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2021 Jun 10 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
Millions of people are frustrated and sickened by the regularization of the blackouts.
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2020 Jun 3 - 3:32pm
CounterPunch
God wills that [the Civil War] continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman’s two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword. – Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural, March 4, 1865 (He was dead 41 days later.) Donald Trump is no accident. He is our Imperial Vulture come home to roost. Our Exceptional Karma. The ultimate incineration...
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2020 Jun 3 - 3:20pm
CounterPunch
Last Friday, on the PBS News Hour’s weekly review with Mark Shields and David Brooks, Judy Woodruff posed a question about Joe Biden’s response to what was happening in Minneapolis. David Brooks, the New York Times’ conservative columnist, visibly shaken by the events of the week declared: “I want to see more outrage. I want to see outrage at a president who’s grown more contemptible by the day, including his tweets about what happened in...
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2020 Jun 3 - 3:05pm
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It’s become a trite but true saying the definition of insanity is doing the same acts over and over yet expecting different results. This is definitely the case with timber industry lobbyists stridently arguing for increased logging and firefighting on public lands. Many people oppose the corporate looting of public lands, and that is why timber lobbyists can’t openly admit their real objective — logging big trees for big profits — but instead...
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2020 Jun 3 - 2:10pm
CounterPunch
The Birds of Brooklyn ‪In other news, the Prospect Park Zoo’s Emus broke loose  — and a cop, Attempting to catch one, got gutted Disemboweled. Oh, how he yowled. The birds, however, evaded capture A feather was found, in Crown Heights, On Classon. Another was found In the Brooklyn Museum But nobody’s seen either bird or heard A word about them It’s all very strange. Some maintain That they were caught and shot And eaten — what with the famine...
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
Curfews, mass arrests and police terror have not quelled the powerful movement of youth and workers of all races and ethnicities in response to the police murder of George Floyd.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
Esty Shapiro, a 19-year-old unhappily married woman in Brooklyn, leaves her Jewish ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community, traveling to Berlin to find her mother and begin a new life.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
Responding to demonstrations across the US, thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil protesting against police violence, racism and the fascistic president Bolsonaro.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
Now that all fifty states have begun reopening in some form, the pandemic is considered over by the US ruling elite even as coronavirus infections and deaths continue to climb.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
The widespread anger provoked by the attack has prompted nervousness from the political establishment, under conditions of mass protests internationally against police violence.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
Police violence is directed against the working class, particularly its poorest sections, and falls disproportionately on black communities.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
The announcement rescinds the stay-at-home order, along with a series of other restrictions even though most of the state remains in the “flattening” phase of the pandemic.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
The WSWS spoke with a university psychotherapist on the psychological impact of the pandemic on college students.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
The reckless back-to-work drive across Canada is already producing new outbreaks of the potentially deadly coronavirus.
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2020 Jun 3 - 12:00pm
World Socialist Web Site
The 550-page “Canadian Pandemic Influenza Plan for the Health Sector” is further proof that the COVID-19 pandemic was both foreseeable and foreseen.
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