JEFF COHEN and NORMAN SOLOMON – Rahm Emanuel has never been associated with the word â€œdiplomatic,â€ but news reports say that President Biden is seriously considering him for a top position as U.S. ambassador to Japan or China. Naming Emanuel to such a post would be an affront to many of the constituencies that got Biden elected. The saga of Emanuelâ€™s three decades in politics is an epic tale of methodical contempt for progressive values.
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‘People Power Beats Corporate Greed’: After Years of Pressure, JPMorgan Agrees to Divest from Private Prisons
JULIA CONLEY – Civil and immigrant rights groups celebrated a victory Tuesday, March 5, after JPMorgan Chase announced it was finally heeding their calls to end its financing of private for-profit prisons.