Dispatches From the Culture Wars - July 21, 2020
- The Portland Siege
- Winning in New York
- QAnon in Congress?
- Living Statues in DC
- SCOTUS and Theocracy
- The Generation Gap At Home
- White House Targets Trans Homeless
- A Breakthrough in Iran
- Outer Borough Mutual Aid
Siege of Portland
The Crackdown and the Election By Heather Cox Richardson, July 19, 2020, Moyers on Democracy
On the Scene By Robert Evans, July 20, 2020, Bellingcat
Oregon and ACLU Sue By Emily Gillespie and Rachel Siegel, July 19, 2020, Washington Post
Wall of Moms By Amelia Edelman, July 20, 2020, SheKnows
Progressives and socialists remaking the state’s politics and establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with.
Satanism and sex rings: How the QAnon conspiracy theory has taken political root.
A group of artists known as the Trump Statue Initiative installed statues around Washington, D.C. on Friday depicting President Trump as a "destroyer of civil rights and liberties."
Three decisions suggest that the Christian conservative crusade to blur the lines between democracy and theocracy is bearing fruit.
Families are reckoning with differing perspectives on policing and systemic racism.
The memo says homeless shelters can use "factors such as height, the presence (but not the absence) of facial hair, the presence of an Adam’s apple" to find suspected trans women.
A number of recent cases, aided by the growing influence of social networks, are helping to challenge a ban on females singing in Iran.
By Kay Dervishi
July 15, 2020
City and State New York
Dozens of informal volunteer groups that have been set up to help neighbors in need since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.