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Tidbits - Nov. 25, 2021 - Reader Comments: Rittenhouse Verdict - Danger for Country; Removal of Gosar; Cubans Don’t Want Regime Change; Public Libraries; Tolstoy, Gorki, children's books; Dan Georgakas - R.I.P.; Native American History and Life; more...

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Reader Comments: Rittenhouse Verdict - Murder, Judges, Juries, Danger for Country; Removal of Gosar; Cubans Don’t Want Regime Change; Public Libraries; Tolstoy, Gorki, children's books; Dan Georgakas - R.I.P.; Native American History and Life; more.

Tidbits - Nov. 11, 2021 - Reader Comments: Swing Voters, Virginia, Progressive Caucus, The Squad; Films and Set Workers; Spartacus at 60; Langston Hughes; Palestine and Gaza; Student Vote; Multi-Cultural Children's Books; End Blockade of Cuba; more....

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Reader Comments: Swing Voters, Virginia, Progressive Caucus, The Squad; Films and Set Workers; Spartacus at 60; Langston Hughes; Palestine and Gaza; Student Vote was substantial; Multi-Cultural Children's Books; Help End Blockade of Cuba; more....

Friday Nite Videos | October 15, 2021

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The Real Reason the Economy Might Collapse | Robert Reich. Children’s Author Tells the True Story of Columbus’ Exploits. The Last Time the Globe Warmed. Fruits of Labor | PBS. The End of Oil, Explained | Vox + Netflix.

Tidbits - May 27, 2021 - Reader Comments: Palestine, Israel; George Floyd; Society Without Landlords; Military Spending; Chile; Asian & Asian American Books for Children & Teenagers; Solidarity with Palestine Resources; Memorial Day; Music Therapy;

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Reader Comments: Palestine, Israel; George Floyd Changed the World; Society Without Landlords; Military Spending; Chile; Asian & Asian American Books for Children & Teenagers; Solidarity with Palestine Resources; Memorial Day; Music Therapy; more...

A Subversive Bull: Robert Lawson and The Story of Ferdinand

Philip Kennedy Illustration Chronicles
Published by Viking Press in 1936, the release of Ferdinand came during the era of the Great Depression. That year also saw the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. In light of these events, Ferdinand started to take on a much greater significance. Ferdinand, the bull presented a Spanish character who stood out from society and refused to fight. Those who supported the violent uprising that was led by Francisco Franco viewed it as pacifist propaganda and they banned its publication.
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