Friday, April 10, 2020

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Kansas Supreme Court rule in favor of renewable energy

“With today’s Supreme Court ruling, we make headway toward fairness and justice for solar and renewable energy users in Kansas.”

The eclipse of progressivism and the transatlantic return to the center

For the time being, the left and the movements powering it must organize online, support the struggles of low wage workers suddenly deemed ‘essential’ after being dismissed as unimportant for so many years and prepare for the struggles ahead.

A president unraveling right before our eyes. He must be forced to resign

How Trump is speaking to the American people about dealing with this crisis is not at all inspirational, it is demoralizing and causing them to be greatly depressed, increasing, not suppressing, their fear.
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Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders campaign didn’t fail. It energized millions & shifted U.S. politics

“It’s common to say now that the Sanders campaign failed. I think that’s a mistake. I think it was an extraordinary success, completely shifted the arena of debate and discussion.”

Trump admin bypasses Congress, offers backup storage to boost troubled oil industry

“If you believe as I do that the oil and gas industry is getting smaller and will need to extract less oil and gas, any federal money that is not supporting this direction is a waste.”

Bernie’s decision: Retreat should not be confused with surrender

Both Bernie Sanders campaigns for president have brought a principled seriousness to the national discourse that no other candidate has come near matching.

What COVID-19 reveals about incarceration and how we can transform the prison system

We are being offered an opportunity to carefully examine a destructive, expensive, punitive system and transform it into one that could be just, restorative, and good for individuals and society as a whole.

We still don’t know how many people are in the hospital with COVID-19

Many states report coronavirus cases and COVID-19 hospitalizations differently, and the federal government is way behind on data tracking. Without consistent information, the U.S. won’t be able to properly respond as new coronavirus hot spots emerge.

“Courage never quits”?

The price of power and west point’s class of 1986.

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