Dispatches From the Culture Wars - September 15, 2020
- The Great Divide
- Fires This Time
- Covid Chronicles
- Racism and the Kansas City Chiefs
- The War on Roe
- Women, Islam, and Islamophobia
- Why Greed Is Not the Problem
- Audre Lorde's Enduring Vision
Most voters are locked into their support for either President Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The small contingent of undecided voters said they are unenthusiastic about their choices.
West Coast: The Future Has Arrived By Peter Gleick, The Guardian
The Antifa Rumor By Sara Boboltz, HuffPost
Grieving Lost Moments By Linda A. Thompson, Equal Times
NYC Restaurant Workers On the Edge By Gary He, Eater
The team prohibited fans from wearing headdresses or war paint. They had a pregame moment of silence for racial harmony. Some fans booed.
The Supreme Court’s recent ruling is only the latest twist in the convoluted legal history of women’s reproductive rights. The future looks no less partisan.
A documentary shows the panorama of reactions to India’s banning of an Islamic divorce procedure, in the context of campaigning for women’s rights.
Despite their preposterous lifestyles, and the barbarity of the growing inequality between rich and poor, capitalists, too, are like gold-studded cogs in the wheels of the system.
By Gabrielle Bellot
Since her death in 1992, Lorde’s anger has become one of her signatures, and that anger—raw, gutting—speaks with extraordinary directness to contemporary America.