Friday, September 25, 2020

Advice for Divided Democrats

Many Hillary supporters don’t want Bernie to keep campaigning, and many Bernie supporters don’t want to root for Hillary if she gets the nomination.

Forty-five blows against democracy

How U.S. military bases back dictators, autocrats, and military regimes.

‘My Flag’s Bigger Than Yours’ and Other Patriotic Myths

Some say the Democrats flipped the script at last month's convention by recapturing the flag from Republicans. The thing is, writes Lynn Sherr, that stuff belongs to all of us.
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Attempt to close Al-Jazeera is an attack on freedom of expression, UN says

The channel has become part of Qatar’s grand strategy, and asking them to close it down is like asking Switzerland to close its banks.

Banks have cut funding for fossil fuels projects 22 percent

But activist groups say that’s not enough: There’s no resting, even after divestment victories.

Should we entrust our schoolchildren to corporate profiteers?

The DeVos couple are pushing plutocratic policies that reject our country's one-for-all, all-for-one egalitarianism.

Meet the organizers pursuing a progressive takeover of the Republican party

‘Brand New Congress’ is going after red states and Republican voters with left populism.

Stiglitz Speaks: Globalization’s Grand Failure, Apple & Bad Trade Deals

Why do so many policymakers in Europe and the United States continue to push globalization, despite the evidence?

The hidden costs of “national security”

Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war – past, present, and future.

Ken Bone Works for Coal Company Opposed to Climate Regulations

“I got no funding of any kind. I work in coal and I care deeply about the environment.”