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This edition of the Virginia Defender was published on February 17, 2020. In this issue:

Community News

Cathy’s Camp exposes Richmond’s housing crisis

Is there a master plan to remove the poor from Richmond? Two interviews and a look behind the ‘master plan’

Creighton Court Update

Richmond Gas Works customers get break on bills

Regional & National News

Kaine & Warner sign onto bill that could gut Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps & more

Report: High number of youth open to voting socialist

Our Working Lives

In Md., D.C., Giant agreement near, but Safeway workers announce March 5 strike vote

Virginia is the Wild, Wild West for predatory lending: An Opinion Piece by the Rev. Rodney Hunter

No Hay Fronteras en la Lucha de los/las Obreros/as

Trump’s DHS to send ‘SWAT’ teams to sanctuary cities

Cops, Courts & Prisons

Prisoner-led network presses fight for Prison Justice

General Assembly tackles prison reform, but much left to do

New DOC rules limit number of visitors

Riverside, again

Free Jermaine!

Reclaiming Our Sacred Ground

Hundreds attend Shockoe Bottom symposium, but Stoney still refuses to endorse Memorial Park

Statue damage ignored by both City & State

Study: Big economic benefits from Memorial Park

New Yorker spotlights Shockoe Bottom

Take ‘Em Down – NOW!


In Our Opinion

Cathy’s Camp

An Open Letter to Gun Rights Supporters

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: Concerning Gun Control

International & Antiwar News

On Relations Between Iran & the United States

Solidarity with Palestine

Threat of war on Iran sparks protests, new coalitions across Virginia

At an Iranian celebration of its Revolution

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