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September 16, 2019 at 4:42 AM

How the Kikotan Massacre Prepared the Ground for the Arrival of the First Africans in 1619

How the Kikotan Massacre Prepared the Ground for the Arrival of the First Africans in 1619     Gregory D. Smithers September 15, 2019History News Network In Virginia, English colonization sparked dramatic population declines among Native American commun…
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September 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM

'Nuclear Weapons Arms Race Is Here': Russians, Anti-Nuke Experts Denounce US Missile Test

'Nuclear Weapons Arms Race Is Here': Russians, Anti-Nuke Experts Denounce US Missile Test     Jessica Corbett August 20, 2019Common Dreams Nuclear experts and disarmament advocates are warning that the world is witnessing a new arms race after the Penta…
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September 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM

You’ve Never Seen Anything Quite Like Amazon’s Undone. We Mean That Literally.

Portside Culture You’ve Never Seen Anything Quite Like Amazon’s Undone. We Mean That Literally.     Emily Todd VanDerWerff September 13, 2019Vox This visually stunning show is a trippy sci-fi drama and a lovely story about a woman dealing with …
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September 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed     Campbell Robertson September 14, 2019New York Times The share of women in the work force rose substantially in places throughout Central Appalachia, as well a…
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September 15, 2019 at 12:05 AM

The Logic of the Nuclear Age

The Logic of the Nuclear Age     E. Martin Schotz, MD September 14, 2019PeaceWorker The Insanity of Our Nuclear Weapons Policy ,   Let us begin by examining two moments from the media in the past year.  The first occurred on Radio 360 …
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September 15, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Fashion Is Quietly a Major Fossil Fuel Industry—Could a Sustainable Revolution Be Around the Corner?

Fashion Is Quietly a Major Fossil Fuel Industry—Could a Sustainable Revolution Be Around the Corner?     Valerie Vande Panne September 4, 2019Independent Media Institute Outside of fabulous photos, parties, people, and sales, the fashion capital also pr…
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September 15, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Vietnam: Terror Was Absolute

Portside Culture Vietnam: Terror Was Absolute     Chris Mullin July 18, 2019London Review of Books Decades after the US retreat from Vietnam, the causes of the war and the outcome are still controversial if not murky, its lessons still not unde…
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September 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to TUC Congress 2019

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to TUC Congress 2019     Jeremy Corbyn September 10, 2019TUC Parliament stands empty shut down by a Prime Minister running away from scrutiny. But we mustn’t mistake the drama at Westminster for real politics. Real politics is abo…
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September 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM

100 Days of Nayib Bukele in El Salvador: Social Movement Perspectives (Interview)

100 Days of Nayib Bukele in El Salvador: Social Movement Perspectives (Interview)     CISPES September 9, 2019NACLA Reports Grassroots leaders in El Salvador discuss what they anticipate from President Nayib Bukele, what they demand, and how they plan t…
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September 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM

The Fracking Industry Is in Debt. Retirement Funds Are Helping Bail It Out.

The Fracking Industry Is in Debt. Retirement Funds Are Helping Bail It Out.     Sharon Kelly July 31, 2019DeSmogBlog ...drilling companies (are) hunting for capital to fund continued drilling — and they are increasingly turning to so-called private equi…
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September 14, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Friday Nite Videos | September 13, 2019

Friday Nite Videos | September 13, 2019     September 13, 2019xxxxxx Edward Snowden in Exile: ‘You Have to Be Ready to Stand for Something.’ Musicians Love Making Fun of Bob Dylan. Beto O'Rourke: 'We're going to take away your AR-15.' John Oliver: Filib…
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September 14, 2019 at 5:37 AM

Edward Snowden Speaks Out: His New Life and Concerns

Edward Snowden Speaks Out: His New Life and Concerns     Ewen MacAskill September 13, 2019The Guardian The man whose state surveillance revelations rocked the world speaks exclusively to the Guardian about his new life and concerns for the future …
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September 14, 2019 at 4:55 AM

Trump Signs Executive Order Giving Him Control of Weather

Trump Signs Executive Order Giving Him Control of Weather     Andy Borowitz September 10, 2019The New Yorker A beaming Trump pronounced “total victory” over the weather, which he called “the enemy of the people.” , Mark Wilson / Getty  …
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September 14, 2019 at 4:45 AM

More Candidates, Less Democracy? Ranked Choice Voting Avoids the False Choice.

More Candidates, Less Democracy? Ranked Choice Voting Avoids the False Choice.     David Daley September 13, 2019Real Clear Politics Voting systems matter. Ours needs reform. When races attract many candidates ranked choice voting can provide a truer ex…
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September 14, 2019 at 4:31 AM

When Wages Stagnate, Lifespans Fall. Inequality Kills.

When Wages Stagnate, Lifespans Fall. Inequality Kills.     Sam Pizzigati September 12, 2019Inequality.org Two new official reports out of Washington trace our growing economic divide and the high price we pay, in dollars and lives, for letting that divi…
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September 14, 2019 at 12:00 AM

“Sitting Around Singing Kumbaya”

Portside Culture “Sitting Around Singing Kumbaya”     Arielle Greenberg May 1, 2019Poetry Northwest "Come by here": Listen as the Maine-based poet Arielle Greenberg takes you to the radical roots , the heritage and legacy of the oft-maligned s…
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September 13, 2019 at 12:05 AM

John Bolton Tried His Best to Draw the U.S. Into A War. Luckily, He Failed.

John Bolton Tried His Best to Draw the U.S. Into A War. Luckily, He Failed.     Alex Emmons September 10, 2019The Intercept Bolton's leaving - by firing or resignation - ends his 17-months as Trump's third national security advisor. During this time, he…
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September 13, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Bill McKibben: This Climate Strike Is Part of the Disruption We Need

Bill McKibben: This Climate Strike Is Part of the Disruption We Need     Bill McKibben September 3, 2019Yes! Magazine The global climate strike on Sept. 20. will almost certainly be the biggest day of climate action in the planet’s history, writes Bill …
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September 13, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Allende’s Last Speech

Allende’s Last Speech     Salvador Allende September 18, 2018Jacobin Salvador Allende died 46 years ago in a US-backed coup. Here's his final address, broadcast over the radio while he was barricaded in the presidential palace. The generals that overthr…
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September 13, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Country Music Is a Man’s World. The Highwomen Want to Change That.

Country Music Is a Man’s World. The Highwomen Want to Change That.     Natalie Weiner September 3, 2019The New York Times A new supergroup — Highwomen — is making music with a mission. They proudly call themselves a movement as much as a band, whose mis…