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Current topics

  1. AOC’s PAC donated over $100k in leftists’ cash to right-wing Democrat incumbents ahead of 2022 Democratic Primary Elections
  2. Is Liz Cheney Is WORSE Than Trump?
  3. OUTRAGEOUS: Biden Ramping Up Drug War AGAIN!
  4. Newsmax ADMITS It Lied About 2020 Election, Apologizes!
  5. Understanding how and why misinformation spreads:
  6. Why Joe Biden Punched Big Pharma in the Nose Over Covid Vaccines
  7. The Supreme Court made the GOP’s new voting restrictions possible
  8. Dollar General at center of labor unrest controversy after frustrated workers walk off job in Maine citing low wages and understaffed stores
  9. Why Police Reform Fails
  10. The Hidden Cost of Incarceration

May 2 to May 8, 2021

  1. How Michael Bloomberg’s Former Campaign Manager Became Andrew Yang’s Favorite Fixer
  2. Citigroup will pay NY mayoral candidate, former exec Ray McGuire $5.7 million over next few years
  3. FBI: A San Diego man’s phone leads to extremist group and Georgia sheriff’s deputy
  4. We’re terrorized’: LA sheriffs frequently harass families of people they kill, says report
  5. Saagar Enjeti: Media SMEARS Jeopardy! Contestant As Racist For Using NUMBER 3 Hand Gesture
  6. Biden Abandons Pledge To Lower Drug Prices
  7. Washington Post Officially Stops Counting Biden’s Lies
  8. NYC could and should have a public bank:
  9. Court Orders Homes For Homeless In Los Angeles
  10. Petition calling on Biden to cancel student debt gets more than 1 million signatures
  11. Bernie Accused Of White Supremacy By Blue MAGA Trolls
  12. Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe
  13. Influencers in Bali face deportation over mask face paint stunt
  14. Dangerous Republican Anti-Protest Laws Grant Drivers License to Kill
  15. Cornel West says Obama didn’t have ‘courage’ to fight racism—but Biden does
  16. Biden Backs Suspending Patents on Vaccines
  17. James Baldwin’s Shadow
  18. Intercept Spying On Regular People Instead Of The Powerful
  19. Justice Department Brings Federal Criminal Charges Against Derek Chauvin, 3 Others
  20. Teacher suspended after angry rant against BLM recorded by student
  21. Pushback against police harassment

April 25 to May Day, 2021

  1. JEOPARDY Question Rips Mask Off American History
  2. Intersectionality: an Ideological Product of Capitalist Thought
  3. AOC: ‘Biden Has Exceeded Expectations That Progressives Had’
  4. This Is Deeply, Obviously, and Laughably Corrupt
  5. USPS Conducting Covert Surveillance On Americans’ Social Media Posts
  6. Two NJ police officers charged for allegedly punching a teenager and lying about it
  7. Black woman ‘shocked’ after white North Carolina city official is fired for disrespecting her
  8. No one should ever be denied their right to seek asylum
  9. George W. Bush Can’t Paint His Way Out of Hell
  10. People of Color Are Exposed to More Pollution
  11. ‘She Wants Well-Qualified People’: 88 Landlords Accused of Housing Bias
  12. Everything We Know About the Sweeping New Housing Discrimination Lawsuit
  13. A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution
  14. NY Post Reporter Quits: I Was ‘Ordered’ to Write False Story About Kamala Harris
  15. North Carolina sheriff identifies deputies involved in fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.
  16. Who Is Mario Gonzalez? Bodycam Shows Police Kneeling on Man Before His Death
  17. Trump Obsessively Monitoring Election Recount by Cyber Ninjas
  18. Lee Camp: The CIA Has Been Taking Over for Decades—Even Former Presidents Tried to Warn Us
  19. Bill Gates Denies Vaccine To Poor Countries
  20. Even CNN Asks Squad To Use Their Leverage!

April 18 to April 24, 2021

  1. Envisioning Justice: A page of posts about the past, present and possible futures of the criminal legal system
  2. Defund Movement: Explained. APTP w/ ACLU CA Action Conference
  3. OUTRAGEOUS! Biden Confiscating Homes To Build Trump’s Wall
  4. Biden admin moving ahead with UAE F-35, drone sales for now
  5. Racial Justice Organizers Call on Mayor de Blasio to Drop the Appeal and Fire Officers Involved in Eric Garner’s Killing After Appeals Court Denies City’s Bid to Stay Judicial Inquiry
  6. “Justice Looks Like Abolition”: A Minneapolis Organizer on the Chauvin Verdict
  7. Black Lives Matter’s Effect on Police Lethal Use-of-Force protests estimated to have saved 300 lives
  8. The End Of The Promises the charade is over. What’s the afterlife of Puerto Rico’s political experiment?
  9. Military Withdrawal Marks a Fundamental Shift in U.S. Strategy on Afghanistan
  10. Republican-led states are introducing punitive new measures governing protests
  11. “This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends” | Cyberhacking
  12. Gold Chains, History of Slavery in California
  13. “Dislikes” Canceled?!? Big Tech Protecting Unpopular Politicians & Media
  14. Utterly Disgusting’: Big Pharma Lobby Blitz Against Vaccine Patent Waivers Denounced

April 11 to April 17, 2021

  1. Why Joe Manchin is an electoral miracle
  2. Opinion: Joe Manchin: I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster
  3. How Kyrsten Sinema Sold Out
  4. How the US military has failed to address white supremacy in its ranks
  5. NYPD “Goon Squad” Manual Teaches Officers to Violate Protesters’ Rights
  6. Frontline: American Insurrection
  7. Essay: What Spurred the Rise in Mass Solitary Confinement
  8. The ex-Pfizer scientist who became an anti-vax hero
  9. ‘You Have The AUDACITY To Talk About China?’ -Abby Martin to US Citizens Ignoring ‘Genocidal’ US Gov
  10. Justice for Yemen: Where do we go from here?
  11. Why AOC panders to the Israel lobby
  12. Abby Martin’s Lawsuit Exposes SERIOUS Threats to Free Speech in America
  13. List of criminal activity by British cops (2008-2020)
  14. Virtual Rally and Press Conference to Pass The NY Public Banking Act
  15. Panel: MSNBC CONFRONTS Fauci For Lying To Americans On Masks
  16. Mehdi Hasan Grills Fauci Over His Infamous ‘Flip-Flop’
  17. New Target for New York’s Ascendant Left: Rep. Carolyn Maloney
  18. Gary Gensler has a full agenda as he gets set to take over the SEC
  19. Let’s Cut Our Ridiculous Defense Budget
  20. Reimagining Justice
  21. Leaving Afghanistan, and the Lessons of America’s Longest War
  22. FedEx mass shooting the deadliest in Indianapolis in at least 15 years
  23. Coinbase IPO will cause an explosion in crypto investing
  24. Gary Gensler has a full agenda as he gets set to take over the SEC
  25. ‘Simpsons’ Actor Hank Azaria Feels He Needs Apologize to Every Indian for Apu

