New and Noteworthy 2022

Current topics:
Third Party Politics/Green Party

  1. We the People: Never ending student debts with Scott Hutchins, Jameson Brewer, Abbas Muntaqim (video)
  2. Boris Johnson to stress work as the fix for cost of living crisis (text)
  3. UK Banks face up to $300bn in losses due to climate change (text)
  4. Ron DeSantis EXPOSED (He’s Not What You Think) | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  5. TikToker Reveals Shocking Info Mainstream Media Tried To Hide (video)
    • “the crazy thing is, you probably haven’t heard of this and number two if you did look it up on any mainstream media they don’t even mention he was a climate activist.”
      NYT: Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself on Fire at Supreme Court
    • I’m spending a lot of time criticizing the Times and other outlets. Goodness knows they aren’t perfect. But…
  6. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW: Shooter Kills 21 At TX Elementary School | Breaking Points (video)
  7. A hunger crisis threatens millions. Will world leaders take action?
  8. ‘Public Bank’ Bill Blocked From State Senate Vote After Industry Pushback (test)

Week of May 15 to May 21 2022

Discussion topic for May 22: The Racial Capitalism of Care (video/text)

Other current notes of interest:

  1. Origins of Great Replacement Theory in backlash to reconstruction, connection to racist mass shooting in Buffalo (text)
  2. Climate Change Is Class Struggle w/ Matt Huber (podcast) or text
  3. Delhi — where most people don’t have AC — hits 120 degrees in South Asian heat wave (audio with transcript)
  4. The Sports World’s Selective Moral Indignation (text)

Week of May 8 to May 14, 2022

Current posts of interest

Original Mothers’ Day Declaration
https://peacealliance.org/history-of-mothers-day-as-a-day-of-peace-julia-ward-howe/

Current Posts of Interest

  1. Big Business: Profiting from Inflation (text)
  2. Kenya embraces green building technology (text)
  3. Facebook Lies Through Their Teeth to Prevent Me from Sharing (text)
  4. You, yes you, would make a better owner of Twitter than Elon Musk (text)
  5. Shireen Abu Akleh, journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’
  6. Ultra-MAGA and the Democracy Game (with Brynn Tannehill) (text)
  7. The #BLM10 Speak: “It’s Time For Accountability” (video)

May 1 to May 7: On Antitrust, Don’t Take Big Tech’s Word for It (text)

Other posts of interest

  1. Kathy Boudin: A Great Life and A Great Loss (text)
  2. Hidden in Plain Sight: Racism, White Supremacy, and the Far Right (text)
  3. French Election: Follow up on last Sunday’s discussion:
  4. Data Broker Is Selling Location Data of People Who Visit Abortion Clinics (text)
  5. The media fell for ‘pro-life’ rhetoric — and helped create this mess (text / audio)
  6. Media Hypocrites Recommend Women Take Horse Drugs For Abortion (video)
  7. Krystal Ball: Proof Dems are FULL OF SH*T On Roe v Wade (video)
  8. The Fact-Free Logic of Samuel Alito (text)
  9. Cops Brutalize Pro-Choice Protesters, Immediately Regret It (VIDEO)
  10. This Police-Pastor Alliance Is America’s Most Tyrannical (video)
  11. British citizenship of six million people (mostly of color) could be jeopardised by Home Office (text)
  12. Amazon’s worker union just lost in New York City. Where does it go from here? (text)
  13. EPA Union seeks climate emergency declaration (text)
  14. Krystal Ball: How Clinton SCAMMED a Generation and SOLD Their Futures (video)
  15. US won’t rule out military action if China establishes base in Solomon Islands (text)

