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Feature Article | Books, Literature, & Ideas

The Mindless Menace of Compliance, Teodrose Fikre, Ghion Journal

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It is easy to be mad at politicians and rage against their malpractice; however, maybe it is time for us to look in the mirror.

Publisher's Choice | Race & Ethnicity

Wake Up, American Jews: You’ve Enabled Israel’s Racism For Years. Joshua Leifer, the Forward / Portside

https://portside.org/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Netanyahuandextremists.jpg / Prime Minister and head of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media in Kfar Maccabiah, Ramat Gan, February 21, 2019. Tomer Neuberg/Flash90

  • Israeli politics during the successive Netanyahu governments has become a parade of hate speech, with right-wing politicians competing over who will do the worst to “the Arabs.”
  • Related: Special Report | The House Democrats’ “Rebuke” of Rep. Ilhan Omar Is Fraud, Hate.

Of Special Interest | Books, Literature, & Ideas

UN Report Says US is a “Shithole Country”. John M. Repp, Common Dreams
https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_large/public/views-article/gettyimages-913775474.jpg?itok=Bu-UHxD9"The symptoms of the devastating inequality here include Americans now living shorter and sicker lives than citizens of other rich democracies." (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Instead of corporate media basically ignoring the UN report, there should be screaming headlines.

Bloggers & Columnists | Katrina vanden Heuvel, Glen Greenwald



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Activism & Organizing

'No War on Venezuela' actions take place in over 100 cities — next up March 16th! ANSWER Coalition
https://assets.nationbuilder.com/answercoalition/pages/4782/attachments/original/1550252593/VENEFB.png?1550252593Make your plans — get on the bus!

 

Gender & Sexuality

How Women Get Trapped In The Cycle Of Being Underpaid — And How They Get Equal Pay, Monica Torres, Huffington Post
https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5c589b8c360000f90a6811e9.jpeg?ops=scalefit_720_noupscaleThe pay gap has trapped generations of women. But there’s another way.

 

 

Government & Politics

When Chimamanda Met Hillary: A Tale of How Liberals Cosy Up to Power, Fatima Bhutto, the Guardian / Portside

https://portside.org/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/field/image/Clinton_Adichie_atPEN_0.jpg/ Hillary Clinton and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at PEN America’s World Voices Festival. Adichie will be interviewing Michelle Obama in December. Karsten Moran/New York Times / Redux / eyevine

Nigerian American novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s interview of Hillary Clinton is another example of writers embraced by the establishment who not only fail to confront the colossal violence inflicted bytheWest; but often hail and endorse it.
 

Special Report | The House Democrats’ “Rebuke” of Rep. Ilhan Omar Is Fraud, Hate. Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/users/user1368/stand_with_d017nn7ucaazm1r.jpgPart 1: The House Democrats’ “Rebuke” of Rep. Ilhan Omar Is a Fraud for Many Reasons, Including Its Wild Distortion of Her Comments ~ Glenn Greenwald.
Look at what … Omar has actually said … and there's not much with which to argue.
Part 2: We Know What Hate Looks Like: Standing With Ilhan.
What people are afraid of is that there are two Muslims in Congress … that are fearless.
Related: Wake Up, American Jews: You’ve Enabled Israel’s Racism For Years.

Media & Technology

Special Report | US Media Ignoring and Applauding War on Venezuela. Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • http://www.globalresearch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/under-newspaper.jpgPart 1: Venezuela in the US Press
  • Interviews with Chesa Boudin, Dan Beeton, Laura Carlsen, Mark Weisbrot, Miguel TinkerSalasand Alfredo Lopez
  • Part 2: US Media Ignore—and Applaud—Economic War on Venezuela
  • The US media chorus (is) whitewashing the ways in which the US has strangled the Venezuelan economy.
  • Related: Special Report |Venezuala: Violence, Propaganda, Ravenous Wolves Invading in Sheep's Clothing

Youth, Education, & Children

Let’s Fight for Universal Childcare. Katrina vanden Heuvel, the Nation
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Saryah Mitchell sits with her mother, Teisa Gay, at a rally calling for increased childcare subsidies, in Sacramento, California, on May 6, 2015. (AP Photo / Rich Pedroncelli)

  • It’s good for the economy and consistent with our values.
  • Related: What America Has Done To its Young People is Appalling ~ James Ostrowski

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