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I, Sy: Seymour Hersh’s Memoir of a Life Making the Mighty Sweat

Michael M. Grynbaum New York Times
The story of a working-class Jewish kid from the South Side of Chicago, who through serendipity and toil had exposed the horror of the My Lai massacre, revealed domestic and foreign abuses by the C.I.A. and harried Washington’s elite for a half-century — is not finished.

Friday Nite Videos | April 13, 2018

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Why Black Americans Are Getting Less Sleep. Love Train | Turnaround Arts | Playing For Change. The Last Footage of Yasser Murtaja. The Democrat Running for Paul Ryan’s Seat. The Decline of the Trump Merchandise Empire.

We Are Witnessing a New Age of Social Justice Movements—And That Includes Labor

Shaun Richman In These Times
There’s been so much written about worker centers and “alt labor” that it’s beginning to skew the market for labor writing. Yes, there’s a lot of action in alternative models of worker organizing, but old (not so) Big Labor is also showing encouraging signs of renewed militancy.
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