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They’re Trying to George Floyd Me!

Abby Zimet Common Dreams
We are left wondering on what planet does distraught black man Keenan Anderson begging "Please help me" to police become "Please brutishly kill me"?

Bernie Sanders on the State of the Working Class in America

Bernie Sanders Our Revolution
I see a nation where 63 percent of workers live paycheck to paycheck — paycheck to paycheck. What does that mean? It means that every day you are living under incredible stress — scared to death that if your car breaks down, if your kid gets sick, if your landlord raises the rent, if you get divorced or separated, if you become pregnant, if for whatever reason you lose your job, you will find yourself in the midst of a financial catastrophe.

What Price “Defense”?

William D. Hartung Tom Dispatch
America's Costly, Dysfunctional Approach to Security Is Making Us Ever Less Safe

Blunders, Splits and War

Victor Grossman Portside
Berlin Bulletin #206 January 17 2023 The lack of homes for working class and also for middle-class seekers is a nation-wide emergency. Somehow, allegedly due to rising costs, there is never enough money to build affordable homes, repair schools, open needed kindergartens and reverse damaging reductions in public health care.