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Friday Nite Videos | May 20, 2022

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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.

The Long Game of White-Power Activists Isn’t Just About Violence

Kathleen Belew New York Times
It is impossible to separate replacement theory from its violent implications. The mainstreaming of replacement theory, whether through Tucker Carlson’s show or in Elise Stefanik’s campaign ads, will continue to have disastrous consequences.

How Everyone Got So Lonely

Zoë Heller The New Yorker
The recent decline in rates of sexual activity has been attributed variously to sexism, neoliberalism, and women’s increased economic independence. How fair are those claims—and will we be saved by the advent of the sex robot?

How the Attack on Teachers Threatens the Future of Public Schools

Sarah Jaffe; Illustrator: Adrià Fruitós Rethinking Schools
There are now 567,000 fewer educators in public schools than at the beginning of the pandemic. “What we must have is a high-quality, experienced, certified, and stable public education workforce.”

What’s It Like To Strike?

Don McIntosh Northwest Labor Press
Strikes, once common, are rare today. We asked readers to share their strike stories.