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FRIDAY, 17 AUGUST 2018

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Peronism: The Future of Trumpism?

John Peeler: What we can learn from the Argentine case is that, having elected Donald Trump and empowered his white working class base, he will remain a force on our political scene for the rest of his life, and likely even after his death.
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Dearest Aretha, You Made Your Mark

Sharon Kyle: That was the essence of her magic. Her authenticity, her unyielding commitment to be who she was, the courage she showed in stepping onto the international stage without conforming to anyone's standards but her own–that and more made her our queen.
 
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Saving Democracy

Mel Gurtov: Trump has made perfectly clear that democracy, including respect for human rights and accountable, transparent government, is irrelevant to friendship with America.
 
CALIFORNIA POETS


California Poets for Resistance

Panelists will share their work and discuss the role of poetry and the arts in general in political resistance. This is art made with political purpose. This is writing as fighting.
 
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Feedback Friday: Yemen Child Slaughter

Wes King: In the wake of 9/11 and the Iraq War, any meaningful intellectual debate of consequence about the vast (and deadly) reach of US military and defense industry activity worldwide has been effectively muted.
 
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