1,933 Messages / Page 70

Portside · [email protected]
November 13, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - November 12, 2019

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - November 12, 2019     November 12, 2019xxxxxx Understanding the Bolivia Coup, Trump's Violent Movement, Flipping Red States, Left Electoral Discussion, How the GOP Courts Black Voters, Processing the Disaster, Scabs an…
Portside · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:05 AM

“Other Than Honorable?” Veterans With “Bad Paper” Seek Long Overdue Benefits

“Other Than Honorable?” Veterans With “Bad Paper” Seek Long Overdue Benefits     Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon November 11, 2019xxxxxx “At no point in history,” the report notes, “has a greater share of veterans been denied basic services intended to …
Portside · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:05 AM

This is a Coup

This is a Coup     CodePink November 11, 2019CodePink Yesterday elected Bolivian President Evo Morales, the only indigenous president ever in Latin America, resigned under duress due to a coup d’état orchestrated by right-wing opposition and the Organiz…
Portside · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:05 AM

November 11: Remembering the Tragedy and Legacy of World War 1

November 11: Remembering the Tragedy and Legacy of World War 1     H Patricia Hynes November 11, 2019xxxxxx As a country, the US has moved from being a reluctant, late entrant into World War 1 to being the premier merchant of death in weapons sales and …
Portside · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Reclaim Armistice Day!

Reclaim Armistice Day!     United for Justice and Peace & Veterans for Peace November 8, 2019United for Justice and Peace & Veterans for Peace November 11 was proclaimed Armistice Day after World War I. But during the Korean War, the Congress re…
Portside · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Trump’s Order to Defy Subpoenas Is Itself Grounds for Impeachment

Trump’s Order to Defy Subpoenas Is Itself Grounds for Impeachment     Marjorie Cohn November 8, 2019Truthout We’re headed for a separation of powers showdown between Congress and the president that will ultimately end up in the Supreme Court. ,…
Portside Culture · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:00 AM

When Efforts To Eat 'Clean' Become An Unhealthy Obsession

Portside Culture When Efforts To Eat 'Clean' Become An Unhealthy Obsession     April Fulton October 7, 2019NPR/The Salt When a healthful eating pattern goes too far, it may turn into an eating disorder that scientists are just beginning to stud…
Portside · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 7:48 AM

Plague Was Around for Millennia Before Epidemics Took Hold – and the Way People Lived Might Be What Protected Them

Plague Was Around for Millennia Before Epidemics Took Hold – and the Way People Lived Might Be What Protected Them     Sonja Eliason, Bridget Alex November 7, 2019The Conversation Understanding how human behaviors affect the spread and virulence of a di…
Portside · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 5:56 AM

New York City Adopts Ranked-Choice Voting, a Major Milestone for the Reform

New York City Adopts Ranked-Choice Voting, a Major Milestone for the Reform     Li Zhou November 5, 2019Vox The biggest city in the US is joining a voting reform movement. Voters on the Upper West Side in New York City on November 6, 2018. A ba…
Portside · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 5:37 AM

How the 2019 Election Could Be a Preview of Voting Issues We Might Face in 2020

How the 2019 Election Could Be a Preview of Voting Issues We Might Face in 2020     Steven Rosenfeld November 6, 2019Independent Media Institute A GOP incumbent governor won’t admit defeat. Elsewhere, new voting systems underperform. , …
Portside · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 5:20 AM

When America Tried to Deport Its Radicals

When America Tried to Deport Its Radicals     Adam Hochschild November 4, 2019The New Yorker A hundred years ago, the Palmer Raids imperilled thousands of immigrants. Then a wily official got in the way. The Palmer Raids sought not just to roun…
Portside · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 5:00 AM

The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in Bolivia

The Trump Administration Is Undercutting Democracy in Bolivia     Mark Weisbrot November 8, 2019The Nation Will the US and the Organization of American States once again be able to overturn election results? Bolivia's President Evo Morales wave…
Portside Culture · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Ava DuVernay, 'Queen Sugar' Executive Producer Teaming for TNT Labor-Union Drama

Portside Culture Ava DuVernay, 'Queen Sugar' Executive Producer Teaming for TNT Labor-Union Drama     Rick Porter November 6, 2019Hollywood Reporter Kat Candler will write the Texas-set project about a woman who leads the state's biggest strike…
Portside · [email protected]
November 10, 2019 at 1:05 AM

Lula Walks Free from Prison

Lula Walks Free from Prison     Dom Phillips November 8, 2019The Guardian Workers’ party leader had been held for 580 days for corruption. Court rules incarceration unlawful until appeals exhausted. Brazil's ex-President Lula freed from prison …
Portside · [email protected]
November 10, 2019 at 1:05 AM

Pride in an Irish Border Town

Pride in an Irish Border Town     Joseph Healy October 9, 2019Red Pepper Irish LGBTQ campaigner Joseph Healy joined the Pride march in his home town of Newry. He explains how life on the border has changed - and the stakes of Brexit installing a hard bo…
Portside · [email protected]
November 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM

The Pressure of Storytelling: Refugee Stories Could Do More Harm Than Good

The Pressure of Storytelling: Refugee Stories Could Do More Harm Than Good     Rifaie Tammas November 1, 2019OpenDemocracy Refugees are expected to share and curate their stories, but this can do more harm than good. The pressure of storytelling can lea…
Portside · [email protected]
November 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Social and Economic Woes Weigh Heavily on Algeria’s Future

Social and Economic Woes Weigh Heavily on Algeria’s Future     Khelaf Benhadda November 6, 2019Equal Times “Algerians cannot and will not put up with being humiliated any longer. They want to live in a democratic Algeria with social justice. The nationa…
Portside · [email protected]
November 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Fighting the Aggressive Voter Purges Planned Across the South

Fighting the Aggressive Voter Purges Planned Across the South     Benjamin Barber November 7, 2019Facing South Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger recently announced a voter purge of 330,000 people that could affect the 2020 elect…
Portside · [email protected]
November 9, 2019 at 4:48 AM

Friday Nite Videos | November 8, 2019

Friday Nite Videos | November 8, 2019     November 8, 2019xxxxxx Bernie Sanders on Socialism, Taxes and Criminal CEOs. NYC Bids Adieu to Donald Trump (In Song). Trump and GOP Allies Try to Out Ukraine Whistleblower. AI Learns to Play Hide and Seek. Voti…
Portside · [email protected]
November 9, 2019 at 3:38 AM

Three Words Trump Wanted: "Biden," "Clinton," "Investigation"

Three Words Trump Wanted: "Biden," "Clinton," "Investigation"     Tom McCarthy November 7, 2019The Guardian Senior state department official George Kent says the president had a very specific demand for his Ukrainian counterpart, to be delivered at a pr…