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[l] at 1/21/21 3:46pm
President Biden signed a package of 17 executive orders immediately following his inauguration on Wednesday.

[Category: Features, PSL Statements, coronavirus, COVID-19, economy, environment, immigrant rights, Joe Biden]

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[l] at 1/21/21 2:00pm
Braving fierce police repression, tens of thousands of farmers in India are carrying out one of the largest sustained strikes the country has seen.

[Category: Analysis, Features, farmers, india, labor, strike]

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[l] at 1/21/21 10:11am
Originally posted on Breaking the Chains. Working-class and oppressed women are bearing the brunt of the combined COVID and economic crises in the United States. December’s jobs numbers produced shocking headlines throughout the mainstream media. CNN’s headline read: “The US economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. All of them were held by women.” A separate …

[Category: economy, women's rights]

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[l] at 1/20/21 11:11am
Photo: Tear gas deployed on mob of Trump supporters outside the Capitol on Jan. 6. Credit: TapTheForwardAssist (Wikimedia Commons) This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, …

[Category: The Socialist Program, 2020 election, Assault on the Capitol, Capitol building attack]

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[l] at 1/20/21 10:41am
Today, just as has happened every four years since 1789, an avowed defender of the wealth and power of the ruling elite has been sworn into office as President of the United States.

[Category: Features, PSL Statements, congress, imperialism, Joe Biden, working class]

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[l] at 1/20/21 10:22am
On Jan. 16, ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) and the Party for Socialism and Liberation held a speak-out and banner drop at Teralta Park in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego to demand a withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Somalia and an end to AFRICOM. City Heights is …

[Category: Militant Journalism, africa, imperialism, san diego]

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[l] at 1/19/21 9:24pm
The day that Malik was murdered in 1997, Emma Jones’s life was forever changed, and so were the lives of every person who had been affected by Malik’s kindness, his love, his joy and his grace.

[Category: Militant Journalism, anti-racism, connecticut, new haven, police brutality]

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[l] at 1/19/21 1:26pm
The Jan. 6 attack on Congress by a fascist-led mob will be remembered as a pivotal moment in U.S. politics

[Category: Features, PSL Statements, 2020 election, Assault on the Capitol, Capitol building attack, Trump]

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[l] at 1/19/21 12:00pm
The United States officially passed the grim milestone of 400,000 COVID-19 deaths today -- by far the most of any country in the world.

[Category: Analysis, Features, coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic]

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[l] at 1/18/21 4:10pm
With the end of the Trump administration nearing, there has been a flurry of federal executions in recent weeks, the most recent being the killing of Dustin Higgs in Indiana yesterday.

[Category: Analysis, death penalty, prisons, Trump]

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[l] at 1/18/21 12:16pm
This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it.

[Category: The Socialist Program, 2020 election, Capitol building attack, fascism, racism, Trump]

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[l] at 1/16/21 3:06pm
Last week, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala, Jr. refiled charges against 24 anti-racist activists.

[Category: Militant Journalism, anti-racism, pittsburgh, police brutality]

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[l] at 1/15/21 5:11pm
This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The profound political crisis gripping the United States continues to deepen and take new twists and turns …

[Category: Features, The Socialist Program, 2020 election, Assault on the Capitol, fascism, Trump]

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[l] at 1/15/21 5:00pm
Dr. King was dangerous to the political establishment because he started to draw the connection between different struggles and unite them against a common enemy.

[Category: Features, anti-racism, anti-war, Dr. Martin Luther King, history, workers' rights]

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[l] at 1/15/21 4:54pm
Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was charged yesterday for "willful neglect of duty" following the lead poisoning of tens of thousands of people in the city of Flint.

[Category: Analysis, Features, Flint, racism, water crisis]

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[l] at 1/15/21 1:41pm
El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores condena en los términos más firmes y absolutos la fraudulenta calificación de Cuba como Estado patrocinador del terrorismo, anunciada por el gobierno de los Estados Unidos en acto cínico e hipócrita. Desde hace meses, se viene especulando sobre la posibilidad de incluir a Cuba en la lista unilateral del Departamento …

[Category: Español, Guest statements]

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[l] at 1/15/21 1:20pm
The Ministry of Foreign Relations of Cuba condemns in the strongest and most absolute terms the fraudulent qualification of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, announced by the United States government in a cynical and hypocritical act. For months now, there has been speculation about the possibility of including Cuba in the State Department’s …

[Category: Features, Guest statements]

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[l] at 1/14/21 10:18pm
Liberation photoThe Blake family and Kenosha activists have vowed to continue demonstrations demanding justice.

[Category: Militant Journalism, anti-racism, Kenosha, police brutality, wisconsin]

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[l] at 1/14/21 9:59pm
Liberation News photo/collageOn January 9, exactly one month after Joshua Feast was killed by officer Jose Santos in La Marque, Texas, over 100 people turned to march on La Marque City Hall to let officials know that Feast’s murder will not be forgotten.

[Category: Militant Journalism, anti-racism, police brutality, texas]

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[l] at 1/14/21 11:55am
Prominent movement leaders from across the country have launched the National Committee for Justice in Denver to demand that authorities drop the charges against anti-racist activists facing decades in prison on false charges filed against them in retaliation for their work demanding justice for Elijah McClain.

[Category: Denver Repression, Elijah McClain, police brutality, racism]

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[l] at 1/14/21 10:18am
On this week's episode of The Socialist Program's regular segment "Capitalism in Crisis" with Prof. Richard Wolff, we discuss the role played by economic factors in the growth of fascist movements.

[Category: The Socialist Program, economy, fascism]

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