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“If the penalty for a crime is a fine, then the law exists only for poor people.” India Walton

Current topics

  1. We agreed to watch this for discussion next meeting Abolition, Cultural Freedom, Liberation: Angela Y. Davis, Mike Davis, and Ruth Wilson Gilmore for a conversation hosted by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (85 minute video)
  2. Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War (one hour podcast)
  3. Peter Thiel Embodies Silicon Valley’s Conservative Past and Dystopian Future (article)

From October 10 to October 16, 2021

  1. Inside Ibogaine (article)
  2. Black People Formed One of the Largest Militias in the U.S. Now Its Leader Is In Prosecutors’ Crosshairs (article)
  3. New robots patrolling for ‘anti-social behaviour’ causing unease in Singapore streets (article & video)
  4. Restaurant, Hospitality Workers Quit in Droves in August as COVID Surged (article)
  5. Why Are Some Instacart Workers Calling for an App Boycott? (article)
  6. REVEALED: FACEBOOK’S SECRET BLACKLIST OF “DANGEROUS INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS”, a clear embodiment of U.S. foreign policy priorities that could disproportionately censor marginalized groups. (article)
  7. Propaganda as History: Rome Didn’t Fall When You Think It Did. Here’s Why That Fabricated History Still Matters Today (article)
  8. In an interview with Björn Wahlroos DN: air and water should be privatized (article)
  9. WATCH: Charlie Kirk Gets HUMILIATED by a Comedian in a Debate on Abortion Rights (video)
  10. Fake Facebook “WhistleBlower” Pushes Censorship (video)
  11. A Yale program drew fire over donor meddling. Its real problem was promoting war. (article)
  12. Democrats Join Republicans To Sabotage The Left (video)
  13. UBI is kinda stupid, really (video)
  14. How a $2 Million Condo in Brooklyn Ends Up With a $157 Tax Bill (article)
  15. Food Sovereignty, A Manifesto For The Future Of Our Planet (article)
  16. Connecticut group home workers launch strike against low wages and benefits (article)

October 3 to October 9, 2021

  1. The War in Afghanistan Is What Happens When McKinsey Types Run Everything (article)
  2. Pandora Papers: Secret wealth and dealings of world leaders exposed (article)
  3. A hellhole yesterday, today and tomorrow: Mayor de Blasio’s epic Rikers Island failure (op ed)
  4. FAIR: Counterspin: Alec Karakatsanis on ‘Crime Surge’ Copaganda, Jane Manning on Gender-Based Crime (podcast)
  5. Armed citizen kills would-be Church’s Chicken crook (article) Posted because this is viewed as a good thing by 2nd Amendment supporters
  6. Clearview AI Has New Tools to Identify You in Photos (article)
  7. How Milton Friedman Exploited White Supremacy to Privatize Education (article)
  8. Pandora Papers: Massive Leak Exposes How Elite Shield Their Wealth & Avoid Taxes in Colonial Legacy (video)
  9. Facebook Whistleblower Exposes How its Algorithm Deliberately Promotes Hate (video)
  10. FBI Raids NYPD Sergeants Union Headquarters, Ed Mullins’ Home (article)
  11. Pictures From an Interrogation: Drawings by Abu Zubaydah
  12. Shithole Country: Almost half a million US households lack indoor plumbing: ‘The conditions are inhumane’ (article)
  13. ‘They were snatched up in 12 hours’: First-time homebuyers face stiff competition and high prices (article)
  14. AOC Babbles Incoherently About ‘Present’ Vote For Extra Iron Dome $ (video)
  15. How Rep. Josh Gottheimer Got Outmatched by the Congressional Progressive Caucus (article)
  16. White House to Restore Key Elements of Nation’s ‘Bedrock Environmental Law’ Gutted by Trump (article)
  17. Abolition, Cultural Freedom, Liberation: Angela Y. Davis, Mike Davis, and Ruth Wilson Gilmore for a conversation hosted by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (85 minute video) Have not yet listened but given speakers felt worth posting
  18. Dept. of Justice Report Suggests SF DA Boudin’s Prosecution Tactics Working to Reduce Crime Rates
  19. VOCAL NY celebrates a hard-won success on Users Union bill (tweet)
  20. U.S.P.S. Begins Postal Banking Pilot Program
  21. The Film Industry Wants to Keep the Status Quo? Then Shut It Down (column)
  22. The Onion: Things That Always Surprise Foreigners About American Health Care (slide show)

Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2021

  1. Occupy Wall Street then and now
  2. New Yorker Interviews an Eco-Terrorist Who Calls on Activists to Blow Up Pipelines (article and podcast)
  3. AOC’s Word Salad Excuse For Selling-Out to Pelosi & Israel Lobby (Jimmy Dore 31:00 rant)
  4. 23 Pct NYPD Anti-Crime Unit Caught Illegally Stopping & Searching Harlem Motorist Youtube video
  5. New Report Shows Media Negligence in Coverage of New York Bail Reform Led To Rollbacks Report
  6. The myth of green capitalism
  7. Landlords Use Secret Algorithms to Screen Potential Tenants
  8. NYC homeless rights advocate faces eviction after voucher payment vanishes
  9. Eric Adams Misses City Inspectors Again After Illegal Apartment Complaint on His Brooklyn Building
  10. Help Jailed People Vote
  11. The US Should Welcome Haitian Refugees, Not Brutalize and Deport Them
  12. House passes EQUAL Act that seeks to eliminate sentencing disparities harshly doled out to African Americans Time to pressure the senate
  13. The Democrats Who Support the Progressive Reconciliation Strategy
  14. A once-in-a-generation chance to revive the UAW is coming
  15. Trump Had a Mob. He Also Had a Plan.
  16. Why Americans Die So Much
  17. Highlighting the Civil Rights Advocates Nominated to the Federal Bench
  18. Hack Of Oath Keepers Militia Group Includes Names Of Active NYPD Officers
  19. Bringing “radical” politics to labor organizing
  20. ‘Appalled’ UN Human Rights Panel Urges Immediate Release, Compensation for Steven Donziger
  21. America faces supply-chain disruption and shortages. Here’s why Matt Stoller

Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, 2021

  1. Occupy — Still Free
  2. Gov. Hochul signs Less is More Act (what took so long?)
  3. 10,000 John Deere Workers Poised to Strike
  4. Time to take profit out of elections systems
  5. Former Neo-Nazi Warns Americans About Tucker Carlson’s DANGEROUS Rhetoric
  6. Biden’s Border Patrol Caught Using Whips On Haitian Asylum Seekers
  7. Ali, Activism & The Modern Athlete” Presented by PBS and The Undefeated, Featuring Ken Burns
  8. From the 19th Amendment to the Occupy Movement: Women’s Social Movement with Heather Hurwitz, Ph.D. former Alternative Banking member
  9. House Republican suspects US drone strikes killing civilians are ‘a bit of a rule, not just the exception’
  10. The Legal Repercussions of the War on Terror
  11. Booby traps in the legal system and some people getting help
  12. The Surprising Lives of Germany’s ‘Basic Income’ Raffle Winners
  13. How (Not) to Tax Billionaires
  14. Why A Transformation Of Caregiving Could Be Biden’s B.F.D.
  15. 20 Years After Start of ‘War on Terror’, Groups Demand Closure of Gitmo ‘Once and For All’
  16. Ellsberg on Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War
  17. What You Aren’t Hearing About AOC’s Dress Scandal
  18. The Cost of War
  19. Latin American And Caribbean Leaders Approve Historic Agreement
  20. Rep. Cori Bush: From Activist to Congress
  21. U.S. special envoy to Haiti resigns, citing ‘inhumane’ deportation of Haitians
  22. Democrats still have real options for immigration reform
  23. CEO SAYS “DIGITAL PROSTITUTION” IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE JOB | #fariszacina
  24. ‘This Is Big’: House Passes Amendment to Cut US Complicity in Saudi Bombing of Yemen
  25. NYC Set to Pass Food Delivery App Laws Securing Workers Minimum Pay, Bathrooms and More
  26. Ending Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Did NOT Boost Job Growth
  27. Free press? Reporters Kicked Out Of White House Press Conference with Boris Johnson Mid-Sentence
  28. Forcing Students to Love America is Unpatriotic

September 12 to September 18

  1. Abolitionist Storywork: Weaving Collective Narratives of Freedom
  2. Science Denying Intercept Reporter Doxxes Ivermectin Truth-Teller
  3. Sen. Joe Manchin suggests requiring people to work so they can get Biden’s monthly child tax credit
  4. Unusual Progressive-Centrist Alliance Wins Universal Child Care Subsidy
  5. LAPD Documents Reveal Use of Social Media Monitoring Tools
  6. An opportunity to cut back on nuclear weapons and military budget, and reduce risk of global destruction
  7. Filmmaker Gregory Cooke Highlights Black Rosie the Riveters in New Documentary
  8. Doug Henwood: Why Bitcoin Is A Scam
  9. Squad Ignores Real Eviction Protest On Capitol Hill
  10. Six officers accused of ending up on wrong side of attempted coup are shielded from public eye
  11. Republicans have always wanted to re-fight the Civil War. Well, here’s their chance
  12. The expropriation of the rental sharks requires a socialist program
  13. REVEALED: New 9/11 Docs SHOW US Plot To COVER UP Saudi Connection
  14. Bernie’s Organization Completely Sells Out To Biden
  15. Eric Clapton Releases Cringeworthy Anti-Vax “Anthem”
  16. Men Against Fire: How the Majority of Soldiers in Every War Steadfastly Refuse to Harm the Enemy
  17. Black Lives Matter protesters arrested outside Met Gala, where AOC schmoozes inside
    AOC Attends $30,000 Plate Event & Ignores Protestors Outside
  18. UN Report Calls for ‘Repurposing’ $470 Billion in Agriculture Support to Serve People and Planet
  19. Stacey Abrams: “The Freedom to Vote Act Has My Strong Support.”
  20. Pelosi Says We Need ‘A Big Strong Republican Party’
  21. “Foreign Investors” Aren’t Causing Canada’s Housing Crisis. Capitalism Is.
  22. TikTok Star Exposes How DUMB Conservative Hysteria Over Critical Race Theory is by Trolling
  23. Spike Lee’s 9/11 doc still has the building blocks he was laying for his controlled demolition exposé

