culture & reviews

Letters to the editor, October 2020

October 2020

An update on Mumia abu-Jamal; how the ERA was lost; outdated environmental science; farmworker rights; and a salute to Emma Goldman.

Exposing the greedy bastards who prey on poor people

October 2020

The current coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated the sharp inequities in our country. Due to lack of medical care, overcrowded living arrangements and heightened exposure to illness through their essential, front-line labor, poor people (all races, but disproportionately Black and brown ) face the greatest burdens. One would think our most at-risk residents — children, elders… Read more »

Food for the mind!

August 2020

Unfortunately, we are still mid-pandemic. Fortunately, there’s lots of good stuff to watch, listen to, and read. Here’s an internationalist selection.

Mrs. America — how the ERA was lost

August 2020

A riveting miniseries streaming on Hulu that tells the history of the 1970s battle for women’s equal rights, with important lessons for finishing the fight.