Ron Kampeas, JTA
A pro-Palestinian demonstration in Lyon, France, before the trial of political activist Olivia Zemor for her call to boycott the Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva, March 16, 2021. (Photo/JTA-Jeff Pachoud-AFP via Getty Images)

MARCH 26, 2021

A group of over 200 scholars has released a definition of antisemitism that explicitly excludes efforts to boycott Israel — the latest pushback against a campaign by a number of establishment Jewish groups to label as antisemitic double standards applied to Israel.

Migratory Bird Conservation Partnership
Migratory birds - C. M. Burge / Getty Images

Mar 24, 2021

From the air, California’s Central Valley looks like an enormous patchwork quilt, squares of green and gold fields stitched together by grey threads of roads and highways. This region is known as “the breadbasket of the world.” The rich alluvial soil produces a quarter of the nation’s food. Close to 20% of all the rice grown in the U.S. comes from here.

Charles P. Pierce
Organized labor is in a moment of renewed power. ERIK MCGREGOR GETTY IMAGES

Interesting article, even though it displays some serious illusions in Biden and the AFL-CIO. The real hope is that the battling 'Bamazon workers and others inside and outside the union movement can give rebirth to a militant, democratic, left-wing current that realizes it must go beyond what Biden and the union porkchoppers have in mind.

                           -- Gene McGuckin

Mar 12, 2021

Jack Delaney
Magnus Panvidya, a member of the Boogaloo Boys, on The Jimmy Dore Show.

MARCH 7, 2021

On May 29, 2020, in the wake of the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, a Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstration marched about a half-mile from Oakland’s Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. Around ten o’clock at night outside the federal building, as the protest continued close by, bullets spewed from a moving vehicle striking security personnel and killing one.

Michael Corkery and Karen Weise
The votes on whether to form a union at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Ala., need to be in by the end of the month.Credit...Bob Miller for The New York Times

March 2, 2021

A vote on whether to form a union at the e-commerce giant’s warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., has become a labor showdown, drawing the attention of N.F.L. players, and the White House.

Players from the National Football League were among the first to voice their support. Then came Stacey Abrams, the Democratic star who helped turn Georgia blue in the 2020 election.


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