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Classmates

Jodi Hottel Voyeur
California poet Jodi Hottel discovered her changing identity after her Japanese American family was shipped to an internment camp during World War II.

Utopia’s Settler Colonialism Problem

Jessica Namakkal Los Angeles Review of Books
Whatever their promises, one problem with Utopias is that the creators of such communities tend to bring with them the values and habits they thought they were leaving behind. Reviewer Namakkal discusses a book about one such settlement.

Tucker Carlson, Your Boss’s Favorite “Populist”

Branko Marcetic Jacobin
Tucker Carlson likes to style himself a populist. But every time there’s a fight over something that might actually make life easier for working-class people, he never misses the opportunity to take the side of big business and the rich.

Giving Tuesday - A Portside Message: Our Vision for 2022

Portside
The threat to the survival of our democracy is clear: a would-be dictator and a cultist political party. A truly multiracial, inclusive, radical democratic movement that has a vision beyond capitalism is key. You can help.

On the Fourth Wednesday of November

Peter Neil Carroll newversenews.com
By silent agreement, I watch two women—one white, one black—honor a personal transaction.