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December 7, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Mark Zuckerberg and I

Portside Culture Mark Zuckerberg and I     Brendan Walsh November 3, 2019Rattle “I’ve become obsessed,” writes the poet Branden Walsh, “with trying to understand the compulsions and sickness of a society that believes billionaires are a health…
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December 6, 2019 at 3:18 AM

French General Strike; One Year of the Yellow Vests in France

French General Strike; One Year of the Yellow Vests in France     Cole Stangler; Richard Greeman December 4, 2019The Guardian French workers cherish their welfare state. That’s why they’re striking. Macron’s proposed retirement reforms are latest attemp…
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December 6, 2019 at 2:45 AM

There’s a Philosophy Behind Trump’s Lies - How to Fudge, Obfuscate, and Lie Our Way into a New Universe - The War on Words in Donald Trump’s White House

There’s a Philosophy Behind Trump’s Lies - How to Fudge, Obfuscate, and Lie Our Way into a New Universe - The War on Words in Donald Trump’s White House     Karen J. Greenberg November 21, 2019Tom Dispatch The president’s falsehoods are dizzying in numb…
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December 6, 2019 at 2:28 AM

Fred Hampton Murdered by Chicago Police 50 Years Ago

Fred Hampton Murdered by Chicago Police 50 Years Ago     Ted Pearson; Norman Stockwell, Frances Madeson interviewing Jeffrey Haas December 4, 2019 Early morning, December 4, 1969, fourteen police officers executed a search warrant on a Chicago flat rent…
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December 6, 2019 at 2:05 AM

The Unfinished Revolution - Eric Foner’s story of American freedom.

The Unfinished Revolution - Eric Foner’s story of American freedom.     Michael Kazin December 2, 2019The Nation Charting the ironies of freedom won and lost during and after the Civil War, Eric Foner, the American historian, has also helped us better u…
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December 6, 2019 at 1:41 AM

Tidbits - Dec. 5, 2019 - Reader Comments: Economy Not Fine, Half Work Low-Wage Jobs; Reparations; Chicago Teachers Strike Lessons; UAW GM Strike Was Significant; Resources: Bullies in Blue; Multicultural Children's Books; "I Am Troy Davis"; more

Tidbits - Dec. 5, 2019 - Reader Comments: Economy Not Fine, Half Work Low-Wage Jobs; Reparations; Chicago Teachers Strike Lessons; UAW GM Strike Was Significant; Resources: Bullies in Blue; Multicultural Children's Books; "I Am Troy Davis"; more     December 5, 201…
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December 6, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Monopoly and Its Discontents

Portside Culture Monopoly and Its Discontents     Gerald Berk October 9, 2019The American Prospect It's no Marxist critique of class power--would that it were--but Matt Stoller's Goliath, aimed at moving the Democratic Party off dead center, sl…
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December 5, 2019 at 4:47 AM

How Charlottesville's Echoes Forced New Zealand to Confront Its History

How Charlottesville's Echoes Forced New Zealand to Confront Its History     Jamie Tarabay December 2, 2019The New York Times A Maori man attacked a statue to raise awareness of his ancestors’ pain. A newspaper covered the story, and a very important rea…
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December 5, 2019 at 4:24 AM

Building Power and Raising Voices of Rural Women

Building Power and Raising Voices of Rural Women     Chelsea Hoglen December 4, 2019Our Future Progressive community organizing, led by rural women, is emerging as a tool to keep one another alive through times of desperation and struggle. , …
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December 5, 2019 at 4:04 AM

Latina Workers Have to Work Nearly 11 Months into 2019 to Be Paid the Same as White Non-Hispanic Men in 2018

Latina Workers Have to Work Nearly 11 Months into 2019 to Be Paid the Same as White Non-Hispanic Men in 2018     Elise Gould November 19, 2019Economic Policy Institute Since Hispanic women continue to be over-represented in low-wage jobs, policies that …
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December 5, 2019 at 3:32 AM

New Analysis Details 'Aggressive' Tax Dodging of Six Silicon Valley Giants—Totaling Over $100 Billion

New Analysis Details 'Aggressive' Tax Dodging of Six Silicon Valley Giants—Totaling Over $100 Billion     Jessica Corbett December 2, 2019Common Dreams Among the tech companies studied, Amazon "stands out as the business with the poorest tax conduct," a…
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December 5, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Racial Terror & Totalitarianism

Portside Culture Racial Terror & Totalitarianism     Mary Helen Washington January 15, 2018Solidarity African American anti-fascist intellectuals sought to link colonialism and U.S.-style racism with European fascism using a variety of rhet…
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December 5, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - December 4, 2019

Global Left Midweek - December 4, 2019     December 4, 2019xxxxxx On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of proletarian internationalist Fred Hampton, a new radical student movement in Pakistan takes inspiration. News and analysis in the spirit o…
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December 4, 2019 at 1:54 AM

WTO Shutdown: The Kids Are Alright

WTO Shutdown: The Kids Are Alright     Jeff Crosby December 3, 2019Common Dreams This is a period when on certain issues, massive, non-violent direct action is in order, as the demonstration in Seattle shows. RESIST Banner 1999, Dang Ngo: ZUMA …
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December 4, 2019 at 1:54 AM

Iraq's Communists Given New Life by Protests

Iraq's Communists Given New Life by Protests     Alex MacDonald December 1, 2019Middle East Eye Struggling for decades to find its voice, the Iraqi Communist Party is helping shape the battle for the nation's soul Supporters of the Iraqi Commun…
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December 4, 2019 at 1:53 AM

After Meeting With Pharma-Backed Rep, Trump Flip-Flops on Drug Price Negotiations

After Meeting With Pharma-Backed Rep, Trump Flip-Flops on Drug Price Negotiations     Donald Shaw November 29, 2019Sludge After Rep. Greg Walden, the biggest recipient of pharmaceutical campaign cash in the last election cycle, met with Trump, the presi…
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December 4, 2019 at 1:53 AM

Nancy Pelosi Pushes the House to Pass USMCA, but Neglects a Bill With Broad Support to Strengthen Unions

Nancy Pelosi Pushes the House to Pass USMCA, but Neglects a Bill With Broad Support to Strengthen Unions     Rachel M. Cohen December 2, 2019The Intercept The PRO Act passed the House Committee on Education and Labor on September 25 on a party-line vote…
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December 4, 2019 at 1:00 AM

REVIEW: The true genius of ‘Queen & Slim’ is in the journey, not the destination (SPOILERS)

Portside Culture REVIEW: The true genius of ‘Queen & Slim’ is in the journey, not the destination (SPOILERS)     Cortney Wills December 2, 2019The Grio Queen & Slim is all of us in a time of crisis. Their crisis was evident; on the run …
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December 4, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Because We're in This Together, and its Giving Tuesday, We Are Asking for Your Help

Portside Culture Because We're in This Together, and its Giving Tuesday, We Are Asking for Your Help     December 3, 2019Portside The times are testing whether democracy and the rule of law, which are under the most ferocious and sustained assa…
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December 4, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Media Bits and Bytes - December 3, 2019

Media Bits and Bytes - December 3, 2019     December 3, 2019xxxxxx Bloomberg News and Bloomberg for Prez / Covering the UK Election / Google's Anti-Union / Iran vs Internet / Digital Chains / COPRA / .Org Privatized? / China Copes With Fake News / The D…