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Tidbits – Nov. 24, 2022 – Reader Comments: Lessons From the Midterms; Public Pensions; Rail Workers; Wakanda Forever; Book Sales; Vietnam Era Antiwar Movement: Successes, Failures, Legacies; Socialists in Office; Cartoons; More…

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How the Working Families Party Helped the Dems Defy Gravity

Joe Dinkin and Natalia Salgado Medium
Reaction to the Republican Supreme Court’s attack on abortion rights, drove high Democratic turnout, especially among women and young voters, saw Democrats overperform polls in many places, just as in summer special elections in New York and Alaska.

With Ads, Imagery and Words, Republicans Inject Race Into Campaigns

Jonathan Weisman New York Times
Running ads portraying Black candidates as soft on crime — or as “different” or “dangerous” — Republicans have shed quiet defenses of such tactics for unabashed defiance. For the Trumpers it was always about all about race.

Trump’s Legal Defense in the Mar-a-Lago Case Is Crumbling

Matt Ford The New Republic
The former president’s hoarding of classified documents is the least complicated of his scandals—and it’s also proving the hardest to dodge. If that were not enough, there is the Al Capone-like tax evasion.

The Surveillance State Can’t Solve White Supremacy

Azadeh Shahshahani, Fatema Ahmad The Progressive Magazine
After the January 6 attack, federal surveillance programs expanded to counter white supremacist violence have made Black and brown communities their main target.
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