• Were heading to the polls


    Here’s what you need to know about the BC election ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌

    We just found out that BC will be heading to the polls on October 24th to elect a new provincial government.

    It may feel like a strange time to be having an election. COVID-19 case numbers are on the rise

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  • What Questions Must Students Ask Their Educators, and Why?

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2198 ... September 22, 2020
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    What Questions Must Students Ask Their Educators, and Why?

    Raju Das

    Given the enormous problems that humanity is facing, it is reasonable to expect to see a future society that is

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  • Transit Workers Are Still Dying -- With No End in Sight

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2197 ... September 21, 2020
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    Transit Workers Are Still Dying -- With No End in Sight

    Marcia Brown

    Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, public-transit workers have been called "essential" and "heroes." Yard signs plaster suburbia

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  • Tell BC to stop sabotaging endangered caribou

    Tell BC to stop sabotaging endangered caribou r1 ...
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  • Episode 2: Canada in The World w/ Tyler A. Shipley

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( The Scarlet Standard ))))~~~~~~~~~~~
    A Socialist Project podcast ... No. 2 ... September 20, 2020
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    Episode 2 – Canada in The World w/ Tyler A. Shipley

    In this episode we speak with Tyler A. Shipley about his new book Canada in The World: Settler Capitalism and the Colonial Imagination . We dive into the

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  • [evoz] Nicaragua Coffee available

    Greetings this September 19, 2020
    A batch of freshly roasted, fragrant Nicaraguan coffee is available for sale.The price is $14 per 1 lb. bag.
    Phone Allen at 250 384-0477 to arrange purchase and pick up.

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  • This is flagrantly unfair. Can you step up for Beaver Lake Cree?



    Indigenous People’s most hard-fought Constitutional protection could lose its meaning.‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    Indigenous People’s most hard-fought Constitutional protection could lose its meaning.


    RAVEN-Trust

    On the west coast of North America, massive wildfires have blocked the sun. Amidst floods on the Gulf Coast and record breaking temperatures in the Arctic, the pressures of a

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  • Green recovery


    Join the national day of action ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌

    In just two weeks, we’ll find out what the federal government plans to do with its multi-billion dollar COVID-19 recovery plan: invest in a green and just recovery, or keep bankrolling Big Oil?

    Plan to attend the green & just recovery twitterstorm

    We know that our pressure’s been working: The Liberals said on

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  • #MayflowersKill: we asked Indigenous Peoples what the Mayflower means to them.




    Here are their powerful perspectives on why this is not something to be celebrated
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  • 'I Am Greta' Shows the Struggle of a Teen With the Future Resting on Her Shoulders

    r1 Plus, tell world leaders to fight human rights abuse in Zimbabwe, and more.

    READ

    'I Am Greta' Shows the Struggle of a Teen With the Future Resting on Her Shoulders

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  • Lessons from the Gig Economy for Transforming Public Services

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2196 ... September 18, 2020
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    Lessons from the Gig Economy for Transforming Public Services

    Ursula Huws

    Even before the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, major upheavals were taking place in the UK labour market. Between 2016

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  • ICE & Best Western

    Over 100 migrants detained

    Best Western has opened its hotel doors to ICE to detain migrant children in the U.S.

    Tell the hotel’s executives to stop participating in a shadowy system for secretly detaining migrant children.

    Sign the petition

    A,

    Since the beginning of the year, over 100 migrants — many

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  • A babushka doll of crises

    A babushka doll of crises r1 ...
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  • Flood Freelands phone lines

    Keep up the pressure on Finance Minister Freeland to get to work on climate r1

    Dear Paov,

    The smoke from the west coast wildfires has travelled through 6 Canadian provinces. It’s even reached Toronto, where I live, and Ottawa, where Trudeau’s cabinet just finished their strategy retreat.1

    We can only

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  • Street checks are illegal and racist - they must go!

    Ban Street Checks r1

    Sign our petition!

    Dear Friend,

    The call to END police street checks in Vancouver and across BC is picking up speed; both Vancouver and Victoria City Councils have passed motions calling for an end to this unjust practice! Our next stop is the Vancouver Police Board,

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  • Re. Bee-saving ban destroyed

    Hi A, quick question: We're launching an emergency campaign to save the bees -- will you join us?

