Thursday, July 9, 2020

Opinion

BRACK:  An open letter to racists

Racists, be warned:  Your pestilence of hate, fueled by fear, gullibility, disinformation and the need to feel superior, won’t win. 

Amy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Police and Her VP Quest

During the first years of this century, with a bright political future ahead of her, Klobuchar refused to hold police officers accountable.

Behind the anti-shutdown protests: protecting Wall Street and corporate profits

These critics often overlook the role of the right-wing mega donors who back the organizations that are instigating these protests.

The Fight for Bernie Delegates Is Escalating — and Could Help Beat Trump

Biden is only up by an average of 4 percent. Even among the Democratic faithful, enthusiasm for Biden is low. Among the young, it’s been close to nonexistent.

Fight the virus with permanent, supportive, public housing

As the housing crisis is now compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, EHN-LA’s demand that government-owned vacant or underused property be re-purposed into such housing is more urgent than ever.

COVID 19 by the Numbers

Ten times 2.4 billion is what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has made in 2020. Want to pay the WHO to fight pandemics and poverty around the world for a decade? One man called Jeff could do it today and still be worth $114.5 billion as he was at the end of last year.

Some Progressives Are in Denial About Trump’s Fascist Momentum

As the two contenders with a chance to win the presidential race, Biden and Trump are offering a choice between neo-liberalism and neo-fascism.

Vote-by-Mail Could Cost Dems the Election

Mail-in Voting puts Millions of Minority Ballots at Risk By Greg Palast for Nation of Change I get it:  We all must vote by mail—or we die.  There...

How YOU can Dump Trump

When Trump tries to steal or cancel the election, our informed non-violence must rise to protect and win it.

COVID-19 Report from London 5 April

The pandemic has come here not like an armed force but like a slow-motion tidal wave.

Judicial Inaction

The Los Angeles Superior Courts are now the weakest link in government's response to the coronavirus.

Congress Must Immediately Guarantee Masks, Testing & Ventilators for All Americans

By Joel Segal and Harvey Wasserman, Free Press Correspondents In the midst of this terrible Pandemic, three absolutely essential items must be made immediately available...

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Sails have begun. Explore the Long Beach Harbor on a Tall Ship!

The goal is to raise environmental awareness that leads to personal action to reduce marine plastic pollution and human impacts to our local coastline and its marine organisms with engaging bilingual (Spanish) materials and trained bilingual (Spanish) docents.

TRUMP, INC. What the Trump Campaign Is Up To on YouTube (Hint: It Involves Aliens, Bin Laden and Ivanka)

The president’s most recent sit-down interview? As it happens, it occurred last week on “Triggered,” a YouTube program hosted by his namesake son.

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