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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is two years old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2023.

Tidbits – Oct. 27, 2022 – Reader Comments, Elections – It’s the Economy, It’s Race and Racism; Supreme Court and Democracy; Climate Change; Fascist Threat; Labor Upsurge; Transatlantic Left Dialogue and Internationalism in Our Time; More…

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Reader Comments: Elections- Economy, Race, Racism; Supreme Court, Democracy; Fascist Threat; Climate Change; Labor Upsurge; Transatlantic Left Dialogue and Internationalism in Our Time-this weekend; International Women's Conference-call papers; more

An Uptick in Elder Poverty: A Blip, or a Sign of Things To Come?

Lydia DePillis New York Times
In the 1960s, more than a third of seniors lived in poverty. Federal programs like Medicare to help the elderly, the situation improved significantly. But last year, the poverty rate for those 65 or older increased, even as it sank for everyone else.

Tidbits – Oct. 20, 2022 – Reader Comments, Elections – It’s the Economy and Abortions; Lessons of Cuban Missile Crisis; Socialist Lessons; Communists in Closets; Anti-Fascism in the 21st Century; the Farmer-Labor Movement; Cartoons; More…

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Reader Comments, Elections - It's The Economy and Abortions; Lessons of Cuban Missile Crisis; Socialist Lessons; Announcements: Communists in Closets; Anti-Fascism in the 21st Century; The Farmer-Labor Movement; Cartoons; more....

Ecuador’s Historic Strike

Andrea Sempértegui The New York Review
With this summer’s strike, the country’s powerful Indigenous movement united two agendas long in tension: resistance to austerity and opposition to natural resource extraction.
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