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September 13, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Tidbits - Sept. 19, 2019 - Reader Comments: Climate Strike demands; Immigrant detention; Labor movement - responses to xxxxxx posts; Germany; Venezuela; China; Cuba; Lebanon; Russiagate; How to Help the Bahamas; Resources; Announcements; and more...

Tidbits - Sept. 19, 2019 - Reader Comments: Climate Strike demands; Immigrant detention; Labor movement - responses to xxxxxx posts; Germany; Venezuela; China; Cuba; Lebanon; Russiagate; How to Help the Bahamas; Resources; Announcements; and more...     September 1…
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September 12, 2019 at 2:34 AM

Insurgent universality

Portside Culture Insurgent universality     Samir Gandesha May 1, 2019Radical Philosophy The argument that's usually framed as "identity politics" versus "class politics" is one of the animating features of today's insurgent left. Both this boo…
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September 12, 2019 at 2:34 AM

Global Left Midweek - September 11, 2019

Global Left Midweek - September 11, 2019     September 11, 2019xxxxxx Fury Over Bolsonaro and 9/11/73 * Training for Climate Strike * Algeria * Honduras * Sudan * Palestine * South Africa * France * Mugabe's Legacy Chileans march in memory of t…
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September 12, 2019 at 2:20 AM

Cars Dominate Cities Today. Barcelona has Set Out to Change That.

Cars Dominate Cities Today. Barcelona has Set Out to Change That.     David Roberts September 11, 2019Vox The city is creating a network of walkable, mixed-use “superblocks.” , Javier Zarracina/Vox; Maysun for Vox   Salvador Rueda is gr…
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September 12, 2019 at 1:57 AM

How Disinformation Could Sway the 2020 Election

How Disinformation Could Sway the 2020 Election     Paul M. Barrett September 9, 2019The Conversation While foreign election interference has dominated discussion of disinformation, most intentionally false content targeting U.S. social media is generat…
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September 12, 2019 at 1:37 AM

The Right to a Future - With Naomi Klein and Greta Thunberg

The Right to a Future - With Naomi Klein and Greta Thunberg     September 6, 2019The Intercept Both a celebration of youth activism and a reflection on how to break through the political and economic barriers preventing meaningful climate action. …
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September 12, 2019 at 1:19 AM

"Exactly What I've Hoped For": 100+ Education Leaders Voice Support for Sanders K-12 Plan

"Exactly What I've Hoped For": 100+ Education Leaders Voice Support for Sanders K-12 Plan     Jessica Corbett September 10, 2019Common Dreams "No president or presidential candidate has offered a proposal so bold and sweeping." Democratic presi…
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September 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - September 11, 2019

Global Left Midweek - September 11, 2019     September 11, 2019xxxxxx Fury Over Bolsonaro and 9/11/73 * Training for Climate Strike * Algeria * Honduras * Sudan * Palestine * South Africa * France * Mugabe's Legacy Chileans march in memory of t…
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September 11, 2019 at 12:05 AM

I Read Every 2020 Frontrunner’s Labor Platform So You Didn’t Have To

I Read Every 2020 Frontrunner’s Labor Platform So You Didn’t Have To     Alexia Fernández Campbell September 5, 2019Vox The 2020 Democratic primary election is shaping up to provide the most ambitious blueprint to overhaul US labor laws. And with public…
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September 11, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Reject the 'Jobs Versus Environment' Narrative – We Can Do Both

Reject the 'Jobs Versus Environment' Narrative – We Can Do Both     J Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher September 10, 2019The Guardian Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action…
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September 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM

The American Left Needs a Contemporary Thad Stevens

The American Left Needs a Contemporary Thad Stevens     Van Gosse September 8, 2019History News Network If contemporary leftists want to learn from the past, a better example would be the most revolutionary parliamentary leader in our history, Congress…
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September 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM

‘Joker’ Review: For Better or Worse, Superhero Movies Will Never Be the Same

Portside Culture ‘Joker’ Review: For Better or Worse, Superhero Movies Will Never Be the Same     David Erlich August 31, 2019IndieWire "Joker" is bold reinvention of 'superhero cinema' and about the dehumanizing effect of a capitalistic syst…
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September 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Reflections on “Peace” in Afghanistan

Reflections on “Peace” in Afghanistan     Andrew Bacevich September 10, 2019Tom Dispatch Leaving a Misguided War and Choosing Not to Look Back American soldiers in Afghanistan,   When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the Ame…
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September 10, 2019 at 2:40 AM

Media Bits and Bytes - September 10, 2019

Media Bits and Bytes - September 10, 2019     September 10, 2019xxxxxx Taxing Amazon; Indie Media; Those Darn Pundits; Who Owns Spider-Man?; Epstein's MIT Buddies; Remembering Gene Crick; Build Tech We Trust ,   Is Amazon a Nation-Stat…
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September 10, 2019 at 12:05 AM

What Happens in El Norte Doesn’t Stay in El Norte

What Happens in El Norte Doesn’t Stay in El Norte     Rebecca Gordon August 15, 2019TomDispatch ...more than four years have passed since the police shot Amílcar Pérez-López a few blocks from my house in San Francisco’s Mission District. He was an immi…
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September 10, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Sewing Dissent with Textile Artist Diana Weymar

Sewing Dissent with Textile Artist Diana Weymar     Celestina Billington August 9, 2019The Indypendent The words, stitched in black, glare out from the center of a handkerchief, decorated with a motif of pink roses: “Oh, my God. This is terrible. This i…
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September 10, 2019 at 12:05 AM

They Survived Solitary Confinement. Now They’re Fighting to End It.

They Survived Solitary Confinement. Now They’re Fighting to End It.     Victoria Law August 12, 2019Truthout Regardless of the name, the reality is that people spend nearly 24 hours locked in their cell each day with little to no human contact. …
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September 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Leon Wofsy: The Organizer (1921-2019)

Leon Wofsy: The Organizer (1921-2019)     Conn Hallinan and Max Elbaum September 5, 2019People's World Having given his first political speech when not yet a teenager, Leon at 97 worked to pass on the wisdom gained from decades of organizing and deep th…
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September 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM

To Make Jellyfish More Appetizing, Add Light and Sound Effects to the Dining Experience

Portside Culture To Make Jellyfish More Appetizing, Add Light and Sound Effects to the Dining Experience     David Adam July 11, 2019Hakai Magazine, Smithsonian.com Jellyfish is the latest dish cooked up by gastrophysicists, who combine food sc…
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September 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Detained Immigrants Claim They Were Forced to Work Without Pay

Detained Immigrants Claim They Were Forced to Work Without Pay     Robin Urevich August 26, 2019Capital & Main ICE says immigrant detainees are only obligated to make their beds and avoid clutter. But a for-profit prison company is accused of forcin…