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May 23, 2020 at 2:04 AM

Jacinda Ardern Calls for Four-Day Week: No Wonder She's Popular

Jacinda Ardern Calls for Four-Day Week: No Wonder She's Popular     Jacinda Ardern Calls for Four-Day Week: No Wonder She's Popular May 20, 2020The Guardian Ardern’s idea upends four decades of neoliberal insistence that workplace ‘flexibility’ is the p…
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May 23, 2020 at 1:49 AM

A Lasting Remedy for the Covid-19 Pandemic’s Economic Crisis

A Lasting Remedy for the Covid-19 Pandemic’s Economic Crisis     Joseph E. Stiglitz April 8, 2020New York Review of Books As catastrophic as it is, the Covid-19 pandemic offers a moment of reflection. If we set our sights high and not throw money at big…
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May 23, 2020 at 12:00 AM

So Much for America

Portside Culture So Much for America     Amaud Jamaul Johnson March 25, 2020Southern Review In a time when the murder of African Americans in plain sight terrifies the news, Poet Amaud Jamaul Johnson captures the feeling of capture. ,…
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May 22, 2020 at 2:36 AM

In a Pandemic, Military Spending is an Extravagant Waste

In a Pandemic, Military Spending is an Extravagant Waste     Conn Hallinan May 13, 2020Foreign Policy in Focus In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines. Military Spending and Corona, Pare…
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May 22, 2020 at 2:26 AM

Cuomo is Letting Billionaires Plan New York's Future. It Doesn't Have to be This Way

Cuomo is Letting Billionaires Plan New York's Future. It Doesn't Have to be This Way     Zephyr Teachout and Pat Garofalo May 14, 2020The Guardian The New York governor is replacing elected representatives with private, unaccountable monopolists, and la…
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May 22, 2020 at 2:16 AM

We Should Take Women's Accusations Seriously. But Tara Reade's Fall Short.

We Should Take Women's Accusations Seriously. But Tara Reade's Fall Short.     Katha Pollitt May 20, 2020The Nation I would vote for Joe Biden even if I believed Reade's account. Fortunately, I don't have to sacrifice morality to political necessity. Fo…
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May 22, 2020 at 2:02 AM

Internationalism in Vietnam, Then and Now

Internationalism in Vietnam, Then and Now     Tran Dac Loi May 18, 2020Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Vietnam is building on the internationalist traditions of Ho Chi Minh. True patriotism, is quite different from narrow, selfish nationalism - it should always…
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May 22, 2020 at 1:48 AM

Tidbits - May 21, 2020 - Reader Comments: Reader Comments: Biden- Sanders Joint Policy Task Forces; Voter Suppression; COVID-19 Victims; Prison Labor as Scabs; Somalia; Cuba; Support Postal Workers, Retail and Food Workers in UNITE HERE; more...

Tidbits - May 21, 2020 - Reader Comments: Reader Comments: Biden- Sanders Joint Policy Task Forces; Voter Suppression; COVID-19 Victims; Prison Labor as Scabs; Somalia; Cuba; Support Postal Workers, Retail and Food Workers in UNITE HERE; more...     May 21, 2020xxx…
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May 22, 2020 at 12:00 AM

How Capitalist Economics Structures Inequality

Portside Culture How Capitalist Economics Structures Inequality     Gregory Heires May 18, 2020Portside The world economy, to the degree it still works at all, serves to benefit the few at the expense of the many. The author of the book under r…
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May 21, 2020 at 2:42 AM

Workers Need OSHA Representation During the COVID-19 Crisis

Workers Need OSHA Representation During the COVID-19 Crisis     Moshe Marvit May 20, 2020The Century Foundation Workers who encounter something that is an immediate threat to health and safety have few good choices for action. United Auto Worke…
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May 21, 2020 at 2:28 AM

Sexual Rights and Emancipation in Cuba

Sexual Rights and Emancipation in Cuba     Mariela Castro Espín May 18, 2020Granma The 1959 revolution launched a project of social justice and equity, an event that would change policies regarding gender and sexualities, among profound, radical transfo…
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May 21, 2020 at 2:14 AM

Civil Rights Groups Vow to Fight Back as GOP Builds Massive Voter Suppression Machine for 2020 Election

Civil Rights Groups Vow to Fight Back as GOP Builds Massive Voter Suppression Machine for 2020 Election     Jake Johnson May 19, 2020Common Dreams "We will use every tool in our arsenal to block efforts aimed at discouraging participation by eligible vo…
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May 21, 2020 at 2:03 AM

The Journey of the Jobless

The Journey of the Jobless     Kalena Thomhave May 20, 2020The American Prospect Congress boosted unemployment benefits. Now the challenge lies in getting them out to the unemployed, through underfunded state-level programs. A mural in New York…
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May 21, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pandemics In 'The End Of October'

Portside Culture Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pandemics In 'The End Of October'     Scott Detrow May 6, 2020NPR Journalist Lawrence Wright brings his considerable skills to bear in this novel about a pandemic, written before our cur…
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May 21, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - May 20, 2020

Global Left Midweek - May 20, 2020     May 20, 2020xxxxxx Parties and movement groups, Cuba and Vietnam, and African scholar activists face the Corona crisis Pham Trung Ha, an acclaimed painter, joined forces with the ministry of health and Vie…
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May 20, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Mothering in a Pandemic

Mothering in a Pandemic     Anne L. Alstott May 10, 2020Boston Review Society relies on the unpaid, invisible work of parents—mostly mothers—to care for children and to buffer kids from trauma and stress. Supporting that work during COVID-19 requires di…