April 24 to April 30, 2022

Discussion topic: – May 1: Care Work in a Wageless World

  1. The Facts on Bail Reform and Crime Rates in New York State (report)
  2. War as a business opportunity (text)
  3. Macron’s Win Is Not Populism’s Defeat (text)
  4. Carol Anderson on History, Race and Democracy (audio)
  5. Natalia Renta on Puerto Rico Debt Deal (audio)
  6. Elon Musk Is a Problem Masquerading as a Solution (text)
  7. New Yorkers Chant Support For Nazis In Ukraine (video)
  8. (Watch) Rant Highlights Why Working Has Become Unsustainable (video)
  9. Sabrina Solvati: Nina Turner Defends Party That Shuns Her (video)
  10. In Ohio, a Primary Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party –Nina Turner v Shontel Brown (text)
  11. Max Blumenthal: Pentagon-Backed “Newsguard” Threatening YouTube’s Anti-War Voices (video)
  12. Max Blumenthal, Anya Parampil, Alejandro Kirk: Reporting from the ground in Donbas (video)
  13. Landlord arguments suck (Debunking Arguments Landlords Use to Justify Their Existence) (video)
  14. Joe Biden Pours Cold Water on Student Debt Cancelation Dreams (video)
  15. POLICE STATE: The New Way Private Prisons Make BILLIONS | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  16. Family Claims “Execution By Police” As Body Camera Gets Released (video)
  17. Severe Indian heatwave will bake a billion people and damage crops (mid 40s°C is over 110°F) (text)
  18. Atlanta Spa Shooting Anniversary: More Police Funding Isn’t the Answer to Anti-Asian Hate (text)

April 17 to April 23, 2022

  1. NY Times Goes After Indie Journalists [News + Comedy] (video)
  2. Associated Press caught whitewashing a Palestinian toddler’s death (article)
  3. Why the French left keeps failing, (article)
  4. France struggles to contain revival of the Yellow Vests protests three years on (article)
  5. The Gilets Jaunes and the New Social Contract (book)
  6. France Protests Over Macron v Le Pen Election | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  7. Security, Empire and Life in the USA (article)
  8. Ilhan Omar Urges Prosecuting U.S. War Criminals! (video)
  9. Why are they hiding THIS about Ukraine? | Redacted with Natali and Clayton Morris (video)
  10. Dozens of Murdered civilians Found in Mariupol after Ukraine retreats (Some hands bound)–Ukranian civilian says Azov attacked them (video)
  11. ‼️Short Clip From a Documentary That Shows Zelensky Performing a Stand Up Comedy Skit In 2015. (video)
  12. Russians Are “Different & Don’t Value Human Life” Says German Pundit (video)
  13. Michael Tracey: The U.K. Is Dragging The U.S. Into WWIII In Ukraine (video)
  14. Amazon Union Organizer Goes On Tucker & Sh*tlib Brains Explode! (video)
  15. TikTok EXPOSES Insurance Racket Costing Us Billions (video)
  16. TikToker EXPOSES What Wealthy People Are Scared Of (video)
  17. Homeless New Yorkers Respond to Mayor’s Plan to Boot Them from Subway System (video)

April 10 to April 16, 2022

  1. Ukraine-Russia War:
  2. Brooklyn Subway shooting:
  3. Government Response to Homelessness and Grassroots Pushback:
  4. Labor News:
  5. NYC Cuts Off Wells Fargo From New Bank Contracts Following Discrimination Claims (article)

April 3 to April 9, 2022

  1. The Fight for Reparations Cannot Ignore Climate Change (text)
  2. How Two Best Friends Beat Amazon (video)
  3. Amazon CRIES ‘Rigged Election!’ To Labor Union Win | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  4. why you SHOULD NOT teach English in South Korea | hagwon horror story | *HONEST* experience (video)
  5. Saagar Enjeti: NBC, WaPo Reporters Say Criticizing Them Is HARASSMENT (video)
  6. Ukraine: a conversation with Scott Ritter hosted by Joe Lombardo and Margaret Flowers. (video)
  7. US Officials Admit They’re Literally Just Lying To The Public About Russia (text and video)
  8. Proof: Zelensky REJECTED Peace With Russia (video)
  9. Maxine Waters Tells Homeless To “GO HOME” (video)
  10. Republicans’ goal is 1950s-style white Christian patriarchal dominance (text)
  11. NY Judges Ignored Income, Gift Reporting Rule For Years (text/audio)
  12. Six steps the world can take to halt climate change (not actually halt but avoid worst case) (text/audio)
  13. A Great Voice, and a Good Friend, Leaves Us (text)
  14. “Dollar Hegemony Ended Last Wednesday”: Michael Hudson Interviewed by Margaret Flowers on Clearing the Fog (text and video)
  15. Oft Overlooked on Brooklyn-Queens Border, The Hole Shows Risks of Ignoring Environment (text)

