This lawyer should be world-famous for his battle with Chevron – but he’s in jail Erin Brockovich, Guardian
There Is Nothing Normal about One Million People Dead from COVID Scientific America
Sometime in the next few weeks, the official death toll for the two-year COVID pandemic in the U.S. will reach one million. Despite being the wealthiest nation on the planet, the U.S. has continued to have the most COVID infections and deaths per country, by far, and it has the highest per capita death rate of any wealthy nation.
This is an unfathomable number of people dead, yet, mass media are downplaying it.
This occupation has also raised serious questions about an uneven application of policing. Authorities spent the first week taking a hands-off approach to the occupation of city streets and parks, not even handing out parking tickets as big rigs blocked busy intersections and local businesses were forced to shutter. This is a far cry from the kinds of crackdowns we have seen in the past towards Indigenous land protests, Black Lives Matter and other equity-seeking activists or striking workers.
U.S. war drive
GOP backs Biden Axios
Republican senators and establishment columnists who brutalized President Biden for the chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal are now praising his handling of Russia’s threatened invasion of Ukraine.
MMT, Marglin and Marx Michael Roberts
For Marx, the failure of capitalism to deliver full employment is based on the contradiction between the capitalist drive for profit and social needs. Nothing is produced under capitalism unless it can make a profit. In contrast, Keynesian theory generally ignores profits as a driver. This is a fundamental difference and it shows in economic policy.
Once upon a time, just *copying* a top secret document was enough to get you prosecuted.
Ask me how I know. https://t.co/ZexfTFWBxI
— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) February 10, 2022
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