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The Post-Trump Future of Literature

Viet Thanh Nguyen New York Times
What will writers do when the outrage is over? Will they go back to writing about flowers and moons?

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Labor Podcasts

Portside Labor
The right-wing has effectively taken over much of the media, from TV stations to radio and podcasts. Fortunately, labor organizers and analysts are creating high quality informative podcasts and news shows.

How a Microphone Works

David Dayen The American Prospect
And why the Commission on Presidential Debates doesn’t want to understand it
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