March 27 to April 2, 2022

Proposed Discussion topic:
. Is Nuclear Power Our Best Bet Against Climate Change?
. George Monbiot and Theo Simon discuss nuclear power (text)
. Is It Time to Expand Nuclear Power? A debate (audio)

Other posts of interest

  1. Matt Taibbi | NO HOPE for Journalism (video)
  2. John Oliver calls out dangerous police bullsh*t calls for sensible drug programs (video)
  3. Defund The Insurrectionists — Check My Ads (video)
  4. RWW News: QAnon ‘Prophet’ Johnny Enlow Prayed Over and ‘Commissioned’ Three GOP Candidates (video)
  5. Krystal Ball: AOC BETRAYS Amazon Workers to COSPLAY Class Politics (video)
  6. AOC and Krystal Ball Clash Over Amazon Union Support (video)
  7. Unions Are Making A Strong Showing In Elections At Two Amazon Warehouses (text)
  8. Applebee’s Uses High Gas Prices To Lower Wages (video)
  9. Why Capitalism Will Always Fail (Capitalism’s In-Built Self-Destruct; The Falling Rate of Profit) (video)
  10. Ukraine and media coverage:
  11. Social media seems to be having a tryst with corporate censorship, and that can be really bad news for its users (text)
  12. Ginni & Clarence Thomas vs. Democracy: He Sided with Trump in Court While She Backed Coup Attempt (video/text)
  13. Ocasio-Cortez Argues Clarence Thomas Must Resign or be Impeached (video)
  14. Rick Scott CAN’T DEFEND His ‘Tax The Poor More’ Plan | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  15. Political Experts React to Critical Race Theory Ads (video)
  16. ADL, Organization Against Anti-semitism, Whitewashes Ukrainian Nazis (video)
  17. Neo-Nazi Aidar Battalion holding 300 locals and monks hostage (article)
  18. Will Smith Says “Called By God” To Slap Chris Rock (video)
    America Calls For MORE Violence Against Comedians After Will Smith (video)
  19. AOC Video Makes Fox News Pervs Malfunction (video)
  20. AOC’s WARNING To Dems: ‘We’re In Trouble’ | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  21. ‘Their Inflation Strategy Is Working’: Corporate Profits Soared to Record High in 2021 (text)

March 20 to March 26, 2022

–Proposed Discussion topic: Why Neoliberalism Needs Neofascists

  1. Matt Taibbi | NO HOPE for Journalism (video)
  2. John Oliver calls out dangerous police bullsh*t calls for sensible drug programs (video)
  3. Defund The Insurrectionists — Check My Ads (video)
  4. RWW News: QAnon ‘Prophet’ Johnny Enlow Prayed Over and ‘Commissioned’ Three GOP Candidates (video)
  5. Krystal Ball: AOC BETRAYS Amazon Workers to COSPLAY Class Politics (video)
  6. AOC and Krystal Ball Clash Over Amazon Union Support (video)
  7. Unions Are Making A Strong Showing In Elections At Two Amazon Warehouses (text)
  8. Applebee’s Uses High Gas Prices To Lower Wages (video)
  9. Why Capitalism Will Always Fail (Capitalism’s In-Built Self-Destruct; The Falling Rate of Profit) (video)
  10. Ukraine and media coverage:
  11. Social media seems to be having a tryst with corporate censorship, and that can be really bad news for its users (text)
  12. Ginni & Clarence Thomas vs. Democracy: He Sided with Trump in Court While She Backed Coup Attempt (video/text)
  13. Ocasio-Cortez Argues Clarence Thomas Must Resign or be Impeached (video)
  14. Rick Scott CAN’T DEFEND His ‘Tax The Poor More’ Plan | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  15. Political Experts React to Critical Race Theory Ads (video)
  16. ADL, Organization Against Anti-semitism, Whitewashes Ukrainian Nazis (video)
  17. Neo-Nazi Aidar Battalion holding 300 locals and monks hostage (article)
  18. Will Smith Says “Called By God” To Slap Chris Rock (video)
    America Calls For MORE Violence Against Comedians After Will Smith (video)
  19. AOC Video Makes Fox News Pervs Malfunction (video)
  20. AOC’s WARNING To Dems: ‘We’re In Trouble’ | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  21. ‘Their Inflation Strategy Is Working’: Corporate Profits Soared to Record High in 2021 (text)
  22. Not a Single Reporter Will Follow Up on Eric Adams’ Vague Promise of Placing Purged Homeless in “Healthy Living Conditions” (article)

