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Arizona Audit Fuels the MAGA Coup Express

It’s all out there in plain sight: The MAGA bloc aims to determine both who votes and who counts the votes. Or put another way, whose votes should count and whose should not.

Nuclear Weapons Have No Place In Our Future

Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play. Nuclear weapons have no place in our future.

Berlin Votes to De-Privatize 240K Apartments

"Which cities will follow its lead?" asked one advocate, after 56% of voters told Berlin's municipal government to transfer thousands of homes to public ownership.

Emancipation Statue Replaces Robert E.Lee Monument

A new statue commemorating the abolition of slavery was unveiled in Richmond, Virginia, on Wednesday, two weeks after a monument of Confederate general Robert E. Lee was removed.

Cuban and Mexican Presidents Strengthen Solidarity

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commemorating Grito de Dolores, invited Cuba’s president Miguel Díaz-Canel, to share the podium with him as an act of solidarity.

Hubert H. Harrison-Radical African-American Tradition

Harrison stood at the center of early 20th century pan-Africanist, socialist and nationalist thought.

Biden Bends to the Nuclear Bureaucracy

A top-level Pentagon official has reportedly been dismissed for the crime of being skeptical about our nuclear weapons policies.

Military Contractors Will Get Richer Off Australian Sub

To make these submarines, including Australia’s, we are talking about commitment to a very long-term and large-scale program involving funds, funds, and more funds.

‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ Is an Absolute Masterpiece

Joel Coen’s Shakespeare adaptation is a black-and-white affair starring Denzel Washington as Macbeth and Frances McDormand as Lady Macbeth. And it is a sight to behold.

El Milagro Employees Locked Out Of Factory

Workers were locked out Thursday night and had to wait for hours to get their personal belongings. On Friday, they were let in — but an armed security guard was there.
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Capitalism

Elaine Fowler Palencia Rattle
Illinois poet Elaine Fowler Palencia reveals one of the great secrets of evangelical capitalism, duping the consumer.

books

Class and Inequality: The Classroom in Crisis

Victoria Baena Boston Review
Education is struggle. Of the books under review, one shows community college students pioneering reading methods and expanding canons that came late to the Ivies. The second looks at a key figure in the African American intellectual tradition.

food

On Salt and The Impossible Pursuit of Food Sanctity

Alicia Kennedy From the Desk of Alicia Kennedy
Alicia Kenned who writes a weekly newsletter on food culture, politics, and media, says it’s no exaggeration that nostalgia can drive our food lives or that watching how someone salts their food tells quite a bit about their entire cooking philosophy

Labor

labor

The Climate Movement Can Win Over Workers

Chris Saltmarsh Jacobin
Working people can be won to support radical action on climate change — so long as decarbonization is tied to a vision of shared prosperity for all.

Friday nite video

video

Dutch Neanderthal Gains a Face, With Expression

Watch palaeo-artists as they recontruct and interpret the layers of a Neanderthal skull to arrive at the face of ‘Krijn’, a young man with a conspicuous lump over his right eyebrow.

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The Card Counter | Movie

The story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions, with riveting performances from stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe. In theaters now.