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June 11, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - June 10, 2020

Global Left Midweek - June 10, 2020     June 10, 2020xxxxxx Photos from the international upsurge, in Europe and Asia - and more Brisbane, Australia June 6, 2020, AAP Image/Glenn Hunt via REUTERS   The World Indicts American Killer Cop…
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June 10, 2020 at 12:42 AM

The Answer to Police Violence is not 'Reform'. It's Defunding. Here's Why

The Answer to Police Violence is not 'Reform'. It's Defunding. Here's Why     Alex S Vitale May 31, 2020The Guardian Bias training, body cameras, community dialogues – Minneapolis has tried them all. We need a better response Minneapolis police…
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June 10, 2020 at 12:41 AM

As Uprising Spreads Across US, Scholars Argue Economic Transformation and Solidarity Key to Achieving Racial Justice

As Uprising Spreads Across US, Scholars Argue Economic Transformation and Solidarity Key to Achieving Racial Justice     Jon Queally and Jessica Corbett June 9, 2020Common Dreams "Our only hope for our collective liberation," writes Michelle Alexander, …
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June 10, 2020 at 12:41 AM

Why Richard Neal’s Seat Is No Longer Safe

Why Richard Neal’s Seat Is No Longer Safe     Daniel Boguslaw June 9, 2020The American Prospect Too cozy with the hospital lobby and pharmaceutical industry, the Massachusetts congressman has failed constituents during the COVID crisis. Rep. Ri…
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June 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM

‘Just Mercy’ Is Streaming for Free This Month to Educate Viewers on Systemic Racism

Portside Culture ‘Just Mercy’ Is Streaming for Free This Month to Educate Viewers on Systemic Racism     Nora McGreevy June 8, 2020Smithsonian Magazine 'Just Mercy', the 2019 film, which chronicles criminal justice reform in Alabama, stars Mich…
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June 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - The New National Consensus

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - The New National Consensus     June 9, 2020xxxxxx The George Floyd murder is turning society inside out Pulled Over, art by Woodrow White   Who Supports, Who Opposes The Public Consensus Small Towns R…
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June 9, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Racism Is A Deadly Virus, Too: A Public Health Defense Of These Mass Protests

Racism Is A Deadly Virus, Too: A Public Health Defense Of These Mass Protests     Mary Bassett, Caroline Buckee and Nancy Krieger June 5, 2020New York Daily News Protesters are in the streets demonstrating against police brutality and white supremacy to…
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June 9, 2020 at 12:05 AM

How Che Guevara Taught Cuba to Confront COVID-19

How Che Guevara Taught Cuba to Confront COVID-19     Don Fitz June 1, 2020Monthly Review Che envisioned a new medicine, with doctors who would serve the greatest number of people with preventive care and public awareness of hygiene. Cuban docto…
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June 9, 2020 at 12:05 AM

As Trump Threatens to Send Military Into Cities, Some GIs Refuse to Comply

As Trump Threatens to Send Military Into Cities, Some GIs Refuse to Comply     Candice Bernd June 3, 2020Truthout “Most of all, I feel that I cannot be complicit in any way when I’ve seen so many examples of soldiers and police acting in bad faith,” he …
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June 9, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Life: a Bag of Cherries

Portside Culture Life: a Bag of Cherries     Jeannette Ferrary June 6, 2020Portside A bag of fresh cherries can be a reminder and a call to action Cherries, jeannetteferrary.photoshelter.com   Life: a bag of cherries The doorbe…
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June 9, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Black America: Beyond 1968 This Time

Black America: Beyond 1968 This Time     Max Elbaum June 4, 2020Organizing Upgrade Loot the labor and very being of people of African descent. When they rise in response, resist, and give as little as possible. Then wait for things to “calm down” and ta…
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June 8, 2020 at 6:50 AM

Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to Severe Covid-19

Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to Severe Covid-19     Carl Zimmer June 3, 2020New York Times Geneticists have turned up intriguing links between DNA and the disease. Patients with Type A blood, for example, seem to be at greater risk. …
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June 8, 2020 at 6:30 AM

Will He Go?

Will He Go?     Sean Illing, Lawrence Douglas June 3, 2020Vox Will Trump leave office if defeated? A law professor fears a meltdown this November. President Trump walks with Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper, Cha…
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June 8, 2020 at 6:04 AM

Conrad Worrill, Prominent Black Scholar and Activist From Chicago, Dies

Conrad Worrill, Prominent Black Scholar and Activist From Chicago, Dies     June 3, 2020The Crusader Conrad Worrill was a writer, educator, founding member of the National Black United Front, former host of WVON program "On Target" and Crusader columnis…
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June 8, 2020 at 4:59 AM

2020 Uprisings, Unprecedented in Scope, Join a Long River of Struggle in America

2020 Uprisings, Unprecedented in Scope, Join a Long River of Struggle in America     Matthew Countryman June 7, 2020The Conversation To achieve . . . structural change will require the rapid development of new forms of leadership and new organizational …
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June 8, 2020 at 4:35 AM

What a World Without Cops Would Look Like

What a World Without Cops Would Look Like     Madison Pauly, Alex Vitale June 2, 2020Mother Jones “Can we come up with a situation where there are fewer killings, and fewer collateral consequences?” Mother Jones illustration, Julio Cortez/AP …
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June 7, 2020 at 12:05 AM

MPD150: Working Towards a Police Free Minneapolis

MPD150: Working Towards a Police Free Minneapolis     MPD150 June 6, 2020MPD150 To really “fight crime,” we don’t need more cops; we need more jobs, more educational opportunities, more arts programs, more community centers, more mental health resources…
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June 7, 2020 at 12:05 AM

Coronavirus Denial and Climate Denial Have One Thing in Common: Greed

Coronavirus Denial and Climate Denial Have One Thing in Common: Greed     Basav Sen May 29, 2020Newsweek Despite 100,000 confirmed US coronavirus deaths, powerful economic interests are fighting to reopen the country prematurely — no matter the cost to …
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June 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

New Global Report: “This is the Environmentalism of the Poor and the Indigenous”

New Global Report: “This is the Environmentalism of the Poor and the Indigenous”     Researchers/ICTA-UAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. June 2, 2020The Ecologist A new report presents the most complete analysis of environmental conflicts t…
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June 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Don’t Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge

Don’t Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge     Kareem Abdul-Jabbar May 30, 2020Los Angeles Times Racism in America is like dust in the air. It seems invisible — even if you’re choking on it — until you let the sun in.…