March 20 to March 26, 2022

–Proposed Discussion topic: Why Neoliberalism Needs Neofascists

Other posts of interest

  1. Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix (text)
  2. Ummm…Are We The Baddies? (podcast)
  3. Zelensky Bans 11 Political Parties, None Of Them Neo-Nazi (video)
    Ukrainian President Bans 11 Opposition Parties! (video)
    Zelensky nationalizes TV news and restricts opposition parties (article)
  4. DONBASS – CIVILIANS EVACUATE MARIUPOL AND REVEAL THE FIGHTING METHODS OF THE AZOV REGIME’S NEO-NAZIS (article)
  5. Shady Capitalist Scheme Is Full Of Ways To Screw You Over! (video)
  6. Fox News Will Criticize ANYTHING Except For Capitalism (video)
  7. Bloomberg News Tells Poors To Eat Beans & Sell Their Car To Save Money | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  8. Leaded Gasoline Reduced IQ Of 170 Million Americans, Study Finds (video)
  9. WORKER QUITS AND IS FORCED TO REPAY SALARY! (Philippines) (video)
  10. Why and how Hawley’s attack on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was disgusting (podcast clip)
  11. Interracial Marriage BAN Ok With GOP Senator | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  12. Trump Supporters: What Really Happened On January 6th? (video)
  13. Trump Supporter Opinions Become INSTANT Embarrassment (video)
  14. Why some Americans haven’t gotten COVID yet and why it’s not inevitable they ever will: Experts (article and video)
  15. Jesus Showed Up In Woman’s Closet To Encourage Her Campaign (video)
  16. Predominantly Black Town Ordered To Surrender Charter After Ford Invests In Area (text)

March 13 to March 19

Discussion topic: A Path to Neighborhood Power
— plus a deep dive on community land trusts in NY

  1. Good discussions of Ukraine Crisis: Building a Just and Peaceful World (videos)
  2. Video: Unhinged Officials Push No-Fly Zone & World War III
  3. The Atlantic Publishes Editorial Shilling for World War III (article)
    worth comparing to Saagar Enjeti’s comments pre-invasion (video)
    and MSNBC Guest Says Putin WORSE Than Hitler | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
    Aaron Maté: MSNBC Praises Hitler To Manufacture Consent For Ukraine War (video)
  4. Anna Khachiyan: Russophobia Is The Latest Liberal Activism | Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar (video)
  5. YouTube Censoring Anti-Ukraine War Coverage (video)
  6. Colbert Cheerleads War With “Clear Conscience” (video)
  7. Saudi Arabia BEHEADS 81 In Unprecedented Execution (video) (relates directly to #5)
  8. Aaron Maté: US/NATO Preparing False Flag Chemical Attack In Ukraine? (video)
  9. Aaron Maté: Democracy Now Pushes For War & Peace In Ukraine? (video)
  10. Irish Politicians GO OFF On Western Hypocrisy Over Ukraine (video)
  11. The Real Reason Media Covers Ukraine 400 Times More Than Other Violent Conflicts (video)
  12. CNN Host Admits War Is About Ratings (video)
  13. How Billionaires Picked Putin as “Russia’s Pinochet” (article)
  14. American Volunteer Soldiers Used As “Cannon Fodder” In Ukraine (video)
  15. Tax the land (text)
  16. Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Stalking, Killing Homeless In NYC, DC (article)
    VOCAL-NY statement on incidents (text)
  17. A too-risky plan to curb Georgians’ free speech (text)
  18. Chris Smalls EXPOSES Amazon’s FAKE $15 Min Wage SCAM | Krystal Kyle & Friends Podcast (video)
  19. Aaron Maté: Putin Lays Out Demands To End War (video)
  20. Aaron Maté: Video: Biden Predicted Ukraine War In 1997! (video)

March 6 to March 12

Other items of note
— post on budgetting: Testimony on NYCHA and New York City’s Fiscal Year 2023 Preliminary Budget

