Public Libraries are often wonderful places, but they have become targets of right-wing attack in the culture war. Sasha Abramsky reports on the battle in one small town in Eastern Washington state.
Also: Cornel West should not run as a 3rd party candidate, but in the Democratic Primaries – that’s what D.D. Guttenplan says – he’s editor of The Nation.
Plus: A comic novel about Ethel and Julius Rosenberg? Who’d have thought that was possible? Francine Prose has written one: it’s called “The Vixen,” and it’s terrific. (recorded in July, 2021) 8-17-2023