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Amid the Howl of the Pandemic the Silence of the Climate Watchdogs

Mark Hertsgaard Columbia Journalism Review
Keystone XL protesters carry a replica pipeline. The press focus on COVID-19 has distracted it from its watchdog function on key issues like the climate crisis. US newsrooms must cover the climate crisis, and expand the coronavirus story to include those who are profiteering from the pandemic.

Tidbits - Apr. 9, 2020 - Reader Comments: Right to Vote or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, New York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Resources, more...

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Reader Comments: The Right to Vote...or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Immigration; Resources; and more....

What a Bernie Sanders Presidency Would Look Like

Daniel Denvir In These Times
The possibilities of an “organizer-in-chief.” Sanders is the only presidential candidate who has put forward a genuine Green New Deal, to radically remake the economy to serve ordinary people. One of two cover stories of our dual-sided January issue

The Limits of Capitalism

Laurie E. Adkin Socialist Project
We are at a crossroads where either global apartheid and authoritarian, nativist regimes will prevail, or a radical democratization from below motivated by humanist and universal values as well as love of biodiversity.

From Denialism to Eco-fascism: The Right’s New Climate Change Blame Game

Maurice Mitchell Daily Kos - Our Prism
The climate crisis has long been escalating. We’ve reached a new level of existential threat. Now, some elements of the right wing are using the crisis to advance eco-fascism—an ideology that sees climate change migrants as a threat to “our America.

Amidst the Climate Emergency Nature is Still Revealing Its Secrets

Emily Beament The Ecologist
The Snowdrop, a bulbous perennial plant. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew highlights the top 10 amazing discoveries from the new plants and fungi found by the institution and its partners in 2019. Many are at risk of extinction from deforestation, agriculture and energy development.

Tidbits - Nov. 28, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment-Obfuscation, Corruption; Benjamin Netanyahu; Bolivia, Chile; Puerto Rico; My Lai Massacre; Whistleblowers, Amazon; workers rights-Climate Crisis, #MeToo; book sale; more....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment, Obfuscation, Political Corruption; Benjamin Netanyahu; International Solidarity- Bolivia, Chile; Puerto Rico; Vietnam War, My Lai Massacre; Whistleblowers, Amazon; workers rights-Climate Crisis, #MeToo; book sale; more.
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