September 5 to September 11, 2021

  1. Reposting because we plan to discuss: The Invention of Individual Responsibility
  2. Heeding Steve Bannon’s Call, Election Deniers Organize to Seize Control of the GOP — and Reshape America’s Elections “Democracy may not exist, but we’ll miss it when it is gone” Astra Taylor
  3. Remembering Attica
  4. Abortion, Surveillance, and Vigilantism: An American Story — How race and gender matter for abortion politics
  5. Counterfeit Capitalism: Why a Monopolized Economy Leads to Inflation and Shortages
    Glen Weyl: “The Very Structure of Capitalism Is Inherently Monopolistic”
  6. The Fight for the Federal Reserve
  7. A Fintech Fox in the Regulatory Henhouse
  8. Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against Florida’s Protest Law, Calling It ‘Vague and Overbroad’
  9. Saagar Enjeti: Lab Leak Docs PROVE Fauci LIED To Congress On Gain Of Function Research
  10. CONFIRMED: Joe Manchin’s Daughter Was DIRECTLY Involved in EpiPen Price Fixing Scheme
  11. Thomas Frank: How Liberals Use COVID To SMEAR Working Class Americans
  12. How China Lifted 850 Million People Out of Extreme Poverty, w/ Tings Chak
  13. Movement For A People’s Party Were Arrested At The Capitol Unlike The Squad
  14. Deputy cliques in L.A. County Sheriff’s Department likely growing, study finds
  15. Why the Supreme Court is VERY Likely to Target Gay Marriages After Abortion
  16. Kim Iversen: Is Fauci’s Botched Handling Of The AIDS Epidemic Being Repeated?
  17. Chris Hedges says we’re being looted by BARBARIAN Hordes! 👹
  18. El Salvador president steps in to fix bitcoin rollout snags
  19. 2 siblings charged in the Capitol riot are asking for their GPS ankle monitors to be removed so one can give a water birth and the other can go hiking
  20. Musicians Warning Fans About the Music Industry
  21. Depraved New Trend Is Terrorizing Women
  22. FTC Cracks Down on Planned Obsolescence at McDonald’s
  23. Blowback: the forever wars are coming home

August 29 to September 4, 2021

  1. History Is Clear. America’s Military Is Way Too Big.
  2. The Legacy of 9/11: Reckoning with a 20-Year Ideology of War, Nativism, and Authoritarianism
  3. When Will Biden Join the Fight for Voting Rights?
  4. Keeping People Out of Jail Keeps People Out of Jail
  5. What’s in the Afghan biometric database we left for the Taliban?
  6. The Big Money Behind the Big Lie
  7. What The Texas Abortion Ban Does
  8. These 16 Texas laws went into effect 9/1 Restricting abortions, protests, voting and homelessness but allowing guns, beer and medical marijuana
  9. Dems Still Blaming Jill Stein and Susan Sarandon For Current Failures! including Texas Abortion Ban
  10. Old but overlooked story: Rep. House Leader McCarthy’s close relatives got no-bid military contract by claiming to be Cherokee
  11. Groups Urge Swift Passage of Bills to Break Up Big Tech, Other Monopolies
  12. ‘The Climate Crisis Is an Inequality Crisis,’ Says Ocasio-Cortez After Deadly Storm Hits Northeast
  13. ‘Catastrophe’ Feared as 35 Million People Are Set to Lose Jobless Aid in 3 Days
  14. Indigenous Resistance Disrupts Billions of Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annually
  15. Afghanistan Collapse Reveals Beltway Media’s Loyalty To Permanent War
  16. Right-Wing Textbooks Are Embarrassingly STUPID
  17. 46 Pct. – Off-Duty NYPD Officer Kills Spanish Male In The Bronx
    New York Daily News lies about it
  18. Krystal Ball: Maddow Show is ENDING! Is MSNBC SCREWED?
  19. The Invention of Individual Responsibility
  20. Sweden wanted to bomb Afghanistan to ‘market’ their fighter jets
  21. Salvadorans reject implementation of bitcoin law
  22. Guns and Butter: Corporate Socialism: The Great Reset
  23. “Commodifying our communities:” The case for abolishing NYC’s tax lien sale and prioritizing community land trusts in a new tax collection and property disposition system
  24. QAnon Propaganda played at Ithaca Eviction Court
  25. How The CIA Used ISIS-K To Keep Its Afghanistan Business
  26. Companies Need More Workers. Why Do They Reject Millions of Résumés?

August 22 to August 28, 2021

  1. Afghanistan:
  2. Oreo & Ritz Workers Protest ‘SLAVE’ Like Conditions
  3. The Murderous Police Gangs of Los Angeles
  4. 100 Years of Urban Public Housing Success
  5. Botswana’s Radical Experiment in National Unity
  6. The War on Reality, COVID and the media
  7. The Great Covid Class War The pandemic has created the perfect pretext for enacting economically destructive policies.
  8. Planetary Boundaries: A safe operating space for humanity — and an assessment that we have violated some of them.
  9. To Stop Climate Collapse, Must We End Capitalism?
  10. Buffalo Democrats are trying to stop socialist nominee India Walton by any means necessary
  11. Politician compares Universal Basic Income to being robbed by ‘rapists and murderers’
  12. Largest NYC police union to sue city if vaccine mandate ordered: report
  13. NYPD Will Hire 250 School Agents To Address Shortages
  14. Santa Monica Prohibiting Certain Items at Public Assemblies and Community Events
  15. There are at least 3 featured speakers at Santa Monica Stop Socialism event who have federal criminal involvement

August 15 to August 21, 2021

  1. Briahna Joy Gray: Biden FAILING Miserably On Progressive Issues, Manchin ALREADY BALKS At $3.5T Bill
  2. “And then Fidel came” – Carlos Puebla (English lyrics)
  3. Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Speech at Rio Environmental Conference
  4. Biden CAUGHT In LIE About Student Debt
  5. Afghanistan
  6. Chris Hedges | Elites Used Pandemic to STEAL From Us
  7. Supermarket Scam: Mega Firms Control What We Eat and Grow
  8. Private Equity Firms Prepare To Loot Public Utilities
  9. YouTube Admits To Stealing From Creators
  10. How the US made affordable homes illegal
  11. CDC’s eviction moratorium to continue, US appeals court rules
  12. Supreme Court blocks NY eviction moratorium, what it means
  13. Trump: A Communist Perspective for the Politically Ignorant
  14. The US Tax Code Should Not Allow Billionaires to Exist
  15. Australia To Pay Reparations To “Stolen Generation”
    Ross Wilson – Living in the Land of Oz (Australian Aborigine Protest Song) [1976]
  16. If You’re so Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich? Turns out It’s Just Chance.
  17. Christian Network Furious Over Bill That Helps The Sick & Needy
  18. LIAR?: Biden Goes FULL BERNIE On Healthcare

