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Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
Democratic Socialists of America
Our radical democratic socialist perspective is critical because it helps us connect the dots between what might seem to be separate issues in the organizing we do. For example, how does anti–charter-school activism relate to the fight to raise the minimum wage to $15?
Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
Independent
US Central Command says it is researching reports of extensive loss of civilian life in third such alleged incident in recent weeks.
Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
Portland Press Herald
Purchase of Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound's wholesale operation means lobstermen will have more control over the prices they get for their catch, a spokesman says.
Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
Boston Review
Much as Reagan’s militarism became a rallying point for the opposition in the 1980s, Trump’s belligerent foreign policy and his hyperbolic threats to use military force, both domestically and abroad, may be one of the most efficacious targets for resisting his agenda.
Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
Bloomberg Businessweek
The South's manufacturing renaissance comes with a heavy price.
Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
n+1, Issue 5: Decivilizing Process
The review slams four female writers for misdiagnosing the alienation attendant to contemporary women's roles by urging changes in behavior without analyzing the work/household dynamic and persistent gender inequality, preferring either a retreat into so-called womanly roles or encouraging masculine-style individualism. They ignore redefining attitudes toward care and care workers, and securing for them social recognition and material support.
Posted by Portside on March 25, 2017
The Intercept
For 50 years leading Israelis have warned the continued occupation would lead to an apartheid state. But last week, when a United Nations Commission confirmed, “Israel has established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people,” all hell broke loose. Under pressure from the Trump Administration, the U.N. secretary-general removed the report from its website and demanded the Commission chair Rima Khalef withdraw the report. She resigned in protest.

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