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UC Must-Reads: Among the Insurrectionists

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The New Yorker (@newyorkermag) I don’t know about y’all but I am still pissed about the Trump incited insurrection that went down on January 6. To think of all the…

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UC Must-Reads: American Exceptionalism Is Getting You Killed

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lalo Alcaraz (@laloalcaraz1) Make no mistake about it, there was an attempted coup in the United States of America earlier this week. It may have failed, but nonetheless, an insurrectionist…

UC Must-Reads: Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrea Arroyo (@andreaarroyoart) Ed Yong is the man. His essays in The Atlantic about the lackluster American response to the coronavirus have been required reading throughout this ordeal that is…

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UC Must-Reads: Was Fred Hampton Executed?

Being that today is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Fred Hampton our UC Must-Reads piece transports us back to 1976 for an excellent piece in The Nation that takes a long hard look on what went down…

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UC Must-Reads: American Democracy Is Only 60 Years Old

Indi Samarajiva is not one to mince words. Please check out one of our favorite writers as he so adroitly and succinctly explains the problems that bedevil our Democracy. Below is a taste but click the link below for…

UC Must-Reads: How the Pandemic Defeated America

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jason A. F (@shots_fired_snap) on Jul 27, 2020 at 10:24pm PDT So much winning. The Ottoman Empire was once known as the sick man of Europe. In that same vein,…