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The Left Must Hit the Streets Again—Right Now

Osita Nwanevu The New Republic
The Biden presidency must be greeted with a historic amount of organizing and agitation. Otherwise, we’re done for. Politics should never be practiced with the expectation of ideal conditions.

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The Movement for Black Lives; Showing Up for Racial Justice; Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, California Calls Portside
The defeat of Donald Trump and the building of grass roots political independent. Reports from The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL); Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ); Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, California Calls

The Facebook Group That Could Flip Pennsylvania

Marcia Brown The American Prospect
Boasting more than 120,000 members, it’s one of the largest pro-Biden online communities, and a source of camaraderie and support. Millions of women marched in protest across the country, and never stopped.

Movements Mobilize To Interrupt a Coup

Marcy Rein Organizing Upgrade
Three things are key: engaging as many people as possible in demonstrations and non-cooperation; asserting that we are the true defenders of democracy; and committing to strategic nonviolence.

Angela Davis - One of The New York Times Five Greats

Nelson George; Photographs by John Edmonds New York Times
Before the world knew what intersectionality was, the scholar, writer and activist was living it, arguing not just for Black liberation, but for the rights of women and queer and transgender people as well.

Murder, He Said - America’s Maestro of Death and Destruction

Tom Engelhardt Tom Dispatch
In 2016, Donald Trump said "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, OK? It's, like, incredible." He is indeed a murderer, but as president, he's proven to be anything but a smalltime killer.
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