Andrew Stewart: The Public Pension Reform Scheme is Coming Your Way

For the past several months, I have been taking a…

Chris Hedges: DAYS OF REVOLT- JUNK ECONOMICS

Chris Hedges interviews Michael Hudson, UMKC economics professor and author…

Bill Watterson: Invent Your Life’s Meaning (Comic)

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Richard D. Wolff: GLOBAL CAPITALISM- MONTHLY ECONOMIC UPDATE

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  • Excerpts From “The Long Sili-CON: Power and Censorship in the Digital Era” May 10, 2021
    This week’s program presents excerpts from “The Long Sili-CON: Power and Censorship in the Digital Era,” a live online discussion co-produced by Project Censored and The Real News Network. The… The post Excerpts From “The Long Sili-CON: Power and Censorship in the Digital Era” appeared first on Project Censored.
    Project Censored
  • The Cold War Truth Commission Part 2 May 3, 2021
    On March 21st, 2021, an alliance of peace organizations presented the “Cold War Truth Commission,” a day of online lectures and discussion about the origins of the Cold War, and… The post The Cold War Truth Commission Part 2 appeared first on Project Censored.
    Project Censored
  • The Cold War Truth Commission April 26, 2021
    On March 21st, 2021, an alliance of peace organizations presented the “Cold War Truth Commission,” a day of online lectures and discussion about the origins of the Cold War, and… The post The Cold War Truth Commission appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Journalists Investigating Financial Crimes Threatened by Global Elites April 23, 2021
    The Foreign Policy Centre’s “Unsafe for Scrutiny” report details the threats facing journalists investigating the financial misconduct that lets ‘dirty money’ flow through the world’s most powerful banks. Spencer Woodman’s… The post Journalists Investigating Financial Crimes Threatened by Global Elites appeared first on Project Censored.
    Vins
  • Oakland, California Extends Protections against Predictive Policing and Biometric Surveillance April 23, 2021
    The City Council of Oakland, California started 2021 by strengthening its prohibitions on community surveillance through an amendment to its municipal code. The amendment, passed unanimously, prohibits the city’s police… The post Oakland, California Extends Protections against Predictive Policing and Biometric Surveillance appeared first on Project Censored.
    Vins
  • Police Officers in Schools Fail to Increase Safety, Report Finds April 23, 2021
    Researchers from the University of Maryland and Westat published a study in the journal Criminology & Public Policy, which found that increasing the number of police officers in schools led… The post Police Officers in Schools Fail to Increase Safety, Report Finds appeared first on Project Censored.
    Vins
  • Report Documents Governments’ Use of COVID-19 to Impose Authoritarian Policies April 22, 2021
    A January 2021 report by the American Friends Service Committee documents how local and state governments arounds the world have implemented “extreme emergency measures under the cover of responding to… The post Report Documents Governments’ Use of COVID-19 to Impose Authoritarian Policies appeared first on Project Censored.
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  • Zoom Classrooms Raise Concerns about Law Enforcement Surveillance and 4th Amendment Rights April 22, 2021
    Zoom’s popularity skyrocketed as the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in Spring 2020, and the company’s revenues rose more than 169 percent. Online conferencing has enabled people to continue their work, school,… The post Zoom Classrooms Raise Concerns about Law Enforcement Surveillance and 4th Amendment Rights appeared first on Project Censored.
    Vins
  • Tech Elite Threatened by Progressive San Francisco DA, Push for His Recall April 22, 2021
    Venture capital tech elites threatened by San Francisco’s homelessness and crime are pushing for a recall of San Francisco’s progressive district attorney, Chesa Boudin. Citing an astronomical increase in crime,… The post Tech Elite Threatened by Progressive San Francisco DA, Push for His Recall appeared first on Project Censored.
    Vins
  • Google’s Union-Busting Methods Revealed April 21, 2021
    Leaked files from IRI Consultants, a union avoidance firm, obtained by Vice’s Motherboard show the disturbing lengths to which companies will go in order to derail workplace organizing. The leaked… The post Google’s Union-Busting Methods Revealed appeared first on Project Censored.
    Vins

