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          Election Inflections: Expanding the Electorate
    
          November 21, 2016
    
          The phone bank on Florence Avenue near Western is fully staffed on a Thursday afternoon. Its 20 callers could be hawking solar paneling or copper water pipes to anyone who answers. Instead, the men and women here are selling change in the most populous city in the most populous state in the nation. On this day, shortly before the election, they are contacting potential voters about three of California’s 17 ballot propositions.
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/election-inflections-expanding-electorate
  
  
          Why Did Trump Win? And What’s Next for Labor in the US?
    
          November 28, 2016
    
          This article first appeared in Sinistra Sindicale, an internal newsletter of the Confederazione Generale Italiana dei Lavoratori (CGIL), the largest trade union federation in Italy. This article deals with the US election result. 
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/why-did-trump-win-and-what%E2%80%99s-next-labor-us
  
  
          Black America and the Passing of Fidel Castro
    
          November 28, 2016
    
          For many of us in Black America, Castro represented the audacity that we have desired and sought in the face of imperial and racial arrogance.  
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/black-america-and-passing-fidel-castro
  
  
          Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reacts to U.S. Army Corps Eviction Notice: Your Letter Makes a Grave. Dangerous Mistake
    
          November 27, 2016
    
          EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA – Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier was quick to respond to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ letter, dated November 25, 2016, that will evict the water protectors who are camping at  Oceti Sakowin camp. The 10-day eviction notice came one day after Thanksgiving where thousands have come to show solidarity with the water protectors who oppose the Dakota Access pipeline.  Read Frazier’s letter below:
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/cheyenne-river-sioux-tribe-reacts-us-army-corps-eviction-notice-your-letter-makes-grave
  
  
          Unity, the Best Tribute
    
          November 28, 2016
    
          It was with deep sorrow and regret that the Cuban people learned of the passing of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz. Granma shares some reactions to the news.
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/unity-best-tribute
  
  
          What Is Fight For $15? Minimum Wage Protests Planned Across US, Here's How You Can Join In
    
          November 28, 2016
    
          Uber drivers, airport workers, homecare, childcare, fast food workers and others will strike tomorrow in cities across the country, demanding a higher minimum wage and the right to a union. 
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/what-fight-15-minimum-wage-protests-planned-across-us-heres-how-you-can-join
  
  
          What Does a Beer Historian Do?
    
          November 28, 2016
    
          As part of the American Brewing History Initiative, a new project at the museum supported by the Brewers Association will explore how beer and brewing history connect to larger themes in American history, from agriculture to business, from culture to economics. 
    
          https://portside.org/2016-11-28/what-does-beer-historian-do
  

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