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November 16, 2020 at 5:55 AM

The Story of mRNA: How a Once-Dismissed Idea Became a Leading Technology in the Covid Vaccine Race

The Story of mRNA: How a Once-Dismissed Idea Became a Leading Technology in the Covid Vaccine Race     Damian Garde (STAT), Jonathan Saltzman (Boston Globe) November 10, 2020Boston Globe, STAT It is a story that began three decades ago, with a little-kn…
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November 16, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Trump’s War On Fox News and the Future Of Right-Wing Media

Portside Culture Trump’s War On Fox News and the Future Of Right-Wing Media     Sean Illing November 13, 2020Vox CNN’s Brian Stelter on the conservative backlash against Fox News, the rise of Newsmax, and the bottomless appetite for right-wing …
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November 15, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Our Vaccine Infrastructure Needs a Radical Overhaul

Our Vaccine Infrastructure Needs a Radical Overhaul     Ravi Gupta November 13, 2020Boston Review Decades-long funding cuts for pandemic preparedness hamper coordinated distribution and equitable access. We must reimagine how to make life-saving vaccine…
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November 15, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Reasserting the Importance of Committed, Truthful, On-the-Ground Reporting on the Centenary of John Reed’s Passing

Reasserting the Importance of Committed, Truthful, On-the-Ground Reporting on the Centenary of John Reed’s Passing     Juan Antonio Sanz October 28, 2020Equal Times John Reed was confronted with the choice between popular and profitable hypocrisy in the…
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November 15, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Arizona and Wisconsin: How Indigenous Voters Helped Swing the 2020 Election

Arizona and Wisconsin: How Indigenous Voters Helped Swing the 2020 Election     Anna V. Smith November 9, 2020High Country News Despite voter suppression and a devastating pandemic, Native American voters made the difference in Biden’s winning margin in…
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November 15, 2020 at 1:00 AM

In Brazil’s First Elections Under Bolsonaro, Black Women are Fighting Back

In Brazil’s First Elections Under Bolsonaro, Black Women are Fighting Back     Bruna Pereira/ Macarena Aguilar November 12, 2020OpenDemocracy Amidst violence and COVID-19 restrictions, Black women in Brazil are mobilizing to win seats in the November 15…
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November 15, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Biden Wins, But Now the Hard Part Begins

Biden Wins, But Now the Hard Part Begins     Ryan Grim and Akela Lacy November 7, 2020The Intercept Democrats insisting that progressive issues are losing policies have yet to articulate what their winning agenda would be, now that getting Trump out of …
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November 14, 2020 at 7:30 AM

Friday Nite Videos | November 13, 2020

Friday Nite Videos | November 13, 2020     November 13, 2020xxxxxx Election Results 2020 | John Oliver. What Are mRNA Vaccines? Legal Trouble Trump Could Face Once He Leaves Office. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom | Movie. I WILL GO DOWN WITH THIS SHIP! …
Portside · [email protected]
November 14, 2020 at 5:20 AM

1,000 Lawyers Hit False Claims of Election Fraud

1,000 Lawyers Hit False Claims of Election Fraud     Julia Conley November 13, 2020Common Dreams "The president seeks an unconstitutional 'restriction on the right to vote'... He is violating his duty to defend the Constitution." Supporters of …
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November 14, 2020 at 5:05 AM

14 Successful Ballot Initiatives to Reduce Inequality

14 Successful Ballot Initiatives to Reduce Inequality     Brian Wakamo November 9, 2020Inequality.org On Nov. 3, voters in many states and cities approved a variety of inequality-related proposals, from taxing the wealthy to increasing the minimum wage …
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November 14, 2020 at 4:00 AM

Will Trump's Last Fight be Against Howard Zinn?

Will Trump's Last Fight be Against Howard Zinn?     Robert Cohen November 8, 2020History News Network Trump’s charge that Zinn makes students feel “ashamed” of their history is false. Zinn offers dramatic accounts of Americans resisting oppression, prom…
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November 14, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Bedtime

Portside Culture Bedtime     Peter Neil Carroll November 2, 2020 Fear of the dark, how people felt on the eve of the presidential election, 2020. ,   Bedtime By Peter Neil Carroll                                     November 2…
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November 13, 2020 at 3:35 AM

The Left Must Hit the Streets Again—Right Now

The Left Must Hit the Streets Again—Right Now     Osita Nwanevu November 9, 2020The New Republic The Biden presidency must be greeted with a historic amount of organizing and agitation. Otherwise, we’re done for. Politics should never be practiced with …
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November 13, 2020 at 3:25 AM

Georgia Voters Can Put an End to Mitch McConnell’s Grim Reaping

Georgia Voters Can Put an End to Mitch McConnell’s Grim Reaping     John Nichols November 6, 2020The Nation January runoff races could flip the Senate and prevent the majority leader from obstructing another Democratic presidency. This is a richly deser…
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November 13, 2020 at 3:15 AM

Green New Deal Champion Chloe Maxmin Unseats Powerful GOP Incumbent in Rural Maine

Green New Deal Champion Chloe Maxmin Unseats Powerful GOP Incumbent in Rural Maine     Julia Conley November 6, 2020Common Dreams The victory of Democratic state Rep. Chloe Maxmin, a progressive champion who ran on the promise of a Green New Deal and of…
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November 13, 2020 at 2:35 AM

Trump Defeated - Four Takes: Black People Defeated Trump; We Win when we Follow Black Women; 10 Takeaways From the 2020 Election and the Future of Healthcare; California's Prop 15

Trump Defeated - Four Takes: Black People Defeated Trump; We Win when we Follow Black Women; 10 Takeaways From the 2020 Election and the Future of Healthcare; California's Prop 15     The Movement for Black Lives; Showing Up for Racial Justice; Labor Campaign for Si…
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November 13, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Tidbits - Nov. 12, 2020 - Reader Comments: 2020 elections and What Next; Organizing Rural Manufacturing Workers; Honoring Veterans - Ending War; Bolivia; Yiddish Immigrant Left from Popular Front to Cold War; Announcements; more....

Tidbits - Nov. 12, 2020 - Reader Comments: 2020 elections and What Next; Organizing Rural Manufacturing Workers; Honoring Veterans - Ending War; Bolivia; Yiddish Immigrant Left from Popular Front to Cold War; Announcements; more....     November 12, 2020xxxxxx …
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November 12, 2020 at 6:10 AM

‘We’re in Power Now’: Evo Morales Makes Gleeful Return to Town He Fled

‘We’re in Power Now’: Evo Morales Makes Gleeful Return to Town He Fled     Tom Phillips and Dan Collyns November 11, 2020The Guardian Tens of thousands of supporters greet Bolivian ex-president during his triumphant return to Chimoré Evo Morale…
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November 12, 2020 at 5:55 AM

Progressive Rep. Rashida Tlaib Fires Back at Centrist Democrats: ‘I Can’t Be Silent’

Progressive Rep. Rashida Tlaib Fires Back at Centrist Democrats: ‘I Can’t Be Silent’     Hayley Miller November 11, 2020HuffPost Some Democrats have blamed progressives for unexpected losses in the House this election. But Tlaib and her fellow “Squad” m…
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November 12, 2020 at 5:45 AM

Democrats Need a Winning Message in Georgia. Bernie Sanders Says Fight for $15 Minimum Wage

Democrats Need a Winning Message in Georgia. Bernie Sanders Says Fight for $15 Minimum Wage     Kenny Stancil November 10, 2020Common Dreams The Vermont senator noted that "47% of workers in Georgia make less than $15 an hour and 71% of voters in Georgi…