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Cheese Sandwich

Cheese Sandwich's Journal
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October 14, 2015

Clinton in debate with surprising endorsement of tuition free college

So that's new

Clinton: "My plan would enable anyone to go to a public college or university tuition free" ?


October 13, 2015

Ecology or Catastrophe - Murray Bookchin and the Rojava Revolution

Interview with Janet Biehl, author of the biography 'Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin'.

Topics include Murray Bookchin's influence on the US and international Left, Janet's travels to Kurdistan (Turkey and Syria), the history of the PKK and the Rojava Revolution.

Just throwin it out there in case anybody is interested.
October 13, 2015

Which candidate is best qualified to unite grass-roots progressive movements for revolution?

Obviously we need some popular revolution because billionaire fuckwads are running everything.

We have a big environmental movement, which includes climate justice and anti-fracking.

We have #blackLivesMatter, and a vibrant, broad movement for police and criminal justice reform.

We have a workers movement, fighting for a $15 wage, and for union organizing at places like McDonalds and Walmart.

What else have we got?

Which candidate is most qualified to work with and help unify the people's movements to help create a more democratic society?

October 12, 2015

Rahm Emanuel endorses Hillary Clinton for 2016

Emanuel, who also served as a senior adviser to President Bill Clinton and went on to hold a seat in Congress, endorsed Obama over Hillary Clinton in the bruising 2008 presidential primary.

The mayor said when he worked with the former secretary of state in the White House he saw what an “effective leader” she was. He added: “I’ve seen firsthand how Hillary has inspired women and men, and girls and boys, here in America and across the globe, and I know that as president, she would continue to move our country forward.”

Several other Democratic allies have already begun to rally around Hillary Clinton, including Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia (who endorsed Obama in 2008) last weekend. Kaine, a former governor and Democratic National Committee chairman, is considered by some politicos as a possible vice presidential pick, should the former first lady run.

In June 2013, Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri (who also backed Obama in 2008) became the first sitting member of Congress to endorse Hillary Clinton. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York followed suit in November of 2013. Schumer, Hillary Clinton’s former colleague in the upper chamber of Congress, made the endorsement announcement at an Iowa Democratic Party dinner, declaring: “It’s time for a woman to be president.” And last fall, all of the Democratic women in the Senate signed a letter privately urging Clinton to run.
October 12, 2015

Is Hillary Clinton a capitalist?

Just wondering. Since we know Bernie Sanders is a democratic socialist. And they keep asking him about it. Over and over again.

I was just wondering if Hillary Clinton is a capitalist. Anybody know?

October 12, 2015

Hillary has a lock on South Carolina by a landslide...

South Carolina is over. Hillary wins it by a landslide. SC voters have had their minds made up for a while. The SC voters have made their decision from the beginning that they would stand with Hillary and that is their choice.

That's what the polls show. Nobody can even make a dent in her overwhelming lead.

The other candidates will make polite symbolic efforts there, but Hillary's lead is unquestionable and insurmountable in SC.

October 12, 2015

Death toll hits 30 in recent wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence

Source: CBS News

JERUSALEM - What began as a disagreement over access to a Jerusalem holy site important to Jews, Christians and Muslims has erupted into a massive outpouring of violence that has so far killed 25 Palestinians and 5 Israelis.

A Palestinian man attacked an Israeli officer with a knife Monday at the entrance to Jerusalem's Old City and was shot dead by police, Israeli police said, in the latest attack in the recent wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Paramilitary border police officers noticed the Palestinian acting suspiciously and ordered him to take his hand out of his pocket, Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said. The man then attacked an officer with a knife, but he was wearing a protective vest and was not injured, she said.

The attack took place near the Lions Gate of Jerusalem's walled Old City on the predominantly Arab eastern side of the city.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/death-toll-dozens-wave-israeli-palestinian-violence/

A worker hoses off the ground where Israel police shot and killed a man they say tried to stab one of them.

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