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February 16, 2023
On the Banning of Black History in Florida, and “The Crown”
On this week’s episode of
Start Making Sense
, Robin Kelley discusses the attacks on Black Studies, and Gary Younge comments on
Start Making Sense
February 13, 2023
Robbing From the Poor to Educate the Rich
The bait of school vouchers—and the switch to strangling public education.
Jennifer C. Berkshire
February 10, 2023
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, You’re No Jack Kennedy
Trying to evoke a lost Cold War consensus, the GOP’s rising star conflated “normal” with “crazy.”
February 1, 2023
Florida Teachers Hide Their Books to Avoid Felonies
Panicky teachers in Florida are emptying their bookshelves, afraid of a five-year jail term for having an unapproved book in the classroom.
January 31, 2023
Fresh Off Victory Against “Roe,” the Religious Right Is Pushing a Record Number of Anti-Trans Bills
The attacks on trans people echo the right’s anti-abortion playbook note for note. It’s up to us to recognize what’s really going on here.
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January 13, 2023
Norman Fruchter Was a Giant in the Fight for Education Equity
Fruchter, who passed away recently, was also a key figure in the New Left on both sides of the Atlantic.
Alix Kates Shulman
January 6, 2023
Why Are So Many People Dying? Reaping the Anti-Vaxx Whirlwind.
Though it was GOP politicians who first came for the Covid vaccines, not all vaccine resistance is partisan—or political.
January 2, 2023
Giorgia Meloni’s Bootstrap Ideology
The new Italian government’s culture war looks less like populism of the right and more like the same old blaming of capitalism’s victims.
December 13, 2022
“I Walk Into a Room and I Make People Cry”: 10 Years After Sandy Hook
Joan Walsh spoke with Nelba Márquez-Greene, mother of slain student Ana, about the extraordinary depths of grief, love, and bravery Sandy Hook families have summoned in the decade since they lost their children.
November 7, 2022
What, Her Worry? Iowa’s Kim Reynolds Is Running a Dishonest and Nasty Campaign
But the Republican governor’s punch-down politics are no bar to reelection.