What does the professional middle class have to gain, or perhaps to lose, in a more egalitarian future? The problem with middle-class liberalism—perhaps the worst problem—was that it never asked the question. It assumed that American affluence was sufficient to embrace all those in poverty without any loss to those who were not. And it assumed that any gains to the middle class itself would be purely spiritual, ...
—Barbara Ehrenreich, Fear of Falling
uspol, Sanders campaign, Star Trek
Ensign Ro stands with us!
Tweet from Michelle Forbes (@MishkaForbes)
Yet another novel I will no longer write - Charlie's Diary
Fish hook theory
Coronavirus Will Hit Small Towns Hard As People Leave Cities
Common-Good Constitutionalism - The Atlantic
This is straight-up horrifying. Reactionaries going full mask-off now that they're in power and don't have to justify themselves to the rest of the elite.
uspol, covid-19, gig labor
Exactly What We Said Would Happen: Instacart Is Quietly Informing Shoppers That They May Have Been Exposed to COVID-19
covid-19, essential workers
Food Fight | Kim Kelly
Ayn Rand reads "The Communist Manifesto" (Speech Synthesis)
covid-19 response, leftism, sincerity
You Don't Have to Be "Jokerfied" Anymore - Zero Balance
uspol, covid-19, neoliberalism
Alone Against the Virus | Boston Review
threewayfight: No longer merely metaphor: Re-reading The Plague by Albert Camus
usnews, covid19, houselessness
Homeless moms in Los Angeles seize houses as coronavirus rages
uspol, covid19, insurance
Expand Tricare During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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