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October 20, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Backs Bernie Sanders at NYC Rally

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Backs Bernie Sanders at NYC Rally     Andrea Germanos October 19, 2019Common Dreams "With Alexandria, with Ilhan, and others on board, we're going to put together a coalition that is going to win and win big," Sanders said ahea…
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October 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM

The US Stole Generations of Native American Children to Open the West

The US Stole Generations of Native American Children to Open the West     Nick Estes October 14, 2019High Country News Nearly 200 Native children lie buried at the entrance of the Carlisle Barracks. Although Carlisle is located in the East, it played a …
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October 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Abortion Rights Activists Target Battleground States Ahead of 2020 Elections

Abortion Rights Activists Target Battleground States Ahead of 2020 Elections     Benjamin Barber October 11, 2019Facing South Faced with the spread of draconian anti-abortion laws in the South and Midwest, and the chance the Supreme Court may deliver a …
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October 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Rep. Elijah Cummings Rose from Segregated Childhood to Powerful Political Voice in Baltimore, Washington

Rep. Elijah Cummings Rose from Segregated Childhood to Powerful Political Voice in Baltimore, Washington     Jeff Barker October 17, 2019Baltimore Sun U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings — the son of sharecroppers who rose to become a House committee chairman and…
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October 19, 2019 at 2:54 AM

Friday Nite Videos | October 18, 2019

Friday Nite Videos | October 18, 2019     October 18, 2019xxxxxx John Oliver | Weather. Rising Up | Bernie 2020. Glory to Hong Kong: A New Protest Anthem. Hosting G7 at Doral Violates the Constitution. The Irishman | Movie. To view an video, cl…
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October 19, 2019 at 2:05 AM

The Fierce Urgency of Less

The Fierce Urgency of Less     Harold Meyerson October 17, 2019The American Prospect The three B’s (Biden, Bloomberg, Buttigieg) of can’t-go-big Pete Buttigieg, left, and Joe Biden talk on stage following the Democratic debate at Otterbein Univ…
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October 19, 2019 at 1:57 AM

Donald Trump’s Sanity Is Not the Question. The Real Issue Is How He Got Into Office

Donald Trump’s Sanity Is Not the Question. The Real Issue Is How He Got Into Office     Gary Younge October 18, 2019The Guardian To reduce his presidency to a frail mind is to ignore the fact he’s an emblem of free-market, white supremacist nationalism …
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October 19, 2019 at 1:41 AM

Salesforce CEO: We Need a New Capitalism

Salesforce CEO: We Need a New Capitalism     Marc Benioff October 14, 2019New York Times As a capitalist, I believe it’s time to say out loud what we all know to be true: Capitalism, as we know it, is dead. , Brian Stauffer   Capitalis…
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October 19, 2019 at 1:25 AM

Sacha Baron Cohen Nails the Problem With Zuckerberg’s Freedom of Expression Defense

Sacha Baron Cohen Nails the Problem With Zuckerberg’s Freedom of Expression Defense     Lee Moran October 18, 2019Huffington Post The “Borat” star tore into the Facebook CEO with a metaphor about a restaurant owner and neo-Nazis ,   Sac…
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October 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Three Flats

Portside Culture Three Flats     Philip C. Kolin Mississippi poet Philip C. Kolin traces the evolution of his childhood neighborhood in Chicago that went from Czech to Hispanic. ,   Three Flats By Philip C. Kolin A hundred year…
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October 18, 2019 at 1:56 AM

How to Resolve the Chicago Teachers Strike? Tax the Rich.

How to Resolve the Chicago Teachers Strike? Tax the Rich.     Amisha Patel and Nathan Ryan October 16, 2019In These Times The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is bringing a holistic approach to bargaining to benefit both their members and students. This mea…
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October 18, 2019 at 1:46 AM

Left Organizers Should Join the Fight for Impeachment

Left Organizers Should Join the Fight for Impeachment     Claire Tran and Jacob Swenson-Lengyel October 15, 2019Organizing Upgrade As Congress returns to Washington, the impeachment proceedings are likely to gain steam. The authors argue the left can't …
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October 18, 2019 at 1:37 AM

How the Mainstream Media Tries to Convince You That Medicare for All Is Impossible

How the Mainstream Media Tries to Convince You That Medicare for All Is Impossible     Celisa Calacal October 16, 2019Independent Media Institute The insinuation that Medicare for All would somehow leave people currently insured under a private company …
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October 18, 2019 at 1:25 AM

Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term

Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term     Marjorie Cohn October 13, 2019Truthout As the Supreme Court moves increasingly to the right with the recent additions of Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, we can expect the continued evisceration…
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October 18, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Tidbits - Oct. 17, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment and Rule of Law; Sanders, Warren and Trolls; Biden corruption; Chicago Teachers Strike; Turkey, Kurds, Syria; "Glass Floor"; Housing; Stopping Workplace Sexual Harassment; Announcements

Tidbits - Oct. 17, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment and Rule of Law; Sanders, Warren and Trolls; Biden corruption; Chicago Teachers Strike; Turkey, Kurds, Syria; "Glass Floor"; Housing; Stopping Workplace Sexual Harassment; Announcements     October 17, 2019xxxx…
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October 18, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Insular, Controversial Picks for Nobel Literature Laureates

Portside Culture Insular, Controversial Picks for Nobel Literature Laureates     Jennifer Wilson October 14, 2019The Nation Next year, says the reviewer, the Nobel Committee for Literature should look beyond Europe. Despite the differences betw…
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October 17, 2019 at 4:08 AM

Why Some Young Voters are Choosing Democratic Socialism over the Democratic Party

Why Some Young Voters are Choosing Democratic Socialism over the Democratic Party     Isabella Grullón Paz October 15, 2019The New York Times As the presidential debate comes to Ohio, the students in a local chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of…
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October 17, 2019 at 3:46 AM

Black Confederates: Exploding America's Most Persistent Myth

Black Confederates: Exploding America's Most Persistent Myth     David Smith October 13, 2019The Guardian Americans still struggle over coming to terms with the core issues of the civil war and reconstruction Sergeant AM Chandler of the 44th Mi…
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October 17, 2019 at 3:30 AM

When German Unions Built Housing for the People

When German Unions Built Housing for the People     David O'Connell October 15, 2019Jacobin In postwar Germany, a cooperative run by trade unionists created Europe’s largest housing company. Building over 400,000 homes, “Neue Heimat” showed we don’t hav…
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October 17, 2019 at 3:18 AM

Vietnam Moratorium: A Day To Remember

Vietnam Moratorium: A Day To Remember     Carolyn Eisenberg October 15, 2019Antiwar.com The organizers had a simple idea; on this one day, people opposed to the war would halt “business as usual” and take some action – large or small to signify their de…