  1. How Putin’s oligarchs funneled millions into GOP campaigns (text)
  2. Members of Congress Caught Profiting Off Ukraine War (video)
  3. Ukraine Exposes White Supremacist Foreign Policy (text)
  4. Ukraine Crisis: Building a Just and Peaceful World (past and future webinars)
  5. Krystal Ball: Ilhan Omar DRAGGED for Based Ukraine Take (video)
  6. How Russia Will Counterpunch the U.S./EU Declaration of War (article Tony B says Facebook is not allowing on the platform)
  7. ‘No off-ramps’: U.S. and European officials don’t see a clear endgame in Ukraine (article with audio)
  8. Annoyed about preparing your taxes? GOP benefits and Turbotax is paying Congress to make your life difficult. (text)
  9. GOP’s violent rhetoric keeps getting worse — and almost nobody is paying attention (text)
  10. Here’s Why You Might Get Arrested For Renting From Hertz (text)
  11. Larry Summers Holds Positions With Numerous Financial Bottom-Feeders (text)
  12. Adams Plan to Remove Homeless People From the Subway ‘Right Away’ Has Hit a Delay (text)

Feb. 27 through March 5, 2022

  1. Ukraine – Russia
  2. U.S. Lawyers Are Foreign Kleptocrats’ Best Friends (text)
  3. Lawmakers seek to unmask property owners behind LLCs (text)
  4. Right-Wing Lunatics Are Dooming The Country (video)
  5. Unimpressed with Post Office Banking Trial, Backers Eye New Initiative (text)
  6. The U.S. added 678,000 jobs in February. It’s another sign of a hot labor market (text)
  7. You Are Being Lied to About Inflation | Robert Reich (video)
  8. Trump Committed a Felony in Effort to Steal the 2020 Election—Will He Be Held Accountable? (video)

Feb. 20 through Feb. 26, 2022

Proposed discussion topics

  1. Heather McGhee on Critical Race Theory & Other Stuff (podcast)
  2. Philly is poised to become the first U.S. city to run its own bank (text)
  3. Biden Urged to Ignore War Hawks and Pursue ‘Real Path to Peace’ in Ukraine (text)
  4. Child Poverty SKYROCKETS 41% In Colossal Dem Failure | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  5. Who is Ketanji Brown Jackson? (text)
  6. Biden Considered a SCOTUS Pick Who Jailed a Man 12 YEARS For Weed Sale | Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar (video)
  7. Boston Review: Rethinking Political Economy (text)
  8. Blue Lies Matter (text)

Other items of note:

  1. Kenyan ambassador’s statement on Ukraine conflict (video)
  2. The Punishment Bureaucracy: How to Think About “Criminal Justice Reform” (text)
    • I don’t like things that try to say “how to think” but besides title seems interesting.
  3. So, where the heck is the public bank of New Jersey? | Opinion (article)
  4. WORST Propaganda I’ve Ever Seen: Media Blames The Left For Biden’s Failures | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  5. The Boycott: Upcoming film about anti-BDS legislation discussed last week. Read Synopsis. (Text)
  6. CEOs are just crowing about how they can raise prices on consumers all while bringing in record profits. (video)

Feb. 6 to Feb. 19, 2022

  1. ‘Israel Is Like A Spoiled Kid Who Never Gets Punished’ – Jim Zogby (video)
  2. Status Coup EXPOSES Amazon Forcing Employees Out of Meeting in Latest Union Busting Leak (video)
  3. AOC SILENT On Pelosi Leadership, Warns Of ‘Jim Crow’ Return |Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar (video)
  4. The BLM Mystery: Where did the money go? (text)
  5. Trump’s race-war fantasies continue to escalate — while the media pretends not to notice (text)
  6. ThinkOlio: From Colonial New York to Global Capitalism (video)
  7. Suicide Hotline Collected, Monetized The Data Of Desperate People, Because … Surveillance Capitalism (text)
  8. On Riots (video)
  9. The U.S. Is Wrong on Yemen. Again. (text)
  10. The Black woman sentenced to six years in prison over a voting error (wtf?)
  11. Daunte Wright’s family dismayed at lenient sentence (text)
  12. Bari Weiss SILENT About Actual Censorship Of Free Speech (video)
  13. BANNED Journalist Sues Twitter For Violating His Free Speech (video)
  14. Matt Taibbi The British Medical Journal Story That Exposed Politicized “Fact-Checking” (article)
  15. Gay Man Yells ‘Hail Satan’, Burns Bible In Protest Of Book Burning (video)
  16. Fatal police shootings in 2021 set record since The Post began tracking, despite public outcry (article)
  17. Thoughts on the Canadian Trucker “Freedom Convoys” (article)
  18. Occupy the SEC to the DoJ: Stop rubber-stamping bank mergers (text)
  19. Biden’s Plan to Permanently Seize Afghan Assets Set to Cause Untold Suffering (text)
  20. Jon Stewart: Corporate profits driving inflation, and Bryan Stevenson (podcast)
  21. Why we don’t have universal healthcare: it really is about race (and greed) (podcast clip)
  22. It’s Settled That Israel Is Committing the Crime of Apartheid—Now What Should We Do About It? (text)
  23. The Flint Cover-up: Wiped Phones and the Battle for Evidence in Rick Snyder’s Prosecution (text/audio)