April 4 to April 10, 2021

  1. The AFL-CIO’s Police Union Problem Is Bigger Than You Think
  2. Mandatory professional liability insurance for California police? Lawmakers are interested.
  3. Liability Insurance Could Hold ‘Reckless’ Police Officers Accountable
  4. Yay! New Mexico Will Now Let Victims Of Police Brutality Sue The Police
  5. NYPD “Goon Squad” Manual Teaches Officers to Violate Protesters’ Rights
  6. AOC:
  7. Ilhan Omar’s improbable journey from refugee camp to Minnesota
  8. Homelessness Priorities Won’t Make the State Budget, Lawmakers and Advocates Say
  9. COMMENTARY: Democrats have their own voter suppression issues
  10. Wall Street Has Chosen Its Candidate In The Heated Race for District Attorney: Weinstein
  11. Legally Sliding into War
  12. Flawed Approach Sunk Amazon Union Drive, But Birthed National Movement
  13. Def. Sec. Austin launching panel to address extremism in the ranks

March 28 to April 3, 2021

  1. Defunding the Police Isn’t Punishment—It Will Actually Make Us Safer
  2. They’re hoping you forgot
  3. Andrew Yang challenged on BDS + discusses claims of MSM bias against him!
  4. Meet The Wrong Type of Jew, The Media Doesn’t Want You To Know Exists | Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi
  5. Inside the Koch-Backed Effort to Block the Largest Election-Reform Bill in Half a Century
  6. Ilhan Omar Gives Hilarious Word Salad When Challenged on Strategy w/Justin Jackson
    Ilhan Omar Reveals Progressives Had NO STRATEGY On $15 Min Wage
  7. The Democratic Party and the political origins of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  8. AOC Twists Into Pretzels For Not Forcing Vote On $15 Minimum Wage
  9. AOC Bizarre Deflection About Kids In Cages
  10. Buttigieg’s Idea To Screw Workers for Driving To Work
    Jimmy Dore: Biden and Trump “have the exact same policy ideas”
  11. The Hidden History of American Oligarchy: Reclaiming Our Democracy From the Ruling Class
    Thom Hartmann: “The most toxic poison to democracy is cynicism.”
  12. French farmers dump hundreds of tonnes of manure on the streets and spray city building with slurry in day of protest
  13. Special prosecutor in police shooting of De’ Aire Gray promises transparency
  14. How monopoly sabotage created the housing crisis
  15. In Manhattan D.A. Race, Momentum Builds to Decriminalize Sex Work
  16. Effort for U.S. rejoin the Iran Nuclear Deal
  17. OPCW Whistle Blowers Debunk Cover-Up & U.S. Propaganda on Syria
  18. F-35 shoots itself
  19. Tucker Carlson: White Supremacist Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  20. Soldier Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by 22 Troops at Oklahoma Base
  21. Niger sees first peaceful transition as Mohamed Bazoum inaugurated new president

March 21 to March 27, 2021

  1. Republican arguments against DC statehood descend into nonsense
  2. In City After City, Police Mishandled Black Lives Matter Protests
  3. Powerful alternatives to predatory lenders: Postal Service banking and public banks
  4. Thanks to covid-19, the age of biometric surveillance is here
  5. Tax reform / property taxes on building value vs land value: Henry George
  6. Home is a Human Right – Episode 3: Nathylin Flowers and Winsome Pendergrass
  7. Krystal Ball: Cinnamon Toast Shrimp Tails Are The Story Of America
  8. Racist Republican Gets Blindsided By The Bible
  9. Head of Bronx non-profit that received $274 million from NYC to run 70 homeless shelters is arrested for ‘accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes’ after 10 women accused him of sexual assault and harassment
  10. How Smoked Salmon Is Destroying Our minds | George Monbiot
  11. Virtually No One is Dangerous Enough to Justify Jail
  12. Georgia takes the lead in voter suppression
  13. The evil within us: How Christian fascist ideology led to the Atlanta killings
  14. Five Facts About Gun Violence
  15. Panel: NEW POLL Shows AZ Voters PUNISH Sinema After Minimum Wage Vote
  16. Internal Documents Show Amazon Knows Its Drivers Urinate, Defecate in Trucks
  17. Green New Deal X: Denmark Shows How a Country Can Power Beyond Fossil Fuels
  18. Trump’s Proposed “Patriotic Education” Commission Seeks to Whitewash U.S. History 
  19. In Likely First, Chicago Suburb Of Evanston Approves Reparations For Black Residents

March 14 to March 20, 2021

  1. Congress Urged to Take ‘Immediate Action’ to Stop Debt Collectors From Snatching Relief Checks
  2. Chris Hedges: Bandaging the Corpse
  3. Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech was never in “slave talk” until an 1863 Karen Rewrote It
  4. The NYPD Sent a Creepy Robotic Dog Into a Bronx Apartment Building
  5. Is China Committing Genocide? Behind the U.S. Government’s Propaganda Campaign
  6. Evidence of suppression of Uighurs or dupes of U.S. propaganda?
  7. Why Andrew Cuomo Must Resign
  8. Medicare for All Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands of Covid Deaths: New Report
  9. Progressives Introduce Med4all Bill After All Leverage Is Gone
  10. COVID-19-Denying, Fascist President Dies from “Mysterious Illness”
  11. Cuomo Pushes Cuts To Safety-Net Hospitals After They Stepped Up During Pandemic
  12. Kshama Sawant To AOC: Time For ‘Open Combat’ With The Dem Establishment
  13. AOC Theatrically Gaslights Working People Over Stimulus Bill
  14. Columbia University Caught Lying For Biden Over Stimulus Bill
  15. People Don’t Even WANT $1,400 Checks! – Fox News Morons
  16. FBI facing allegation that its 2018 background check of Brett Kavanaugh was ‘fake’
  17. 19-and-a-half years is not long enough. Some think it is “premature” to withdraw from Afghanistan
  18. People demanding change — and getting it, eventually
  19. The Burglary That Exposed COINTELPRO
  20. Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity
  21. HR 1: For the People Act
  22. Elderly Asian Woman Who Clobbered Her Attacker Talks About Terrifying Assault In San Francisco
  23. WBAI Guns and Butter: Bonnie Faulkner interviews Allison McDowell