    If you’ve saved your payment information with SumOfUs, your donation will go through immediately:

    Donate CA$92 now Donate another amount

    Thanks for all that you do,
    Nabil and the team at SumOfUs


    Here’s

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  • Trade Unions Need New Strategies

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2195 ... September 17, 2020
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    Trade Unions Need New Strategies

    Asbjørn Wahl

    Trade unions are on the defensive all over the world, under immense pressure from strong economic and political forces. We are facing a multiplicity

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  • [evoz] Cafe Simpatico - Sept 25, 7:30 PM PDT

    Please post to EVOZ . Thanks!

    Please join us via Zoom!
    Cafe SimpaticoFriday, September 25, 2020 7:30 PM PDT
    Kay Gimbel presents:
    Nicaragua: Cooperatives, campesinos and the coup In search of the truth about this much maligned country.
    To participate send e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Co-sponsored by: Central America Support Committee Mining
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  • There's no conservation without justice

    There's no conservation without justice r1 ...
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  • Hope amid the smoke

    Hope amid the smoke r1 ...
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  • Popular Radicalism in the 1930s

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2194 ... September 16, 2020
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    Popular Radicalism in the 1930s:
    The History of the Workers’ Unemployment Insurance Bill

    Chris Wright

    At a time when unemployment is skyrocketing in the US and millions of out-of-work Americans have

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  • BC is giving billions to polluters


    BREAKING: Our new report reveals that the BC government gives away twice as much money to the fossil fuel industry as it spends on its climate change program. This is outrageous. Email Premier Horgan right now and call for an end to fossil fuel subsidies in BC.

    I don’t like

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  • Stop Trump


    Protect the Arctic Refuge’s big sister‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌

    Just west of the Arctic Refuge lies its big sister: 23 million acres of public lands (4 million acres more than the Refuge, an already vast reserve!) in the Western Arctic. The area is composed of wild lands hosting the vast Western Arctic caribou

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  • The Police and Racist Vigilantes

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2193 ... September 15, 2020
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    The Police and Racist Vigilantes

    Sonali Kolhatkar

    Police in America, whose mottos claim to "protect and serve" us, have been openly declaring allegiance with the forces of white supremacy. It is

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  • Abuse of power cannot stand

    This is a test r1

    We're heading to court

    Dear Friend ,

    In the last few weeks, we’ve told you about Bill 10 in Alberta, a new law that expands government powers and limits accountability.

    Today, we filed to intervene in a case challenging the constitutionality of Alberta’s Bill 10.

    In

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  • A Letter on Justice and Open Debate

    July 7, 2020
    https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-and-open-debate/
    The below letter will be appearing in the Letters section of the magazine’s October issue.
    We welcome responses at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial. Powerful protests for racial and social justice are leading to overdue demands for police reform, along with

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  • Join our birthday celebration, Supa



    The Leap turns five!

    ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    The Leap

    Tuesday, September 15th marks the five-year anniversary of the launch of The Leap Manifesto. On that day in Toronto, representatives from Canada’s Indigenous rights, environmental, social and food justice groups, faith-based and labour movements came together to call for a just transition in Canada based on

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  • This Remember a Charity Week, will you choose to remember tribal peoples in your will?



    This Remember a Charity Week, will you choose to remember tribal peoples in your will? “We love our culture, and we want to pass it on to our children and grandchildren.”
    Botswana Bushmen, Kua Children. © Forest Woodward/Survival, 2015

    Dear friend,

    “We love our culture, and we want to pass it on to our children and grandchildren.” - Moeti
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  • Amazon under threat


    Last month, our team released a bombshell report calling out six major European banks for funding the destruction of the Amazon Sacred Headwaters by financing crude oil exports from the Ecuadorian rainforest.

    Since the report’s release and the global media outcry that followed (with nearly 300 news stories and counting),

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  • Bee-saving ban destroyed

    Hi A, I just wanted to make sure you saw this: Bayer is on the verge of destroying France’s ban on bee-killing pesticides.

    We have to fight back before it’s too late -- can we count on you, A?

    Can you chip in for an emergency campaign to save the bees?

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  • Canadian Auto Workers Fight for Contract Transparency

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2192 ... September 14, 2020
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    Canadian Auto Workers Fight for Contract Transparency

    Rebecca Keetch

    As bargaining at the Detroit Three automakers kicks off in Canada, union members are fighting back against a longstanding undemocratic contract ratification

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  • [evoz] Cafe Simpatico - Sept 25, 7:30 PM PDT

    Please post to EVOZ . Thanks!

