How Republicans came to embrace anti-environmentalism: The deep roots of conservative opposition to the environmental state, explained

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By:  Christopher Sellers That screeching sound you hear this Earth Day is the sound of our federal government making a U-turn on the environment. What a difference a year and an election have made. Last April 22, the United States was making notable progress on some of our toughest environmental problems. Grassroots mobilizations and other forms […]

Slaves of the State: Prison Uprisings and the Legacy of Attica

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ROBERT CHASE Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy Heather Ann Thompson Pantheon, $35 (cloth) In September a national network of incarcerated Americans conducted the first-ever coordinated prison strike against U.S. prison labor. The strike’s manifesto, “ Call to Action Against Slavery in America,” declares, “We will not only demand […]

This Is Fear: ICE Raids on Parents and Children

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By Nancy Hiemstra At the end of December, The Washington Post reported that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would being rounding up Central American immigrants for deportation. This past weekend, the raids began, with parents and children being detained in military-style operations in several southern and border states. Fear has spread through immigrant communities around the country. […]