January 30, 2022 to February 5, 2022

  1. Why Ukraine is the West’s Fault (video)
  2. U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ – RAI with Stephen Cohen (video)
  3. Ukraine and U.S. War Propaganda (text)
  4. The Violent States of America (podcast)
  5. US and UK escalate Russia war fever, but NATO splits over Ukraine emerge (podcast)
  6. Most Americans Don’t Want War With Russia. Where Are Progressives? (text)
  7. America Is Reaping What it Sowed in Ukraine (text)
  8. Reposted: Ukraine: What Does it Have to Do with Black Folks? (text)

January 23, 2022 to January 29, 2022

  1. The Biden Jobs Boom Is Bigger Than We Thought (text)
  2. Biden Considering Deploying Thousands of Troops to Eastern Europe (text)
  3. A Palestinian shepherd peacefully resisted the Israeli occupation. And now he’s dead  (video)
  4. Analysis of copaganda in NYTimes and elsewhere (text)
  5. The Potter Report: UnitedHealth’s $24 Billion Profit (text)
  6. Jan. 6 Was Not the Beginning or the End (text)
  7. The number of unionized workers declined in 2021 (text)
  8. New Report on Juvenile Fees in Florida criminal legal system (text)
  9. PG&E Should Be Broken Up Over Probation ‘Crime Spree’: Judge (text)
  10. Trevor Noah skewers Congressional Insider Stock Trading (video)
  11. Federal Court Revokes Oil and Gas Leases, Citing Climate Change (text)
  12. Ukraine and U.S. War Propaganda (text)
  13. After a string of broken promises, fed-up Amazon workers walked out. (video)
  14. How Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, influences the Supreme Court (audio)
  15. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse: This Supreme Court was built by dark money (text)
  16. Rep. Jamaal Bowman on national politics, supreme court (audio)
  17. The Onion: Lies All Police Officers Are Legally Allowed To Tell You (slideshow)

January 16, 2022 to January 22, 2022

  1. REPOST from last week: The American polity is cracked, and might collapse. Canada must prepare (text)
  2. Bernie FINALLY Fed Up On Biden & TURNS On Him | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  3. Silicon Valley’s quest to live forever could benefit humanity as a whole — here’s why (article)
  4. Vehicle Residency: Homelessness We Struggle to Talk About (article)
  5. Jimmy Dore compares himself to MLK, says we should ally with Boogaloo (video)
  6. MLK Three Evils Speech — Militarism, Racism and Poverty (text/video)
  7. 8 Fears Holding the Left Back (video)
  8. Florida could shield whites from ‘discomfort’ of racist past (text)
  9. People’s Policy Project: Water for All (text)
  10. Injustice but ultimately a victory (video)
  11. Columbia University Has Lost Its Way (text)
    • Calls Columbia a predatory real estate firm, Harvard is more of a hedge fund.
  12. IRS will require taxpayers to sign up with ID.me to access their online accounts

January 9, 2022 to January 15, 2022

  1. The American polity is cracked, and might collapse. Canada must prepare (text)
  2. Greg Abbott’s Promise to Eliminate Rape Is Holding Up About as Well as You’d Expect (text)
  3. Study Identifies ‘Structural Failures’ That Increase Homelessness (text)
  4. Ukraine: What Does it Have to Do with Black Folks? (text)
  5. Racism has cost the U.S. $16 trillion, Citigroup finds (text)
  6. Emma Watson SMEARED For Pro-Palestine Posts (video)
  7. Ale asked me to forward this podcast to you with a note that people should start listening at 58:40.  https://www.spreaker.com/user/radiosputnik/headline-first-anniversary-of-capitol-in
  8.  Malm, Andreas: Climate, Corona, Chronic Emergency (2020) -book
  9. https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v43/n22/adam-tooze/ecological-leninism – review/critique of Malm
  10. Muddled, top-down, technocratic: why the green new deal should be scrapped | Aditya Chakrabortty | The Guardian
  11. The lethal folly of humanitarian interventionism – spiked (spiked-online.com)

