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How Trump Is Helping Tycoons Exploit the Pandemic

Jane Mayer The New Yorker
The secretive titan behind one of America’s largest poultry companies, who is also one of the President’s top donors, is ruthlessly leveraging the coronavirus crisis—and his vast fortune—to strip workers of protections.

Trump and the Militias Consummate Their Marriage

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
Armed protestors inside Michigan legislature. It’s the new normal: armed fascists intimidate elected officials who oppose the President as Republicans either stay silent or – like Trump himself – egg them on.

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W.Va. Supreme Court Upholds Long-argued Right to Work Law

Brad McElhinny MetroNews
The right-to-work law has been the centerpiece of a years-long, partisan-driven agenda by the anti-worker Republican majority in West Virginia to lower wages and benefits and eliminate workplace safety regulations.

On Sovereignties and Solidarities

Julio César Guanche Zaldívar and Sara Kozameh NACLA
slogan painted on wall in Cuba The United States must abandon Cold War-era foreign policies and accept that Cuba is a sovereign nation free to define its political future— even if that means continuing socialism.

Friday Nite Videos | March 27, 2020

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Trump Wants to Reopen America | Seth Meyers. Beatles Corvid19, I Gotta Wash My Hands! The Plot Against America | HBO 2020. Bernie Sanders Confronts GOP Senators. Naomi Klein | Coronavirus Capitalism.

Bernie Sanders Confronts GOP Senators

‘Some of my Republican friends have not give up on the need to punish the poor and working people.’ — Bernie skewers GOP senators for trying to screw over American workers in the midst of a national crisis.

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