From CommonDreams You must find a way to get in the way. You must find a way to get in trouble, good trouble, necessary trouble.”— Rep. John Lewis Three people in my family passed away this year within four months of each other: my brother-in-love, from an 18-month battle with cancer; my closest maternal aunt, unexpectedly, from a heart attack; and my fun-loving … [Read more...] about 2020 Has Shown Us the Way Forward
From CommonDreams Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 by Informed CommentBiden to Invoke Defense Production Act for Vaccine Manufacture. Trump? Playing Golf at Mar-a-Lago Trump really just doesn't care.byJuan Cole 0 CommentsPresident Donald Trump makes a phone call as he golfs at Trump National Golf Club on November 26, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. (Photo: … [Read more...] about Biden to Invoke Defense Production Act for Vaccine Manufacture. Trump? Playing Golf at Mar-a-Lago
From Jacobin On December 11, after more than twenty consecutive hours of debate, the lower house of the Argentine congress voted to legalize abortion. The upper house will vote on December 29. If the law is approved, Argentina will join Uruguay and Cuba as the third … [Read more...] about After Years of Mass Organizing, Argentina Could Legalize Abortion Tomorrow
From Jacobin Proving that architectural narcissism isn’t a quality limited to the outgoing forty-fifth president, Barack Obama is currently attempting to erect a hideous 235-foot tower, a monument to himself and his presidency, in a park in Chicago, over the objections of … [Read more...] about How Amy Coney Barrett and Barack Obama Transcended Petty Partisanship to Crush Community Activists in Chicago
From Jacobin “Only bankers and businessmen could cure the situation,” observed John Kenneth Galbraith in 1977, for “[t]heirs indeed was a special, even magical, talent where money was concerned.” Galbraith was sarcastically describing the popular mythology surrounding New … [Read more...] about Austerity Is Looming in New York. Is Ray McGuire the Mayor to Carry It Out?