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Rebecca Schumejda Cultural Daily
New York poet Rebecca Schumejda offers a parent’s heart-rending account of a visit to her incarcerated child.

How the War on Poverty Stalled

Kim Phillips-Fein The New Republic
The study of poverty has flourished in recent decades. Why haven’t the lives of the poor improved?

The Blood Is Everywhere in Pablo Larraín’s Mesmerizing El Conde

Bilge Ebiri Vulture
In Pablo Larrain's new film the villain is not a fictional one. He is General Augusto Pinochet, the brutal, U.S.-backed military dictator who ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990 and died in 2006 still with the blood of thousands on his hands.

Bananas for Socialism

Arun Gupta Dissent Magazine
In any socialist future worth living in, an abundance of diverse foods would replace the tyranny of monoculture.

Heavy Work

Lita Kurth
Poetry for Labor Day: The working-class persists, survives, says California poet Lita Kurth; but it sure isn’t easy.

‘The Man Who Changed Colors’

John Bachtell People's World
Reviewer Bachtell on this "multi-layered working-class suspense thriller," the second novel by this widely respected working class movement leader, activist, and thinker.