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America Rejoins the World?

John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus
It simply doesn’t make a lot of sense to entrust leadership to a country with a severe personality disorder.

The Most Important Climate Ballot Initiatives to Watch on Election Day

Dharna Noor Earther/Gizmodo
Rideshare Drivers United caravanned from San Diego to Uber’s San Francisco headquarters to protest Proposition 22. This election is full of existential choices from President to crucial races for the Senate and House. There are also a number of important state and local ballot initiatives and referendums that will influence our ability to preserve the biosphere.

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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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.
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