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Your smartphone in effect becomes a government listening device that detects and accesses all nearby wireless or bluetooth devices, or anything that has a MAC address for that matter
Progressives should emphatically challenge every odious aspect of the Biden administration, every step of the way
Solidarity is more than acts of generosity, important as they are; it is the call to embrace the reality that we are bound by bonds of reciprocity. On this solid foundation we can build a better, different, human future
Will the Biden Administration Dare Cut Military Spending?
An estimated 750,000 Californians are set to lose federal unemployment benefits the day after Christmas, and 2.1 million could lose their homes weeks later when a statewide eviction moratorium lifts
Overwhelming evidence supports quite a different bedtime story—one that calls for far more humane unemployment policies
Socialist-minded millennial heirs are trying to live their values by getting rid of their money
The role of the imperial project is to use violence as a tool to capture and funnel ever greater wealth – whether it be resources seized in foreign lands or the communal wealth of domestic western populations – into the pockets of the power establishment
We need a new FREC with a clear, Congressionally mandated mission to give leadership in the urgent, fossil-fuels-to-renewables transition and a FREC leadership that is actually committed to doing that
A critical look at the terrifying rise in the control of 'surplus' populations
Proposals that should be addressed within the first 100 days of the Biden administration which would not only go a long way to improving life for working families, but would begin to restore the belief that government can represent their needs
The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, likely by Israel with the go-ahead from the US administration, is a desperate attempt to use Trump’s last days in office to sabotage Biden’s chances of successful diplomacy with Iran
They must not let the Trumpster outlaws escape and become immune fugitives from justice. If Trump’s wrecking crew escapes the arm of the law, for sure they and their base will return with a vengeance in two and four years
How else would you describe Americans who deny a pandemic that’s killed 250,000 people and the election that repudiated Trump?
A Pew Research Center poll of 14,276 people across 14 nations during the summer of 2020 found that 81 percent believed that “countries around the world should act as part of a global community that works together to solve problems”
"We're now seeing families who had an emergency fund but it's gone and they're at the end of their rope," said one Texas food bank director.
Libya, Syria and Yemen
The new conservative media is about selling a screaming adrenaline rush so cathartic that you need a special pillow afterward to sleep right. It's an expensive pillow, by God, but it's the only one left not infested with "antifa."
Is there a country or a clime Not servile to some Pharoah? Some corner of the earth Where love is still in the marrow?
Once again, Europe's top diplomats expressed their 'deep concern' regarding Israel's ongoing illegal settlement expansion, again evoking the maxim that Israeli actions "threaten the viability of the two-state solution"
Iran’s chief justice, Ayatollah Sayyed Ibrahim Ra’isi, characterized the attack as by “foreigners and international Zionism,” with, he said, “the sinister objective of forestalling the scientific progress of the country.”
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We cannot continue to promote the same unjust and oppressive educational structures that have endured for centuries
To organize against a government headed by Trump is to push against a thick stone wall. To organize against a government headed by Biden holds out the real potential of progressive breakthroughs
“It can be nothing more than a sad and sorry thing without the presence on the part of the sufferer of a graceful heart, a heart that holds no malice toward the inflictors of his or her suffering.”
The ‘Wall of Vets’ have demonstrated that they are most certainly continuing that long and important legacy through their peace work
When is the last time you read of a company that has actually substantially reduced its carbon emissions, or a bank that has removed its investments in, say, an oil or coal producer? They’re thinking about it, while Rome burns.
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A Spadecaller video featuring the visual arts of Matthew Schwartz in accompaniment with Leonard Cohen's song, Democracy
“As the son of a holocaust survivor I find the use of antisemitism to fight political battles hard to stomach”
We need to do everything we can to Dump Trump -- AND continue to push for the system change that we need
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Albert Essay Series on Socialist Upsurge
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Ethics of It / Judging Societies
Society’s Pie / Disputing Pie Slices
Property Problem / Who Decides?
Who Does What? / Balanced Jobs
Disputing Balancing Jobs
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Judging Participatory Socialism
Some Strategic Implications
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Gender and Sexuality
Socialism or Participatory Society
Socialism: Ecology or Nothing
Parecon / Parsoc
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Polychroniou: What Is ParEcon?
