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November 12, 2020 at 5:25 AM

Can Trump Actually Stage a Coup and Stay in Office for a Second Term?

Can Trump Actually Stage a Coup and Stay in Office for a Second Term?     Sam Levine November 11, 2020The Guardian Despite all of Trump’s machinations, it is extremely unlikely he can find a way to stay in power or stage a coup. Here’s an explanation of…
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November 12, 2020 at 1:00 AM

America Starts Here

Portside Culture America Starts Here     Dean Rader November 9, 2020Los Angeles Review of Books This "remarkable collection," says reviewer Rader, "is the most inclusive and the most comprehensive anthology of Native American poetry to date." …
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November 12, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - November 11, 2020

Global Left Midweek - November 11, 2020     November 11, 2020xxxxxx The world awaits post-Trump shifts * French groups defy terror and Islamophobia * Who took down Golden Dawn? Protesting Golden Dawn in Greece: “Never again fascism.” Credit, AP…
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November 11, 2020 at 2:15 AM

Uber and Lyft Notch Another Corporate Victory in the Global Exploitation of ‘Gig Workers’

Uber and Lyft Notch Another Corporate Victory in the Global Exploitation of ‘Gig Workers’     Bama Athreya November 10, 2020Inequality Labor organizing in California and around the world is pushing platform companies to take extreme measures to defend t…
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November 11, 2020 at 2:15 AM

The Pfizer Vaccine News is Exciting, But Don’t Throw Away Your Mask Yet

The Pfizer Vaccine News is Exciting, But Don’t Throw Away Your Mask Yet     Michael Hiltzik Los Angeles Times "The full data set on which the claim is based has not yet been released and so we don’t know exactly what has been found." Eleanor Riley, Univ…
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November 11, 2020 at 2:10 AM

We Were Told Joe Biden Was The 'Safe Choice'. But It Was Risky to Offer So Little

We Were Told Joe Biden Was The 'Safe Choice'. But It Was Risky to Offer So Little     Naomi Klein November 8, 2020The Guardian A great many people did not vote for Joe Biden, they voted against Trump. We have to recognise how narrow this win was …
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November 11, 2020 at 2:10 AM

'Many Workers Will Suffer': Days After Election, Trump Quietly Freezes Wages of Farm Laborers

'Many Workers Will Suffer': Days After Election, Trump Quietly Freezes Wages of Farm Laborers     Jake Johnson November 9, 2020Common Dreams "The Trump administration is trying to get a lot of stuff like this out the door ASAP." Farm laborers f…
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November 11, 2020 at 1:00 AM

May Hillbilly Elegy Mark the End of Trump-era Myth-Making About the White Working Class

Portside Culture May Hillbilly Elegy Mark the End of Trump-era Myth-Making About the White Working Class     Katie Rife November 10, 2020AV Club Ever since Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, newspapers and magazines have been obsessed wit…
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November 11, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - Bad News and Good News

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - Bad News and Good News     November 10, 2020xxxxxx First inventory of the election from hell Nevertheless, they persisted! Credit, Mark Makela/Getty Images   Election Assessments  Authoritarians Find …
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November 10, 2020 at 1:10 AM

Marion Nestle knows it’s not easy to be a smart consumer of food, or of media. The only solution may be to get political.

Portside Culture Marion Nestle knows it’s not easy to be a smart consumer of food, or of media. The only solution may be to get political.     Kate Cox September 12, 2020The Counter In a series of short essays, Marion Nestle discusses her curre…
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November 10, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Post-Election Reckoning: New Hypotheses for the Road Ahead

Post-Election Reckoning: New Hypotheses for the Road Ahead     Carl Davidson and Bill Fletcher, Jr. November 7, 2020Organizing Upgrade The politics of this race do not make any sense unless one factors in racism and revanchism, the seeking of revenge. …
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November 10, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Lobby Trying To Reshape California Education To Shield Israel

Lobby Trying To Reshape California Education To Shield Israel     Nora Barrows-Friedman October 30, 2020The Electronic Intifada Israel lobby groups are once again attempting to manipulate public education in California in order to censor Palestinian and…
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November 10, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Bolivia Has Provided Us A Radical Vision Of Hope

Bolivia Has Provided Us A Radical Vision Of Hope     Nicole Fabricant October 24, 2020Jacobin Bolivia’s MAS party will confront numerous challenges when returning to power. But its resounding victory against the authoritarian right and its roots as a pa…
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November 9, 2020 at 8:30 AM

Has Donald Trump Had His Joe Mccarthy Moment?

Has Donald Trump Had His Joe Mccarthy Moment?     Chris Lamb November 8, 2020The Conversation When CBS, NBC and ABC cut away from President Donald Trump’s news conference at the White House on the evening of Nov. 5, they took pains to explain why they w…
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November 9, 2020 at 8:10 AM

The First Question for Democrats to Answer about the Election: What Happened?

The First Question for Democrats to Answer about the Election: What Happened?     John Cassidy November 7, 2020The New Yorker Democrats are already trying to make sense of why Joe Biden appears to have outperformed fellow Party candidates further down t…
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November 9, 2020 at 7:55 AM

AP VoteCast: Trump, Biden Coalitions Show Race, Class Divide

AP VoteCast: Trump, Biden Coalitions Show Race, Class Divide     Josh Boak, Hannah Fingerhut November 4, 2020AP The divisions reflected a persistent polarization that appeared to be driven in part by voters’ strong feelings about the provocative preside…
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November 9, 2020 at 7:40 AM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Biden’s Win, House Losses, and What’s Next for the Left

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Biden’s Win, House Losses, and What’s Next for the Left     Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Astead W. Herndon November 7, 2020New York Times The congresswoman said Joe Biden’s relationship with progressives would hinge on his actio…
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November 9, 2020 at 7:15 AM

A Memo to the GOP, Wall Street, Joe Biden, and All Democrats: 'No, Mitch McConnell Is Not the 46th President'

A Memo to the GOP, Wall Street, Joe Biden, and All Democrats: 'No, Mitch McConnell Is Not the 46th President'     Jon Queally November 8, 2020Common Dreams "President Biden will be under no obligation to hand Mitch McConnell the keys to his Cabinet," pr…
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November 9, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Star Trek: Discovery's Trans Representation Is Both Groundbreaking and Heartbreaking

Portside Culture Star Trek: Discovery's Trans Representation Is Both Groundbreaking and Heartbreaking     Riley Silverman November 5, 2020SyFy There is an inherent paradox in the creation of a TV series set in a future that is intended to be be…
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November 8, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Biden Wins

Biden Wins     Lauren Gambino November 7, 2020The Guardian Joe Biden wins US election after four tumultuous years of Trump presidency. Thousands poured into downtown D.C. to celebrate Biden’s presidential win. , Tyrone Turner / DCist/WAMU …