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The New 1619 Project

Rebecca Onion Slate
The book version of the famed (and reviled) magazine issue is much longer, easier to read, and changed in canny ways that will help it endure.

The Fog of History Wars

David W. Blight The New Yorker
History is politics by other means, and we who care about it have to fight this war better and more strategically ourselves. We need history that can get us marching but also render us awed by how much there is to learn.

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The Wages of Whiteness

Hari Kunzru The New York Review of Books
A deep dig into the literature on white supremacy shows how even such salient insurgent movements for social justice and racial equality as Black Lives Matter can be transmuted by corporate manipulation into instruments of ruling class stability.
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