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Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
The New York Times
Roughly 2,750 unionized employees are carrying out the first strike at a Canadian auto assembly plant in 21 years in Ingersoll, Ontario.
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
The New York Times
Lee has always occupied a unique place in the national imagination. The ups and downs of his reputation reflect changes in key elements of Americans’ historical consciousness — how we understand race relations, the causes and consequences of the Civil War and the nature of the good society.
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
The Guardian
The chant drew criticism from protesters, activists and some police officers. In a statement, Sgt Heather King, president of the Ethical Order of Police, a group founded by African American officers, said: “That chant goes against the very code of ethics we swore to abide by."
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
History News Network
Widespread internationalist views have played a role in the recent nationalist defeats. In elections in March in the Netherlands, the xenophobic Party for Freedom, though given a chance at victory by political pundits, was soundly defeated. Much the same happened in France, where, in May, a political newcomer, Emmanuel Macron, trounced Marine Le Pen, the candidate of the far right National Front, in an election for the presidency by a 2-to-1 vote.
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
Public Books
With The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have created a film that rehashes some old, tired tropes. In doing so, they distort what soldiers, veterans, and antiwar activists alike know about the war and its aftermath, especially inside the United States.
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
Portside
Net Neutrality protests; Why Equifax; Jemele trumps prez; Foxifying Harvey; Indie women's mags; Truckers heart Terry Gross
Posted by Portside on September 19, 2017
The Guardian
An Oscar-buzzed performance acts as the stoic centre of Joe Wright’s retelling of the events of 1940, played as a House of Cards style thriller.

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