“An Inquiry Needs to Take Place”: Jeremy Corbyn on Afghanistan & Preventing the Next War

AUGUST 26, 2021 (democracynow.org) Watch Full Show ListenMedia OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.DONATE TOPICS Afghanistan Militar Joe Biden GUESTS Jeremy CorbynBritish member of Parliament who served as leader of the Labour Party and leader of the opposition from 2015 to 2020. LINKS Jeremy Corbyn on Twitter… Continue reading

Penguin Classics launches ‘new canon’ of environmental literature

Imprint’s Green Ideas series begins with 20 short books by writers from Rachel Carson to Greta Thunberg it believes are ‘the classics that made a movement’ Alison Flood Thu 26 Aug 2021 03.00 EDT (theguardian.com) From Greta Thunberg to James Lovelock, publisher Penguin Classics has come up with a “new canon” of… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions / Petitions ~ Events for Thursday, 8/26 – Tuesday, 8/31 + Upcoming Event (from Adrienne Fong)

Few Events – NOT back posting… *** ASL interpretation – Let me know if your event needs this service .*** Please include Accessibility and ASL info in your events! And if your action is ‘child friendly’ Please post your actions on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12  See Indybay  for many other listings of events. ARTICLES A. ‘Treaties… Continue reading

Chesa Boudin on father’s clemency: ‘A tremendous weight lifted off my shoulders’

Chesa Boudin, seen here in 2019, has said that his experiences visiting his parents in prison helped shape his political views. (Jim Wilson/New York Times) Opponents quickly seize on the moment MICHAEL BARBA Aug. 24, 2021 5:31 p.m. (SFExaminer.com) NEWS NEWSLETTER THE CITY Just when District Attorney Chesa Boudin and… Continue reading

Medea Benjamin: Afghanistan War Is “Cash Cow” for Pentagon. Biden Must End “Delusional” China Rivalry

AUGUST 25, 2021 (democracynow.org) GUESTS Medea Benjamin co-founder of CodePink. LINKS Medea Benjamin on Twitter We look at the situation in Afghanistan, and pressure on Biden to stay longer, with CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin, who for years has called for an end to the longest war in U.S. history. “We… Continue reading