    Please join us via Zoom!
    Cafe SimpaticoFriday, September 25, 2020 7:30 PM PDT
    Kay Gimbel presents:
    Nicaragua: Cooperatives, campesinos and the coup In search of the truth about this much maligned country.
    To participate send e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Co-sponsored by: Central America Support Committee Mining
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  • Last chance to add your name

    ICYMI tomorrow we are delivering thousands of signatures. Add yours now. r1

    Paov,

    Just in case you missed this last e-mail from us. Tomorrow, we’re holding a massive e-rally where we will collectively deliver thousands of signatures calling on Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland to reveal the true cost

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  • Stop the abuse

    r1 Canada — invest to help end COVID everywhere and protect women worldwide

    TAKE ACTION

    Canada Can Protect Women Worldwide by Investing to #EndCovidEverywhere

    ...
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  • Bee-saving ban destroyed

    BREAKING: Bee-killing pesticides are making a come-back in France. Bayer’s cashed-up lobbyists just persuaded Macron to overturn the neonics ban you helped win in France.

    You can rescue this bee-saving ban -- but we need to move right now. Can you chip in CA$92 for an emergency campaign to save the

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  • California

    Take action on Monday to make sure climate is on the agenda for the cabinet retreat next week r1

    Paov,

    The West Coast is on fire. It’s devastating to read the stories of entire homes burnt to ash, entire communities evacuated indefinitely, and the tragic loss of life.¹

    Since yesterday,

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  • Pension Fund Capitalism and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Revera

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2191 ... September 12, 2020
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    Pension Fund Capitalism and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Revera

    Kevin Skerrett

    Of the many crises provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic across Canada, the dire situation in long-term care facilities

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  • 350k hectares of wilderness areas deferred from logging!

    350k hectares of wilderness areas deferred from logging!
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  • WE WON! Public Healthcare on Trial

    NationBuilder r1

    Dear Paov ,

    We’re still pinching ourselves, but it’s true. Yesterday, BC Supreme Court Justice Steeves dealt a strong blow to the efforts of Dr. Brian Day to undermine our publicly-funded health care system.

    They took public health care to court. We stood up to defend it. And we

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  • Become a BCCLA member today.

    This is a test r1

    Join us in our commitment to justice.

    Dear Friend ,

    Don’t forget to sign up as a BCCLA member!

    A BCCLA membership means you’re eligible to vote at our Annual General Meeting, run for a seat on our Board of Directors, and best of all, you

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  • When the Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Strike for a Living Planet

    When the Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Strike for a Living Planet r1 ...
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  • UBI Without Public Services is a Neoliberals Paradise

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2190 ... September 11, 2020
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    UBI Without Public Services is a Neoliberal’s Paradise

    Rosa Pavanelli

    From tech-billionaires to socialist leaders, Universal Basic Income (UBI) has caught the imagination of many across the political spectrum. This mechanism,

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  • How You Can Help People Fleeing a Fire in Europes Larg

    r1 Plus, 'world’s loneliest elephant' is finally free after 35 years in confinement, and more.

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    How You Can Help People Fleeing a Fire in Europe’s Largest Refugee Camp

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  • Solidarity now with workers and the democracy movement in Belarus!

    Solidarity now with workers and the democracy movement in Belarus! r1 mailchimp_cover_solidarity_EN.jpg ...
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  • Win for Medicare

    A,

    Because of you, we just won a massive victory to protect Canada’s public healthcare today.

    In a landmark decision, Justice Steeves just dealt a huge blow to the efforts of Brian Day, aka Doctor Profit, to undermine Canada’s publicly-funded medicare system and turn it to a U.S.-style profit driven

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  • Weve pulled off the improbable

    We’ve pulled off the improbable r1 ...
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  • Our last best chance to stop Woodfibre LNG

    Our last best chance to stop Woodfibre LNG r1 ...
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  • This historic legislation must not be delayed

    r1

    Download this newsletter in PDF .

    Image Quaker Concern

    Implementation legislation must not be delayed

    CFSC was one of the signatories of a new open letter to the Minister of Justice calling for legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as soon as Parliament convenes this...

