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Plots Against America?: Jim Crow Was Homegrown Fascism

Guy Lancaster History News Network
The HBO miniseries adaptation of Philip Roth's novel The Plot Against America is an opportunity for historians and the public to think about the relationship of Jim Crow to fascism

Friday Nite Videos | April 3, 2020

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'My House' | Alicia Keys. Trump Pretends He Never Compared Coronavirus to the Flu. Why Trump’s Troubadour Has Turned Against Him. Sailors Cheer Fired Navy Captain Brett Crozier. Samuel L. Jackson Says Stay the F**k at Home.

On Living

Nâzım Hikmet poets.org
This extract from Nâzım Hikmet’s poetry speaks to the real crisis in these times of trouble.

In Memoriam: Healthcare Workers Who Have Died of COVID-19

Medscape Editor Medscape
Women places a flower next to a photo of  Dr. Li Wenliang
As front-line healthcare workers care for patients with COVID-19, they commit themselves to difficult, draining work and also put themselves at risk of infection. More than 100 throughout the world have died.

What Should be Done for Workers' Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Left MEPs in the European Parliament GUE/NGL Website
European Left calls for social benefit protections for all migrant and contingent workers, increased pay for health care, transport, food service, postal and other essential workers, and defense of the right to strike during the pandemic

Tidbits - Apr. 2, 2020 - Reader Comments: No One Asked How We Can Afford It; COVID-19; GE Workers Walk-Demand to Make Ventilators Not War Weapons; Asian Americans Attacked; A Different Response - Vietnam, Cuba; Rent Moratorium; Rev Joseph Lowery

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Reader Comments: No One Asked How We Can Afford It; COVID-19; GE Workers Walk - Demand to Make Ventilators Not War Weapons; Asian Americans Attacked; A Different Response - Vietnam and Cuba; Rent Moratorium; Remembering Rev Joseph Lowery