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December 23, 2020 at 1:05 AM

No Co-Sponsor of 'Medicare for All' Has Lost Reelection in the Past Decade (Even in GOP-Leaning Districts)

No Co-Sponsor of 'Medicare for All' Has Lost Reelection in the Past Decade (Even in GOP-Leaning Districts)     Richard Lachmann, Michael Schwartz, Kevin Young December 21, 2020Common Dreams Every single Congressional co-sponsor of these bills in the Hou…
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December 23, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Leo Panitch (1945–2020)

Leo Panitch (1945–2020)     Vivek Chibber December 22, 2020Jacobin The global left has suffered an irreparable loss with the passing of Leo Panitch this weekend. He was incredibly warm, inviting, and generous to others. And he remained committed to the …
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December 23, 2020 at 1:00 AM

We Must Reject Austerity Politics: Economist Darrick Hamilton on Why $900B Stimulus Is Not Enough

We Must Reject Austerity Politics: Economist Darrick Hamilton on Why $900B Stimulus Is Not Enough     Darrick Hamilton December 22, 2020Democracy Now To talk more about this $900 billion stimulus package, that’s half the size of the $2.2 trillion stimul…
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December 23, 2020 at 1:00 AM

In ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ the New Negro and the Old Collide

Portside Culture In ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ the New Negro and the Old Collide     Soraya Nadia McDonald December 18, 2020The Undefeated A new production of ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ on Netflix shimmers with career-defining work from Viola D…
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December 23, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - December 22, 2020

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - December 22, 2020     December 22, 2020xxxxxx The violent last days of Trump's regime Steve Bell, The Guardian   The Devilish Details of Vaccine Distribution Young People Embrace Political Education L…
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December 22, 2020 at 1:10 AM

Soul Food: A Conversation with Adrian E. Miller

Portside Culture Soul Food: A Conversation with Adrian E. Miller     Sarah Cooke December 17, 2020Currant Adrian Miller is a food writer, James Beard Award winner, attorney, and certified barbecue judge. His third book, discussed here, is Black…
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December 22, 2020 at 1:05 AM

International Groups Launch Probe On Human Rights Violations In Philippines

International Groups Launch Probe On Human Rights Violations In Philippines     Anne Marxze Umil December 18, 2020Bulatlat “This is most definitely a global issue…We must not allow the call for human rights to be hijacked. Accountability must be part of…
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December 22, 2020 at 1:05 AM

New Study: Militarizing the Police Doesn’t Reduce Crime

New Study: Militarizing the Police Doesn’t Reduce Crime     Brad Polumbo December 9, 2020Foundation for Economic Education A federal program created by Congress more than 30 years ago transferred 80,000 rifles, 12,000 bayonets, 4,000 combat knives, near…
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December 22, 2020 at 1:00 AM

It’s Almost Twenty Years Since 9/11: Can We Finally Stop Marching to Disaster?

It’s Almost Twenty Years Since 9/11: Can We Finally Stop Marching to Disaster?     Rebecca Gordon December 17, 2020TomDispatch Maybe this time we can finally ask whether trying to prop up a dying empire actually makes us -- or indeed the world -- any s…
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December 22, 2020 at 1:00 AM

It Is time For The One State Solution To Go Mainstream

It Is time For The One State Solution To Go Mainstream     Awad Abdelfattah and Jeff Halper December 17, 2020The Electronic Intifada A people cannot negotiate their fundamental human, national, political and civil rights. The only way out of a colonial …
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December 22, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Tackling the Infrastructure and Unemployment Crises: The “American System” Solution

Tackling the Infrastructure and Unemployment Crises: The “American System” Solution     Ellen Brown December 18, 2020Web of Debt Blog A self-funding national infrastructure bank modeled on the “American System” of Alexander Hamilton, Abraham Lincoln, an…
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December 21, 2020 at 8:20 AM

The War Against the Postal Service

The War Against the Postal Service     Monique Morrissey December 16, 2020Economic Policy Institute Postal services should be expanded for the public good, not diminished by special interests ,   What this report finds: The United State…
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December 21, 2020 at 6:20 AM

People Thought Covid-19 Was Relatively Harmless for Younger Adults. They Were Wrong.

People Thought Covid-19 Was Relatively Harmless for Younger Adults. They Were Wrong.     Jeremy Samuel Faust, Harlan M. Krumholz and Rochelle P. Walensky December 16, 2020New York Times New research shows that July may have been the deadliest month for …
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December 21, 2020 at 5:40 AM

How Offshore Oddsmakers Made a Killing off Gullible Trump Supporters

How Offshore Oddsmakers Made a Killing off Gullible Trump Supporters     Alex Kirshner December 17, 2020Slate The emotions and strategies behind record-setting bets on a MAGA victory that never came. , Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Jaso…
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December 21, 2020 at 2:25 AM

Fox News Retracts Smartmatic Voting Machine Fraud Claim In Staged Video

Portside Culture Fox News Retracts Smartmatic Voting Machine Fraud Claim In Staged Video     Richard Luscombe December 20, 2020The Guardian Fox News has taken a further step back from Donald Trump’s baseless allegations of election fraud with a…
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December 20, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Right-Wing Racist to Head Israel’s Holocaust Museum

Right-Wing Racist to Head Israel’s Holocaust Museum     Jonathan Cook December 18, 2020Mondoweiss Benjamin Netanyahu's choice of Effi Eitam to lead Yad Vashem is another sign of how racist hyper-nationalism is the mainstream of Israeli politics. …
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December 20, 2020 at 1:05 AM

Trump’s Illegal Moroccan Bribe Could Throw North Africa Into Chaos

Trump’s Illegal Moroccan Bribe Could Throw North Africa Into Chaos     Alexander Bertschi Wrigley December 14, 2020Responsible Statecraft President Trump bribed Morocco into normalizing relations with Israel by turning the US into the only country in th…
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December 20, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Tribal Leaders Respond to the Idea of an Indigenous Interior Secretary

Tribal Leaders Respond to the Idea of an Indigenous Interior Secretary     Graham Lee Brewer and Anna V. Smith December 14, 2020High Country News On Dec. 17, President-elect Joe Biden announced Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) as his choice for Secretary of Inte…
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December 20, 2020 at 1:00 AM

As Virus Rages Los Angeles Unions Demand “Circuit Breaker” to Save Lives

As Virus Rages Los Angeles Unions Demand “Circuit Breaker” to Save Lives     Howard Blume December 17, 2020Los Angeles Times Lead by the teachers union, a broad coalition of trade unions and community supporters has demanded the County Board of Supervis…
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December 20, 2020 at 1:00 AM

"In Difficult Times": The Tango of Normalization

"In Difficult Times": The Tango of Normalization     Rafael Hernandez November 26, 2020Cuba US People to People Partnership To what extent will the emerging political context of elections in the US really allow agreements to be awakened and the tango o…