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The Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation have a long essay on how the media has completely failed to cover climate change: Yet at a time when civilization is accelerating toward disaster, climate silence continues to reign across the bulk of the US news media. Especially on television, where most Americans still get their news, […]
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Even in a relatively good economy, college after college is seeking to turn their institutions into a vo-tech program and eliminate the liberal arts and, in some cases, the social scientists. The latest is the University of Tulsa, which at one time and not that long ago, actually had a really great History department. In […]

Earth Day

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On April 22, 2019

I’m in New Bedford to give a talk on the connections and problems between the labor and environmental movements. Happy times on this Earth Day! Climate change is coming and we are going to do ab

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Women in the Labor Movement

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On April 22, 2019
Kim Kelly has a great piece highlighting how women are taking over the labor movement: This renewed energy is coming disproportionately from women. In fact, women — and particularly women of color — remain on the front lines of worker-organizing in a variety of industries, including those our patriarchal society has long coded as “women’s […]
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Today in Our Tech Bro Betters

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On April 21, 2019
Our tech betters sure are awesome, conning towns into handing over their education systems to them with predictably disastrous results: Eight months earlier, public schools near Wichita had rolled out a web-based platform and curriculum from Summit Learning. The Silicon Valley-based program promotes an educational approach called “personalized learning,” which uses online tools to customize […]

Today in the Swamp

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On April 20, 2019

Maybe serving on corporate boards of the mining companies he dedicated himself to serving will also provide him time to learn how to use a fishing pole so he can cosplay as a Real Man of the West more

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