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  • Canada in the World

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2189 ... September 10, 2020
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    Canada in the World

    Tyler Shipley

    "When the European settlers arrived, they needed land to live on. The First Nations peoples agreed to move to different areas to make room for

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  • Were crashing Trudeaus cabinet meeting

    Let’s ramp up pressure to make sure Trudeau gets his priorities right. r1

    Friends,

    Next Monday, Trudeau’s cabinet will meet to lay

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  • Are you a civil liberties champion?

    This is a test r1

    Become a member now to be eligible to join the BCCLA board.

    Dear Friend ,

    Our members come from a diverse range of individuals and communities, from all regions of the province and from across Canada. The passion for civil liberties and humans rights unites us;

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  • Experiments in Free Transit

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2188 ... September 9, 2020
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    Experiments in Free Transit

    Joshua DeVries

    Among the few positive aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some localities have taken the impressive step of implementing free transit. Several cities in Ohio, including

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  • On the Current Crisis in Turkey-Greece Relations

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2187 ... September 8, 2020
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    On the Current Crisis in Turkey-Greece Relations

    Panagiotis Sotiris

    Relations between Turkey and Greece are currently in a phase of escalating crisis. This development can be traced back to a number

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  • Become a BCCLA member

    This is a test r1

    Join the oldest and most active civil liberties organization in Canada.

    Join the oldest and most active civil liberties organization in   Canada.

    Dear Friend ,

    Every day, the BCCLA is working tirelessly on a range of issues that affect you. From patients’ and prisoners’ rights, to CBSA and police accountability, and everything in between, our staff is

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  • Reading Capitalist Realism Ten Years On

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2186 ... September 7, 2020
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    Reading Capitalist Realism Ten Years On

    Matthew Flisfeder

    Today, in the interregnum of the post-crisis, austerity-driven, global neoliberal capitalist society, we are confronted with a range of contradictions potentially threatening our

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  • Political Openings: Class Struggle During and After the Pandemic

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2185 ... September 6, 2020
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    Political Openings: Class Struggle During and After the Pandemic

    Sam Gindin

    For some on the left, the economic breakthrough brought on by the pandemic was the general consensus, not least among

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  • Genocide

    The Burmese military massacred Rohingya families, raped women and girls, and razed entire villages. Now Facebook is refusing to share the evidence which could prove that the military intended to commit genocide.

    Let's raise a huge global outcry and demand that Facebook stop covering up these heinous crimes!

    Take Action!

    Sign the

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  • Nigerians need your help

    r1 Make an Impact for Nigerians in need of life-saving interventions.

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    Announcing the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund

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  • The Struggle Continues - Join the Work Camp


    Take a stand. Make your voice heard. Stand with others in any way that you can.


    Not everyone is able to, or has the capacity, to put themselves on the frontlines... to those
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  • Will you become a Sustaining Member today?

    This is a test r1

    Join us in our commitment to justice.

    Become a Sustaining Member

    Dear Friend ,

    Day in and day out, we tackle a wide variety of civil liberties and human rights issues. Whether you follow and support us for our work in patients’ rights, police accountability, prisoners’ rights, CBSA accountability, or

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  • The biggest land grab in history is being proposed, and all in the name of "conservation".


    Next year, I stand down as Director of Survival. I started with your charity, as a volunteer, 49 years earlier.
    Tribal woman with child in rainforest. Dear friend,

    Next year, I stand down as Director of Survival. I started with your charity, as a volunteer, 49 years earlier.

    This means that I won’t have the same
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  • Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund

    r1 Plus, four actions you can take right now to support Nigerians battling COVID-19, and more.

    READ

    Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund

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  • Socialism and Accountability

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2184 ... September 4, 2020
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    Socialism and Accountability

    Alex Demirović

    History teaches us nothing, so said Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Andrea Nahles, to justify discontinuing the SPD’s Historical Commission. Long ago, Rosa Luxemburg took the

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  • Im terrified as back to school week approaches

    I worry about my kids. I worry for all children going back to school. r1

    Friends,

    I’m terrified as back to school

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  • [Sjsall] Request from Friends of Canadian Musicians

    Dear Friends of SJS,

    Please see the request below for support for a petition in support of Canadian musicians.

