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The Election That Could Break America

Barton Gellman The Atlantic
If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him? Let us not hedge about one thing. Donald Trump may win or lose, but he will never concede.

The DeJoy Scandal and Democracy in the Balance

Joseph A. McCartin Working-Class Perspectives
This is just the latest in a history of bosses repaying loyalty to their political causes with bonuses and favoring those employees who stood with them.

Tidbits - Aug. 20, 2020 - Reader Comments: Defeat Trump, Kamala Harris; Dismantling of Post Office is Dismantling of Democracy; Joan Baez' Open Letter Tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci; How to Vote Early; Don’t let Facebook determine the news you see; more...

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Reader Comments: Defeat Trump, Kamala Harris; Dismantling of Post Office is Dismantling of Democracy; Joan Baez' Open Letter Tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci; How to Vote Early; Don’t let Facebook determine the news you see; Lots of Announcements; more..

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Belarus: A New Country on the Map of Europe

Lizaveta Merliak and Kirill Buketov Global Labour Column
Aleksandr Lukashenko built his dictatorship by destroying trade unions but workers are fighting back, striking and protesting along with the growing democracy movement. The new Belarus is resisting, and is asking for international support.

The Voting Will End Nov. 3. The Legal Battle Probably Won’t.

Peter Baker, Nick Corasaniti, Michael S. Schmidt and Maggie Haberman New York Times
As the two parties clash over how to conduct an election in a pandemic, President Trump’s litigiousness and unfounded claims of fraud have increased the likelihood of epic postelection court fights.
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