Friday, March 1, 2024

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The Titan and the Titanic: two tales of capitalist hubris

The doomed OceanGate submersible offers us many of the same lessons that the 1912 Titanic sinking did.

DeSantis anti-immigrant law sparks mass worker exodus in Florida

The new law places harsh restrictions on undocumented immigrants.

A new Republican assault on children: Overturning labor laws

It seems unimaginable that we are backsliding into the era of exploiting child labor. But that’s precisely what the GOP appears to be doing.

Not a green bone in their white bodies

Connecting anti-immigrant and racist ideas via population growth to environmental degradation is nothing new.

Democrats implore Biden to reject ‘callous and inhumane’ migrant family detention

"Putting children and their parents behind barbed wire to deter them from seeking safety should shock the conscience of every American who believes in fairness, safety, and basic human dignity for all people."

New Biden rule denounced as ‘Trump’s asylum ban under a different...

"This asylum ban is, at its core, Trump's asylum ban under a different name."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

Google’s stock climbed after it fired 12,000 employees—but what did they...

The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.

An American New Deal for an entire continent?

The fundamentals of geopolitical change.

‘Disastrous’: SCOTUS upholds Title 42 migrant policy during court fight

"As a Covid control strategy, a humanitarian policy, and a border policy, Title 42 has not only failed but caused irreparable harm on a massive scale."

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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

McConnell bows out: A legacy of controversy and strategic mastery

McConnell leaves behind a complex legacy shaped by his unwavering commitment to conservative judicial appointments and his adept maneuvering within the corridors of power.
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The life & death of Aaron Bushnell: US airman self-immolates protesting US support for...

“It was an act of courage, an act of bravery, to call attention to U.S. policies.”

How workers are defying Republican officials in the South

More and more workers across the South seek the same path forward that union membership provides.

Reviving oversight: Sanders targets war profiteers draining US coffers

This bipartisan congressional panel, formed during World War II, was instrumental in overseeing military contracts and reining in defense contractors who profited at the expense of American taxpayers.