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Friday Nite Videos | August 5, 2022

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The Long Game of White-Power Activists Isn’t Just About Violence

Kathleen Belew New York Times
It is impossible to separate replacement theory from its violent implications. The mainstreaming of replacement theory, whether through Tucker Carlson’s show or in Elise Stefanik’s campaign ads, will continue to have disastrous consequences.

American Racism and the Buffalo Shooting

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor The New Yorker
The gunman seems motivated by a vision of history, pushed by the right, in which American racism never existed and Black people are undeserving takers.

Tucker Carlson’s History of pro-Kremlin, anti-Ukraine Propaganda

Nikki McCann Ramirez, Jane Lee and Alicia Sadowski Media Matters for America
Tucker Carlson’s scramble to reset his commentary on Putin and outrun his past defense of the Russian regime's actions points back to a simple axiom: he will defend the indefensible up until the moment he faces consequences.

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Tucker Carlson, Your Boss’s Favorite “Populist”

Branko Marcetic Jacobin
Tucker Carlson likes to style himself a populist. But every time there’s a fight over something that might actually make life easier for working-class people, he never misses the opportunity to take the side of big business and the rich.
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