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Dawning Climate Catastrophe and the Paradox of Green Capitalism

Even in the face of planetary destruction, it is capitalism and capitalistic interests that dictate the response to our current climate catastrophe. Flashback to September 2018: former California Governor Jerry Brown has a plan to save the world. He explains: “Plastic has helped advance innovation in our society, but our infatuation with single-use convenience has...

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Kill Your Idols Before Empty Platitudes and Capitalism Kill You

The cults of personality that surround our “faves”— political, entertainment, or otherwise — are a result of misguided worship of wealth and status. By Adrie Rose Once again, Nancy Pelosi did something entirely boring, commonplace, and—frankly—insignificant that has white liberals frothing at the mouth. Nancy Pelosi has had a career characterised by violent indifference to...

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Israel Is Not A Democracy, It Is An Apartheid State

Americans — and especially American politicians — need to wake up to the fact that Israel is not a democracy and its treatment of Tlaib and Omar is just another example of why. Content Warning: Mentions of state-sanctioned violence, racism, death/ethnic cleansing. By Reina Sultan  Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he...

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Nancy Pelosi Is More Than Complicit In The Racism Inflicted Against Her Colleagues

White women like Pelosi pave the path from covert racism to audacious racism. White feminism is insidious, and that fact has been markedly demonstrated by Nancy Pelosi and her relentless criticism of a few progressive members of Congress — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib — all women of color.  White feminism...

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Ilhan Omar Has Nothing to Apologize For

Ilhan Omar threatens the congressional heterodoxy on Israel, which represents the interests of the Zionist lobby, not the Jewish people. By Jordan Valerie On Monday, the political establishment helped the Zionist lobby wage a smear campaign against freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for accurately describing how lobbying works. Though Democrats have been quick to share...