August 8 to August 14, 2021

  1. Chris Hedges | Why THE SQUAD is USELESS
  2. TINY HOUSES HAVE A BIG PROBLEM
  3. Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Would Strip America For Parts
  4. New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams says, “America is not a socialist country”
  5. Andrew Cuomo brags about saving New York lawmakers from looking like ‘ship of fools’ with impeachment
  6. Protesters Hang Pig Heads and Banners Outside Future Precinct
  7. “And then Fidel came” – Carlos Puebla (English lyrics)
  8. Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Speech at Rio Environmental Conference

August 1 to August 7, 2021

  1. Glen Ford’s Journalism Fought for Black Liberation and Against Imperialism
  2. The story of mRNA: How a once-dismissed idea became a leading technology in the Covid vaccine race
  3. Congress moves to reclaim its war powers
  4. Howie Hawkins: Voting Rights Should Include the Right to Vote for Who You Want
  5. You shouldn’t be supporting the Cuban protests
  6. TYT Attacks Grassroots Healthcare Activists!

July 25 to July 31, 2021

  1. NYC sent non-police teams to respond to mental health calls. Surprise! It worked better
  2. Media IGNORES Medicare For All Rally In 40+ Cities
  3. Psycho Televangelist Says Biden’s ‘Communist Revolution’ Will Put You In Camps
  4. Tim Wise: Conservatives are Using Cynicism to Deflect From Real Problems
  5. Here Are The Jobs That Will Disappear In The Next 10 Years
  6. Chris Hedges | The HORRIFIC State of the American Empire
  7. We will let you shut up’: Givara Budeiri recounts arrest by Israeli police
  8. Attorney: U.S. Case Against Julian Assange Falls Apart, as Key Witness Says He Lied to Get Immunity
  9. Marianne Williamson: DOJ CAUGHT Trying To COVER UP War Crime With Charges Against Julian Assange
  10. NBC & The Hill Get It Completely Wrong About 1033 Program
  11. Gracie Mansion ‘sleep-out’ condemns de Blasio’s effort to return homeless to shelters
  12. Buffalo Common Council researching form of governance that replaces the mayor to prevent socialist India Walton from serving
  13. BAN Childless People From Voting? Great Idea! – Fox & Friends
  14. Housing Discrimination: John Oliver
  15. The Scheme Speech 4: A New Constitutional Right for Dark Money
  16. HERO Drone Whistleblower Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison
  17. MUST WATCH: Frito-Lay Worker Electrocuted, Denied Healthcare & Spied On By Company
  18. Krystal Ball: Greatest Wealth Transfer IN HISTORY Happening Under Biden’s Watch
  19. Krystal and Saagar: Amazon Execs ADMIT Workers Treated As Collateral Damage On Bezos’s Last Day
  20. Krystal and Saagar: PROOF Undercover Cops Present On January 6th
  21. Do Black Americans Have the Right to Bear Arms?
  22. Infrastructure Summer: One Deal Forward, One Deal Back
  23. Pandemic Aid Programs Spur a RECORD DROP in Poverty in U.S. (temporarily)
  24. AOC ADMITS She Won’t Fight Biden & Corporate Dems Publicly!
  25. Israeli forces raid Palestinian Children’s NGO
  26. Biden Evicting Millions THIS WEEKEND
  27. Kim Iversen: Nancy Pelosi’s OUT OF TOUCH Student Debt Response Shows How Elites HIJACKED Education
  28. Intro #146 vouchers expected in Sept. after public comment
  29. Report documents biased federal judges

July 18 to July 24, 2021

  1. July 1919: White Mob Terrorizes Black D.C. Residents in Red Summer Rampage
  2. Cost comparison: FY2022 DOD budget vs. annual funding from bipartisan infrastructure bill
  3. Why Solidarity with Haiti Is Important – Dr. Jemima Pierre
  4. Eleven Minutes With Doug Henwood on “Take Me to Your Leader: The Rot of the American Ruling Class”
  5. Dozens arrested in Los Angeles as anti-trans protest outside spa turns violent
  6. CIA Considered Bombing Miami To Blame Cuba!
  7. AOC Caught Deleting Tweets Supporting CIA-Backed Protests
  8. A “traitor” to the American death machine faces years in prison — while the killing goes on Daniel Hale was at OWS
  9. Abdul Latif Nasser Released From Guantanamo After 19 Years Of Detention Without Charge
  10. We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice
  11. Biden Launches Sweeping Action on “Big Tech, Big Pharma, and Big Ag.” Can It Be Real?
  12. This is a real crime wave that gets no attention: Contractors steal more than $100 billion a year for Federal Government, FBI says
  13. What happens if Chinese wealth is unleashed on the world?
  14. New protections for NYC fast food workers to take effect July 4
  15. Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Rent ANYWHERE In USA
  16. Ben & Jerry’s Stops Selling Ice Cream In Occupied Palestinian Territory
  17. Eyeing Federal Infrastructure Windfall, Private Equity Courts Public Utilities
  18. New Controversy Emerges Over The Selling Of Hunter Biden’s High Priced Art
  19. Space Returns Unwanted Amazon Delivery
  20. A Murder ‘Solved’ in 4 Hours Sent the Wrong Man to Prison for 23 Years
  21. Candace Owens Accidentally Backs Medicare For All!
  22. Taxpayers helped pay for Bezos’ boondoggle
  23. The Bezos Theory of Value Is Deeply Disturbing
  24. FBI Instigated Kidnapping Plot Of Michigan Governor
  25. TYT Investor Demands Criminalizing Homelessness
  26. Krystal and Saagar: Fauci LIES On Gain Of Function In FIERY Rand Paul Exchange
  27. Biden Now Bombing Poorest People On Earth
  28. AOC Finally FIGHTS?: We’ll ‘TANK’ The Infrastructure Bill

