Dispatches From the Culture Wars - December 10, 2019
- SCOTUS Upholds Abortion Rights Attack
- Exxon Knew - and So Did Coal
- Spotlight on Transit - Free Rides, Uber, E-cars, NYC Subway
- Sanders and Corbyn
- More On UK Labour and Antisemitism
- New Feminist Anthem (and Dance) From Chile
By Lawrence Hurley
December 9, 2019
A Kentucky restriction requiring doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to women seeking an abortion was upheld, turning away a challenge arguing that the measure violates the free speech rights of physicians.
A newly unearthed journal from 1966 shows the coal industry, like the oil industry, was long aware of the threat of climate change.
Spotlight on Transit
By Julia Conley
December 6, 2019
By Alanah Torralba, Tadzio Müller, and Elis Soldatelli
November 12, 2019
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
By Sean Sweeney and John Treat
December 5, 2019
By Christiana Silva
November 26, 2019
For a variety of reasons, if Jeremy Corbyn — a lifelong socialist and leader of the country’s left-leaning Labour Party — wins on December 12, it could signal a win for U.S. democratic socialists, too.
By Arielle Angel
December 6, 2019
A new British Jewish left is getting organized, attempting to reorient the conversation around the dangers of a Conservative government led by Boris Johnson, and to build relationships with progressive and minority communities.
By Annalisa Merelli
December 2, 2019
Organized by a local feminist collective, the performance was titled “Un violador en tu camino” (“A rapist in your way”). The song and accompanying dance takes on the patriarchy as the cause both of violence against women and the victim shaming that often comes after.