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Chicago Teachers Go Out On Strike Again

Barbara Madeloni Labor Notes
This time the union has extended its demands: it wants to tackle student homelessness and affordable housing for low-income Chicagoans.

The US Stole Generations of Native American Children to Open the West

Nick Estes High Country News
Native pupils at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania (c.1900).
Nearly 200 Native children lie buried at the entrance of the Carlisle Barracks. Although Carlisle is located in the East, it played a key role in pressuring the West’s most intransigent tribes to cede and sell land by taking their children hostage.

The Fierce Urgency of Less

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
The three B’s (Biden, Bloomberg, Buttigieg) of can’t-go-big

Salesforce CEO: We Need a New Capitalism

Marc Benioff New York Times
As a capitalist, I believe it’s time to say out loud what we all know to be true: Capitalism, as we know it, is dead.

Friday Nite Videos | October 18, 2019

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John Oliver | Weather. Rising Up | Bernie 2020. Glory to Hong Kong: A New Protest Anthem. Hosting G7 at Doral Violates the Constitution. The Irishman | Movie.