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The Green New Deal: Whither Capitalism?

Güney Işıkara, Ying Chen Developing Economics
The public discourse, therefore, should be directed toward one that challenges the political legitimacy of the capitalist system in its capability to tackle the climate change crisis.

What Milwaukee Can Teach the Democrats about Socialism

Peter Dreier Dissent
The Democratic Party didn’t choose Milwaukee for its 2020 convention because of its radical past. But the city’s history shows how socialism worked in the United States—and could work again.

How Gerrymandering Paved the Way for the US Anti-Abortion Movement

Adrian Horton , Tom McCarthy and Jessica Glenza The Guardian
Women protest Texas anti-abortion legislation.
Opinion polls say a majority of voters support legal abortion; yet Republican-controlled legislatures continue to pass laws banning it. One key reason for the minority rule displayed in this recent flurry of anti-abortion measures is gerrymandering.

We Must Stop the US From Going to War With Iran

Bernie Sanders The Guardian
Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likely

Friday Nite Videos | June 21, 2019

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Impeachment | John Oliver. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall | English and Spanish Subtitles. Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Opening Statement on Reparations. Our Ignorance About Gravity. When White Supremacists Overthrew a Government.