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Third contribution to a discussion about the new documentary “Planet of the Humans”.  Read the other contributions here by Rosemary Kean The proficiency of corporate capitalism in co-opting ideas and people that threaten its demand for infinite growth is demonstrated in the history of the …

Cuba’s Internationalist Response to Covid-19

April 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Andrew King As the coronavirus has spread across the globe, infecting more than 3.2 million people so far, the United States today leads the world with more than a million confirmed cases and 61,000 deaths.  The Trump Administration has responded to the crisis with …

COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military and War Budget

April 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

Invest in Public Health Care for All and the Green New Deal Reduce and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons To highlight the urgent need to reduce our spending on wars and militarism a small and safe demonstration was held yesterday, April 29, 2020, next to the L3Harris …

The Meltdown of the Careerist Greens

April 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

The article “Skepticism is healthy, but Planet of the Humans is toxic“, by Timmon Wallis, has generated debate in our organization.  We are posting this article to present an opposite perspective – Ed. by Michael Donnelly.   First published in Counterpunch “It’s all got to change. …

by Rep. Mike Connolly Massachusetts has been under a State of Emergency for over six weeks now — and April 20 marked an unprecedented Patriot’s Day with no Boston Marathon or late-morning baseball game at Fenway Park due to the ongoing (and still very necessary) …

Sanctions are War

April 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Tanuja Joshi Sanctions are often presented as valuable, non-violent tools of foreign policy. The argument goes: Sanctions allow countries to put pressure on other governments or individuals without engaging in military warfare or harming civilians. To the headline-skimming, casual observer, sanctions may seem like …

Healthcare Workers on the Front Lines

April 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jackie Dee King An elderly man with a 103-degree fever and other Covid-19 symptoms was told by his daughter and son-in-law he had to leave their crowded family house in Chelsea because they had a three-month-old baby. The man had been denied tests and …

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