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Juneteenth: Reckoning, Backlash, and the Fight Ahead

Kyle Strickland and Shahrzad Shams Roosevelt Institute
The murder of George Floyd fueled the largest demonstrations for justice, liberation, and transformative policy change in American history. We are now living through a period of backlash to that moment. Juneteenth calls us to the work that remains.

Friday Nite Videos | February 11, 2022

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Can YOU Fix Climate Change? No Knock | Gil Scott-Heron. Belfast | Movie. Joe Rogan vs. Joe Rogan. The World’s First Cloned Ferret Could Save Her Species.

No Knock | Gil Scott-Heron

In the wake of the "no knock" police killing of Amir Locke, we remember Gil Scott-Heron's telling of the story of the use no-knock by Richard Nixon and John Mitchell 50 years ago.

The Labor Day Dreams of Black Workers

Marc Bayard, Sarah Anderson and Rebekah Entralgo Inequality.org
Leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates share their visions for advancing racial equity in the Covid recovery — and beyond.

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Red Flag over the White House?

Benjamin Kunkel New Left Review
In left history, the two poles of “reform” and “revolution” are often counterpoised, and for good reason. In the book under review, the author tries to square the circle. The reviewer critically but comradely weighs the author’s successes.

Friday Nite Videos | April 9, 2021

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The National Debt | John Oliver. Biko | Peter Gabriel. Jordan Klepper Debunks “Good Guy With a Gun”. Fighting for Equality in Computer Science and Beyond. Why So Many QAnon Believers Are Evangelical Christians.

Friday Nite Videos | April 2, 2021

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Why Matt Gaetz Is a Product of the Modern Republican Party | Mehdi Hasan. Louis Armstrong - Go Down Moses (Lyrics). Cranky Uncle's 5 Techniques of Science Denial. Lawsuits Put 45 in 'Serious Trouble.' Does My Neighborhood Determine My Future?
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