March 7 to March 13, 2021

  1. HEARTWARMING: Child Labor For Healthcare
  2. Queens judge overturns wrongful murder convictions for three men in prison for 24 years slaying of NY cop, says prosecutors withheld evidence of innocence
  3. American Empire Gets a Reboot (Foreign Policy Under Biden) Best of the Left compilation of clips on the subject: sample what you choose
  4. Biden running out of time to make decision on future of US mission in Afghanistan
  5. Heather McGhee: How racism hurts (nearly) everyone
  6. Racism or Classism? Caste explains that it is both Best of the Left compilation of clips on the subject
  7. Sanctions Are Reimposed on Israeli Billionaire Granted Relief Under Trump
  8. Life Without A Living Wage Millionaires for a living wage
  9. AOC Lied About Using Leverage For $15 Minimum Wage
  10. Invest in Our New York: Campaign for equitable tax measures to fund needed priorities
  11. The End of Trickle-Down Economics? Joe Stiglitz on the “Transformational” $1.9T American Rescue Plan
  12. Cleared of Corruption Charges, Will Lula Challenge Bolsonaro in Brazil’s 2022 Presidential Race?
  13. Alabama professors thought it would be funny to pose with whips and nooses for a Halloween photo
  14. To Win a Green New Deal, Pass the PRO Act
  15. Orange County Democrats just won this seat for the first time since 1894
  16. Solidarity with Bessemer Amazon Workers Grows

February 28 to March 6, 2021

  1. Revisiting Reparations
  2. Hilarious “#ForceTheVote​ For $15 Minimum Wage” Movement Begins
  3. Close Guantanamo: At Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, the U.S. government continues to inflict inhumane treatment on innocent people
  4. Mumia Abu Jamal has symptoms of COVID: Call to demand treatment
  5. A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures
  6. Frontier Airlines Accused of Anti-Semitism for Canceling Flight Alleging Hasidic Jews Refused to Wear Masks; Video Shows Them Masked
  7. Kelly Loeffler Just Lost Her WNBA Team to a Player She Refused to Meet
  8. Post 9/11 wars have cost US $6.4 Trillion
  9. Black Lives Matter Protesters Were Overwhelmingly Peaceful, Harvard Study Finds
  10. Cenk: Jimmy Dore Is Correct About #ForceTheVote
  11. Stockton’s Basic-Income Experiment Pays Off
  12. 6 Dr. Seuss books won’t be published anymore because they portray people in ‘hurtful and wrong’ ways

February 21 to February 27, 2021

  1. Matt Taibbi: Marcuse-Anon: Cult of the Pseudo-Intellectual
  2. Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans soar And It’s not White Supremacists
  3. John Oliver on Facial Recognition Software
  4. Truth Behind SNL’s Controversial Israel Joke
  5. Sale Of Tribune Publishing To Alden Global Capital Raises Concerns In Newsrooms
  6. When the Profit Motive Kills with Anand Giridharadas
  7. Save Lives, Don’t Take Them: A call to reform NYC first response to New Yorkers in psychiatric crisis
  8. Liz Cheney Compares Anti-War Voices To Nazi Appeasers
  9. President Biden Lets a Saudi Murderer Walk: Nicholas Kristof
  10. Democratic lawmakers call on Biden to clarify Yemen policy
  11. Joe Biden Violated International Law By Bombing Syria, Commentator Says
  12. Ex-NYPD Officer Charged in Violent Capitol Attack
  13. “Climate Arsonist”: How the Trump Administration Impacted the Environment
  14. Personal Report: The Challenges of Educating During a Pandemic
  15. The NYPD has a surveillance problem
  16. House Dems pass sweeping $1.9 trillion Covid-19 Relief bill with $15 minimum wage included

February 14 to February 20, 2021

  1. Billionaires see Virtual Reality as a way to avoid radical social change
  2. Former Trump sycophant turns on him, sort of
  3. Matt Taibbi: Marcuse-Anon: Cult of the Pseudo-Intellectual
  4. COVID-19 has already cut U.S. life expectancy by a year. For Black Americans, it’s much worse
  5. Cuomo caught in COVID cover-up
  6. Georgia’s Plan to Require Vehicle Ownership as a Condition of Voting
  7. Rush Limbaugh is Dead! Should We Mourn Him?
  8. Proposals for NY tax fairness and to fund needed programs
  9. ‘Blood Is on Abbott’s Hands’: Anger at GOP Leaders Surges as Food, Water Shortages Compound Texas Power Crisis
  10. The internet’s big carbon footprint need not doom the climate
  11. Report: Pandemic Rent Dip In NYC Hasn’t Made Much Difference For Essential Workers
  12. Bolivia Returns $350 Million Loan to IMF, Taken Out After 2019 Coup
  13. Revisiting Reparations
  14. Biden’s Racist & Sexist Debt Plan W/ Katie Halper, Briahna Joy Gray, Justin Jackson, Ed Ongweso & Trevor Beaulieu

February 7 to February 13, 2021

  1. ‘Downright Scary’: In 2021 Alone, GOP Introduces 100+ Voter Suppression Bills in 28 States
  2. Minnesota Representative from Scott County introduces Articles of Impeachment against Gov. Walz
  3. Victoria Law’s ‘Prisons Make Us Safer’ Looks At Resistance Behind Bars
  4. Did Blacks REALLY Fight for the Confederacy During the Civil War???
  5. NY Post Editorial Claims, “Biden is the most radical left-wing president in US history, period”
  6. Let’s not conflate white supremacy with white people
  7. Case for conviction of Donald Trump (look for link to Rep. Joe Neguse Lays Out Roadmap for House’s Argument) or excerpt of Rep. Raskin’s closing argument
  8. As Capitol insurrection arrests pile up, disturbing details about participants’ backgrounds emerge
  9. How Black women have built movements and cultivated joy
  10. Black Lives Matter Inland Empire Announces Break WIth BLM Global Network
  11. Housing Boss Is Fired and Faces Criminal Inquiry After Reports of Abuse
  12. Homeless New Yorkers, advocates renew push to increase voucher value
  13. Protesters block Midtown traffic with makeshift house as they demand tax on richest New Yorkers
  14. Journalist Says He Was Fired by Guardian over Tweet Criticizing U.S. Military Support to Israel
  15. China’s Inequality Will Lead It to a Stark Choice
  16. War is betrayal: Persistent myths of combat Chris Hedges

