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This Week in People’s History, July 17–23

Musicians on the first night of the first Newport Jazz Festival
Jazz in Rhode Island (1954), United Against Fascism (1969), Self-Defense Works (1919), Pickets Killed by Minneapolis Police (1934), Vietnam’s Disastrous Cease-Fire (1954), Whitewash as Public Service (2004), Civil War Before the Civil War (1859)

Only One Party Favors Political Violence

Brian Tyler Cohen Brian Tyler Cohen's Youtube Channel
Political violence should never be acceptable. But one party has winked at, enabled or outright encouraged violence time after time. The record is clear and extensive.

Tariffs Don’t Protect Jobs. Don’t Be Fooled.

Richard D. Wolff Independent Media Institute - Economy For All
Both Trump and Biden imposed high tariffs on imported products made in China and other countries. Those impositions broke with and departed from the previous half century’s policies favoring “free trade.”