Social Distancing Pro, Independent Lefty

Joined April 2020
Dictynna retweeted
Medicare is under attack from a "Direct Contracting" plan started by Trump (& continued by Biden). This extends the existing privatization of the costly Medicare Advantage, which has proven impervious to regulation. Barbara Caress relays that history: prospect.org/health/dark-his…
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The Biden administration must drop the Trump instigated prosecution of Assange. It’s a horrible injustice against Julian and his family and a grave assault on the free press. #FreeJulianAssange
Julian Assange fiancee Stella Moris speaking outside court after todays victory: "Today we won - but Julian continues to suffer - Julian must be freed" @SkyNews #FreeAssangeNOW @stellamoris1
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10 years ago, former Justice Souter made a prediction that keeps me up at night. It is spot on.
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Excellent.
BREAKING: At 10.45 am WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange won his application to appeal to the UK Supreme Court. You can help fund his supreme Court appeal here: crowdjustice.com/case/assang… #FreeAssangeNOW
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A Nomura Document May Shed Light on the Repo Blowup and Fed Bailout of the Gang of Six in 2019 wallstreetonparade.com/2022/…
THREAD. I noticed something fascinating: around the same time in recent days, each major corporate news source began talking about a new crime hysteria: a supposed crisis of theft from the railroad industry. But if you look deeper, something very scary is happening.
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Is this functionally different from serfdom?
This is seriously f'd up: at-will workers quit their jobs for higher pay, old employer asks court to block them from starting said new jobs until they can re-hire, judge grants injunction preventing them from starting their new jobs. AT-WILL WORKERS. postcrescent.com/story/news/…
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A Canadian Company Used COVID Wage Supports to Hire Scabs jacobinmag.com/2022/01/canad…
CESSCO has taken govt money in order to pay scab workers instead of negotiating a deal with their workers These workers have been on strike for over a year, yet they are still determined to stand up for their rights & protect good jobs! New Democrats #StandWith146 ✊🏽
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Dictynna retweeted
it's wild that a country whose politics is 99% economic class war has a media that is 99% culture war
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Whose COVID burnout we focus on matters.
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Dictynna retweeted
And so began the full-throated, bipartisan embrace of neoliberalism.
🇺🇸On January 20, 1993, Bill Clinton was inaugurated the 42nd President of the United States
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