January 31 to February 6, 2021

  1. NBC Apologizes For Accurate Reporting on Biden! w/Glenn Greenwald
  2. How the LAPD and Palantir Use Data to Justify Racist Policing
  3. Biden ends use of private prisons
  4. Tech Investor Is Raising Funds to Investigate San Francisco Prosecutor’s Decarceral Approach
  5. Biden Withdraws U.S. Support for Saudi “Offensive Operations” in Yemen
  6. Biden Reverses ‘Dangerous’ Designation of Houthis as Terrorist Group
  7. Why isn’t Biden cancelling student debt? Could it be his donors?
  8. Charles Blow makes his case for Blacks to amass political power and combat white supremacy
  9. The Filibuster’s Sordid Past and Present
  10. Border Patrol Beat an Immigrant to Death and Then Covered It Up
  11. Housing Boss Is Fired and Faces Criminal Inquiry After Reports of Abuse

January 24 to 30, 2021

  1. We plan to have a discussion of ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery).
  2. Films
  3. We also agreed to listen to and discuss: Global Capitalism: US Capitalism’s Decline and Desperate Efforts to Save It: Richard Wolff
  4. Neoliberalism’s Demons: On the Political Theology of Late Capital
  5. Nothing to hide — what do I care about privacy? : Gus Hosein
  6. AOC Says #ForceTheVote For Impeachment. (contradicts herself again)
  7. AOC smeared in despicable Axios article
  8. REVEALED: Biden Wants To Overthrow Venezuela.
  9. U.S. military officers going about business as usual: raping and killing. Except this time they are raping and killing each other so there are some repercussions
  10. McConnell filibusters to prevent a Biden government as his argument to keep the filibuster
  11. Trump fans file suit to block Biden’s executive orders and rerun election
  12. Instacart is firing every employee who voted to unionize
  13. Hunts Point Strike Is the Bold Labor Action the Country Needs
  14. Facebook Bans Left Party Without Explanation.
  15. What Is a Teenage Girl? Feeling things is an act of bravery
  16. Capitol Riot Puts Spotlight on ‘Apocalyptically Minded’ Global Far Right
  17. Trumper caught before deadly AOC attack
  18. Kurt Andersen: The True Billionaire Conspiracy To Screw The Working Class
  19. Covid job losses four times worse than 2008-9 Great Recession
  20. FDR’s Economic Bill of Rights
  21. Can an ‘Activist HUD’ Make Housing a Human Right?
  22. What Can Sanders Do as Budget Chair?

January 17 to 23, 2021

  1. Bernie Sanders Abandons Pushing Biden Left and Medicare4All
  2. The promises Biden made: Kids on the Line
  3. How networks of influential individuals helped destroy one of the world’s most durable democracies and legitimise a racist, authoritarian state
  4. Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan
  5. Ending the uncivil war and how racism hurts (nearly) everyone
  6. War is Not Innate to Humanity: A More Peaceful Future is Possible
  7. Nuclear weapons are now illegal under international law
  8. No, We Do Not Need New Terrorism Laws
  9. Facebook shuts down major left wing group in Britain
  10. America Has The Tinder To IGNITE Social Uprising – Chris Hedges
  11. Global Capitalism: US Capitalism’s Decline and Desperate Efforts to Save It: Richard Wolff
  12. America Has a Secret Police Problem
  13. The Mayor: movie about mayor of Ramallah. David Osit
  14. Tom’s rec: 10 min in Paul Craig Roberts on Jan 6 | 2nd interview on Jan 6 event 30 min is also good
  15. The Trial of Julian Assange and Its Implications for Press Freedom
  16. Leaked FBI Documents Reveal Bureau’s Priorities Under Trump : Non-existent “Black Identity Extremists”, not white supremacists
  17. Why West Virginia’s Winning The Race To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Into Arms
  18. What If Climate Change Isn’t as Polarizing as We Think?
  19. New Zealand Is Infusing Policing With a Social Work Philosophy

January 10 to 16, 2021

  1. Commentary related to events in DC and going forward
    1. Riot on the Hill, Mike Davis, NLR Sidecar blog
    2. Render unto Ourselves, What is Ours—or Caesar Will Seize It, Alex Hochuli, Damage
    3. What Experts on Extremism Want From the Biden Administration, James D Walsh, NYMag
    4. Morbid Symptoms Can Persist for a Long Time, Barry Eidlin, Jacobin
    5. Violence in the Capitol, Dangers in the Aftermath, Glenn Greenwald, Substack
    6. The revenge of the blob, Alex Ward, Vox
    7. FDNY Gives FBI Info on Members Who Attended US Capitol Riot
    8. Rev. Barber on Capitol attack: “When we saw those mobs, it shook something in us because we’ve seen this before.”
    9. Confederates in the Capitol: The Re-enactment of a Lost Cause
    10. SHOCKER: AOC endorses #ForceTheVote, Embarrasses Her Defenders!
    11. The Last Thing We Need Is Another War on Terror
    12. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: Trump ban was right but sets a ‘dangerous’ precedent
    13. “This Will Be Remembered as a Turning Point”: Snowden Warns Against Trump Social Media Ban
    14. Silent Melania Trump plods toward end of her husband’s tumultuous term
    15. Women Charged With Assault After Special Police Officer Punched Trump Supporter
  2. Other criminal legal system posts
    1. The US police department that decided to hire social workers
    2. Evidence points to fascist cop inciting gang violence in Jersey City
    3. Report on L.A. Police Gangs
    4. This is how you stymie a movement
  3. ‘There’s a red flag here’: how an ethanol plant is dangerously polluting a US village
  4. Remembering a White Supremacist Coup
  5. Black Men Have the Shortest Lifespans of Any Americans. This Theory Helps Explain Why.
  6. Vancouver Gave Its Homeless $5,800. It Changed Their Lives
  7. US designating Yemen’s Houthis a ‘terrorist’ group
  8. IndyKids: News from the next generation
  9. Silent Melania Trump plods toward end of her husband’s tumultuous ter
  10. Congressman who received vaccine tests positive for COVID
  11. Opinion: Top-Down Comprehensive Planning Will Further Empower Those on Top

