Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Senate Democrats announce a $3.5 trillion human infrastructure bill. Senate leader Chuck Schumer backs federal legislation to legalize marijuana. Biden administration to begin evacuating Afghans to U.S. who helped U.S. military during Afghanistan war. Family of Andrew … Continued

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Oakland Community Rallies For Solid Commitments Amidst A’s Waterfront Ballpark Proposal

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On Wednesday, Oakland residents rallied outside the Oakland A’s office, calling for the A’s baseball team and the developer of a proposed waterfront ballpark to invest more funds in the community as part of the project. We spoke with organizers about affordable housing, jobs for Oakland residents and the upcoming critical vote on the A’s … Continued

Two prominent currents within ecosocialism are ecomodernism and degrowth. In this full-length interview, David Ravensbergen describes and assesses the ecomodernist and degrowth positions; he also weighs in on “doomer politics” and the Green New Deal. Robert Latham, A. T. Kingsmith, Julian von Bargen, and Niko Block, eds., Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left: Recasting Leftist … Continued