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The Impossibility of Impeachment

Michael Kazin The New Republic
For reviewer Kazin, the failure of the effort to remove President Andrew Johnson from office, a story that is brilliantly recounted in this book, deserves careful study as we review today's political environment.

In Praise of I.F. "Izzy" Stone

Peter Dreier Common Dreams
In these critical times, remembering what one of last century's most courageous journalists taught us

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets

Marc Tracy The New York Times
Expertise in the language of the internet is part of what has made BuzzFeed a digital giant. Now members of the website’s news staff are using their fluency in digital culture to pressure their employer to come to the bargaining table.

Global Left Midweek - June 19, 2019

Portside
Marta Harnecker: Life and Work * Hong Kong x2 * Switzerland * Brazil * Nigeria * Barcelona* Pakistan's Revolutionary Rhythms

Bernie Sanders’ Democratic Socialism Speech Was a Landmark

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Jacobin
In a single speech, Bernie showed why he's an existential threat to the political establishment. He decried poverty and exploitation and named capitalism as the culprit and democratic socialism as the solution.

Marta Harnecker, Presente

Farooque Chowdhury Telesur; Monthly Review
A relentless fighter, comrade Marta Harnecker (1937 – 2019) made valuable contributions in the areas of theory related to revolution for socialism in the broader Latin American perspective.