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Tidbits - Nov. 1, 2018 - Reader Comments: Migrant Caravan-Sanctuary Support; Nuclear Arms; American Support for Fascism; Class Consciousness; Sen. Warren Only Claims Tribal Ancestry; Jewish Vote: #WeAreHere to #EndWhiteNationalism; more...

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Reader Comments: Migrant Caravan-Sanctuary Support; Nuclear Arms Treaty; American Support for Fascism; Class Consciousness; Eastern Band Cherokee Indians: Sen. Warren Only Claims Tribal Ancestry; Jewish Vote: #WeAreHere to #EndWhiteNationalism; more

Shouldn't Social Security Recipients Get A CEO-Sized Raise?

Dave Johnson Common Dreams
Seniors, disabled veterans and others will receive no COLA adjustment next year. This is because the method of measuring living costs – the Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers – is not weighted toward seniors. For example, it counts the decrease in gasoline costs for commuters and not the big cost increases in the pharmaceuticals seniors need.

Elizabeth Warren Just Gave the Speech that Black Lives Matter Activists Have Been Waiting For

Wesley Lowery; Senator Elizabeth Warren Washington Post
Senator Warren's speech clearly and powerfully calls into question America's commitment to black lives by highlighting the role that structural racism played and continues to play with regard to housing discrimination and voting rights, said DeRay Mckesson, a prominent #BLM activist. Warren understands the protests as a matter of life or death - the American dream has been sustained by an intentional violence...the uprisings have been the result of years of lived trauma

Letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Israel's War Crimes in Gaza

Massachusetts Peace Action
Massachusetts Peace Action sent the following letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren on September 12, 2014. We also raised questions about her justification of Israel's war crimes in Gaza at her Tufts lecture on September 15 and distributed flyers to the attendees.
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