Sep 222020
 

A number of recent articles on this web site have spelled out an overall assessment of the 2020 elections and explained why we consider opposition to the Democratic Party to […] The post How should socialists approach the 2020 elections? first appeared on International Socialism Project.

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Sep 222020
 

Joe Biden wants to have it both ways, issuing bold rhetoric about the climate emergency while refusing to adopt a policy agenda to match. But taking the science of climate change seriously means banning practices like fracking — something Biden has so far refused to do. Cuadrilla fracking site, UK. (@tacac0 / flickr) Last week, the popular science journal Scientific American issued its first presidential endorsement in its 175-year history. Much of the editorial, which…

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Sep 222020
 

The Democratic Party has long made a habit of preemptively surrendering major fights with Republicans before they even begin. They’ll have to change that right now if Democrats want to block a Supreme Court replacement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have been signaling that they may not use every last bit of power at their disposal to try to block a Trump SCOTUS appointment that could permanently alter American…

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Sep 222020
 

“This is the most useless thing I have ever made”, writes Teenenggr, the creator of this Arduino-powered typewriter carriage for computer keyboards. The carriage uses solenoids to create the physical sensation of typing on a typewriter, and is extremely loud. There is even a bell. The code and parts list is here. We make Arduino/Raspberry…

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Sep 222020
 

There are fewer independent candidates on the November 2020 ballot for U.S. House than at any time since 2004. This is probably mostly due to the health crisis. … Continue reading →

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