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Amid a terrifying surge in COVID-19 cases, millions are defying public health warnings and traveling for Thanksgiving—a grimly fitting situation, given the central role of contagious diseases in the genocide of this continent’s Native people.
At the root of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement is a popular rejection of corruption, exploitation, and the abuse of poor and working-class people. But the movement is also a rejection of neoliberalism, militarism, and a bloody history of U.S. imperialism and European colonization.
The internal battle over the future of the Democratic Party; Rennie Davis of the Chicago 7 talks about mobilization
This week, Marc Steiner asks how progressives will maintain pressure on the Democratic Party now that the election is over, and we speak to Rennie Davis, one of the Chicago 7, about how mobilization around the Vietnam War compares to movements today.
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