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MORNING MESSAGE Larry Stafford Why Justice for Botham Jean Is Impossible I’ve been thinking about Amber Guyger’s conviction for the murder of Botham Jean, and seeing different perspectives on the timeline. Lately, I’ve been seeking to understand more about what...

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MORNING MESSAGE Daniel Aldana Cohen A Successful Climate Plan Must Also Tackle The Housing Crisis One truly radical and intersectional approach to connecting the dots between the climate crisis and the crises of economic and racial inequality that afflict us every...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sasha Abramsky HUD Is Planning a Bureaucratic Pogrom Against Public Housing Tenants Donald Trump’s Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing rule changes that would upset decades of settled policy. Under the proposed new rules, if a...

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MORNING MESSAGE Miles Mogulescu Fighting Corruption Must Be Our Focus In 2020 Like pornography, corruption comes in hard-core and soft-core versions. Donald Trump’s record of self-dealing is the very definition of hard-core corruption. If it were porn, it would only...

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MORNING MESSAGE Tom Conway Even the Grim Reaper Favors the Rich Income inequality is a pox on America. The rich keep getting richer and the poor keep getting poorer. CEO pay keeps rising while workers’ paychecks have been all but flat for decades. As a result, income...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sam Pizzigati The GM Strike: A Century of Context Wars end with treaties. In the middle of the 20th century, the “class war” that finished off America’s original plutocracy ended with the “Treaty of Detroit.” In exchange for labor peace, GM guaranteed...

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