January 2, 2022 to January 8, 2022

  1. The Corporate Plan to Murder Medicare Runs Through Medicare Advantage (text)
  2. Assessing de Blasio’s Housing Legacy: Why Hasn’t the “Most Ambitious Affordable Housing Program” Produced a More Affordable City? (text)
  3. “Innocence Isn’t Enough”: Arizona Urges the Supreme Court to Send Barry Jones Back to Death Row
    • For historical context, the Supreme Court has long been concerned that “too much justice” would “upend the criminal justice system” because “disparities in sentencing are an inevitable part of our criminal justice system.” McCleskey, 481 U.S. at 308, 317. (not my editorializing; the American Bar Association reading SCOTUS opinions).
  4. Free speech, free press and overall openness and transparency are key to Swedish society.
  5. Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres
    • (this IS my editorializing (JS)) Humans (mostly rich ones) and corporations are waging a war on nature which harm humans (especially, poor ones), animals and plants
  6. David Pakman is Liberal Propaganda (video)
  7. How Denmark invented Social Democracy (video)
  8. Another Voice: Buffalo tenants need protection from Good Cause bill (text)
    Clearer headline: NY tenants need protection provided by a Good Cause bill
  9. Eric Adams’ New Jail Commissioner Pushes Out Acclaimed Head of Investigations (text)
  10. Manhattan D.A. Acts on Vow to Seek Incarceration Only for Worst Crimes (text)
  11. A Year Later, Progressives Warn ‘Another January 6’ Is Coming If Voting Rights Not Secured (text)
  12. What Do You Call a Failed Insurrection? PRACTICE (text)
  13. Corporate Profits Drive 60% of Inflation Increases (text)
  14. Noam Chomsky: GOP’s Soft Coup Is Still Underway One Year After Capitol Assault (text)
  15. Meme that Proves Facebook Is Run by the Dumbest People on the Planet

Dec. 26, 2021 to January 1, 2022 Happy New Year!

  1. Why A UN Torture Expert Changed His Mind On Assange (video)
  2. Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Inspiring Activists! (podcast)
  3. EPA finds PFAS are more toxic than previously thought (text)
  4. Whitewashing Black-owned homes is no answer for real estate racism (text)
  5. 25 Years of Democracy Now
  6. Why New York’s Billionaires’ Row Is Half Empty (video)
  7. 2021: The Year Of The Worker (video)
  8. Leftist YouTubers PAID to Spread Pro-War Propaganda (video)
  9. Cities vowed in 2020 to cut police funding — but budgets expanded in 2021 (article)
  10. Afghanistan War Pays Off BIG For Generals Who Lied (video)
  11. In Response to My Viral Musk Tweet Reply: Fixing Wealth Inequality (article)
  12. What Employers Need to Know About Colorado’s New Equal Pay Act (article)
  13. California Appeals Court Says Bail Companies Must Follow Consumer Protection Laws (article)
  14. Why Facebook Whistle-Blower Frances Haugen Thinks She’ll Outlast Mark Zuckerberg (podcast)
  15. Ungerrymandered: Michigan’s Maps, Independently Drawn, Set Up Fair Fight (text)
  16. How the NY Times covered white, male VP’s before Kamala Harris (text/audio)
  17. A SWAT Team DESTROYED This Woman’s Home—City Refused to Pay for Damage (video)
  18. If you don’t fight for democracy when it’s under attack, you can lose it almost overnight. (video)
  19. Anti-Meritocracy in Media: CNN Birdbrain Breaks Down 2024 Dem Favorites For President | The Kyle Kulinski Show (video)
  20. Boosters Could DAMAGE Your Immune System – Say NY Times & Scientists (video)
  21. Backdoor Privatization Scheme Poses A Threat To Medicare (podcast)
  22. Meme of the week: The Koch brothers own a lot of real estate. But their best investment may be the Manchin they bought in West Virginia

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