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  • Richard Wright’s new novel ‘The Man Who Lived Underground’ surfaces May 14, 2021
    Each Richard Wright novel in one way or another bears the imprint of his formative affiliation with the communist movement. His newly published The Man Who Lived Underground, a work that subverts capitalism by exposing its cruel distortions of humanity, is no exception. Wright completed The Man Who Lived Underground in December 1941. The first […]
    Patrick Chura
  • New play ‘Ursula’ about children at the U.S. border to stream on demand May 14, 2021
    The city of Los Angeles’ Latino Theater Company is partnering with Cara Mía Theatre in Dallas to stream Cara Mia’s world premiere production of Ursula, written, performed, and directed by Mexican-born theater artist Frida Espinosa Müller. Müller’s extraordinary performance as an unaccompanied minor arriving at the U.S.-Mexican border will stream on demand from May 20 […]
    Special to People’s World
  • Weingarten: Post-pandemic schools should retool education May 14, 2021
    WASHINGTON—The coronavirus pandemic-forced school closures, and upcoming reopening of all public schools this fall, are a massive opportunity to reimagine and retool public education so it serves all kids and gives teachers and staff the support and respect they deserve. So said Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten in a comprehensive hour-long speech on May 13 […]
    Mark Gruenberg
  • Chicago and nationwide demonstrations demand end to attacks on Palestinians May 14, 2021
    CHICAGO—A protest here by thousands against the Israeli attacks on Gaza was emblematic this week of actions that swept the nation’s cities from coast to coast and of more marches and rallies expected this weekend. The mass gathering in downtown Chicago, condemning the Israeli violence against Palestinians both in Gaza and within the borders of […]
    Aboulfotouh Kandil
  • People of Arizona exert grassroots pressure on U.S. senators to abolish filibuster May 14, 2021
    TUCSON, Ariz.—Frustrated with their two Democratic Senators’ refusal, so far, to abolish the Senate filibuster rule, Arizonans have been mobilizing in a campaign of pressure from below by the people who put them in office. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are being inundated with thousands of phone calls and emails, together with letters to local […]
    Joe Bernick
  • California’s new A.G. announces ‘Racial Justice Bureau’ to combat hate surge May 14, 2021
    California’s new Attorney General, Rob Bonta, took the podium at his first news conference on May 11 to announce the formation of a Racial Justice Bureau, charged with addressing bias and hate “at their roots” and strengthening responses to hate crimes throughout the state. The Bureau, which will initially bring together six new attorneys and […]
    Marilyn Bechtel
  • Mujeres esencialmente heroicas May 14, 2021
    La próxima vez que comas fruta o verdura, da las gracias a las campesinas que se parten el espinazo recolectándolas en condiciones inhumanas. Calor extremo, exposición a pesticidas, abusos sexuales y vulnerabilidad a COVID-19 contribuyen a que el trabajo de estas mujeres sea de los más arriesgados del país. En el caso de los graves […]
    Javier Sierra
  • ‘Workers of the Empire, Unite!’ New book on challenges to British imperialism May 13, 2021
    In October 1948, Gibraltar’s colonial governor ordered the deportation of Albert Fava, the general secretary of the Gibraltar Congress of Labour (GCL), the colony’s biggest trade union federation. Along with his wife and four children, he was transported to Britain, never to return. He had committed no crime. No legal case had been taken against […]
    John Foster
  • Biden’s immigration reform should roll back exploitative ‘guest worker’ programs May 13, 2021
    The current guest worker system prioritizes agricultural growers’ profits over immigrants’ and workers’ rights. Joe Biden should seek a different way: building an immigration system based on family reunification, community stability, and immigrant workers’ rights to decent wages, health, and housing. The intention of the U.S. guest worker program for agriculture, called the H-2A program, […]
    David Bacon
  • Do you ‘look for the union label’ on nonprofit solicitations? May 13, 2021
    “Look for the union label!” Remember that little ditty on TV that promoted consumption of union-made goods and products? It’s good advice, whether you’re purchasing a car or appliance, clothing, food, or drinks. Consumers have tremendous power to affect the common good by focusing their buying habits on union-made, union-grown, union-marketed products. Employers will eventually […]
    Eric A. Gordon

