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In addition to abolishing ICE, we also need to abolish capitalism. For really, what’s the difference? First, the case. The worker, Jose Martin Paz Flores, had a job taping drywall for Tara Construction. He fell off a ladder and broke his femur in March 2017, an injury that required immediate surgery. But Paz — a […]

MAGA!

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On September 19, 2018

Trump is definitely the savior for coal miners. Two days before his term ended, a member of the independent federal commission overseeing mine safety accused the Trump administration of an “unla

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It’s remarkable to me that basically no one cares about the lives of the people involved in producing our meat. I went into this in some detail in Out of Sight, but compared to the other issues I raised in that book, it didn’t get much attention. These are people in our nation, in factories […]
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The 21st Century Jungle

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On January 5, 2018
Upton Sinclair wrote his 1906 famous book to expose the horrible lives of slaughterhouse workers. But, much to his disappointment, Americans focused upon the horrible meat they were ingesting and didn’t much care about the workers he described or the socialist politics he hoped to inspire. It’s not too different today. Eric Scholsser’s Fast Food […]
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ICE is a government stormtrooper force engaging in ethnic cleansing. It’s employees should be publicly exposed and shamed. Many of them are fascists and the rest should resign to separate themselves from that fascism. ICE should be abolished entirely and we need to start over, with the first question investigated about potential immigration agents being […]
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