    Regards, Margo

    Margo L. Matwychuk, PhD

    Director, Social Justice Studies

    University of Victoria

    Territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSANEC Peoples

    PO Box 1700 STN CSC

    Victoria BC V8W 2Y2

    Office:

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  • Canadas most endangered mammal

    Canada’s most endangered mammal r1 ...
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  • In a time of uncertainty, you took action

    This is a test r1

    Thank you!

    Dear Friend ,

    Over the last few weeks, we’ve told you about some worrying news that has come out of BC and Alberta.

    Bill 10 in Alberta and Bill 19 in BC are new laws that expand government powers and limit public accountability. These

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  • Trans Mountains insurance


    We just passed the renewal deadline ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌

    Monday was Trans Mountain’s final deadline to secure the insurance it needed to proceed with its climate-wrecking pipeline – a controversial project which would transport dirty tar sands oil all the way from Alberta to the coast of British Columbia.

    And though we won’t know

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  • Home Depot's Roundup

    People are still spraying Monsanto's Roundup all over the gardens and lawns where you and your family like to relax and play.

    Tell Home Depot and Lowe's to stop selling these dangerous products!

    Sign the petition

    A,

    Glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's weed killer Roundup, has been labeled a

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  • The Scarlet Standard: Episode 1 – The Christie Pits Riot

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( The Scarlet Standard ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    A Socialist Project podcast ... No. 1 ... September 3, 2020
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    The Scarlet Standard: Episode 1 – The Christie Pits Riot

    In this inaugural episode we discuss the legacy of The Christie Pits Riot of August 1933. As the largest riot in Toronto’s history, this event stands as a

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  • Is it time to fight climate change like a war?

    Is it time to fight climate change like a war? r1 ...
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  • The Struggle Continues - Join the Work Camp

    The Struggle Continues - Join the Work Camp r1 ...
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  • Contradictions of the Belarus Protest: What We Can Learn

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2183 ... September 2, 2020
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    Contradictions of the Belarus Protest: What We Can Learn

    Aleksandr Buzgalin

    The crisis in Belarus is intensifying, and even if Alexander Lukashenko manages to retain his hold on power, his authority

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  • [Webinar] Sustainable Energy Funding & Innovation



    Sustainable energy innovation is critical to meeting todays challenges of economic security, emission reduction targets, environmental impact and climate change. This webinar will focus on Industrial innovation and sustainability, the future of cleantech in Canada and sustainable energy financing – how policies and business models are moving the dial.

    Please join

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  • Stopping Trans Mountain by climbing trees



    Yes, really ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌

    In a news cycle inundated with one disaster or crisis after another, I’m happy to be able to bring you some good news for a change.

    The Trans Mountain pipeline that we’ve been fighting (and successfully blocking!) since December of 2013 suffered another major setback that could delay

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  • The GM Lands: Renaissance or Ongoing Catastrophe?

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2182 ... September 1, 2020
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    The GM Lands: Renaissance or Ongoing Catastrophe?

    Since 2010, the site of the former GM components plant on Ontario Street in St. Catharines has sat idle. The facility that once employed

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  • Were nominated...for an Emmy?!


    The Leap

    I’m still somewhat stunned by the news: our short film Message From the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been nominated for an Emmy award, in the category of Outstanding News Analysis: Editorial and Opinion.

    It’s an incredible honor for a film that started off with a simple question: what if

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  • Learn from this explosive controversy

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    Conflict transformation tips and free workshop

    CFSC staff Matt Legge wrote a popular blog post on the topic of what influences our reactions to mass protests and was interviewed on BBC Radio about it....

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  • Augmenting the Left: Challenging the Right, Reimagining Transformation

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2181 ... August 31, 2020
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    Augmenting the Left: Challenging the Right, Reimagining Transformation

    Niko Block

    The ongoing wave of action for the defunding and abolition of armed police has provoked a familiar yet unresolved series of

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  • Donald Trump: A New Emperor of the Lumpenproletariat?

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2180 ... August 30, 2020
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    Donald Trump: A New Emperor of the Lumpenproletariat?

    Clyde W. Barrow

    In The Dangerous Class: The Concept of the Lumpenproletariat (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming 2020), I argue that US President

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  • Nestlé

    A, did you see this?

    Nestlé is stealing water from a drought-stricken community in France. Local residents in Vittel have had enough -- and SumOfUs members like you are helping them fight back against this corporate giant.

