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Friday Nite Videos | September 25, 2020

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How Trump Plans to Win No Matter What. Drive-By Truckers | 21st Century USA. RBG Crowd Greets Trump With 'Vote Him Out!'. 113 Reasons REPUBLICANS Aren't Voting for Trump in 2020. P vs. NP and the Computational Complexity Zoo.

6 Crucial Races That Will Flip the Senate

Robert Reich Robert Reich blog
Winning the White House is absolutely crucial, but it’s just one piece of the fight to save our democracy and push a people’s agenda.

Ilhan Omar Is Not Here to Put You at Ease

David Marchese New York Times
Few members of Congress have been as much of a political lightning rod during the storm-heavy Trump era as Ilhan Omar. She has become a prominent voice on issues like racial justice and police reform.

In the Fire of Activism - Julian Bond’s Life in Politics and Protest

Robert Greene II The Nation
Race Man captures the full output of Bond’s long and distinguished career, first as an activist with SNCC, then as a member of the Georgia legislature, then as an academic, finally as a writer and aging lion of the civil rights movement.

The Novel and the Secret Police

Peter Coviello Boston Review
In Vineland, Thomas Pynchon's dour 1990 novel, the author of Gravity’s Rainbow anticipated a United States where all available definitions of freedom are channeled through security apparatuses understood as the greatest good. Sound familiar?

The Election That Could Break America

Barton Gellman The Atlantic
If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him? Let us not hedge about one thing. Donald Trump may win or lose, but he will never concede.

White Too Long

Lloyd Green The Guardian
This new book analyzes the history of the intertwined relationship in the United States between Christianity and white supremacy.