July 11 to July 17, 2021

  1. Taking Stock: U.S. Counterterrorism Interventions in Africa Today
  2. Haiti: Black Despots and White Rulers
  3. Black Alliance for Peace: Statements on Haiti
  4. NACLA: Haiti in Context: In the wake of the assassination of Haiti’s president, this NACLA reading list offers background on the country’s political situation and social movements’ demands.
  5. The Power of the Fed
  6. Federal Reserve Actions Have Significantly Weakened Post-Crisis Banking Protection Rules
  7. The legacy of 9/11
  8. Biden Illegally Bombs Middle East Again!
  9. US Can’t Seem To Build Enough Human Extinction-Causing Nukes!
  10. YouTube Censorship Is Out Of Control
  11. An idea New York should invest in: A municipal bank makes great sense
  12. Why Shouldn’t the People Own the Banks?
  13. A Democratic Socialist Agenda Is Possible in Buffalo. It Depends on Labor Unions.
  14. Costa Rica’s Banco Popular shows how banks can be democratic, green – and financially sustainable
  15. The Frightening New Republican Consensus
  16. Scottsdale woman indicted for casting dead mother’s ballot
  17. Inside The Nation’s Overdose Crisis in Prisons and Jails
  18. Joe Manchin’s “highly suspicious” reversal on voting bill follows donation from corporate lobby
  19. MSNBC Courts Younger Viewers With NeoCons & FBI Agents
  20. US media co-opts Cuba protests for imperialist ends
  21. Cuba Today: Homeland, People and Sovereignty: Elements of the current crisis in Cuba and proposed measures to respond.
  22. Marvel Confirms Captain America Would Have Switched Sides in Vietnam
  23. Jamaica Seeks Reparations for Slavery from Britain
  24. The U.S. Is Increasingly Diverse, So Why Is Segregation Getting Worse?
  25. Lost Opportunity, Lost Lives: During the pandemic, prison officials could have prevented sickness and death by releasing those most vulnerable.

July 4 to July 10, 2021

  1. Last American Vagabond: Interview of Dr. Robert Malone, Inventor of mRNA Technology
  2. TrueAnon Podcast on Tesla: The Lamest Show On Earth (Part 1 of 3)
  3. Supreme Court “Hijacking” Democracy with Rulings That Gut Voting Rights & Allow More Dark Money
  4. The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Have Laid the Groundwork for the Devastation to Come
  5. Class Struggle Built the Welfare State
  6. Why Is It So Hard To Sue a Bad Cop?
  7. Critical Race Theory: What is it and why does the right wing hate it so much?
    • Josh comment: Actually, the Right loves to hate CRT. Very effectively using it as a scare tactic doing so.
  8. Utica: The Last Refuge film (long trailer)
  9. There Are No Mass Migrations Without U.S. Meddling and Militarism
  10. Workers Are Funding The War On Themselves
  11. Kristin Richardson Jordan, a 34-year-old activist and democratic socialist, poised to topple incumbent Bill Perkins in City Council District 9
  12. Chi Ossé’s Revolution Is About to Land in New York City Politics
  13. Senators Want to Pay for Infrastructure With “Asset Recycling.” That’s Just a Fancy Term for Privatization
  14. New Alaskan Oil Quest Sparks Battle Over Tribal Sovereignty
  15. Civilian Climate Corps would be a win-win for climate and equity
  16. Why the Climate Crisis Demands Democracy Reform
  17. Dirty tricks campaign in Peru to deny the left’s Presidential victory
  18. ‘A Great Day’: Biden Fires Trump’s Social Security Boss Who Refused to Resign
  19. Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan
  20. CIA Stories: Death Squads in Afghanistan
  21. Stressed-out Houston renters battling back against landlords with new help: A tenants union

