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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…
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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…
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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…
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November 9, 2019 at 3:25 AM

Stone Trial: Trump May Have Lied to Robert Mueller

Stone Trial: Trump May Have Lied to Robert Mueller     Dan Friedman and David Corn November 6, 2019Mother Jones “The truth looked bad for the Trump campaign and the truth looked bad for Donald Trump.” Roger Stone and his wife Nydia arrive at Fe…
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November 9, 2019 at 3:11 AM

Can Deadspin Live Again as a Worker-Owned Website?

Can Deadspin Live Again as a Worker-Owned Website?     Ari Paul November 8, 2019Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting The question about the former Deadspin workers isn’t just what’s next for them; it’s also about what’s next for us, the media consumers wh…
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November 9, 2019 at 3:00 AM

The New Middle East That’s Coming

The New Middle East That’s Coming     Conn Hallinan November 5, 2019Foreign Policy in Focus The Middle East that is emerging from the current crisis may be very different than the one that existed before those cruise missiles and drones tipped over the …
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November 9, 2019 at 1:00 AM

CNN Report: Rise in Sexual Assault, Reprisals in the Military (2016)

Portside Culture CNN Report: Rise in Sexual Assault, Reprisals in the Military (2016)     Karen Skolfield April 1, 2017As You Were: The Military Review Poet and Army veteran Karen Skolfield sees sexual assault in the military that “no one take…
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November 8, 2019 at 4:30 AM

Donald Trump Lost Tuesday’s Elections

Donald Trump Lost Tuesday’s Elections     William Rivers Pitt November 6, 2019Truthout Donald Trump still holds immeasurable power, and only a fool would underestimate him at this point, because cornered animals can be lethal. Yet if Virginia, Pennsylva…
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November 8, 2019 at 4:20 AM

Jack O’Dell – An Appreciation

Jack O’Dell – An Appreciation     James Campbell and Mark Solomon November 6, 2019xxxxxx The life and work of Jack O’Dell who died last week at 96 at his home in Vancouver, British Columbia were marked by an unwavering radical vision fused with an immov…
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November 8, 2019 at 4:13 AM

How Cuban Art Fed Africa's Liberation Struggles

How Cuban Art Fed Africa's Liberation Struggles     BBC News November 6, 2019BBC An exhibition of Cuban propaganda posters and magazines in London shows the support Fidel Castro gave to African liberation movements during the Cold War. The works were pr…
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November 8, 2019 at 3:50 AM

The Massacre That Spawned the Alt-Right

The Massacre That Spawned the Alt-Right     Shaun Assael and Peter Keating November 3, 2019Politico The supremacists who emerged from the Greensboro trials understood they were free. … Free to work together to stockpile weapons, terrorize neighborhoods …
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November 8, 2019 at 2:57 AM

Tidbits - Nov. 7, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment Cover-up; Trump Changing Judiciary; McConnell Countdown; Warren's Medicare for All Plan; California Fires; Army Recruitment Answer to Student Debt; Middle East - Trump Policy Collapse; and more

Tidbits - Nov. 7, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment Cover-up; Trump Changing Judiciary; McConnell Countdown; Warren's Medicare for All Plan; California Fires; Army Recruitment Answer to Student Debt; Middle East - Trump Policy Collapse; and more     November 7, 2…
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November 8, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Hitler: Still Messing With Our Heads

Portside Culture Hitler: Still Messing With Our Heads     Christopher Clark November 7, 2019London Review of Books Two new books on the fascist leader walk different paths; one identifying Hitler as key to virtually every juncture of the party’…
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November 7, 2019 at 6:55 AM

Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up to Demand Justice in Chile and the World

Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up to Demand Justice in Chile and the World     Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies November 6, 2019Common Dreams It is entirely fitting that Chile should be in the vanguard of protests in this Autumn of Discontent, since…
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November 7, 2019 at 6:42 AM

A Group of Progressive Women Just Launched a Working-Class Version of Emily's List

A Group of Progressive Women Just Launched a Working-Class Version of Emily's List     Aída Chávez November 3, 2019The Intercept Matriarch wants to build power differently, endorsing candidates who focus on economic justice and may not have high name re…
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November 7, 2019 at 6:10 AM

Flint's Children Suffer in Class after Years of Drinking the Lead-Poisoned Water

Flint's Children Suffer in Class after Years of Drinking the Lead-Poisoned Water     Erica L. Green November 6, 2019The New York Times The city’s schools, stretched even before the lead crisis, are struggling with demands for individualized education pr…
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November 7, 2019 at 5:41 AM

We Must Dismantle the War Machine to Avoid the Climate Catastrophe

We Must Dismantle the War Machine to Avoid the Climate Catastrophe     Jodie Evans November 7, 2019Independent Media Institute The U.S. military has released 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases since the start of the global war on terror in 200…
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November 7, 2019 at 1:00 AM

New Left Memories

Portside Culture New Left Memories     Paul Buhle November 6, 2019Portside Two new memoirs portray the activist left over the last half-century. ,   A Democratic Socialist’s Fifty-Year Adventure. By Milt Tambor. Self-published…
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November 7, 2019 at 1:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - 1968 in 2019

Global Left Midweek - 1968 in 2019     November 6, 2019xxxxxx Worldwide Uprising! Election News from Bolivia, Canada and Germany! Reports from Hong Kong, Chile, Iraq, Kurdistan! And a Long Distance Runner Makes Her Stand for Historical Truth Th…
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November 6, 2019 at 1:31 AM

Interview with John Sayles: "If They Can Do It by Busting a Union, They’ll Do It”

Portside Culture Interview with John Sayles: "If They Can Do It by Busting a Union, They’ll Do It”     Dan Kois October 28, 2019Slate John Sayles on his labor-uprising masterpiece Matewan, as it enters the Criterion Collection. John Sa…