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Withdrawal Symptoms

Dave Bonta Rattle
“I’ve been appalled but not surprised,” writes poet Dave Bonta, criticizing “the slanted coverage of the U.S. and NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan” by media war hawks.

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Emma Goldman’s Ice Cream Parlor

Susan Gubernat Radical Teacher
Poet-Teacher Susan Gubernat brings the life—and passion --of Emma Goldman into the 21st Century.

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Longing for the Garden

Esther Kamkar
The experience of migration—whether refugee or voluntary—leaves the scar of uprootedness, as the Persian/American poet Esther Kamkar explains.

Heine’s Heartmobile

Michael Hofmann New York Review of Books
The liveliness and invention of Heinrich Heine’s writing changed 19th century German literature for the better. Poet, writer, literary critic, satirist and ironist, but banned in his homeland and expatriated to Paris, he was well appreciated by Marx

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Professor Bullhead & Critical Race Theory

Peter Neil Carroll newversenews.com
The denial of racism in education is hardly new, as poet Peter Neil Carroll presents the story of a Native American reformer.

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Myanmar Military in Pursuit of Poetry

Phyllis Klein New Verse News
As the generals imprison over 30 poets, California poet Phyllis Klein attacks the killers of poetry in Myanmar, the futility of trying to erase words with bullets.

Friday Nite Videos | April 23, 2021

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Why Is America's Justice System So Unfair? Martín Espada | "The Year I Was Diagnosed with a Sacrilegious Heart". How Human-Robot Sex May Become Real. How an Abstinence Pledge Shamed a Generation. The Great Gap in Vaccinations.
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