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Reader Comments: Trump's Armed Right Militias; Failed State; Ahmaud Arbery Murdered; Trump-GOP Fascism; COVID-19, Capitalism, Socialism; Planet of the Humans, Bill McKibben, Michael Moore; Denis Goldberg R.I.P.; Frida Kahlo; Puerto Rico food crisis

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.

Naomi Klein | Coronavirus Capitalism

Governments around the world are busily exploiting the coronavirus crisis to push for no-strings-attached corporate bailouts and regulatory rollbacks

Coronavirus and the `Shock Doctrine'

Sam Pizzigati, Sarah Anderson OtherWords
Powerful interests used the Great Recession to hardwire more inequality into our system. This time, let's do the opposite. The coronavirus crisis also gives us an opportunity to use the public purse to shift our economy towards greater equity...

Puerto Rico: The Battle for Paradise

Naomi Klein The Intercept
Puerto Ricans and ultra rich “Puertopians” are locked in a pitched struggle over how to remake the island. 'Shock Doctrine,' is playing out in the most naked form seen since New Orleans’s public school system and much of its low-income housing were dismantled in the immediate aftermath of Katrina.
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