June 27 to July 3

  1. Connecticut Becomes 1st State To Make All Prison Phone Calls Free
  2. We Need A Resurrection, Not An Insurrection
  3. 14 Steps to Moral Fusion Organizing
  4. NYPD use pepper spray at peaceful Queer Liberation March
  5. Weapons with minds of their own: The future of warfare is seen in computer algorithms that enable weapons to decide what to hit – and therefore whom to kill
  6. The Thin Blue Lies Behind Crime Wave Hype
  7. How Alvin Bragg Rejects Bill Bratton and Broken Windows Policing
  8. Socialist Candidates Can Win Working-Class Voters of All Colors
  9. The Billionaires Are Nervous. And They Should Be Nervous by Alexa Aviles, likely winner of city council district 38
  10. Socialist, presumptive Buffalo mayor-elect India Walton discusses her campaign and plans
  11. Nina Turner Is Reaching Forward and Reaching Back: Dems should learn from her, not oppose her
  12. US carries out air raids on Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq
  13. Investors Will Buy Anything Now
  14. US Media Give New Respect to Lab Leak Theory—Though Evidence Is as Lacking as Ever
  15. “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? Frederick Douglass
  16. That Sad History That Led to Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death & Why We Blame Her
  17. Renters, Owners, and the New York City Left’s Mayoral Ennui
  18. Spies in the media: influencing the terms of debate
  19. Biden and Trump appeals court nominees
  20. Hell’s Kitchen Hotel Residents Protest Move Back To Shelters
  21. Shelter residents lock themselves in hotel rooms as eviction begins in Hell’s Kitchen
  22. NYPD budget:
  23. How Rumsfeld deserves to be remembered
  24. Kristi Noem Is Activating Forces That She Does Not Understand and Will Never Be Able to Control South Dakota sending troops to patrol the southern border
  25. July is Homeless Rights Month in NYC
  26. Revealed: ExxonMobil’s lobbying war on climate change legislation
  27. Astra Taylor: Case for a debt jubilee (NY Times + Twitter)
  28. The Supreme Court Is Putting Democracy at Risk
  29. Eleven Minutes With Doug Henwood on American Ruling Class

June 20 to June 26, 2021

  1. Corporate America loves to fly the rainbow flag, while donating to anti-LGBTQ causes
  2. Of Course Mitch McConnell Has No Interest in Joe Manchin’s Voting Rights Compromise
  3. Leaked Call Reveals Manchin Colluding With Wall Street to Preserve Filibuster
  4. Why Are There Shortages of Plastic Bags Needed for Vaccine Production? Monopolies and Patents
  5. STUNNING: Biden Tells Biggest Lie Ever!
  6. Aaron Maté Addresses TYT Feud, Media HYPOCRISY On U.S. Weapons Freeze In Ukraine
  7. Krystal and Saagar: America Should NOT Become A Nation Of Renters
  8. Biden Tracking ‘Anti-Capitalist Extremists’
  9. Biden’s Craven Death Penalty Reversal
  10. Kamala Harris’ Creepy Laugh Signals Dishonesty
    • What does Jimmy Dore’s sneer signal?
  11. Biden’s first 100 days: How U.S. immigration policy has — and hasn’t — changed
  12. Why Juilliard Students are Protesting
  13. Police SHOCKED When Held Accountable For Their Actions
  14. Justice Alito is “Pissed” SCOTUS didn’t strip healthcare away from millions
  15. GOP pushes CENSURE of The Squad over factual comments
  16. OUTRAGEOUS! Biden packs immigration courts with Trumpers
  17. How billionaires pay millions to hide trillions
  18. The Authoritarian Instincts of Police Unions
  19. Why This Proudly Jewish Lawmaker Is One of Israel’s Biggest Critics in Congress
  20. India Walton Could Become The First Socialist Mayor Of A Major U.S. City In Decades
  21. Ban killer drones: here and abroad
  22. The Propaganda Playbook: A Section-by-Section Dissection of Tucker Carlson’s Communication Strategy
  23. ‘The Tea Party to the 10th power’: Trumpworld bets big on critical race theory
  24. Public Transportation Should Be Free
  25. The unknown history of Black uprisings
  26. Ohio Republican official indicted for voter fraud after forging his deceased father’s signature
  27. NYC Voters: Prioritize Policing Alternatives To Tackle Violence Also, note that we are NOT in the midst of a crime wave
  28. Cancel student debt: Biden, you can do it
  29. The Private Equity Firm That Made a Killing From the Saudi Death Squad

June 6 to June 19, 2021

  1. Map of historical massacres of Black people
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr. called the filibuster a “tragedy” used by “misguided Senators” to block people “even from voting”
  3. Pedro Castillo ready to lead Peru after election count
  4. The corruption of the SEC, over decades and till today
  5. Manchin ENDS Biden Presidency With TSUNAMI Of Lies
  6. Biden Keeping Trump’s Tax Cuts For The Wealthy; AOC Simps for Him
  7. Biden ABANDONS Public Option, Media LIES For Him
  8. Biden Sides With Anti-LGBTQ Extremist Groups
  9. Kamala Harris Repeats Trump’s Message To Immigrants
  10. OOPS: Bernie Praises Biden For Policies He DROPPED
  11. Canada: Kamloops Indian Residential School Graves filled with 215 Children
  12. Harvard Study: Car Pollution in NYC Claims 1,400 Lives, Billions in Costs
  13. Georgia Board of Education Votes to Censor American History
  14. Pentagon running ‘secret army of 60,000 around world’
  15. What happened in the Israeli police ‘torture room’ in Nazareth?
  16. Ilhan Omar Presses Blinken on Palestinian Rights—He Faceplants
  17. SHAMEFUL Dems Throw Ilhan Under The Bus For TRUTH!
  18. The true price cost of coal
  19. The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax
  20. Inside New York’s Grueling Parole Application Process
  21. NY Passes HONDA bill to turn unused hotels into permanent housing for at risk New Yorkers
  22. Developer Abandons Keystone XL Pipeline Project, Ending Decade-Long Battle
  23. Rep. Jayapal OPPOSES Voting On Her Own Bill!
  24. N.Y.P.D. Says It Used Restraint During Protests. Here’s What the Videos Show.
  25. Low-Flying DHS Helicopter Showers Anti-Pipeline Protests With Debris
  26. Marni reports a victory: We stopped the Trust
  27. Marco Rubio Will Defer Your Student Loans, But Only if You Survive a Terrorist Attack
  28. Senate opponents of democracy reform were elected with millions in dark money
  29. Warren Buffett and the Myth of the ‘Good Billionaire’
  30. What the Rich Don’t Want to Admit About the Poor
  31. Noam Chomsky: The Elites Are Fighting a Vicious Class War All the Time
  32. Corporations LARP as LGBTQ Allies While They Fund Anti-LGBTQ Politicians
  33. Krystal Ball: Groundbreaking Study PROVES Culture Wars KILL Class Politics
  34. Krystal and Saagar: Wuhan Lab CAUGHT Housing Bats Despite Past Lies
  35. House tees up war authorization repeal while Senate waits on White House
  36. Transparency on police shootings:
  37. The public option is now a reality in 3 states
  38. Less policing + more resources = safer communities

