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Protests on Prime Day

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It is Prime Day. So people are buying lots of stuff, I guess. But it’s worth noting that Amazon is a really horrible employer. They vulture into vulnerable communities to put their warehouse and treat those workers, who largely have few other options, like garbage. It’s a very Gilded Age deal. However, there are some […]
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This is…wow. Decades after lynching was used to intimidate and terrorize blacks in the South, the deadly tactic continues to have a chilling effect on whether African Americans decide to cast ballots in elections today. Research by Clemson University economic historian Jhacova Williams shows black Southerners who live in counties where more lynchings occurred in […]
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The China Offset

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Over at the Diplomat I write a bit about a recent CNAS report on China, and how thinking about China has driven trends in US military procurement: Work and Grant relate a series of arguments that will be familiar to most of those who have followed the Chinese military over the last decade. They note […]
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