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Global Left Midweek - August 22, 2018

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Israel Protest, Call for New Anti-Fascist Campaign in UK, Samir Amin Remembered, Indian Student Leader Shot, Abortion Rights in Argentina, SYRIZA MP Reports

Chile: A Return to ‘Guardian Democracy’?

J. Patrice McSherry NACLA
Billionaire Sebastián Piñera’s right-wing government is undermining democratic institutions in Chile. Using laws and policies left over from the Pinochet era, the new government has acted swiftly to overturn reforms put in place by Michelle Bachelet's previous government.

Tidbits - September 28, 2017 - Reader Comments: Support for Colin; MLK - also called `Disruptive'; Youth Football Players Kneel; My Flag - A poem; Puerto Rico Calamity; Women's Health; Police Unions; Cuba travel; Resources; Announcements; and more....

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Reader Comments: From Louis Armstrong to the NFL - Michael Meeropol remembers; MLK was also called `Disruptive' and an `Agitator'; Eight-Year Old Football Players Kneel; My Flag - A poem by Seymour Joseph; Puerto Rico Calamity; Reproductive Health Care; Police Unions; Brazil; Resources; Announcements; and more....

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"Care in Chaos": New Documentary Uncovers Rising Tide of Attacks on Abortion Clinics Under Trump

Amy Goodman Democracy Now!
A new documentary by Rewire chronicles the rising tide of harassment and violence against abortion providers and clinics under the Trump administration. Called "Care in Chaos," it features Calla Hales, director of A Preferred Women’s Health Center, one of the busiest abortion clinics in North Carolina. She faces a gauntlet of harassment, threats and physical violence just to do her job.

The Worst ‘Alternative Facts’ About Abortion

Sofia Resnick Rewire
The leaders and lawmakers of the anti-choice movement have created a cottage industry out of devising bogus claims and flawed research to advance their baseless policies.

Science and Women's Health Win

Andrea Flynn Roosevelt Institute
The Supreme Court protected the right of women and families to make their own choices. And it did so by reminding us that facts are real. Science is real. Evidence is real. And it can’t be willfully ignored or tarnished or fabricated to advance anti-choice ideology that erodes the constitutional right to reproductive health care.

Tidbits - June 30, 2016 - Reader Comments: Bernie Sanders-What We Want; Clinton Obstructing Democratic Platform; Supreme Court Rules on Abortion; Syria; Mexico; Brazil; Guatemala; James Green; more...

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Reader Comments: Bernie Sanders - What We Want; Clinton Campaign Obstructing Change to Democratic Platform; Supreme Court Rules: Abortion Clinics in Texas Cannot be Shut Down; Brexit - Warning Signal for Trump-Era America?; Bombing Syrian Troops Would Be Illegal; Mexican Teachers Being Jailed and Killed; Chilean Military Liable for Victor Jara Murder; Report Clears Rouseff; Remembering James Green; This Week in History - Arbenz Guzman Deposed in Guatemala; and more...
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