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Left News: December 15, 2022 The Intercept-

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How Neighbors in the Borderlands Fought Back Against Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s Illegal Wall — and Won

Ryan Devereaux, Kitra Cahana, Lauren Feeney

The Biden administration is doing nothing to stop the environmental destruction wrought by Arizona’s construction of a shipping container wall.

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The Pandemic and War — Not Government Spending — Caused Inflation, According to Nobel Prize Winner

Jon Schwarz

A new paper by Joseph Stiglitz and Ira Regmi has huge implications for everything about who holds power in American life.

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The Shutdown of “Luxury Emissions” Should Be at the Center of Climate Revolt

Christopher Ketcham, Charles Komanoff

Climate disorder won’t be remedied through an orderly march of green energy. The world must also rein in consumption.

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Bernie Sanders Pulls Yemen War Powers Resolution Amid Opposition From White House

Ryan Grim, Ken Klippenstein

Sanders pledged to work with the Biden administration on compromise language and bring the resolution back to the floor if talks failed.

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Why Same-Sex Marriage Wins and Abortion Keeps Losing

Judith Levine

It’s all about family values.

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Incarcerated People Forced to Do Dangerous Work for “Slave” Wages at Height of Pandemic

Akela Lacy

New documents show the extent of the prison labor in New York, including jobs like asbestos removal.

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Joe Biden Can’t Quit the Saudi “Pariahs”

Jeremy Scahill

Despite his campaign pledges, the president has continued to back Saudi Arabia and its murderous de facto ruler.

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New Twitter Rules Are a Major Privacy Win (for Elon Musk’s Jet)

Sam Biddle

Confusion reigned as Twitter’s capricious billionaire owner seemed to make company policy on the fly.

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Federal Prisons Failed to Stop a Pattern of Sexual Abuse Against Women

Akela Lacy

A Senate investigation found that the Bureau of Prisons did not “prevent, detect, and stop recurring sexual abuse in at least four federal prisons, including abuse by senior prison officials.”

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