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The All-White Media Oligopoly and the False Promise of a Press for All

Aaron Miguel Cantú The Baffler
A chart showing the monopolization of the media.
The segregated mainstream media is a force of interlocking interests invested in sustaining the existing racial hierarchy. Trump’s racist administration hasn’t just been good for Fox and Breitbart; it has also boosted media profits across the board.

A Green New Deal for Housing

Daniel Aldana Cohen Jacobin
A Green New Deal can’t deliver economic or environmental justice without tackling the housing crisis. We should go big and build 10 million beautiful, public, no-carbon homes over the next 10 years.

Amazon Pullout

Natasha Lennard The Intercept
This Shows What Anti-Capitalist Organizing and Leftist Politicians Can Do

Lessons from the FBI’s Secret War on Activism

Michael Steven Smith The Indypendent
The FBI had played its role as the “political police of the national government,” Noam Chomsky wrote and the government maintained to the bitter end that it had a right to undermine an organization just because of its ideas.

Trumpism’s Global Strategy

Calvin Cheung-Miaw and Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
Trump is wedded to a racist and non-reality-based view of the United States' relationship to the rest of the world. But we also need to pay attention to the geopolitical calculations of the U.S. elite overall to craft an anti-war strategy.

Hoktvlwv’s Crow

Jennifer Elise Foerster Bright Raft in the Afterweather
Jennifer Elise Foerster’s poetry depicts the natural environment—songbirds, hackberry trees, a butterfly named Question—fated for an apocalyptic ending.