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ohn Nichols analyzes Hillary Clinton’s big speech and the place of Bernie Sanders supporters in Democrats’ plans to fight Donald Trump.
and D.D. Guttenplan reports on Bernie and the Bernie people at the convention—the battles, the booing, and the work to keep the movement alive after November.
Republicans are doing everything they can to keep Hillary’s e-mail in the news. And now they have a new front in their campaign: They’re arguing that Clinton violated the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by storing official information on her private e-mail servers.
Read at TheNation.com, HERE
Trump needs at least five or six million more votes than Romney in 2012. Where can he get them? A look at longstanding patterns in American voting suggests that it’s pretty much an impossible task.
READ the piece at TheNation.com HERE
The new book Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul, by Clara Bingham, is an oral history of 1969-1970. It’s surprisingly moving and powerful.
Read my review HERE.
When the circus came to Pico Blvd;
a look inside the karate studio;
and the mystery of the Pico Teriyaki House: they’re never open, but the guy is always in there.
There were two Nancy Davises in Hollywood in the early ’50s. One called the other a Communist. That was not true. The first one ended up in the White House, and the other one ended up in Ventura, California, flipping burgers in a snack bar.
story @TheNation.com http://bit.ly/1TYDchM
Lunch at the Cemitas Poblanas truck, kindergarteners on their way to make pizza, and a chat with the EMT guys at the Fire Station
— my new Pico Diary, at the LA Review of Books: HERE.
Tavis Smiley talks about Martin Luther King’s final year—the year that began with his speech condemning the war in Vietnam, where he called the US “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.” That year ended, of course, with the sanitation workers’ strike in Memphis.
Print version of the longer interview published online on MLK Day HERE
The actor and playwright talks about performing in her home town of Baltimore after the police killed Freddie Gray–dramatizing the school-to-prison pipeline–and organizing theater audiences in the process.
Continued at TheNation.com HERE