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textBiden Appoints Former Partner of Anti-Union Morgan Lewis to Justice Dept by Keeping Track
Pres. Biden has appointed and the US Senate has confirmed Kenneth Polite, a former law partner of anti-labor and pro-Trump, Morgan, Lewis & Brockius, to be Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division of the US Justice Department. See https://wallstreetonparade.com/2021/07/law-firm-that-was-sued-last-year-by-nys-attorney-general-for-refusing-to-turn-over-trump-documents-lands-a-partner-to-head-the-criminal-division-in-bidens-justice-department/...
Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:09PM
textThe mystery of `populism' and The anarchism stereotype by G.M. Tamas and David Graeber
Under normal circumstances, people are as reasonable and decent as they are allowed to be, and that they can organize themselves and their communities without being told how....
Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:00PM
textNew Catholic Freedom Newsletter (Updated 7-16-21) by N. Evans
A Small Occasional Catholic Newsletter Influenced by the Ideas of Benjamin Tucker, P.J. Proudhon, Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, Noam Chomsky, the Claretians, as well as the Second Vatican Council. Edited by Nicholas Evans...
Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:11PM
textPuerto Rico Medicaid Funding Advances in Congress by Olivia Engling
Permanent Fix Needed for 1.5 million US Citizens, Asserts Religious Development Group...
Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 5:44PM
textBernie Sanders Has Bonded with President Biden. Is That Good? by Norman Solomon
Pluses and Minuses...
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 5:36PM
textCapitalism is not natural by John-Baptiste Odour
Political programs in the 20th century, then, were meant to create equality, not merely alleviate poverty. How we live collectively, what we value as a society, and how we want to conceive of ourselves - all these questions were politicized by these programs and helped lay the foundation of a society based on solidarity....
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:48AM
text1923 Beer Hall Putsch to 1933 Nazi Germany by Never Forgive, Never Forget
The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch was Hitler's failed attempt to overthrow the Weimar Republic. By 1933, he was Chancellor of Germany. That lesson of history is being repeated with Nazi Trump and his praise of the Jan 6, 2021 insurrection and Nazi Trump's current election campaign for 2024, aided by his Death Cult Nazi Republican Party. For more on the Beer Hall Putsch, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer_Hall_Putsch...
Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 1:06PM
textWhy Hasn't Nazi Trump Been Arrested for Inciting Jan 6 Insurrection? by Stop the Nazi Trump Death Cult
Nazi Trump again referred to the seditious insurrectionists who tried to overthrow the government by force and violence on Jan 6, 2021 as "great people." See https://www.newser.com/story/308434/trump-calls-capitol-rioters-great-people.html...
Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 7:54AM
textPsychology as a method of domination by New Debate and Elisa Gratias
The current pandemic policy has given the world the ultimate understanding of how democracies (...) transform themselves into totalitarian because inhumane systems. (...) Long live the courage to resist and refute....
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2021 10:56AM
textIn 18 Months, Republicans Are Very Likely to Control Congress. by Norman Solomon
Being in Denial Makes It Worse....
Posted: Thu Jul 8, 2021 1:09PM
textRepealed Law Would Have Prevented FL Condo Collapse, etc. by Keeping Track
For 2 weeks now, we have watched this metaphor for the rotten, collapsing US economy, the Surfside, Florida condominium collapse that perhaps killed 140 people, due to obvious construction defects and lack of maintenance. It turns out this all could have been avoided if a 2008 law was not repealed in 2010 by the real estate lobby requiring reserve studies every 5 years. See https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/collapsed-florida-tower-could-have-been-repaired-faster-under-repealed-n1273310...
Posted: Thu Jul 8, 2021 9:46AM
textSharon Kyle's L.A. Progressive features #MeToo Garrison Keillor: Whither Pacifica? by Sheila Hamanaka
Sharon Kyle's for-profit L.A. Progressive is featuring #MeToo MPR reject Garrison Keillor.  Is this Kyle's idea of a "New Day" for Pacifica?  Vote NO in the Pacifica bylaws referendum if you don't share the #MeToo vision....
Posted: Tue Jul 6, 2021 11:29AM
textTime to end the panic mode by Chris Hedges,Werner Rugemer &Wolfgang Pomrehn
Tyrannies reverse the rule of law. They turn law into an instrument of injustice. They cloak their crimes in false legality. They use the outward decorum of courts and trials to disguise their criminality. People like Julian who reveal this criminality and show it to the public are dangerous. For without the pretense of legality, tyranny loses credibility....
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 9:04AM
textThe Fourth of July, six months after the January 6 fascistic insurrection by Joseph Kishore (WSWS Repost)
The noxious product of social inequality and war creates the objective conditions for dictatorship. The defense of democratic rights, not only in the US but internationally, depends on the independent mobilization of the working class for socialism....
Posted: Sat Jul 3, 2021 7:40AM
textSupreme Court guts voting rights when upholding Arizona’s restrictions, elected officials by Ramona du Houx
The U.S. Supreme Court gutted most of what remains of the landmark Voting Rights Act. Once hailed as the most effective civil rights legislation in the nation's history, now the Supreme Court has turned on the promise of democracy, the promise of equality and equity for all. For without voting rights, communities of color and low income become disenfranchised, and equality and equity unfulfilled dreams....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2021 7:39PM
textThe media's response to Putin's conciliatory essay by Leo Ensel and Roberto J DeLapuente
On the exact 80th anniversary of the German invasion of the Soviet Union, which cost that country nearly 27 million lives, the Russian president himself published an essay in the former flagship of détente whose title already signaled a willingness to reconcile: "Be open, despite the past."...
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2021 10:36AM
textLessons from the First New Deal for the Next One by William Janeway
During the four years of the Trump Administration, the attack on state capacity accelerated in new ways. On the one hand, any existing element of the Federal Government that could be deemed concerned with responding to climate change was proposed for liquidation, as was the Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency....
Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2021 12:59PM
textChicago School Economists Got it Wrong. Strong Antitrust Policy Boosts the Economy by Lynn Parramore
When mergers increase market concentration, we know that competition has been harmed even if to a small extent. Since this is the case, it makes sense to ask the merging parties to establish that the merger will provide benefits to the economy. The merging parties should be forced to document how the merger will increase product quality and lower price....
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 12:57PM
textNDP Spending Precious Listener Dollars by Otis Maclay
New Day Pacifica spends listener dollars to destroy Pacifica!...
Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 1:17PM
textWhy Corporate Democrats Are Desperately Trying to Keep Nina Turner Out of Congress by Norman Solomon
Corporate Democrats Are Desperate to Beat Nina Turner...
Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:32PM