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Friday Nite Videos | May 10, 2019

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Lethal Injections | John Oliver. Walking Blues | Keb' Mo'. New Info About Sandra Bland Exposed in Cell Phone Video. Why You Still Don't Understand the Green New Deal. Cats Have Social Smarts. But Is Anyone Brave Enough To Study Them?

Friday Nite Videos | April 19, 2019

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Stephen Colbert Gets His Mueller Report. A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Fox Town Hall with Bernie Sanders. When They See Us | Central Park Five Documentary. What If Fox News Covered Trump the Way It Covered Obama?

“Speaking Truth to Power” Is No Substitute for Taking Power

Norman Solomon Truthout
Progressives often applaud the idea of “speaking truth to power.” But this concept is hazardous. If taken literally and deployed as a single-minded strategy, it can divert attention from the crucial need to take power away from those who abuse it.

Abolish Billionaires

Farhad Manjoo New York Times
A radical idea is gaining adherents on the left. It’s the perfect way to blunt tech-driven inequality.
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