Portside Snapshot - April 6, 2020
Alex de Waal
April 3, 2020 Boston Review
We should be wary of simplistic uses of history, but we can learn from the logic of social responses.
April 3, 2020 Rolling Stone
The GOP’s decade-long war on voting rights is making it harder to hold fair elections as COVID-19 spreads
Soraya Nadia Mcdonald
April 1, 2020 The Undefeated
A look at how Jim Crow affected the treatment of African Americans fighting the Spanish flu
April 4, 2020 Daily Beast
Millions of displaced Venezuelans are at enormous risk in Latin America, and Trump’s decision to threaten the Maduro regime right now is going to make things much worse.
March 30, 2020 BillMoyers.com
During this dark and horrible moment here and across the globe, I’ve been sending out a streaming version of the Following the Ninth to anyone who might find it useful, an uplifting message in a bottle as it were. — KERRY CANDAELE
March 26, 2020 In These Times
With no firm national standards about shutting down construction projects as the coronavirus stalks the nation, building trade unions and their members are facing a grim multidimensional crisis.
Kevin E G Perry
March 15, 2020 The Independent
What is in store for Westworld’s androids now they’re out in the real world? Kevin E G Perry hears how showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have got it all planned out
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