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Tidbits - June 28, 2018 - Reader Comments: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez victory; Trump 'Katrina Moment'; ICE Raids; Nebraska Farmers Return Land in Path of Keystone XL Pipeline; Resources: #NoMuslimBan; Haymarket Books Summer Sale; and more...

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Reader Comments: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' amazing victory!; Trump 'Katrina Moment'; ICE Raids and Response; Nebraska Farmers Return "Trail of Tears" Land to Ponca Indians; Resources: #NoMuslimBan; Haymarket Books Summer Sale - 50% Off; and more...

Tidbits - February 12, 2015 - Black Future Month, Selma, LBJ, Vietnam War, Labor, Greece, Science and more......

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Reader Comments - Black Future Month, Vanishing Black Professors, Black-Brown Unity, Lynching; Selma, Civil Rights, LBJ; Vietnam War; Immigration: ISIS, Charlie Hebdo; Labor's Bigger Tent, Adjunct Profs and Right-to-Work (for less); Science; Greece, Spain and the EU; Educational Testing; South African women against big coal; movie feedback; Announcements - Malcolm X; Spain; Cuba Embargo; Labor and the Police; Black Men Speak; Debra E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Prize

Tidbits - February 5, 2015 - Football, Domestic Workers, Greece, Keystone XL, Ukraine, movies, and more...

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Tidbits - November 20, 2014

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Keystone XL: State Department Tells the Environment to Drop Dead

Systemic Disorder
So the pipeline would enable a major boost to tar-sands production — and global warming. It is not only the environmental impact that is misrepresented, however. Pipeline opponents believe that potential economic gains are greatly overstated by the U.S. government and TransCanada Corporation, the company behind the Keystone XL project.

Tidbits - March 20, 2014

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Reader Comments - Tony Benn; Labor organizing; BDS and American Jews; Seniors; Mayor de Blasio; Education - Charters, Testing, Children's Literature, Adjuncts; Real Irish American history; Keystone XL; Neil deGrasse Tyson on Cosmos; Announcements: GLobal Protests Against Racism and Fascism - this Saturday; Cecily McMillan Trial Update; New books/resources - New Labor in New York; Living Wage Calculator; Getting Back to Full Employment; Truth About Three Mile Island

Tidbits - February 20, 2014

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Reader Comments - Keystone XL; Sid Caesar; Venezuela; UAW and Volkswagen; Bernie Sanders Run for President?; Chris Hedges; Nixon, Reagan and Sabotage of Peace; Healthcare; Love and Loneliness; Song for Pete Seeger; Announcements: -Remembering Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights Era - New York - Feb. 22; Teleconference on 'Moving Beyond Capitalism' - Feb. 24

Kentucky's Keystone XL

By Cole Stangler In These Times
Nuns, landowners and environmentalists take on the union-backed Bluegrass Pipeline.

Mass Civil Disobedience Against Keystone XL

Peter Rothberg The Nation
The March 2 sit-in is expected to be the largest act of civil disobedience by young people in the recent history of the environmental movement and it will be led by just the demographic that helped propel Obama to the presidency. The protest, known as "XL Dissent," is meant to send a clear signal to President Obama that the base that helped elect him sees Keystone XL as a decision that will define his entire legacy.
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