Daily Archives: June 19, 2020

Was Governor Cuomo Responsible for the Death of Thousands of Nursing Home Inhabitants? — AIER

The 56th Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, had the grave misfortune of presiding over one of the states hit hardest by COVID-19. According to a recent poll the governor has enjoyed a sky-high approval rating due to his leadership during the ongoing crisis. Prior to the pandemic, he was polling at a dismal 3/10… via […]

At Least Some Politicians Admit Error (Sort of) — AIER

We live in the age of pretend. Governments have behaved more regrettably, ignorantly, arbitrarily, and capriciously than in a generation or two. And yet we don’t see apologies, at least not generally. The failure is all around us, everywhere. Where are the exceptions to the rule? I asked Twitter and here are the answers we’ve […]

Almost every violent act committed by police in the US is already illegal

Roaming Charges: Nothing But Rednecks for 400 Years, If You Check by JEFFREY ST. CLAIR Most of my heroes don’t appear on no stamps Sample a look back, you look and find Nothing but rednecks for four hundred years, if you check – Public Enemy + Almost every violent act committed by police in the US […]

Black Politics and Liberation: A CounterPunch Reading List

by COUNTERPUNCH EDITORS What It Feels Like to be Black in America by Kevin Alexander Gray What Does Black Lives Matter Want? by Robin D.G. Kelley Black Subjugation in America by Kim Scipes Until We Win: Black Labor and Liberation in the Disposable Era by Kali Akuno With or Without White People, Black Lives Matter by George Payne There is No […]