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False Flag

Jed Myers
After nights of fire and looting, the poet Jed Myers asks in “False Flag” the simple question: who is shifting the blame to whom?

After the End of Native Mascots

Nick Martin The New Republic
Once the slurs and caricatures are gone, we're left to reconcile the erasure, tokenization, and colonization that exist beyond them

Undercover Patriots

Danny Sjursen Tom Dispatch
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.