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OCCUPIED TERRITORY

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On April 6, 2020
Although I’ve been bad at promoting it, many of you will know that I published a book last year, entitled Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power. It recently came out in paperback, and you can support your local independent bookstore by ordering it through them to help weather the current […]
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On April 6, 1905, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters began a sympathy strike in support of striking clothing cutters at Montgomery Ward in Chicago. This moment significantly raised tensions in the strike, leading to the second most fatalities of any twentieth century American strike. The failure of this strike would also lead to a severe […]
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Low-wage workers are in the media spotlight more than normal right now thanks to COVID-19. Lost of our low wage workers have lost their jobs and the unemployment crisis this pandemic is causing is both tragic and avoidable, or would be with a decent government that just paid everyone directly to not work. But also, […]
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This is the best and most comprehensive analysis I’ve read about the Trump administration’s disastrous response to COVID-19: Despite these and other extreme steps, the United States will likely go down as the country that was supposedly best prepared to fight a pandemic but ended up catastrophically overmatched by the novel coronavirus, sustaining heavier casualties […]

Mass Politics!

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On April 4, 2020

One of the thought leaders of the movement that is very seriously concerned about ethics in gaming journalism has some thoughts about the upcoming election: Today from the Intellectual Dark Web (TM):

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