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Leid Stories—Students’, Activists’ Protests Won’t Stop Black College Presidents’ Plans to Desecrate Founders’ Legacies; City Ratchets Up Flint’s Water Woes—05.08.17

On May 10, when Bethune-Cookman University—a historically Black university in Daytona Beach, Fla.—holds its spring commencement, the sendoff message to graduates will be delivered by Betsy DeVos, the vacuous secretary of education whose top priority is to dismantle and destroy public education. B-CU President Edison O. Jackson totally rejects the argument that inviting DeVos to speak is an insult to …

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Nafeez Ahmed – Beyond Extinction – Transition To Post-Capitalism Is Inevitable

In Margaret Atwood’s powerful essay [It’s Not Climate Change It’s Everything Change] on the reality of climate change and its implications for the future of oil-dependent industrial civilization she tells two vastly distinct stories of our future. The first is a tale of dystopia – a future so bleak, it would make Hollywood moguls looking for the next science fiction …