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Who is Left on Trump's Manufacturing Council?

Julia Glum
Newsweek; Raw Story
Another business leader has dropped out of Donald Trump's manufacturing jobs initiative amid concerns about how the president responded to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. And Richard Trumka!

Charlottesville Goddam

Michael Winship
Common Dreams
In a time of crisis the president is supposed to bring us together. Donald Trump did not.

Youngstown Residents Push to Oust Corporations from Election Campaigns, Cap Contributions at $100

Rural America In These Times
Rural America In These Times
“We have been vastly outspent by industry and their corporate allies. It is clear to us that we are trying to advance rights via the ballot in an election system set up to favor corporations. This time, we’re addressing the election system too.” Lynn Anderson The initiative states that the people of Youngstown recognize that “corporations use their disproportionate wealth to frame important issues and influence elections.”

The Racist Origins of Right to Work

Michael Pierce
Labor Notes
As alt-right and white supremacist movements grow it is important to revisit history and see the ways in which most hate movements are intertwined.

Is 3D Printing the Next Frontier in Food and Nutrition?

Kristin Sargianis
Cook's Science
3D printing has started to make its way into the culinary world and a handful of chefs are experimenting with printing beautiful, edible designs, but are we ready for this technology? Is 3D printing poised to revolutionize the way we eat?

A Murderous History of Korea

Bruce Cumings
London Review of Books
In the West, treatment of North Korea is one-sided and ahistorical. No one even gets the names straight. But if American commentators and politicians are ignorant of Korea’s history, they ought at least to be aware of their own.

The Leap Manifesto: A World Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another

The Leap
The Leap
The Leap began in 2015 with the launch of The Leap Manifesto: 15 political demands from a coalition of 60 social movement leaders across Canada. It offered an inspiring, big-picture narrative for an energy transition based in principles of justice, human rights, and worker solidarity.

Renter Week of Action and Political Education!

Homes For All
Homes for All
This September join thousands of renters for bold and powerful actions across the country to stand up for our communities, defend our homes and fight for a world where all people have dignified and affordable homes!

Sphere of Influence: How American Libertarians Are Remaking Latin American Politics

Lee Fang
The Intercept
In many ways, the Atlas network appears to be a sort of modern day analogue to what the U.S. has long done in Latin America with the Central Intelligence Agency and powerful multinational corporations. The Atlas Network’s aim is to implement neoliberal, so-called free market economic policies throughout Latin America. But it’s also aimed at undermining populist progressive movements.

Who Gets to Vote in Indiana?

Fatima Hussein
From 2008 to 2016, GOP officials expanded early voting stations in Republican dominated Hamilton County, IndyStar's analysis found, and decreased them in the state's biggest Democratic hotbed, Marion County. The results were immediate.