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Israel - No Reason for Optimism

Noah Kulwin Jewish Currents
It would be safe to call Israel’s Knesset elections on Tuesday a disaster. Initially depressed Arab voter turnout, a failed opposition campaign, typical right-wing Election Day shenanigans all point to the continuation of an unacceptable status quo.

The 2020 Democrats of the 'Anti-Green New Deal Coalition'

Kendra Chamberlain DeSmogBlog
demonstrators in support of Green New Deal ...according to a recent report..., centrist Democrats and party leadership are part of ... an “anti-Green New Deal coalition” that could seriously impede the GND’s goal to transition the country to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

“Speaking Truth to Power” Is No Substitute for Taking Power

Norman Solomon Truthout
Progressives often applaud the idea of “speaking truth to power.” But this concept is hazardous. If taken literally and deployed as a single-minded strategy, it can divert attention from the crucial need to take power away from those who abuse it.
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