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November 23, 2019 at 2:20 AM

The Whistleblowers of the My Lai Massacre

The Whistleblowers of the My Lai Massacre     Howard Jones November 17, 2019History News Network There is a history of presidential criminals and whistleblowers. Nixon declared that the chief My Lai perpetrator was “probably a good soldier ... getting a…
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November 23, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Here nor There

Portside Culture Here nor There     Clint Smith July 1, 2019Adroit Journal The poet Clint Smith, born and raised in New Orleans, writes from a wistful perspective of the city “kept from becoming.” ,   Here nor There By Clint Sm…
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November 22, 2019 at 4:25 AM

Gordon Sondland Throws Trump, Giuliani Under the Bus (Backs Up, Does It Again)

Gordon Sondland Throws Trump, Giuliani Under the Bus (Backs Up, Does It Again)     Bess Levin November 20, 2019Vanity Fair “Was there a quid pro quo? The answer is yes.” Mr. Giuliani’s requests were a quid pro quo for arranging a White House visit for P…
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November 22, 2019 at 2:42 AM

No One Is Above the Law - Netanyahu Decries 'Attempted Coup' Against Him After Corruption Charges

No One Is Above the Law - Netanyahu Decries 'Attempted Coup' Against Him After Corruption Charges     November 21, 2019Haaretz Benjamin Netanyahu called corruption charges filed against him "an attempted coup" against an acting prime minister, the proce…
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November 22, 2019 at 1:55 AM

A Letter to Intellectuals Who Deride Revolutions in the Name of Purity

A Letter to Intellectuals Who Deride Revolutions in the Name of Purity     Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Ana Maldonado, Pilar Troya Fernández, and Vijay Prashad November 20, 2019MR Online Revolutions do not happen suddenly, nor do they immediately transform a s…
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November 22, 2019 at 1:26 AM

Hundreds of Chileans Blinded by Police Since Protests Began

Hundreds of Chileans Blinded by Police Since Protests Began     November 15, 2019DW.com (Deutsche Welle) More than 200 protesters have been blinded by pellets fired by state security agents. The National Congress has bowed to a key demand of the monthlo…
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November 22, 2019 at 1:07 AM

Tidbits - Nov.21, 2019 - Reader Comments: Medicare4All, Sanders, Warren, and the Left; Bolivia Coup; Electoral College; Announcements: Right to the City; Peggy Lipschutz Memorial; Kurdish Feminists; Delegation to Venezuela; and more....

Tidbits - Nov.21, 2019 - Reader Comments: Medicare4All, Sanders, Warren, and the Left; Bolivia Coup; Electoral College; Announcements: Right to the City; Peggy Lipschutz Memorial; Kurdish Feminists; Delegation to Venezuela; and more....     November 21, 2019xxxxxx …
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November 22, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Fascism in Multiple Translations

Portside Culture Fascism in Multiple Translations     Yuliya Komska November 4, 2019Boston Review Far-rightists glorify one nation united under one language, yet are adept at using translation to spread their politics. E-commerce behemoths like…
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November 21, 2019 at 4:39 AM

Tens of Thousands of Deaths Linked to Weak US Air Pollution Rules – Study

Tens of Thousands of Deaths Linked to Weak US Air Pollution Rules – Study     Emily Holden November 20, 2019The Guardian Researchers linked nine causes of death with a certain type pollution when reviewing medical records of deceased veterans A…
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November 21, 2019 at 4:23 AM

Western Media Whitewash Bolivia’s Far-Right Coup

Western Media Whitewash Bolivia’s Far-Right Coup     Lucas Koerner, Ricardo Vaz November 15, 2019Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) For all the supposed threat Trump represents and the enthusiasm sparked by his possible impeachment, Western media…
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November 21, 2019 at 4:11 AM

The Trials of Julian Assange

The Trials of Julian Assange     Michael Steven Smith November 19, 2019The Indypendent A new book offers a sweeping defense of the controversial Wikileaks publisher. Protestors in support of freedom for Julian Assange in Quito, Ecuador in April…
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November 21, 2019 at 3:56 AM

Red for Ed: The Long-Simmering Crisis of Public Education in Indiana

Red for Ed: The Long-Simmering Crisis of Public Education in Indiana     Harry Targ November 20, 2019Diary of a Heartland Radical Indiana is a leader among the 50 states in shifting resources from public education to vouchers and charter schools …
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November 21, 2019 at 1:00 AM

“We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now”:

Portside Culture “We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now”:     Thomas J. Adams May 1, 2019Labor: Studies in Working-Class History This book is a must-needed introduction to the rising international labor movement against the neoliberal wage and labor…
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November 21, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - November 20, 2019

Global Left Midweek - November 20, 2019     November 20, 2019xxxxxx Bolivia / Three Looks at the Bigger Picture / Iraq / UK / France / Hong Kong An Iraqi demonstrator runs from tear gas during anti-government protests in Baghdad on November 17,…
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November 20, 2019 at 2:13 AM

Can Extinction Rebellion Build a U.S. Climate Movement Big Enough to Save the Earth?

Can Extinction Rebellion Build a U.S. Climate Movement Big Enough to Save the Earth?     Aileen Brown October 12, 2019The Intercept Extinction Rebellion’s ambition is no less than to save the Earth. To win, they say they need 3.5 percent of the U.S. pop…
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November 20, 2019 at 2:13 AM

Bernie Sanders' Stance on Bolivia Matters

Bernie Sanders' Stance on Bolivia Matters     Jacob Sugarman November 19, 2019Truthdig Any presidential candidate who claims to represent workers and marginalized communities, who even nominally opposes U.S. imperialism, should be able to identify a cou…
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November 20, 2019 at 2:12 AM

'A Threat to Global Stability': US Denies Israeli Settlements Illegal

'A Threat to Global Stability': US Denies Israeli Settlements Illegal     Middle East Staff November 18, 2019Middle East Eye Mike Pompeo rolls back decades of policy and disregards international law in bombshell statement The Israeli settlement…
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November 20, 2019 at 2:11 AM

Deval Patrick, Foreclosure Mogul

Deval Patrick, Foreclosure Mogul     Zach Carter April 12, 2019Huffington Post How the 2020 Democratic presidential contender helped a Republican billionaire rip off the middle class. Now-former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick departing the st…
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November 20, 2019 at 1:00 AM

The Angry Optimistic Life and Times of Lea Tsemel: A Review of "Advocate"

Portside Culture The Angry Optimistic Life and Times of Lea Tsemel: A Review of "Advocate"     Lisa Hajjar June 11, 2019Jadaliyya "In addition to political prisoners, there is the oppression of Palestinians: freedom of speech, freedom of the pr…
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November 20, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Media Bits and Bytes - November 19, 2019

Media Bits and Bytes - November 19, 2019     November 19, 2019xxxxxx Enter WT:Social / Cities vs. FCC / Broadband for All / Privacy Win at the Borders / Coup? What Coup? / Streaming Wars / Cellphone Access / WBAI / When the Right Shoplifts a Video …