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Friday Nite Videos | June 29, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez: Trump Isn't Ready for a Girl From the Bronx. Does "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Have a Hidden Message? Flirting with Fascism. Mr Forty-Five | Parody of Mrs Robinson. The Immigrants Deported to Death and Violence

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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez: Trump Isn't Ready for a Girl From the Bronx

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Donald Trump might both be from New York City, but she doesn't think he knows to deal with a girl from the Bronx.

Does "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Have a Hidden Message?

In his introduction to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” L. Frank Baum claims that the book is simply an innocent children’s story. But some scholars have found hidden criticisms of late-nineteenth-century economic policies in the book. Is it possible that one of America’s favorite children’s stories is also a subversive parable?

Flirting with Fascism

"This is flirting with fascism in the open, in broad daylight now." –Sanho Tree (Institute for Policy Studies) on Trump's demonization of immigrants.

Mr Forty-Five | Parody of Mrs Robinson

And here’s to you Mr Forty-five.
You're obsessed with pardons, wonder why.
Lie, lie, lie

The Immigrants Deported to Death and Violence

Sarah Stillman reports on people who fled their home countries fearing for their lives, and the tragic consequences when they were sent back.