Saturday, February 13, 2016

Left Side of the Aisle #237

Left Side of the Aisle
for the week of February 11 to 17, 2016

This week:

Good News: some voting rights restored in Maryland

Passing thought: Will the US denounce the government of Japan as "tyrannical" for threatening to close "biased" media outlets, as it did in the case of Venezuela?

Why has the left stopped talking about cutting the military budget?

Bernie Sanders, just like Hillary Clinton, is more hawkish than people think

People in Laos still dying from unexploded bombs from the Indochina war

Not Good News: North Carolina fighting suit against its new moves at voter suppression

Outrage of the Week: study proves corporations deliberately choose poor and nonwhite neighborhood for toxic waste dump sites

Clown Award: Steve Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone private equity firm

VIP: Paul Kantner and Signe Toly Anderson

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