    Will you help these water warriors organize their community and beat back Nestlé’s greed?

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  • Upcoming Event! Policing Black and Indigenous Lives in Canada

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    Join us for digital teach-in

    Dear BCCLA Supporter,

    Join us for a digital teach-in bringing together organizers and lawyers from across the country to engage in a discussion around policing Black and Indigenous people in Canada.

    Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

    Time: 12PM-2PM PST/ 3PM-5PM

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  • Are you concerned the toxins in our air and water? Petition to strengthen the Canadian Environmental Protection Act!

    The federal government is seriously considering strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). The Prime Minister has mandated the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to amend CEPA, the legislation that regulates toxins in our air and water.


    Securing enough signatures on this petition will compel the government to respond

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  • Arundhati Roy with Nick Estes: Upcoming Teach-i


    Haymarket Books upcoming online teach-ins...
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    Join us next week:

    Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction.

    Tuesday, September 1, 12:00 PM EDT

    In her latest book of electrifying essays, Azadi , Arundhati Roy challenges us to reflect on the meaning of freedom in a

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  • Charmin


    A new video to expose how Charmin destroys the homes of forest animals ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌‌


    Fold, wrap, or wad it, it’s National Toilet Paper Day

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  • A Measles Outbreak in the DRC Is Officially Over

    r1 Plus, meet the dog that picks up trash while out on walks, and more.

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    A Measles Outbreak in the DRC Is Officially Over

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  • The MST on the Crisis in Brazil: Economy, Education and Politics

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2179 ... August 28, 2020
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    The MST on the Crisis in Brazil: Economy, Education and Politics

    MST (Landless Rural Workers' Movement)

    We are experiencing a prolonged crisis of the capitalist system and its reproduction. However, the

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  • Erin OTooles climate plan

    Erin O’Toole’s climate plan r1 ...
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  • Trudeaus priorities

    Over 5,000 people have demanded Trudeau and Freeland show the true cost of TMX r1

    Paov,

    I'll cut to the chase. Yesterday, Trudeau announced $2 billion in public funding for safe school reopenings1 , which sounds like a lot, until you realize he might be spending more than $25 billion on

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  • BC — #EndCovidEverywhere

    r1 Canada — invest to help end COVID everywhere.

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    Canada Can Help #EndCovidEverywhere

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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 13th Annual One Wave Gathering

    Hello Friends,

    We are a local nonprofit who put on an annual arts and culture event called One Wave Gathering celebrating South Pacific and local Indigenous cultures.

    We would very much appreciate if you are able to share our press release with your readers:

    For Immediate Release - Pacific Peoples' Partnership

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  • How We Move Is How We Survive

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    A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 2178 ... August 27, 2020
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    How We Move Is How We Survive:
    A Statement for Free and Just Transit

    Free Transit Toronto, Free Transit Ottawa, Courage, Climate Justice Toronto, and others

    The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly

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  • URGENT Action! Help stop tribal evictions.

    Uncontacted tribes in Brazil
    Dear friend,

    This is our friend, JK Thimma of the Jenu Kuruba tribe. Like his ancestors before him, he worships the tiger , and his people have called the Nilgiri forests of southern India home since time immemorial.

    “Protecting the forest, birds and animals is part of our way of life

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  • Goudie Creek Watershed in Jeopardy

    Western Forest Products' Tree Farm Licence Properties for Sale
    The Goudie Creek watershed- a water source providing water to approximately 300 residents of Shirley is being threatened by a land sale. This stems from Western Forest Products, a Provincial land giveaway in 2007, and subsequent development plans. Not only the
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  • Policing Black and Indigenous Lives in Canada

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    Join us for digital teach-in

    Dear BCCLA Supporter,

    In collaboration with Nanda & Company , Professor Asad Kiyani , and the BC Civil Liberties Association presents “Policing Black and Indigenous Lives in Canada: A Digital Teach-In”.

    Date: Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

    Time: 12PM-2PM PST/ 3PM-5PM EST

    Where: The

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  • The Vaccine

    Pharma giants Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and Pfizer are signaling they’ll charge through the roof for a covid-19 vaccine, leaving millions priced out.

    Tell these powerful companies to share their covid-19 knowledge so we can make life-saving treatment affordable for everyone!

    Sign the petition

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    Humanity is desperate for a covid-19

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