May 30 to June 5, 2021

  1. David Sirota: INSIDE Koch Network’s Bid To Become America’s Landlord
  2. What’s Really Fueling The U.S. Labor Shortage | The Mehdi Hasan Show
  3. Reconstruction: America After the Civil War
  4. Amazon Prime Is an Economy-Distorting Lie
  5. How the Supreme Court Contributed to Growing Inequality
  6. NY Times & Israeli paper feature photos of all 67 Palestinian children killed in Gaza
  7. His Rule Slipping Away, Netanyahu Could Bring Capitol Insurrection to Israel
  8. Jim Crow Killed Voting Rights for Generations. Now the GOP Is Repeating History
  9. Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case will be another front in the voting rights wars
  10. Biden’s Justice Department Is Walking Into a Trap Set by Trump Appointees
  11. The next PM of Israel even more openly racist than Netanyahu
  12. Public figures deal with stress, get different receptions:
  13. With police reform, better lives for all
  14. Tulsa isn’t the only race massacre you were never taught in school. Here are others.
  15. America’s poor foot much of the bill for credit card points, miles, and cash back.
  16. NYPD removal of students from schools on the rise They handcuffed 23 seven-year-olds, seven six-year-olds and three five-year-olds.
  17. The Tulsa massacre, denial of tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones, whitewashing of American history
  18. As a vet spoke about Memorial Day’s roots in Black history, his mic was cut. It was no accident.
  19. Meet Your Mayor We have more choices than you might think. If you can find 5 you like better than Adams and Yang, list them all.
  20. 24 Minutes In Mott Haven: A year ago, NYPD beat peaceful protestor in the South Bronx
  21. NYPD’s Sprawling Facial Recognition System Has More Than 15,000 Cameras
  22. A Quick History of McDonald’s Exploitation of Workers
  23. Kamala Harris Abandons Helping Border Immigrants
  24. Biden Ruining Presidency With Magical Thinking

May 23 to May 29, 2021

  1. Squad Caves & Votes To SUPER FUND Police!
  2. Stunner: Biden Retracts EVERY Campaign Promise
  3. Americans REALLY Want Higher Taxes On The Rich
  4. Cops Charged For Assaulting 73-Year-Old Woman With Dementia
  5. Feckless Bernie Too Late To Force The Vote
  6. Hospital Chain Sues THOUSANDS of Patients For Unpaid Medical Bills
  7. 100-Plus AP Staffers ‘Strongly Disapprove’ of Emily Wilder Firing, Call for Updates to Social Media Policies
  8. A Black Lives Matter activist reflects on a year of fighting for justice
  9. Lawmakers are Targeting the Courts that Could Shoot Down Voter Suppression Laws
  10. GOP Megadonors Fund Andrew Yang Super PAC
  11. MyPillow CEO Says He Got & Hid Voting Machines Across Country
  12. Abby Martin WINS Lawsuit Against Georgia—Court Strikes Down Their Anti-BDS Law
  13. Historian says 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre was “actively covered up” by White community
  14. Rand Paul Is Anti-Vax, Says He’s Immune
  15. How privilege and capital warped a movement: George Floyd and America
  16. Biden, unlike Trump, thinks businesses shouldn’t be free to abuse consumers
  17. NY City Council expected to pass increase in homeless vouchers
  18. Council Will Hold Long-Awaited Vote to Raise Value of NYC Housing Vouchers Changes were made at the last minute and the final bill is not what homeless NYers fought for.
    The Outgoing New York City Council Is Disgusting, and It Doesn’t Seem to Be Ashamed. (member blog post about above)
  19. Midtown Shelter On ‘Billionaire’s Row’ Can Be Built, Court Rules
  20. Activists push for parole reform
  21. Exxon and Chevron Got Their Teeth Kicked In, But Shareholders Won’t Finish the Job
  22. Dutch Court Orders Shell Oil Company to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030
  23. The Rights of Nature — Can an Ecosystem Bear Legal Rights?
  24. Why is the Palestinian Authority arresting West Bank activists?
  25. Jeremy Corbyn Tells Jacobin: Israel Must End the Siege of Gaza
  26. EPIC Video Lampoons Insanity Of For-Profit Healthcare
  27. The Chinese Forced Labor Lie Collapses

