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October 3/10, 2022, Issue
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The Prying Eyes of Social Media
The lack of regulation of online platforms puts our private lives up for sale.
Patricia J. Williams
The Most Painful Episode of the January 6 Insurrection
…was watching Confederates take the Capitol. As the hearings resume, a Florida man reflects on his enemies—and ours.
We Didn’t Vanquish Polio. What Does That Mean for Covid-19?
The world is still reeling from the pandemic, but another scourge we thought we’d eliminated has reemerged.
Days of Their Lives: Steve Brodner’s “Living & Dying in America”
A personal memorial by the renowned cartoonist.
with an introduction by
Why US Workers Are Better Situated to Confront Economic Turbulence
Europe directed more of its Covid aid to businesses, while the US supported workers. If a recession hits now, Europeans could be in even worse trouble.
The Trump Judges Are Officially Running the Show
The rulings by Judge Aileen Cannon on Trump’s behalf in the classified documents case aren’t just one-off legal absurdities—they’re examples of decisions to come.
Barbara Ehrenreich, a Writer for Change
The author and activist, who died last week, documented with prescience and empathy the lives of people who are overlooked by society.
Kamala Harris Tells “The Nation,” “This Is the Beginning of the Next Era of the Labor Movement”
In an exclusive interview with
’s John Nichols, the vice president recalls her youth on picket lines and explains why it’s so vital to eliminate barriers to organizing.
Pakistan’s Floods Are a Wind From the West
The devastating natural disaster could be just an early glimpse of the consequences of industrialization in the Global North.
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Democracy’s Fair-Weather Friends in the Mainstream Media
Their churlish response to President Biden’s Labor Day speech shows how the reflexive centrism of mainstream press overrides any concern for the truth.
We Need to Use the Word “Women” When Talking About Abortion
But we can’t let TERFs hijack the conversation. Luckily, there’s an easy solution!
The New King
Books & the Arts
Imani Perry’s Capacious History of the South
While the South is often dismissed as a region catching up to the rest of the country, Perry’s new book demonstrates why it has always been the key to defining the promise and limits of American democracy.
Robert Greene II
The Messy Politics of the NBA
Professional basketball finds itself at a crossroads—between its image as a do-gooder and a history of self-serving contradictions.
Michelle Tea’s DIY Pregnancy
In her new book, Tea explores the difficulties of joys of getting pregnant and having a child.
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Rationing of Medical Equipment Is Costing Disabled People Their Lives
With the government refusing to make medicine and medical equipment accessible, sick, and disabled people have to rely on each other for support.
Letters From the October 3/10, 2022, Issue
One-state reality… Documenting January 6… Leaving water for migrants…