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Greg Sargent has a good interview with Mike Konczal about the latter’s new book (I interviewed him for the LGM podcast as well). I thought this tidbit was especially important: How did the coronavirus have that sort of similarly shattering impact? Mike Konczal: It ripped away a few illusions of the economic ideology of the […]
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New Mexico’s race relations are fascinating and unique. I wrote a piece here back in 2015 laying this out. So I’ll just quote from that to begin. Race and history in New Mexico are contested in a way unique to the United States. This has to do with discrete historical events that took place in […]
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Making Protests Work

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On June 11, 2020
Running an effective protest is hard. These are organisms with lives of their own. No one can really full plan an action. As we have seen this wave of protests though, people have done the grunt work to make them work. Sarah Jaffe profiles these heroes. There are protest medics with red-taped crosses on backpacks […]

Chile’s Protests

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On October 27, 2019

Will Bunch on the protests in Chile and how they were caused by the same U.S. style neoliberalism that has also helped unhinge this nation. In 2019, as an autumn of popular uprisings erupts around the

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The union movement is a tremendously diverse and complex thing. Anyone who says “unions” should do this and that doesn’t know what they are talking about, because these different worker organizations often have very little in common with each other, have different interests, vastly different racial and gender makeup, etc. And the union movement has […]

Confront the Cops

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On July 18, 2019

Of course Daniel Pantaleo, the murderer of Eric Garner, got off scot-free. Of course he did. That’s because cops are allowed to kill black people with impunity. On Tuesday, the Department of Jus

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