Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Striking back: is the class struggle reviving in Britain? Posted on 16th September 2022 Mark L Thomas

 http://isj.org.uk/striking-back/

~~ recommended by emil karpo ~~

Say NO to U.S. wars! Oct. 15-22 actions

 https://www.workers.org/2022/09/66890/

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“A Pipe dream, or a possibility? Water experts debate 1,500-mile aqueduct from Cajun Country to Lake Powell.”, ~~ Janet Wilson,

 

Palm Springs Desert Sun, at  <https://ca.movies.yahoo.com/movies/pipe-dream-possibility-water-experts-224757586.html>

~~ recommended by dmorista ~~

Hurricane Ian Was a Powerful Storm. Real Estate Developers Made It a Catastrophe ~~ Jake Bittle

https://grist.org/extreme-weather/hurricane-ian-real-estate-developers-canals-cape-coral/

'Dredge-and-fill' created thousands of homes vulnerable to storm surge.

~~ recommended by newestbeginning ~~

Monday, October 3, 2022

What America Taught the Nazis ~~ Ira Katznelson

What America Taught the Nazis

In the 1930s, the Germans were fascinated by the global leader in codified racism—the United States.

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Piercing The Corporate Climate Veil ~~ Rishika Pardikar

 https://www.levernews.com/email/c2667736-bdc1-4d44-ad4c-f652bfdfc05a/

While Shell is trying to blame its corporate malfeasance on consumers, activists are taking aim at the oil company’s board members.

 ~~ recommended by emil karpo ~~

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Ron DeSantis Changes His Position on Disaster Aid, Now that Florida Needs the Help.

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“New Reps. Ron DeSantis, Ted Yoho vote against Hurricane Sandy aid”, Jan. 4, 2013, Alex Leary | Times Washington bureau chief, Tampa Bay Times, at <https://www.tampabay.com/content/new-reps-ron-desantis-ted-yoho-vote-against-hurricane-sandy-aid/2104196>

Ron DeSantis changes with the wind as Hurricane Ian prompts flip-flop on aid”, September 30, 2022, Martin Pengelly, The Guardian, at <https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/ron-desantis-changes-with-the-wind-as-hurricane-ian-prompts-flip-flop-on-aid/ar-AA12rSB4?rc=1&ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=bfce162e6e3e40f38ceb98e1385ca2e3


Voices: Ron DeSantis doesn’t think federal funds should be used for hurricane relief — except in Florida”, Sept 30, 2022, Opinion by Skylar Baker-Jordan, The Independent, at <https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/voices-ron-desantis-doesn-t-think-federal-funds-should-be-used-for-hurricane-relief-except-in-florida/ar-AA12s0qU?ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=4565e6280d1c484ea0a9b8d63064e506>


Did Rubio and DeSantis vote against Hurricane Sandy aid?”, September 30, 2022, Amy Sherman, Politifact, (this selection consists of excerpts, not the entire article), at <https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2022/sep/30/yuh-line-niou/did-rubio-and-desantis-vote-against-hurricane-sand/>


3 Full Articles that point out his hypocrisy and, in addition, excerpts from a Fact Check by PoliticFact

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Cuba and China Exceed US in Life Expectancy, Send Message to the World – Socialism is the Difference ~~ W. T. WHITNEY

 https://www.counterpunch.org/2022/09/23/cuba-and-china-exceed-us-in-life-expectancy-send-message-to-the-world-socialism-is-the-difference/

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The Alternate History of China Could Beijing Have Taken a Different Path? ~~ Andrew J. Nathan

 https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/alternate-history-china-beijing-different-path

~~ recommended by emil karpo ~~

Monday, September 26, 2022

Most Republicans Support Declaring the United States a Christian Nation

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/09/21/most-republicans-support-declaring-the-united-states-a-christian-nation-00057736

~~ recommended by emil karpo ~~

Scott Ritter on Ukraine's counter-offensive, Russia's next move

 

Scott Ritter on Ukraine's counter-offensive, Russia's next move”, Sep 16, 2022, Interview of Scott Ritter by Max Blumenthal & Aaron Mate, duration of video 2:01:19, The Grayzone, at < https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_FY87Se1d8 >4


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Iran: Towards a general strike! ~~ Communist Party of Iran

 https://wpiran.org/english/iran-towards-a-general-strike/

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