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books

Peril

Walter Clemens New York Journal of Books
How close did the United States come to a presidential coup d’état on January 6, 2021? This is among the questions Bob Woodward and Robert Costa ask in their new book. It's a question the nation needs to ponder, as well.

labor

The Downward Path We’ve Trod: Reflections on an Ominous Anniversary

Joseph A. McCartin Working-Class Perspectives
The undermining of workers’ strike power since PATCO's defeat disabled what was a vital instrument for building and maintaining social solidarity and for directing inevitable class tensions and social conflict toward democratic and egalitarian ends.

Friday Nite Videos | July 30, 2021

Portside
Housing Discrimination. All the Streets Are Silent | Trailer. Capitol Police Officer Recalls Racial Abuse on Jan. 6. How Do People Get Sucked Into Online Conspiracies… and Find a Way Out? Why the US Army Tried to Exterminate the Bison.

poetry

How to Unbuild a House

Patrick Daly
California poet Patrick Daly writes in the wake of January 6, 2021 about “that other House” endangered by a mob or by “An angry man/red and orange like a flame?”
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