January 3 to 9, 2021

  1. The Prosecution of Julian Assange and the Threat to Freedom of the Press and Human Rights
  2. One in Three US Rivers Changed Colors Between 1984 and 2018
  3. ‘I can’t breathe’: Three words that define an era: Best of the Left Podcast
  4. Five Days Without Cops: Could Brooklyn Policing Experiment be a ‘Model for the Future’?
  5. Video: Rev. Rafael Warnock was arrested in 2017 for praying in the U.S. Capitol: protesting GOP effort to repeal of Obamacare
  6. Lame-Duck Trump’s “Middle East Arms Bonanza” Continues With Approval of $290 Million Weapons Sale to Saudi Regime
  7. Free food fridge in Bed-Stuy inspires community fridges throughout the city
  8. Telling the Stories of 833 Million: People’s Archive of Rural India
  9. AFRICOM Causes Humanitarian Crises on Two Continents
  10. MAGA Cosplayers Seize Capitol While Cops Flounder
  11. Catherine Austin Fitts: The Great Reset
  12. California’s deadiest day for COVID-19: More than 670 – Los Angeles Times
  13. How Activists Shut Down Key Pipeline Projects In New York
  14. Our Best Chance to Slow Global Warming Comes in the Next Nine Years

December 27, 2020 to January 2, 2021

  1. Reposted from last week for discussion: The Violent Story Of American Whiteness
  2. No federal charges for officers in 2014 fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, DOJ says
  3. Video shows White woman falsely accusing Black teen of stealing her phone in NYC hotel
  4. Cop Threatens to Kill Phoenix Mayor Over Police Budget
  5. Cop Brags About Hitting Protesters With Car
  6. #ForceTheVote Town Hall
  7. January 1, 2021 is Public Domain Day: Works from 1925 are open to all!
  8. ‘Sick’: Most Profitable US Companies Fired Workers, Enriched Shareholders During Pandemic
  9. Guide to 68 Declarations of Martial Law in the United States
  10. Israel’s propaganda on Iran’s nuclear program led to death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
  11. The National Defense Authorization Act and Military Detention of U.S. Citizens
  12. Florida Sheriff’s Department Targets Schoolchildren as Future Criminals Based on Their Abuse History
  13. Make the World Better

December 20 to December 26, 2020

  1. We Have Nowhere To Go’: Back Rent, Late Fees Pile Up As Evictions Loom
  2. A Hard Look at Rent and Rent Seeking with Michael Hudson & Pepe Escobar
  3. The DC Political Monopoly Just Doesn’t Get It
  4. Iraq Insists on Blackwater Case Transfer to Int’l Courts, UN, Urges States to Back Baghdad
  5. How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men

December 13 to December 19, 2020

  1. What should U.S. immigration policy be?
  2. On Contact: Wrecking the left
  3. Revamping Occupy the Future / Altbanking: web site, blogs and other things
  4. How Left Parties Neoliberalized
  5. Kushner set up shell company for campaign that paid Trump family $617,00,000
  6. Republican Senator Who Voted for Trump’s $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut for the Rich Blocks $1,200 Stimulus Checks
  7. Mutual Aid in 2020
  8. Obama-Era Media Failures We Shouldn’t Repeat Under Biden (Part II)
  9. How the West hollowed out the Tunisian revolution
  10. Rally in Garment District urges city to protect homeless individuals in shelters
  11. Solutions: Physical Media
  12. ‘Nothing under our tree’: millions in U.S. cope with financial misery during holiday season

December 5 to December 12, 2020

  1. Reposting for discussion: A pack of wolves: roots of the White Power movement
  2. Legislature can head off eviction and foreclosure crises
  3. Vouchers to Nowhere: How Source of Income Discrimination Happens and the Policies That Can Fix It
  4. Public Banking and Justice: Good Economics Starts with Universal Home Ownership
  5. Acting as if Trump is trying to stage a coup is the best way to ensure he won’t
  6. 1,015 people have been shot and killed by police in the past year
  7. Letters to Santa reveal the toll the pandemic is taking on kids
  8. Chris Hedges: The Collective Suicide of the Liberal Class
  9. Multiple’ people injured after vehicle ‘plows’ into Black Lives Matter protesters in New York
  10. Question: How Should the Left Judge Biden’s Success? Answer From a Leftist: ‘How Many People Stop Going Hungry’ Is One Good Way

November 29 to Decemeber 4, 2020

  1. In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020
  2. The afterlife of the #Resistance
    With Trump gone, will the counterforce he galvanized melt away or find new purpose?
  3. From the NY Poor People’s Campaign:
  4. Obama-Era Media Failures We Shouldn’t Repeat Under Biden (Part I)
  5. Evictions Have Led to 10,000 Additional COVID Deaths
  6. Council Bills Could Pave the Way for a Public Bank in NYC
  7. Mike Flynn loses his mind post-pardon, calls for martial law and new elections
  8. Police guide that calls BLM a ‘terrorist’ group draws outrage
  9. A pack of wolves: roots of the White Power movement
  10. Venezuela Wins Simply By Holding An Election

November 22 to 28, 2020

  1. Delivery riders are dying in a system that never should have been allowed to thrive
  2. Remembering a White supremacist coup
  3. Federal Prosecutors Engaged in Unprecedented Push to Jail Protesters Before Trial
  4. Thousands of farmers march to Indian capital defying tear gas
  5. Farmer Protest “Hero” Who Turned Off Water Cannon Charged With Attempt To Murder
  6. Demonstrators Rally Against French Security Bill In Paris – PopularResistance.Org
  7. Now that Trump Has Been Defeated…
  8. Biden Foreign Policy
  9. Drain the swamp: Potential Biden Officials’ Firm Is Promising Big Profits Off Administration Access
  10. ‘Hunger Like They’ve Never Seen It Before’: U.S. Food Banks Struggle as 1 in 6 Families With Children Don’t Have Enough to Eat | Common Dreams News
  11. Amazon Workers to Stage Coordinated Black Friday Protests in 15 Countries

November 15 to 21, 2020

  1. American Fascists And The Christian Right
  2. State Sen. Gianaris Calls PBA an ‘Armed Political Organization,’ Says It Threatened Him in Tweet
  3. New IMPD policy bans minor crime vehicle pursuits
  4. Senkata, El Alto: An act is held in memory of those killed in the massacre one year ago by the Bolivian coup regime.
  5. Trump’s election power play: Persuade Republican legislators to do what U.S. voters did not
  6. Trump lawyer blames Hugo Chavez for election results
  7. Ending the War in Afghanistan
  8. Who’s Who in the Early Race for New York City Mayor
  9. Building a More Equitable World: Carol Anderson and Ibram X. Kendi
  10. No papers, no jobs: The new street vendors of Queens
  11. Glenn Greenwald Calls Out AOC’s Fake Progressiveness.
  12. It’s Time for Public Banking in New York City
  13. What should the Biden administration do?

