THE INDIAN FARMERS DEFEND THE RIGHTS OF FARMERS EVERYWHERE

NOVEMBER 26, 2021 BY VIJAY PRASHAD (counterpunch.org) Photograph Source: Ravan Khosa, edited by Aristeas – CC BY-SA 4.0 On November 19, 2021, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “[W]e have decided to repeal all three agricultural laws.” The prime minister was referring to the three agriculture laws that were rushed through the parliament in 2020…. Continue reading

Will The City’s mob retail thefts affect Chesa Boudin’s future?

As critics pounce, San Francisco’s District Attorney defends his record By Benjamin Schneider • November 23, 2021 4:30 pm – Updated November 24, 2021 2:14 pm (SFExaminer.com) After a string of mob retail thefts across the Bay Area, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin is in a difficult position, simultaneously seeking to reassure a weary public… Continue reading

A NORTH KOREAN MAN WHO SMUGGLED ‘SQUID GAME’ INTO THE COUNTRY IS TO BE EXECUTED BY FIRING SQUAD

AND A HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENT WHO BOUGHT A USB DRIVE WITH THE SHOW WILL BE JAILED FOR LIFE, REPORT SAYS Huileng Tan  November 24, 2021 (businessinsider.com) North Korea appears to have come down hard on people who distribute or watch “Squid Game.” Citing unnamed sources, Radio Free Asia said a man… Continue reading

California Progressives to Feinstein: Support Nixing Filibuster for Voting Rights—or Resign

A demonstrator holds a sign during a California Poor People’s Campaign protest outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) “If you can’t or won’t,” nearly 70 groups wrote to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, “please step aside so that someone… Continue reading

Book: “First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat”

First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat by Christopher W. Shaw  Investigating the essential role that the postal system plays in American democracy and how the corporate sector has attempted to destroy it. “With First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat, Christopher Shaw… Continue reading

Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize

Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize

Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize November 23, 2021 (theguardian.com) Richard Bensinger, left, and baristas discuss their efforts to unionize three Buffalo-area stores at the movement’s headquarters in New York. Photograph: Carolyn Thompson/AP Starbucks has launched an aggressive anti-union campaign as six stores in the… Continue reading