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Race and Schools

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On January 4, 2019
I know how much LGM readers hate talking about how their school choices directly lead to reinforcing racism, but the fact is that they do. Noah Berlatsky–who admits the choices he makes for his own children does this very thing, as many of you should do–talks to the sociologist Margaret Hagerman, whose new book White […]
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On November 12, 1892, the New Orleans General Strike ended with a major victory for workers. One of the few true general strikes in American history, it demonstrated the potential power of workers, even in the face of race-baiting and military opposition in the Gilded Age. In early 1892, New Orleans’ streetcar drivers won a […]
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Jacobin’s quality control has never been its strength and combined with the impossible to kill dogma among certain leftists that so-called “identity politics” are a black hole that cover up for the only politics that do matter–class-based politics, it can lead to a real mess. The fundamental problem with this is that it is nonsense […]
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Suffrage and Race

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On July 29, 2018
The story of how white suffrage activists went full racist in the late 19th century in their demands for the right to vote is well-known among American historians. But as we reach the centennial of the 19th Amendment in 2020, to what extent will this racism be recognized in the celebration of suffrage? Brent Staples […]
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