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Podur: Life After Racism
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Shalom: Future Pol
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Collective 20’s 17 writers author collectively. The members are: Andrej Grubacic, Brett Wilkins, Bridget Meehan, Cynthia Peters, Don Rojas, Elena Herrada, Emily Jones, Justin Podur, Mark Evans, Medea Benjamin, Michael Albert, Noam Chomsky, Oscar Chacon, Peter Bohmer, Savvina Choudhury, and Vincent Emanuele. Visit collective20.org for a full archive and more.
From 2000 Feet
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Talking About Noam Chomsky
Where Are We with Noam Chomsky
Left Culture and Movement Prospects
Winning Participatory Socialism
Violence? with Kathy Kelly
Thinking About Socialism
Dealing with Differences
A Rock and a Hard Place
A Class Between Labor and Capital
Reform, Revolution, and Theory
Society & Mental Illness Sandy Carter
What's A Writer To Do
Talking About Writing
Talking Activism Medea Benjamin
Ireland Activism with Bridget Meehan
Athletics with Sandy Carter
A Life of Activism with Leslie Cagan
Activism With Vincent Emanuelle
Talking with Noam Chomsky
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C20: What Next?
Lakey: Activists today
Benjamin: Condemn the Murder
Nader: Report the Wreckage
Wilkins: 1 in 6 Not Enough to Eat
Laslett: Childcare a Union Benefit
Collyns: Young Peruvians Rise Up
Hartford: The Big Spin
Wadhwa: Colombian National Strike
Stancil: ‘Make Amazon Pay’
Benjamin: Feminism Not Militarism
Greenwald: Shed Light on U.S. Wars
Parker: Richmond Prog. Alliance
Barrientos: Rage in Guatemala
Sanders: Win Back the Working Class
Chomsky: American Democracy
Emanuele: Trump Supporters
Klein: Dismiss the Working Class?
Kolhatkar: My Family Reunited?
Kelly: Unending War Afghanistan
Pilger: Class War on Children
Patel: Causing Hunger
Sanders: Which Side Are You On?
Malik: Rational Trump voters
Hussain: Nonwhite Voters
Ritter: ICBM intercept test
C20: From 2000 Feet
Bohmer: What Now
Kidane: The Power to Act
Swain: Drone Wars
Solomon: Hey Joe
Nolan: Best Leverage
Bello: Biden ln Asia Pacific?
Taylor: Cancel Student Debt
Hiltzik: Vaccines in Private Hands
Uzcátegui: With Radical Chávez
Young: Biden's Corporate Backers
Clark: Chile new constitution
Erlich: fights over COVID vaccine
AOC: Biden Be Bold
Wilkin's: “Proudly Pro-BDS”
Benjamin: Fiascos Biden Can Fix
Montague: White People's Votes
D'Amelio: AOC for the Left
timpson: New Cold War
Ransby: Social Transformation
Moss: Empowering Workers
McCollum: Coronavirus relief
Santos: Fascism 2.0
Anderson: Student Debt
Ross: “No End in Sight”
Cook: Elusive sanity
Theoharis: The Other America
Zunes: Can Biden Be Moved?
Rasmus: Fed Man Song
Derysh: 400% coronavirus relief
Klassen: Housing Crisis
Gharbi: Voting Assessment?
Albert: Aaftermath of Election
Conley: Winning Message
Nader: Special Prosecutor
Gupta: Vaccine Infrastructure
Klein: Fight Biden’s Instincts
Ellerton: Why . reject evidence
Rebellion: Our Lungs Won’t Last
Qumsiyeh: Cope, keep sanity...
Aguilera: Communal Organisation
Emanuele: COVID Horror
O’Dell: Teachers on a Tightrope
Bennis: Biden’s Foreign Policy?
Freedland: Virtual Confederacy
Wakamo: Ballot Initiatives
Speri: Zoom Censorship
Turse: Convergent Calamities
Swanson: Fundamental Change
Emanuele: Fuck Veteran’s Day
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