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  • The System That Killed Berta Cáceres May 14, 2021
    David Castillo, president of the DESA corporation, is on trial in Honduras for plotting the murder of the environmental activist. The post The System That Killed Berta Cáceres appeared first on The Intercept.
    Deconstructed
  • Facebook’s Secret Rules About the Word “Zionist” Impede Criticism of Israel May 14, 2021
    Obtained by The Intercept, the policies alarmed advocates, who said Facebook is silencing political speech. The post Facebook’s Secret Rules About the Word “Zionist” Impede Criticism of Israel appeared first on The Intercept.
    Sam Biddle
  • Documents Reveal Pharma Plot to Stop Generic Covid-19 Vaccine Waiver May 14, 2021
    Urging Biden’s reversal, industry lobbyists instruct Congress to talk up loss of jobs and fear of China. The post Documents Reveal Pharma Plot to Stop Generic Covid-19 Vaccine Waiver appeared first on The Intercept.
    Lee Fang
  • But What About Hamas’s Rockets? May 14, 2021
    We must be clear: What started this immediate horror was the intensification of Israel’s ethnic-cleansing campaign against Palestinians in East Jerusalem. The post But What About Hamas’s Rockets? appeared first on The Intercept.
    Jeremy Scahill
  • Rank-and-File Democrats Slow to Call for Restricting Aid to Israel May 14, 2021
    Despite pressure from Palestinian rights activists, a number of top Democratic lawmakers remain silent on imposing aid restrictions to the U.S.'s Middle East ally. The post Rank-and-File Democrats Slow to Call for Restricting Aid to Israel appeared first on The Intercept.
    Alex Kane
  • Twitter's Lackluster Verification Policy Hurts Primary Challengers May 14, 2021
    Without a blue check mark, challengers struggle against incumbents and established candidates. The post Twitter’s Lackluster Verification Policy Hurts Primary Challengers appeared first on The Intercept.
    Rose Adams
  • Tax-Exempt U.S. Nonprofits Fuel Israeli Settler Push to Evict Palestinians May 14, 2021
    U.S. charities are funding Israeli settler organizations working to evict Palestinians from their East Jerusalem homes. The post Tax-Exempt U.S. Nonprofits Fuel Israeli Settler Push to Evict Palestinians appeared first on The Intercept.
    Alex Kane
  • As Israel Attacked Gaza, It Heard Something New: Opposition from Congress May 14, 2021
    Zionist fears of Democratic dissent have turned stale for years. The latest House speeches show that’s changing. The post As Israel Attacked Gaza, It Heard Something New: Opposition from Congress appeared first on The Intercept.
    Ryan Grim
  • With Uniform Condemnations, Arab League Divisions Over Israel Put on Backburner May 13, 2021
    Even nations that have drawn closer to Israel in recent years issued robust criticisms of its recent attacks on Palestinians. The post With Uniform Condemnations, Arab League Divisions Over Israel Put on Backburner appeared first on The Intercept.
    Akela Lacy
  • Meet the Riot Squad: Right-Wing Reporters Whose Viral Videos Are Used to Smear BLM May 13, 2021
    In the year since George Floyd’s murder, conservative news outlets have endlessly hyped distorted stories about violence at Black Lives Matter protests. Key videos they used come from a tight-knit group of eight young journalists. The post Meet the Riot Squad: Right-Wing Reporters Whose Viral Videos Are Used to Smear BLM appeared first on The […]
    Robert Mackey