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Workers Unionize at Dia Art Foundation

More than 90 percent of workers at Dia:Beacon and the other exhibition spaces run by the Dia Art Foundation voted on Sept. 13 to join Local 2110 of the United Auto Workers’ Technical, Office and Professional Union as part of a wave of organizing at arts organizations.

Eating and Aging: A Complex Dynamic

How does what we eat affect our healthspan and longevity? The answer is unavoidably complex, according to a new study of how normal variations in dietary patterns affect human aging, longevity, and overall health.

For Trump, Information Has Always Been Power

People have wondered why the former president collected classified intel, speculating that he is just a packrat. But he has a long history of gathering and wielding sensitive info to help himself.

End Single-Member Congressional Districts

Our arcane districting process divides and polarizes us and has effectively extinguished competitive elections for most Americans. We urge Congress to adopt inclusive, multi-member districts with proportional representation.

‘Africa Is on the Frontlines but Not the Front Pages’

The new Unicef goodwill ambassador would like to see reparations from nations most responsible for climate crisis

Most US Professors Trained at Few Elite Universities

‘Jarring’ study reveals hiring bias at US institutions.

Champion Vows To Say More on Cheating Scandal

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen has promised to say more "very soon" on the cheating scandal rocking the game.

John Roberts’s Long Game

Is this the end of the Voting Rights Act?

Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction Is Essential Reading

W. E. B. Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction in America is one of the greatest modern studies of revolution and counterrevolution. It’s also an extraordinary example of a materialist and class analysis of race under capitalism.

Bill Gates Used Clout To Control Global COVID Response

Four health organizations, working closely together, spent almost $10 billion on responding to Covid across the world. But they lacked the scrutiny of governments, and fell short of their own goals, a POLITICO and WELT investigation found.
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Culture

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Welcome to Indian Country

Rena Priest Poetry Magazine
Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest celebrates the beloved “Indian Country,” even welcomes people aboard, but adds a surprise twist to the invitation.

books

BRIGADISTAS!: A Review

Harry Targ Diary of a Heartland Radical
40,000 mostly young leftists from 50 countries joined in the military effort to defend democracy. Some 3,000 Americans traveled to Spain to fight fascism. They became known as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

food

Meet the Georgia Farmers Who Love to Jam

Emily Baron Cadloff Modern Farmer
The goal of Farmers Jam is to create a more sustainable regional food system, and fruit trees are an integral part of that. They also prioritize BIPOC farmers, in part because of “the history of agriculture in the south and the lack of reparations.”

Labor

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The 10 Tactics of Fascism | Jason Stanley

Fascism is a cult of the leader, who promises national restoration in the face of supposed humiliation by immigrants, leftists, liberals, minorities, homosexuals and women

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Armageddon Time | Movie

"A story about the invisible fault lines of inequality, the moral compromises demanded by the American Dream, and the very practical ways in which remembering the past can be the only legitimate defense against the social forces that keep trying to repackage it as a vision of the future." -- Indiewire

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Ron DeSantis' Migrant Stunt | Trevor Noah

Patagonia's founder donates his company to fight climate change, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sends migrants to Martha's Vineyard, racists lash out at "The Little Mermaid."