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May 9, 2020 at 1:09 AM

Harris, Sanders, and Markey Bill Would Provide $2K/Month for Rest of Covid-19 Crisis

Harris, Sanders, and Markey Bill Would Provide $2K/Month for Rest of Covid-19 Crisis     Jake Johnson May 8, 2020Common Dreams "If we can bail out large corporations, we can make sure that everyone in this country has enough income to pay for the basic …
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May 9, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Quarantine

Portside Culture Quarantine     Christine Hamm May 8, 2020 “Even Andrew Cuomo finds time to call his mother,” explains Oregon poet Christine Hamm, addressing the emotional impact of the long quarantine. ,   Quarantine By Christ…
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May 8, 2020 at 4:25 AM

Should America Consider Restarting the Civilian Conservation Corps in Response to the Economic Crash?

Should America Consider Restarting the Civilian Conservation Corps in Response to the Economic Crash?     AppalachianMagazine April 3, 2020AppalachianMagazine Tomorrow's Labor Department report will show 22 million jobs lost last month. Unemployment is …
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May 8, 2020 at 3:56 AM

Ten Tips on Talking about China, Chinese People and COVID-19

Ten Tips on Talking about China, Chinese People and COVID-19     Alex T. Tom May 5, 2020Organizing Upgrade A quick read for organizers on how to talk about China, Chinese people and COVID19. The rise of xenophobia and the onslaught of China bashing is j…
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May 8, 2020 at 3:44 AM

Dolan Delivers Catholic Church to Trump and the GOP

Dolan Delivers Catholic Church to Trump and the GOP     National Catholic Reporter Editorial April 28, 2020National Catholic Reporter The capitulation is complete. Without a whimper from any of his fellow bishops, the cardinal archbishop of New York has…
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May 8, 2020 at 3:35 AM

Ron Clark Made D.C. a Better Place

Ron Clark Made D.C. a Better Place     Maurice Jackson May 1, 2020The Washington Informer In a city where grown men shoot little boys eating ice cream cones and where meanness is the norm - Ron Clark was a kind and honorable man and that made him specia…
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May 8, 2020 at 3:21 AM

Tidbits - May 7, 2020 - Reader Comments: Trump's Armed Right Militias; Failed State; Ahmaud Arbery Murdered; Trump-GOP Fascism; COVID-19; Planet of the Humans, Bill McKibben, Michael Moore; Denis Goldberg; Frida Kahlo; Puerto Rico food crisis; more

Tidbits - May 7, 2020 - Reader Comments: Trump's Armed Right Militias; Failed State; Ahmaud Arbery Murdered; Trump-GOP Fascism; COVID-19; Planet of the Humans, Bill McKibben, Michael Moore; Denis Goldberg; Frida Kahlo; Puerto Rico food crisis; more     May 7, 2020x…
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May 8, 2020 at 12:00 AM

The Unlikely Life of a Socialist Activist Resonates a Century Later

Portside Culture The Unlikely Life of a Socialist Activist Resonates a Century Later     Jennifer Szalai March 4, 2020The New York Times Adam Hochschild here produces a rich biography of the World War One-era socialist insurgent, Russian Jewish…
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May 7, 2020 at 1:25 AM

‘We Are Not Essential. We Are Sacrificial.’

‘We Are Not Essential. We Are Sacrificial.’     Sujatha Gidla May 5, 2020The New York Times I’m a New York City subway conductor who had Covid-19. Now I’m going back to work. Since March 27, at least 98 New York transit workers have died of Cov…
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May 7, 2020 at 1:15 AM

Brazil's President Goes to War with Democratic Institutions - And Hopes Military Has His Back

Brazil's President Goes to War with Democratic Institutions - And Hopes Military Has His Back     Andrew Fishman May 4, 2020The Intercept Bolsonaro is increasingly at war with anyone in the government who does not bend their knee to him, stoking fears t…
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May 7, 2020 at 12:57 AM

Ahmaud Arbery: Anger Mounts Over Killing of Black Jogger Caught on Video

Ahmaud Arbery: Anger Mounts Over Killing of Black Jogger Caught on Video     Khushbu Shah May 6, 2020The Guardian Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was on his regular run through Brunswick, Georgia, when he encountered an armed white father and son. Ahmaud Ar…
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May 7, 2020 at 12:38 AM

'A Dangerous Idea': Public School Advocates Denounce Cuomo-Gates Plan Seizing on Pandemic to 'Reimagine' New York's Education System

'A Dangerous Idea': Public School Advocates Denounce Cuomo-Gates Plan Seizing on Pandemic to 'Reimagine' New York's Education System     Julia Conley May 6, 2020Common Dreams "If you're looking for a bold new idea for New York public schools," wrote con…
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May 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Turning and Turning: Jericho Brown’s The Tradition

Portside Culture Turning and Turning: Jericho Brown’s The Tradition     Rebecca Lehmann November 8, 2019The Rumpus Jericho Brown is the 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Poetry for his collection, The Tradition. Here is a review of that volume. …
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May 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - May 6, 2020

Global Left Midweek - May 6, 2020     May 6, 2020xxxxxx Bay of Pigs 2020 in Venezuela, and more international news and analysis A member of the Bolivarian National Militia brandishes a rifle during an invasion drill in Caracas, Venezuela, AP Ph…
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May 6, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Newspapers Won’t Connect the Dots on Postal Service Threats

Newspapers Won’t Connect the Dots on Postal Service Threats     Julie Hollar May 4, 2020Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) The right-wing vendetta against the Postal Service long predates the pandemic, but gutting it now has the potential to unde…
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May 6, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Defeat of a Dirty Military Incursion into Venezuela on a Sunday Morning

Defeat of a Dirty Military Incursion into Venezuela on a Sunday Morning     Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado, and Zoe PC May 5, 2020Counterpunch “We cannot take any of their threats lightly,” said senior Venezuelan politician Diosdado Cabello…
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May 6, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Trump Must Choose Between a Global Ceasefire and America’s Long Lost Wars

Trump Must Choose Between a Global Ceasefire and America’s Long Lost Wars     Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies May 5, 2020Nation of Change Like his predecessors from Truman to Obama, Trump has been caught in the trap of America’s blind, deluded …
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May 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM

It’s Workers Who Should Determine When Their Workplace Is Safe

It’s Workers Who Should Determine When Their Workplace Is Safe     Nelson Lichtenstein May 29, 2020The American Prospect States must create health and safety councils—one way that ‘essential’ workers can begin to gain one essential they lack: power. …
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May 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM

'The Assistant' – Eloquent Sexual Harassment Drama

Portside Culture 'The Assistant' – Eloquent Sexual Harassment Drama     Mark Kermode May 3, 2020The Guardian 'The Assistant': Julia Garner excels as a junior assistant to a predatory media mogul boss in Kitty Green’s powerfully understated #Me…
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May 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Media Bits and Bytes - May 5, 2020

Media Bits and Bytes - May 5, 2020     May 5, 2020xxxxxx Why Press Freedom Day? Is encrypted messaging the future of social media? And more media news Anger ... Protesters outside ICANN's HQ, photo: The Register   Amazon VP Quits Over …