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Keith Preston

4 smart perspectives on Afghanistan

I don’t necessarily endorse these “smart perspectives” that Linker recommends, but they make for interesting reading. By Damon Linker, The Week If you’re like me, you’ve been frustrated and more than a little irritated by media analysis of recent events in Afghanistan. While on-the-ground reporting has been invaluable, […]

Activism, Uncensored: Violence in Portland

By Matt Taibbi Right-wing demonstrators clash with self-styled antifascists in the latest News2Share report. As promised earlier, here’s the extended report from Ford Fischer and News2Share on the events of this past weekend in Portland, which saw wide-scale violence from right-wing protesters and an exchange of gunfire, as […]

Antifa Attacks Reporter in Portland

By Matt Taibbi Antifa’s influence may be exaggerated, but it’s not a mythical Snuffleupagus, either, as they showed in attacking reporter Maranie Staab from our partner News2Share this past weekend. This past Sunday, while covering a protest in Portland, Oregon for our video partner News2Share, a reporter named […]

Erasing Native American culture

The Week Staff August 23, 2021 The U.S. and Canada are starting to face their history of forcing indigenous children into abusive boarding schools. Here’s everything you need to know: What was the school’s goal? Simply put, cultural genocide. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the U.S. government […]