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[l] at 11/28/22 1:36pm
The United States should immediately cease all coercive measures targeting the Venezuelan economy and instead adopt a policy of respect for the country’s independence. 

[Category: Analysis, Features, imperialism, latin america, sanctions, venezuela]

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[l] at 11/23/22 11:00am
Elon Musk's Tesla opened a new factory in Austin this year with the promise of thousands of high-paying jobs and economic development. Just seven months into its opening, reports are emerging about the true nature of the construction of the factory, which seemingly includes rampant wage theft and completely falsified safety records. The complaints filed by the Workers Defense Project, a local non-profit that works primarily with immigrant construction workers, further puncture the self-cultivated image of Musk as a benevolent genius and reveal the same pattern of severe exploitation and false promises that have made Musk infamous.

[Category: Analysis, labor, texas, u.s. working class]

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[l] at 11/23/22 10:49am
In something reminiscent of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, slaughterhouses in Nebraska and Minnesota have been exposed for using children as overnight sanitation workers.

[Category: Analysis, child labor, labor, u.s. working class]

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[l] at 11/23/22 10:34am
Last week, the Pasadena Tenants Union (PTU) declared victory regarding their recent Measure H campaign during the Los Angeles Midterm Elections. The vote for the measure currently stands at 52.30% Yes (19,480) to 47.70% No (17,764). There are four main provisions that this measure entails. It limits yearly rent increases, prohibits evictions without just cause, establishes a rental board to enforce and oversee the previous two components and creates a rental registry of all rental units in the city.

[Category: Militant Journalism, california, housing is a right, los angeles, Pasadema]

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[l] at 11/23/22 10:24am
Over 200 workers at HarperCollins Publishers have been on strike since Nov. 10 to demand a fair contract after 11 months of bargaining.

[Category: Militant Journalism, labor, new york, New. York City]

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[l] at 11/23/22 10:24am
Over 200 workers at HarperCollins Publishers have been on strike since Nov. 10 to demand a fair contract after 11 months of bargaining.

[Category: Militant Journalism, labor, new york, New. York City]

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[l] at 11/22/22 5:32pm
On Nov. 16 NASA launched the first mission in the Artemis Program, the long delayed and over-budget program to return humans to the surface of the moon this decade.

[Category: Analysis, anti-war, science and technology]

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[l] at 11/22/22 5:32pm
On Nov. 16 NASA launched the first mission in the Artemis Program, the long delayed and over-budget program to return humans to the surface of the moon this decade.

[Category: Analysis, anti-war, science and technology]

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[l] at 11/22/22 2:35pm
Layoffs are a choice the capitalists make to intensify worker exploitation, push wages down, and speed up work.

[Category: Analysis, labor, tech, technology, unemployment]

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[l] at 11/21/22 9:56pm
On Aug. 25, the Missouri Supreme Court set Kevin “KJ” Johnson’s execution date for Nov. 29. Johnson was convicted and sentenced to death when he was 19 years old for the shooting and killing of a police officer.

[Category: Analysis, elections, immigrant rights, texas]

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[l] at 11/21/22 9:56pm
On Aug. 25, the Missouri Supreme Court set Kevin “KJ” Johnson’s execution date for Nov. 29. Johnson was convicted and sentenced to death when he was 19 years old for the shooting and killing of a police officer.

[Category: Analysis, elections, immigrant rights, texas]

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[l] at 11/21/22 9:47pm
On Aug. 25, the Missouri Supreme Court set Kevin “KJ” Johnson’s execution date for Nov. 29. Johnson was convicted and sentenced to death when he was 19 years old for the shooting and killing of a police officer.

[Category: Analysis, anti-racism, Mass incarceration, missouri]

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[l] at 11/21/22 2:19pm
The rising tide of hatred is not a spontaneous phenomenon, it originates from the ruling class elite.

[Category: Analysis, Features, lgbtq rights, right wing]

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[l] at 11/20/22 10:10pm
On Nov. 14 Tufts undergraduate students rallied in support of ULTRA (United Labor of Tufts Resident Assistants), the Resident Assistants organizing to unionize. In the span of just two weeks, 85% of approximately 140 Tufts RA's signed onto union cards. Tufts RA's are demanding fair compensation, more clarity and say in their job responsibilities, and a voice in their working conditions. They requested voluntary recognition from Tufts on Nov. 9, which the University rejected on Nov. 16.

[Category: Militant Journalism, higher education, labor, students]

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[l] at 11/20/22 9:32pm
Trump is nothing more than a tool for the millionaires and billionaires to grow even more disgustingly rich while workers’ rights are trampled on.

[Category: Analysis, Features, Election, far right, Trump]

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[l] at 11/20/22 7:54pm
The main points of negotiation at this year’s conference were climate financing, loss and damage fund and phasing out fossil fuels.

[Category: Analysis, Climate Crisis, climate change, environment]

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[l] at 11/19/22 10:12am
What's needed is militant movement with a clear political program for confronting and totally abolishing the material causes of trans oppression.

[Category: Analysis, Features, lgbtq, u.s. working class]

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[l] at 11/18/22 12:30pm
Thousands filled the streets of major cities in Colombia in support of Petro to celebrate his first 100 days in office

[Category: Analysis, Features, colombia, environment, latin america]

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[l] at 11/18/22 8:13am
On Nov. 8-9, capitalist schemers met in Des Moines, Iowa, to continue their push for a carbon capture pipeline. Summit Carbon Solutions, Navigator and Wolf corporations plan a 2,000-mile pipeline through five states, including Iowa, under the guise of reducing CO2 in the atmosphere.

[Category: Analysis, anti-racism, environment, iowa]

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[l] at 11/15/22 12:15pm
The current push for invasion is a counter-insurgency strategy to quell a four-year cycle of mass protest and uprising that works against the advocates of pro-poverty, high-profit policies.

[Category: Analysis, anti-imperialism, Haití, imperialism]

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[l] at 11/15/22 3:48am
Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he’s running for president again, despite only delivering a “red trickle” in the midterm elections and losing the presidency by seven million votes in 2020. What was his real record in office?

[Category: The Socialist Program, elections, Trump, working class]

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[l] at 11/14/22 3:55pm
Brian and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the mass layoffs that billionaire CEOs at Meta (formerly Facebook), Twitter, Amazon, and others have begun.

[Category: The Socialist Program, capitalism, tech, unemployment]

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[l] at 11/14/22 1:14pm
Real peace, not “managed competition”, with China would be of enormous benefit to the vast majority of people in the United States.

[Category: Analysis, anti-war, china]

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[l] at 11/12/22 4:32pm
55,000 education workers in the Canadian province of Ontario took to the streets and galvanized the province’s working class into struggle, securing a major win.

[Category: Analysis, labor, Labor movement, strike, unions]

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