Saturday, July 4, 2020

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 12

Law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice, Chinese intel officer arrested and charged with economic espionage, Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee, and more.
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Chomsky: Nuclear weapons, climate change & the undermining of democracy threaten future of planet

Noam Chomsky looks at how the threat of nuclear war remains one of the most pressing issues facing mankind.
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Trump admin’s move to delay placing Harriet Tubman on $20 bill is ‘rooted in...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made the announcement last week, saying Tubman won’t appear on the bill until at least 2026.

How to cover a revolution

The mainstream political press had all but ignored Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her groundbreaking campaign.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Monsanto found guilty, widespread sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, who Democrats are listening to, and more.

Ending violence, exploitation, ecological destruction and war: Creating a culture of peace

Until our parenting and teaching models are radically altered, a culture of peace will remain an impossible dream. And human extinction in the near term is inevitable.

This is how borrowing things from our neighbors strengthens society

Research shows that small talk and casual connections create happy communities and less-lonely individuals.

5 things the mainstream media missed about Charlottesville

We can’t ignore the long history of white supremacist violence – and anti-fascist organizing.

“Not enough’: Critics say Walmart must go beyond corporate pr and half-measures on guns

Gun control groups on Tuesday praised Walmart after the company announced it would no longer sell certain firearm ammunition and would reduce its gun...