November 8 to 14, 2020

  1. St. Louis City voters approve plan for ‘approval voting’; what does that mean?
  2. AOC rips MSNBC’s Claire McCaskill: ‘Why do we listen to people who lost elections?’
  3. The CIA Democrats in the 2020 elections
  4. UK defense chief says 25% of armed forces could be robots by 2030. this doesn’t seem to be a matter of concern or debate.
  5. Marian Wright Edelman: Millionaires and billionaires keep winning and poor children keep losing
  6. Juan González: The Media Has It Wrong. Record Latinx Turnout Helped Biden. White Voters Failed Dems
  7. Democrats: Please do it right this time. A practical program (description of it begins halfway through with “Well, I think there are two or three basic problems here”)
  8. Rev. William Barber: Millions Are Struggling. So Why Do the Debates Ignore Poverty?
  9. Scotland may look at ‘serious and long-standing concerns about Trump’s business activities’
  10. Veterans for Peace: Ways to celebrate Armistice Day
  11. Chair of GOP Freedom Caucus calls for US out of Iraq and Afghanistan
  12. The Right’s Long History of Ignoring the Will of the People
  13. History and racism of “Broken Windows” policy
  14. Occupy.com: Green New Deal VII: Defund the police
  15. Manhattan Empties, Brooklyn Hangs on as Renters Prioritize Space, Amenities Over Commute in Pandemic Economy
  16. Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody This movement needs more songs

November 1 to 7, 2020

  1. Tlaib and AOC introduce public banking bill:
  2. Money that benefits Main Street, We the People and our Planet
  3. Why did so many working-class people vote against Biden?
    • and why isn’t the media asking that question?
    • And, why isn’t even The Intercept asking these question about poor people?
  4. Biden wins. Now the hard part begins
  5. #PoorPeoplesCampaign Post-Election Message to the Nation
  6. 60% of Florida voters passed $15 minimum wage while majority voted for Trump for President
  7. Organizer 101: Do’s and Don’ts
  8. Steve Bannon banned by Twitter for calling for Fauci beheading
  9. Alabama town police captain resigns after “put a bullet in their skull” comment about elections
  10. St. Louis City voters approve plan for ‘approval voting’; what does that mean?

October 25 to 31, 2020

  1. Kushner questions if Black Americans “want to be successful” in Fox News interview
  2. #EndSARS isn’t just about police brutality. It’s about the future of Nigeria.
  3. They’ve Never Wanted You to Vote
  4. The Coup Already Underway
  5. Carl Dix: White Supremacy + Voter Intimidation and Vote Stealing = Fascism! Trump/Pence OUT NOW! Defend the Right to Vote!
  6. Sen. Lindsay Graham on Trump in 2016
  7. How BlackRock is on track to infiltrate a Biden administration
  8. They call themselves ‘Wives of the Deplorables’ because their husbands support Trump
  9. How an Algorithm Blocked Kidney Transplants to Black Patients
  10. ‘Stunning’ Trump Executive Order Would Politicize Civil Service
  11. A New Constitution: What the United States Can Learn From Chile
  12. Activist Goes Off On Police Board For Inaction And Hypocrisy
  13. How the coronavirus is spread through the air?
  14. Glenn Greenwald Resigns From The Intercept, Claims He Was Censored
  15. Labour suspends Jeremy Corbyn over EHRC report comments

October 18 to 24, 2020

  1. The tenants who evicted their landlord
  2. Bolivians Return Evo Morales’s Party to Power One Year After a U.S.-Applauded Coup
  3. Nearly One Year After 2019 ‘Right-Wing Coup,’ Bolivians Head to the Polls for National Elections
  4. Uncovering the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Does he belong in prison?
  5. James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own: Eddie Glaude Jr.
  6. Alaska grocery chain fined more than $20,000 for ‘widespread’ child labor violations. The chain said they have taken steps to fix the problem.
  7. How money is corrupting the Supreme Court
  8. How Police Unions Bully Politicians

October 11 to 17, 2020

  1. ‘An unbelievable chain of oppression’: America’s history of racism was a preexisting condition for COVID-19
  2. From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S. health care
  3. Inequality ‘surrounds you’: A Black doctor returns to hard-hit Louisiana after treating and contracting Covid-19 in New York
  4. Far-Right Twitter Trolls Won’t Admit They Were Wrong About Killing of a “Patriot” in Denver
  5. Stop-and-Frisk Never Really Ended. Now It’s Gone Digital
  6. ‘Appalling Criminal Conduct’: California GOP Accused of Operating Fake ‘Official’ Ballot Drop Boxes
  7. He Sought Asylum After MS-13 Tried to Kill Him. Amy Coney Barrett Sent Him Back Into Danger.
  8. California Is Ready To Pilot A Postal Banking Solution
  9. Bank are hotbeds of lawbreaking and fraud
  10. Report reveals ‘long-simmering racial tensions’ in New York State courts
  11. NYPD Unit At Center Of Protest Policing Has Dozens Of Officers With Long Misconduct Histories
  12. Amy Cooper Called Police 2 Times with False Accusations Against Black Birder, Prosecutors Now Say
  13. Victory!: 3 St. Marks Place Air Rights Transfer Defeated
  14. American Mythology: Part One: Manufacturing the Carnage
  15. Mobilization4Mumia (Facebook October 14, 2020)
  16. Panel on Julian Assange to Friday Night Group
  17. Report reveals ‘long-simmering racial tensions’ in New York State courts – CNN
  18. Watch “Democracy at Work: Curing Capitalism | Richard Wolff | Talks at Google” on YouTube
  19. Facing Many Unknowns, States Rush To Plan Distribution Of COVID-19 Vaccines
  20. NYPD UNIT AT CENTER OF PROTEST POLICING HAS DOZENS OF OFFICERS WITH LONG MISCONDUCT HISTORIES
  21. CBS News: Coronavirus hot spots rage in Midwest
  22. Amy Cooper Called Police 2 Times with False Accusations Against Black Birder, Prosecutors Now Say
  23. Geneva minimum wage: Voters approve $25 an hour, believed to be highest in the world – CNN
  24. VOUCHERS TO NOWHERE: How Source of Income Discrimination Happens and the Policies That Can Fix It

Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, 2020

  1. Bikes v Cars Available free on Kanopy
  2. Regal Cinemas Closing All Movie Theaters, Including 44 In NY
  3. Alameda County DA reopens investigation into Oscar Grant killing
  4. Monopoly power:
  5. How Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Fuel Pandemics
  6. A Rising Orthodox Populist Is Leading A Violent Campaign Of COVID Denial In Borough Park
  7. Ferguson is happening in NY
  8. A Canadian research project gave homeless people $7,500 each — the results were ‘beautifully surprising’
  9. Chris Hedges on his latest book, America: The Farewell Tour
  10. Why Pence is so good at being evil
  11. Vandalizing the Post Office

Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 2020

  1. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: We Must Rethink Our Society, from Policing to the Supreme Court
  2. Philly Activists Reclaim 50 Vacant Houses, Creating a Model for Organizing as Mass Evictions Loom
  3. John Oliver on the Supreme Court
  4. Trump’s Taxes: A Thousand Scandals in One
  5. Trump Tax Bombshell Reveals How the System Is Rigged: A Closer Look by Seth Meyers
  6. Krystal and Saagar: NEW Data Shows Millionaires, Billionaires Own 79% Of America’s Wealth
  7. Capitalism Hits Home: Why do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump?
  8. Risks of global catastrophe from work on pathogens, nuclear weapons and AI (interesting and scary)
  9. Tulsi Gabbard believes Project Veritas’ ballot-harvesting claims against fellow Dem Ilhan Omar
  10. Governor Cuomo’s ‘Moratorium’ on Evictions Won’t Really Stop Evictions
  11. COVID Didn’t Destroy New York. Austerity Just Might.
  12. Responses to Trump / Biden Debate
  13. Krystal and Saagar: Media Mum As MASSIVE Criminal Financial Enterprise At JPMorgan Chase Exposed
  14. NYPD Beat and Arrest Peaceful Protesters in Planned Assault
  15. Sam Cooke Official Lyric Video
  16. Leftists on presidential choice:

Sept. 20 to Sept. 26, 2020

  1. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Future of the Supreme Court
  2. Why do Americans give away so much control to corporations?
  3. LAPD pins female reporter to the ground and arrests her
  4. Krystal Ball: Dem war On Green Party exposes voter suppression hypocrisy
  5. How Hypocrites in High Places Have Contributed to the Riots in the Streets
  6. Highlights of #NoWar2018
  7. The NYC real estate bubble refuses to pop.
  8. Bolivia’s Socialist VP Candidate: “The Coup Against Evo Morales Was Driven by Multinationals and the Organization of American States”
  9. How a Poll Tax Becomes a Law

Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, 2020

  1. Progressive efforts against RI Democratic establishment ousted 7 state legislators
  2. Why the media is silent on Assange prosecution
  3. Indianapolis police pushing back on reforms
  4. America’s settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights
  5. A whistleblower complaint alleging ‘high rate’ of hysterectomies in ICE detention centers parallels grim U.S. history
  6. Poorly protected postal workers are catching COVID-19 by the thousands.

Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, 2020

  1. How Facebook profits from polarization
  2. Remembering Kevin Zeese
  3. Here Is One Graph Everyone Should See on Labor Day
  4. U.S. foreign policy has to reject U.S. exceptionalism
  5. America’s real hoax is a recipe for even worse social unrest
  6. Why Your Favorite Musicians Are Broke
  7. The Postal Service: A history
  8. Tragedy of American Science: How trillions are mis-spent and the lost potential

August 30 to Sept. 5, 2020

  1. Reposting Black Panther / Fred Hampton documentary Jarrettia mentioned:
  2. Scott reflects on experience in a homeless shelter and why the apartment he just moved into comes with strings attached
  3. Oxford pledged to donate rights to their COVID vaccine, Then sold them to pharma on Gates Foundation’s advice
  4. The many faces of the radical right and how to counter their threat
  5. Do the Men Running the Post Office Have Conflicts of Interest? 
  6. Online lenders are preying on desperate borrowers and could trigger a new consumer financial crisis
  7. Tenant Unions for the Future
  8. In defense of ‘looting’
  9. What MLK and Malcolm X would do today
  10. The Conservative Defense of Kyle Rittenhouse Is Dangerous Nonsense
  11. Amazon posts then deletes job listings detailing effort to monitor ‘labor organizing threats’
  12. David Graeber, author of “Debt” who coined the term “bullsh*t jobs,” dies at 59
  13. How many new drugs rely on government-funded science? All of them
  14. How to Stop a Police Pullback
  15. The Conspiracist in Chief Will Save Us All

August 23 to August 29, 2020

  1. In Australia, COVID-19 Has Exposed a Litany of Privatization Disasters
  2. Why Is It Always the Wrong Time to Criticize Democrats From the Left?
  3. When Nixon pushed postal workers, they pushed back
  4. Gangs in Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Cost Taxpayers $55 million
  5. Is QAnon the future of the Republican Party? The Intercept
  6. Drawing a false equivalence between Ilhan Omar and Marjorie Taylor Greene is not only incorrect, but dangerous
    • The Q part is getting all the attention when her racism, Islamaphobia and anti-Semitism should be the story
  7. Black Lives Matter protesters in many states are facing felony charges, including terrorism
  8. Mitch McConnell Received Donations from Voting Machine Lobbyists Before Blocking Election Security Bills
  9. Government has ‘blood on hands’ says serving soldier investigated for protesting against war in Yemen while wearing uniform
  10. Amid backlash and disillusionment, slower reckoning for #MeToo movement in India
  11. The Movement To Abolish Prisons And The Police
  12. THE LINE: a new play crafted from firsthand interviews with New York City medical first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic

August 16 to August 22, 2020

  1. Social justice movement channels spirit of Central New York suffragist
  2. Krystal and Saagar: Polls show voters want to hear from AOC more than John Kasich despite DNC choice
  3. How Ben Carson Tried to Destroy Fair And Affordable Housing
  4. What Will the Real American Resistance Look Like — Chaotic Rebellion or Organized General Strikes?
  5. NYPD used facial recognition to track down Black Lives Matter activist
  6. Fed Economists Finger Monopoly Concentration as Underlying Driver of Neoliberal Economic Restructuring
  7. Michigan reaches over $500M settlement in Flint water crisis civil suits
  8. Democrats Drop Demand To End Fossil Fuel Subsidies From Party Platform
  9. Antifa crackdown is the new red scare
  10. Modern-Day ‘Poll Tax’ Amendment In Florida Faces Court Battle Before Election
  11. Cathy O’Neil: School Reopening Is an intentional disaster: Students are pawns in a political game
  12. De Blasio: City to begin moving homeless people out of hotels after complaints
  13. An NYC exodus

