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Colombian Left May Be on the Verge of Winning Power

Andrew Willis Garcés, Andrea Parra, and Nikki Marín Baena Convergence
A popular uprising of millions. A candidate from the social movements. A broad Left electoral front. Colombia’s political ground is shifting.

Deep South Baristas Strike Starbucks

Kerry Taylor Labor Notes
Starbucks baristas in Columbia, South Carolina, returned to their jobs on Saturday, May 21, following a three-day walkout to protest anti-union retaliation.

Biden Aims To Destroy a Historic Climate Change Lawsuit

Julia Rock Jacobin
Juliana v. United States is a historic climate change lawsuit seeking to establish a constitutional right to a livable planet. But the Biden administration has indicated it will fight tooth and nail to prevent the lawsuit from ever getting a trial.

In Politics, Money Will Always Talk. Unless…

Sam Pizzigati Inequality.org
The primary problem in a deeply unequal democracy will never be the influence we allow the wealthy to bring to bear on our politics. The primary problem remains concentrated wealth itself, the huge gap between the wealthy and everyone else.