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Much of what I’ve been covering in this newsletter has reared its head in some way or another in the past few days: More white-supremacist flexing and several more planned terrorist attacks. Political tumult in Puerto Rico. A bizarre but tacit admission from Trump that he’s a liar, knows climate change is real … and wants to profit off it.
I’ll be hitting those and more again soon. In the meantime, a couple short thoughts on some things I’ve been reading, and an update:
What I’m reading (nonfiction)
I’m sure most of you have heard of the New York Times Magazine’s new 1619 edition, but haven’t had time to read it. Well, go read it. Nikole Hannah-Jones captained this look at the foundational role that slavery, segregation, and the black experience in America have played in shaping the nation, and …