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Friday Nite Videos | August 16, 2019: Woodstock 50

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The Woodstock music festival was 50 years ago this week. It was an epic example of the power of music. Here we present three performances from Woodstock, plus a prelude (D.A. Pennebaker/Duke Ellington) and a coda (Bernie Sanders/Cardi B). Enjoy.

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Bernie x Cardi B

Cardi B takes one of the biggest social media followings in the world, won through music, into political engagement in this interview with Bernie. 

Warren and Sanders to the Centrists: Move Left or Go Home

Daniel Newhauser and Cameron Joseph Vice News
Tuesday night was Bernie and Liz vs. the world. Warren and Sanders parried attack after attack from a number of centrists desperate to claw their way into the next debate, counter-punching hard as they defended their stridently progressive policies.

CNN's Debate Fail

David Dayen Common Dreams
The Democratic debate was an inevitable by-product of turning news into an entertainment and cultural product

Media Bits and Bytes - July 30, 2019

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Antitrust Probe; Dystopian Data Doc; Power, Privilege and Resistance; Mega Merger; CIA vs Journalists; Sanders and Corbyn Get the Short End; Silicon Valley Socialists

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Here’s What Unions Think about Medicare for All

Amanda Michelle Gomez ThinkProgress
How might collective bargaining change if health care wasn't tethered to work? Democratic presidential candidates aren’t in agreement over how to solve the current health care crisis, where 1 in 2 sick Americans cannot afford health care.
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