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Betsy DeVos at CPAC in January 2017. Gage Skidmore
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The Privatization Prophets

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By: Jennifer Berkshire / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / May 15, 2017 During a recent talk to tech investors and “edupreneurs,” Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, the least regarded of all of the rogues and billionaires who compose the Trump cabinet, returned to a favorite theme of […]

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No Third Way for the Planet

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  By: Kate Aronoff / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / May 10, 2017 One of the biggest problems with the neoliberal wings of the Democratic Party and the environmental movement is pretty simple: They both could kill us all. For some time, the two tendencies have run […]

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Reflections on May 1st, International Workers’ Day

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By: Julio C. Gambina / Source: Rebelion.org / The Dawn News / May 1, 2017 On this International day of Workers it’s pertinent to bring up some facts, including some statistics, to visibilize the dimension of the working class according to official, local and global statistics; and on the other […]

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Violence: Theirs and Ours

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By: Vijay Prashad / Source: Jadaliyya / The Dawn News / March 28, 2017 “I do not understand the squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favor of using poison gas against uncivilized tribes. It would spread a lively terror.” — Winston Churchill, 1920, with regard to the […]

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