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The Mythic Whiteness of the Hillbilly

Ellen Wayland-Smith Boston Review
Ron Howard’s Netflix adaptation of Hillbilly Elegy continues a long tradition of seeing hillbillies as a symbol of pristine American whiteness. It’s the same nostalgia Trump has mobilized on the far right.

Why Georgia Is Now on Everyone’s Mind

Chris Winters Yes!
Even though today the Trump Administration seems to be conceding to the transition to the Biden Presidency, this article describes how crucial Georgia was and is crucial to the outcome of the election.

Steward's Corner: A Path Out of Fear

Ellen David Friedman Labor Notes
Right now, it feels like fear is saturating us. But fear, confusion, and delusion are combining to squander the power we could have. There is a lot we can do to help each other combat the source of fear. The first step is talking to one another.