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Democratic Voters Rejected the Status Quo

David Sirota, Matthew Cunningham-Cook, Andrew Perez Jacobin
Pennsylvania and Oregon election results from last night offer cause for hope for progressives: voters rejected the demands of oligarchs and Democratic elites.

Urvashi Vaid: Our Very Own Wonder Woman

Merryn Johns Queer Forty
Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, a leader of many LGBTQ+ and other social justice organizations, died on May 14 at age 63. The article below, an interview Vaid gave last year, is posted in tribute to her life and legacy.

Maps That Can Fight a Housing Crisis

Scott Beyer Governing
Urban residents know about the housing-related problems that hurt their city, from overcrowding to redlining. What if they had a visual display of where things are worst?

Samuel Alito: One Angry Man

Aziz Huq Politico
If Alito gets his way — and there is no reason to think he won’t — the Supreme Court will increasingly be a religious censor: keeping women in their lane, imposing "Christian rights," and preventing uppity scientists from getting their wicked way.

Friday Nite Videos | May 20, 2022

Portside
India Walton on Buffalo Mass Shooting. Jordan Klepper Meets the MyPillow Guy. Crypto Crash Explained: How Crypto Repeated Wall Street’s Mistakes. How Chile's Socialists Won. Bush's Gaffe; Republicans Vote Against Baby Formula.

Once

Donna Pucciani
Chicago poet Donna Pucciani depicts Ukraine’s struggle through the colors of its flag and the grief of domestic details.