As Covid-19 interrupts mass mobilizations in Chile, women are creating political tapestries to resist state violence and inequalities. Making arpilleras is a form of resistance associated with the dictatorship era that is again flourishing.
Trump’s defense of Confederate culture is not only a defense of racism, but also of other Old South born attitudes towards women, guns, abortion, evangelical Christianity, paramilitary policing, crime and punishment, and the role of government.
The imperial power that we veterans fought for abroad is the same one some of us are now struggling against at home and the two couldn’t be more intimately linked. Our struggle is, at least in part, over who gets to define patriotism.