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Ron DeSantis | Last Week Tonight

John Oliver discusses Ron DeSantis, his track record as the governor of Florida, the pitfalls of comparing him to Donald Trump, and the supposed dangers of “woke math.”

2024 Trump Is Even Scarier Than 2020 Trump

Susan B. Glasser The New Yorker
In a speech to CPAC that failed to make many front-page headlines but should have, Trump vowed that, once reinstalled in power, his mission would be “retribution” for all the wrongs that he and his grievance-fuelled followers have suffered.

Broad Alliance Ousts Racist Memphis D.A.

Jeffrey Lichtenstein and Josh Adams Convergence Magazine
New Majority politics trounced a law-and-order scaremongering Shelby County, TN. This marks a major win for the national movement seeking criminal justice reform within the electoral arena.

The Far Right in Ukraine

Stephen R. Shalom New Politics
New Politics interviews Taras Bilous, a Ukrainian historian and editor of Ukrainian socialist magazine Sotsialniy Rukh, about the Ukrainian political spectrum and a wide range of issues.

Why Unions Matter So Much

David Leonhardt NYTimes
The shrinking of unions effectively redistributes income from low- and middle-income workers to affluent investors.

Occoquan’s Nights of Terror

Philip C. Kolin
In this week of International Women’s Day, poet Philip C. Kolin remembers the courage of US women in demanding the right to vote.