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A Very Wide-Ranging Chat With Jamelle Bouie

Today in our 'What Now' newsletter: talking to the NYT columnist about Reconstruction, labor, Joe Biden, and much more.

Discourse Blog Birthday Week
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jamelle bouie

‘Black Women Are, Always Have Been, and Will Continue To Be the Leaders’

Discourses with: historian Ashley D. Farmer on Black women, Black radicalism, and Black history.

Justice
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Discourses With: Lux Magazine’s Cora Currier on Socialist Feminism

'We want the ability to learn to live a good life, and we want to be unapologetic in those demands.'

The Discourse
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The Lux Magazine logo with the phrase "we want it all,

Today in What Now: Talking to David Roth About the End of Trump

A sneak preview of today's premium newsletter.

Housekeeping
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trump

This Week In ‘What Now’

A reminder of what we featured in our new premium newsletter this week.

Housekeeping
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Discourses With: An Organizer of Columbia’s Insurgent Tuition Strike

'Our mission is to get students thinking about power in a way that they haven't before.'

Labor
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Students at Columbia University's graduation in 2015.

Discourses With: A Florida Democrat on Why Florida Democrats Keep Losing

'There really wasn’t a message that offered voters anything to be attracted to.'

Elections
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Anna Eskamani discussing Florida Democrat losses in 2020

‘Scooby Don’ Impressionist James Austin Johnson on How to Impersonate Our Dying Wet President

'That's the main thing I focus on, is that this is a rasping old man who is inches from death at any moment.'

Culture
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‘You Need to Be Alarmed’

Discourses with: a non-binary, Black director of two Southern abortion funds.

Justice
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A pair of arms holding up a retro "keep abortion legal NOW" sign against some trees, the photo edited into a orange and yellow combination

Discourses With: Two Chicago Tenants’ Rights Organizers

"With all the evictions that are coming forth, landlords will just do whatever they want to."

Workers

Discourses With: A Democrat Running for Office in Rural Alaska

A lifelong Alaskan explains what local politics looks like way, way north of the lower 48.

Elections

Ben Smith Doesn’t Want to Pick a Side

Discourses with the New York Times media columnist.

Journalismism
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Discourses With: Two Texas Mutual Aid Organizers

What it's like to do mutual aid in the middle of a pandemic and an uprising.

Uprisings
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Discourses With: Two Street Medics on the Front Lines

Mervyn and "Beartrap" play an integral role in keeping protesters safe when traditional medics can't get close.

Uprisings
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Discourses: A New York Public Defender Working to #FreeThemAll

America's jails have sky-high COVID-19 infection rates and ICE is still rounding up and detaining immigrants. Here's how to help.

Justice
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Discourses: Fired Amazon Dissident Maren Costa on How to Organize at an Evil Company

"I do think that workers will win this fight."

Workers
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An Interview with Dr. Joe Pizza About How He Is Not Trump Megadonor Joe Pizza

Politics
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