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This holiday season, American workers have little to celebrate

By Danny Haiphong Source: Intrepid Report Every year, much of the U.S. population celebrates Thanksgiving and Christmas to show appreciation for their families and friends. Thanksgiving normalizes the colonial origins of the United States and erases the brutality of the … Continue reading

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Political Collapse: The Center Cannot Hold

By Kirkpatrick Sale Source: CounterPunch Have you noticed? From Hong Kong to Baghdad, Paris to Tehran, 2019 is shaping up to be, as the New York Times dubbed it, “the year of the protest.” Violent—and often deadly—anti-government protests are breaking … Continue reading

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Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

By Ben Case Source: ROAR Magazine The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back. Broken windows, mass arrests and one well-timed punch marked Donald Trump’s inauguration alongside massive … Continue reading

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Bangladeshi Workers Fight for Living Wage

Last Saturday, Garment Sramik Samannay Parishad, a federation of trade unions in garment sectors, organized a rally of over 50,000 workers to meet their different demands including raising minimum monthly salary to about $100. Bangladesh’s apparel industry, which supplies many … Continue reading

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