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PBC News & Comment: Will Identity Politics Divide Dems in 2020?

As large group of Democrats pursue 2020 nomination, supporters reject any/all criticism of their favorite and attack honest critics….--on Facebook, women call fair criticism of Warren, Harris, Gabbard or Gillibrand “mansplaining” or “misogyny”

--Kevin Gosztola profiles Tulsi Gabbard as soldier against regime change wars

--Jeff Cohen notes that corporate media still exclude progressive voices

--almost all the Dem candidates are too busy to attend Women’s March, following infighting by organizers and claims of anti-Semitism

--with one dissenter, House passes bill to force Trump to nominate anti-Semitism envoy, reports Alison Weir

--Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of burn pits case against KBR and Halliburton

--federal judge blasts TrumpCo in order blocking addition of citizenship question to 2020 census

--Trump deserves a little credit for questioning role of NATO, but Deep State organ NY Times enforces the status quo

--Republicans channel select outrage at Rep. Steve King for his latest racist remarks, but not Trump’s

--Senate goes through the motions in Barr confirmation hearings, overlooking most of his odious history

--at The Intercept, reporter John Washington says Barr may be worse on immigration than Jeff Sessions

--Watergate veteran Elizabeth Holtzman challenges Barr on Nixon impeachment history

--Naomi Wolf raises concerns about the Green New Deal proposal

--facing Chapter 11, PG&E value drops to $4.4 billion, ripe for public takeover

--in new book that nobody asked for, Chris Christie tries to get even with Jared Kushner, but has only praise for Trump

--time for Americans to don yellow vests and hit the streets?