August 9 to August 15, 2020

  1. Biden names Kamala Harris as his running mate
  2. Five White Louisiana judges uphold life sentence of Black man jailed for stealing hedge clippers 23 years ago
  3. Black Lives Matter Activist Hospitalized After Police Seen Kneeling On Her
  4. Belarus: Fraudulent election
  5. Man seen near homemade explosive at Portland protest ID’ed as ex-Navy SEAL
  6. Despite ‘Frantic’ Walk-Back Efforts, Group Says Trump Threat to Destroy Social Security Must Be Believed—and Defeated
  7. Geographies of Racial Capitalism with Ruth Wilson Gilmore
  8. How A System Of Power Defends Itself, A Case Study
  9. Abolishing Prisons and Restorative Justice
  10. In the Wake of Protests: Symbolism that cost nothing and shifted no power
  11. Trump Effort to ‘Destroy the Post Office to Sabotage This Election’

August 2 to August 8, 2020

  1. Don’t believe the lie that voting is all you can do: Movements create change
  2. Latinos, and others, should not let the president intimidate them into not being counted
  3. 2020 Is a Great Year for #SquadPolitics. Just Ask Cori Bush and Rashida Tlaib
  4. Progressive Cori Bush Just Pulled Off the Upset for the Ages
  5. Noam Chomsky Says ‘Failure To Vote For Biden in a Swing State Amounts to Voting For Trump
  6. Bloomberg News: Bankruptcies rip through U.S. mall tenants with no end in sight
  7. Golden Trump ‘Statue’ Shows BLM Protester Detained in Unmarked Fed Vehicle
  8. NYC mayor’s staffers are fleeing as he gets slammed for ‘letting the cops run over him and the entire city’
  9. After months of being sidelined by de Blasio, NYC’s top doctor calls it quits
  10. The Trump child abuse scandal
  11. America’s ‘Caste’ system
  12. An estimated 30-40 million people are at risk of eviction
  13. Student suspended after posting photo of crowded hallway
  14. Can we build a politics of hope?

July 26 to August 1

  1. More federal officers deploying to Portland as protests gain momentum
  2. How police unions fight reform
  3. A tidal wave of evictions
  4. Evil is never necessary
  5. John Lewis: Together, you can redeem the soul of our nation
  6. The pandemic is an opportunity to overhaul the economy
  7. Speech and slavery in the West Indies

July 19 to July 25

  1. Public banking efforts: Local Efforts & Legislation by State
  2. Political Correctness Is Destroying America! (Just Not How You Think.)
  3. Poor People’s Campaign:
  4. An old speech but at least as relevant today as when it was given in 2014; Enormous power of Citigroup “Let’s pass something, anything, that will help break up these giant banks” (aka: why Warren will not be Biden’s VP choice). Also worth noting that the cronyism she decries was in the Obama administration.
  5. Matt Stoller: Alexander Hamilton Wasn’t a “Cool” Guy, He Was More of a “REALLY, REALLY BAD” Guy
  6. Krystal Ball: Free Speech Warriors SILENT On Anti-BDS Laws
  7. Portland’s wall of moms joined by dads with leaf blowers
  8. A Constitutional Crisis in Portland
  9. The legal war against Trump’s anti-Immigrant census power grab ramps up
  10. NYC is now the worst place to do business, retailers say
  11. Old Karen Blocks Postmates Delivery Guy From Doing His Job, Westwood Los Angeles
  12. Community fridges across the city are fighting food insecurity, reducing waste, and uniting neighbors.
  13. U.S. ranked among worst countries to raise a family, study says
  14. Groups challenge state vote-by-mail requirements that put voters at risk during COVID-19 pandemic
  15. Civil rights leader C.T.Vivian dies
  16. Civil rights leader, Congressman John Lewis dies
  17. Commentator Michael Brooks dies at age 36
  18. Imperial Wars Always Come Home
  19. Confessions of a former bastard cop
  20. Poultry and Prisons: Toward a General Strike for Abolition
  21. U.S. Capitalism Is in Total Meltdown

July 12 to July 18

  1. Reposting to Sunday discussion:
    Black Socialists of America’s Dual-Power self-determination map
  2. Dismantle Racial Capitalism
  3. America’s Enduring Caste System
  4. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions’ career comes to an end
  5. Public banking in New York?
  6. Make the Fed Publicly Owned and the Foundation of a Public Banking System
  7. Federal agents invade Portland, Oregon
  8. ACTION: Tell Gov. Cuomo that prisoners’ families should be able to visit on reasonable terms.
  9. Having Trouble Making Rent? NY State Assistance Fund Now Open for Applications
  10. Strikes:
  11. Your White neighbors “Black Lives Matter” yard sign is not enough
  12. Are you racist? ‘No’ isn’t a good enough answer – Marlon James
  13. When SNAP Gets Squeezed
  14. Congress is running out of time to extend expanded unemployment insurance
  15. The ‘Black Lives Matter’ Street Art That Contain Multitudes
  16. March on Staten Island, 6th anniversary of Eric Garner’s killing
  17. Nicaragua: The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped: Nicaragua Advances Despite US Unconventional Warfare

July 5 to July 11

  1. Global Capitalism: As US Capitalism Shakes, US Socialism Renews
  2. How the pandemic exposed faultlines in capitalism and failures of the gig economy
  3. Occupy City Hall:
  4. Black Socialists of America’s Dual-Power self-determination map
  5. Tucker Carlson’s top writer resigns after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks in online forum
  6. ICE Offering ‘Citizens Academy’ Course with Training on Arresting Immigrants
  7. Police surveilled George Floyd protests with help from Twitter-affiliated Dataminr
  8. ‘Cancel Culture’ debate

June 28 to July 4

  1. Fredrick Douglass speech: The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
  2. To discuss this Sunday: Political Realignment?
  3. Reparations, H.R. 40 and the Path Forward
  4. Garland Nixon: News Views: Trump executive order protecting monuments
  5. Hundreds of Occupy City Hall protesters demand NYPD cut budget by $1bn
  6. NYC Budget cuts of about $4 billion from other programs got little press coverage
  7. Essential Worker Spends Week In Jail After NYPD Mass Arrests Bronx Protesters
  8. New York Protester Jailed for a Week Highlights Parole Abuses
  9. John Oliver on topics not getting much MSM attention:
  10. St. Louis Mayor Says Sorry for Doxxing Protesters
  11. Richard Wolff: Could U.S. Capitalism Turn Nationalist?
  12. Israel’s Annexation Plan, a New Era in Palestinian Resistance
  13. Why are we still in Afghanistan?

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