May 16 to May 22, 2021

  1. Georgia Supreme Court Rules You Can Use FORCE, and Damage Property, to Resist Unlawful Arrest!
  2. Intercept Smears WRONG Reporter For Doing Reporting
  3. Unions Take Up the Fight for Racial Justice
  4. Philadelphia reform DA Krasner easily wins primary
  5. Survivors of Tulsa Massacre Testify in Congress
  6. MSM “Independently Confirms” Totally False STORIES
  7. Non-Americans Respond In HORROR To US Healthcare System
  8. DEBUNKED: Two Straight Minutes Of Fox LIES About The Economy
  9. MSNBC Host: Palestinians Have A Right To Defend Themselves!
  10. The Tide is FINALLY Turning in the U.S. in Favor of Palestinian Human Rights
  11. Zaid Jilani: Why Media Coverage Of Israel-Palestine Is DANGEROUS
  12. Krystal Ball: Israel DECIMATES AP Bureau And Biden Does NOTHING
  13. Israel Lied to the U.S. About Their War Crimes, Biden GIVES Them More Weapons Anyway
  14. Israel SMEARS Bella Hadid For Palestine Post
  15. Every Israeli Talking POINT Debunked
  16. Rashida Tlaib PHYSICALLY Confronts Biden Over Israel
  17. Social Media HELPS Silence Palestinians
  18. Former NYTimes Journo Bari Weiss Approves Killing CHILDREN while Sitting in Fertility Clinic
  19. Debunking Israel’s ‘Human Shield’ Defense in Gaza Massacre
  20. Bernie Sanders MOVES to Block U.S. Arms Sale to Israel
  21. Biden Threatens To RUN Over Reporters For Asking About Israel
  22. Palestinian general strike
  23. Alan Dershowitz Viciously ATTACKS Bernie Sanders on Newsmax
  24. Multiple Unions Say No To Shipping To Israel
  25. Ocasio-Cortez Leads House Dems’ Demand That Biden ‘End the Carceral Approach to Immigration’
  26. OUTRAGEOUS! Defense Contractors Will Sue Pentagon If Wars End
  27. CNN Host SHREDDED For Asking If Americans Are Lazy
  28. Krystal Ball: Employers know your class status in SEVEN WORDS
  29. STUDY: Over-Working KILLS
  30. Krystal and Saagar: Biden QUIETLY Appoints Neera Tanden To Key WH Position
  31. Chile’s Communist Party WON Santiago Mayor’s Office
  32. Dianne Morales’s Public Bank Proposal vs. Andrew Yang’s Public Bank Proposal
  33. Pro-Transparency Tucker Carlson DOESN’T Want Riot Investigation
  34. Opinion: COVID-19 Taught Us That Housing is Healthcare—NYC Must Pass Intro 146
  35. Bernie & AOC Give LIP Service To McDonald’s Workers & #FightFor$15
  36. AFGHANISTAN, The 20-year War
  37. Squad Members Reject Capital Hill Security Bill
  38. Is This the Beginning of the End of Israeli Apartheid?
  39. Why Does the United States Support Israel?
  40. SHOCKER: Biden Continues Doing Putin’s Bidding
  41. Krystal Ball: New Data Reveals CEOs LIED About Taking Pay Cuts
  42. A Day of Action: Educators Pledge to Teach the Truth, June 12
  43. YouTube Censoring Israel Coverage By Independent News
  44. Twitter-Restricted Palestine-Based Journalist Debunks One of Israel’s Biggest Lies
  45. B’Tselem: Killing blockaded civilians and destroying infrastructure on a massive scale: Israel is committing war crimes in the Gaza Strip
  46. DEADLY Mass Protests Enter Third Week In Colombia
  47. Lawmakers are Targeting the Courts that Could Shoot Down Voter Suppression Laws
  48. GOP Megadonors Fund Andrew Yang Super PAC

May 9 to May 15, 2021

  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. Saagar Enjeti: Media CAUGHT Letting Biden WH EDIT THEIR STORIES
  6. Understanding how and why misinformation spreads:
  7. Why Joe Biden Punched Big Pharma in the Nose Over Covid Vaccines
  8. The Supreme Court made the GOP’s new voting restrictions possible
  9. Dollar General at center of labor unrest controversy after frustrated workers walk off job in Maine citing low wages and understaffed stores
  10. Delta Airlines Wants Slave Labor “Volunteers”
  11. Joe Biden Enforces Slave Wages
  12. Why Police Reform Fails
  13. Philadelphia incinerated remains of police bombing victims without telling families
  14. The Hidden Cost of Incarceration
  15. War Crimes CALLED OUT To Israeli Official’s Face
  16. Teshuvah: A Jewish Case for Palestinian Refugee Return
  17. Yang Fails HARD On Israel Then Backpedals
  18. TAX-EXEMPT U.S. NONPROFITS FUEL ISRAELI SETTLER PUSH TO EVICT PALESTINIANS
  19. DISGUSTING: Biden Admin Neutral On Child Murder
  20. Media’s Pro-Israel Headlines: A Reading (doesn’t really start until over 10 minutes in)
  21. CAUGHT: NY Times Deceptively Editing Out Truth About Israel
  22. Is The Two State Solution A LIE (w/ Rania Khalek)
  23. On Palestine, It’s Time for Progressives to Stop Reading From the Same Outrage Script & Support BDS
  24. Krystal and Saagar: Biden To The Right Of Obama On Israel Policy
  25. Israel’s New Challenge: Violence Among Its Own Citizens
  26. Krystal Ball: Elitist NY Mayoral Candidates Have NO CLUE How Expensive Housing Is In Brooklyn
  27. Krystal and Saagar: Fauci CAUGHT HIDING Key Facts From Senate On Lab Leak Hypothesis
  28. Vaccinated Yankees Test Positive for COVID-19
  29. Coronavirus “Most Likely Escaped From Lab” – Former CDC Director
  30. Saagar Enjeti: EPSTEIN At Center Of Bill, Melinda Gates Divorce
  31. Former Gaetz associate strikes deal to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

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

Earlier Posts:

Jan. – Dec. 2020

July – Dec. 2019
Jan. – June 2019

July – Dec. 2018
Jan. – June 2018
July – Dec. 2017
Jan. – June 2017
July – Dec. 2016
Jan. – June 2016