China’s reeducation camps for Muslims are beginning to look like concentration camps

The government is buying cattle prods and police batons to use in Xinjiang. By Alexia Fernández  Oct 24, 2018 ( A woman takes part in a rally urging the European Union to pressure China to close its reeducation camps in Xinjiang, where nearly 1 million Uighur Muslims are detained. The rally… Continue reading

‘Not the Leadership This Moment Calls For’: Progressives Slam Pelosi for Pushing ‘Weak’ Climate Panel Over Green New Deal Committee

December 28, 2018 by Common Dreams “The party of the resistance is recklessly taking the path of least resistance on climate and inequality.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Presumptive House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks during her weekly news conference December 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)   Following… Continue reading

This Radical Plan to Fund the Green New Deal Just Might Work

A network of public banks could underwrite the new New Deal in the same way President Franklin Roosevelt financed the original. Ellen Brown posted Dec 26, 2018 ( With what Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by newly elected U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appears to be forging a… Continue reading

The Republican Party as Presently Constituted Must Be Torn Down to Its Foundations. The Planet Depends on It.

December 27, 2018 by Esquire Our new environmental reality was not inevitable. It is, in many cases, the result of public policy. by Charles P. Pierce Even a stunning defeat in the 2020 election will not be enough. (Photo: Win McNamee/ Getty Images)    So, over the weekend, another child died in… Continue reading

From Berkeley’s Streets to Oakland’s Slums

An Oakland slumlord is housing a formerly homeless Berkeley resident in a dilapidated building while collecting city and federal subsidies. by Darwin BondGraham ( December 27, 2018 Mike Zint looks up at a basketball-sized water bubble in his ceiling last week. Mike Zint used to be one of Berkeley’s chronically homeless. He’s… Continue reading

Book: “American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism”

American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism by Henry A. Giroux Are we in the beginning of a new fascist era? As white supremacy, ultra-nationalism, rabid misogyny and anti-immigrant fervor coalesce, a new and uniquely American form of fascism looms. Could our current moment actually bring about the end of democracy… Continue reading

Articles ~ Message fr. Aldolfo Delgado’s brother ~ Announcements, Wed. 12/26, Thur. 12/27, Fri. 12/28, Tue.. 1/1, Thurs. 1/3 (from Adrienne Fong)

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