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          Remembering Che on the 50th Anniversary of his Assassination
    
          April 10, 2017
    
          2017 is the 50th anniversary of the CIA-ordered assassination of Che Guevara. In light of a recent upsurge in denunciations of Che and the Cuban Revolution, it is important to separate fact from fiction. Here are 5 important points to take into account, all in historical context, drawn from countless reliable sources, especially the References at the end of this article.

    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/remembering-che-50th-anniversary-his-assassination
  
  
          Deportation of African and Other Black Immigrants Is Quietly Increasing And No One Is Taking Note
    
          April 10, 2017
    
          Although often not covered in the media, the African immigrant community is facing mass deportations in the era of Donald Trump. 
    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/deportation-african-and-other-black-immigrants-quietly-increasing-and-no-one-taking-note
  
  
          Trump Wants to Hand $54 Billion More to One of the World's Biggest Drivers of Climate Catastrophe
    
          April 10, 2017
    
          The U.S. military is a key climate polluter, likely the “largest organizational user of petroleum in the world,” according to a congressional report released in December 2012. Beyond its immediate carbon footprint—which is difficult to measure—the U.S. military has placed countless countries under the thumb of western oil giants. Social movements have long sounded the alarm over the link between U.S.-led militarism and climate change.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/trump-wants-hand-54-billion-more-one-worlds-biggest-drivers-climate-catastrophe
  
  
          ‘We All Know Someone’: Tribal Community, Advocates Seek to Honor Missing and Murdered Native American Women
    
          April 10, 2017
    
          "It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.” 
    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/%E2%80%98we-all-know-someone%E2%80%99-tribal-community-advocates-seek-honor-missing-and-murdered-native
  
  
          Trump vs. the Resistance: Taking Stock 75 Days In
    
          April 10, 2017
    
          Scaffolding for an assessment of the correlation of forces after the battles from Trump's inauguration through the GOP's failure to repeal Obamacare, and what the next year may hold in store. 
Note added April 7: This piece was finalized just before Trump's air strike in Syria. For updates on that extremely dangerous escalation, see the links added to the paragraph terming this "an aggressively militarist, war presidency" below.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/trump-vs-resistance-taking-stock-75-days
  
  
          Public Sector Unions Confront Attacks as Economy Remains Exclusive
    
          April 10, 2017
    
          The attack on public sector unions intensifies. Public sector unions must now form audacious, coalitions and alliances with private sector unions, and those secular and spiritual organizations.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/public-sector-unions-confront-attacks-economy-remains-exclusive
  
  
          The Coca-Cola addiction of Mexico’s indigenous population
    
          April 9, 2017
    
          In a country with Latin America’s highest death rate from diabetes, peasant communities are at risk thanks in part to Coca Cola addiction.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-04-10/coca-cola-addiction-mexico%E2%80%99s-indigenous-population
  

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