Weekly Roundup, Vol. 17

August 21, 2020 | Weekly Roundup

Happy Friday, comrades! Get comfortable and dig in to our Weekly Roundup.

Call to Action

Demand LVCVA Support Working Families

Fight for an Ecosocialist Green New Deal: Phase 2

Donate to our Menstrual Product Drive

Donate to our Mutual Aid Network

USPS Under Threat

Milwaukee-Area Letter Carriers Are Refusing to Go Along with Mail Delays [5 min]

Letter Carriers union files nationwide grievance against mail slowdown scheme [5 min]

Postal Power vs. Oligarchy [9 min]

After Bernie

At a crossroads [19 min]

The Two Paths of Democratic Socialism: Coalition and Confrontation [35 min]

The lesser-evil trap [12 min]

Climate Crisis

Zero Hour: There’s No Stopping Climate Change, But How Bad It Gets Is Still Up To Us [18 min]

Coronavirus Shows Us Rapid Global Response To Climate Change Is Possible [3 min]

Bolstering Case for Transformational Green Recovery, New Study Finds Lockdown Emissions Had ‘Negligible’ Effect on Climate Crisis [3 min]


Coronavirus Has Made a Fool Out of Every Single Critic of Medicare for All [7 min]

Covid-19 Is Killing Affordable Housing, Just as It’s Needed Most [7 min]

Undocumented During COVID-19: Essential for the Economy but Excluded from Relief [

The Carceral State

Why “Crime” Isn’t the Question and Police Aren’t the Answer [24 min]

Why Sex Work Should Be Decriminalized [6 min]

We Should Still Defund the Police [27 min]

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