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Frederick Douglass Knew What False Patriotism Was

Esau McCaulley New York Times
The problem wasn’t the vision of the country we remember on this day. The fault lay in the fact that some got left out. Douglass had the audacity to believe that America's story was not finished until the country kept all her promises.

You’ve Got To Be Carefully Taught

Stephen Rohde Truthdig
How U.S. history textbooks and prominent American universities justified slavery, perpetuated racial stereotypes and promoted white supremacy.

Tidbits – Jan. 12, 2023 – Reader Comments: Today’s McCarthyism in the House; Why Nurses Strike; New York’s Dems and Progressives; How Finland Is Teaching a Generation To Spot Misinformation; Rosa Luxemburg on Revolution; Ukraine Solidarity Network; Cartoo

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Reader Comments: Today's McCarthyism in the House; Why Nurses Strike; New York's Dems and Progressives; How Finland Is Teaching a Generation to Spot Misinformation; Rosa Luxemburg On Revolution; Ukraine Solidarity Network; Cartoons; more...

The Iranian Uprising and the Cycles of Protest

Nassim Noroozi, Linda Martín Alcoff The Indypendent 
How authentic protest movements like the one in Iran can be hijacked by a funded opposition that builds momentum for war and military intervention.

The Anti-Vaccine Movement’s New Frontier

Moises Velasquez-Manoff New York Times
A wave of parents has been radicalized by Covid-era misinformation to reject ordinary childhood immunizations — with potentially lethal consequences.

Friday Nite Videos | February 11, 2022

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Joe Rogan vs. Joe Rogan

Before pushing vaccine misinformation, Joe Rogan sounded the alarm on people pushing vaccine misinformation.

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