August 28, 2020•194 words
Today I have a news feature out in The Guardian, which describes the changing dynamics in Portland's protests. Far right protesters, and right-on-left political violence, have once again emerged on the city's streets.
Interesting, inspiring, or troubling things I read this week (in no particular order):
- Eric K Ward, "Winning the Peace: What If We’ve Already Won the War?", on Medium.
- Patty Neiberg, "Ketamine that’s injected during arrests draws new scrutiny", AP.
- Amy Plitt, "Suburbia, Reconsidered", Bloomberg CityLab. (An interview with Jason Diamond on his new book, The Sprawl.)
- Fredrik, "One Year With ThinkPad and Linux (From Macbook Pro), Drikerf.com.
- Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing, Christo Buschek, "China Secretly Built A Vast New Infrastructure To Imprison Muslims", Buzzfeed News.
- Michael Anderson, "Portland just passed the best low-density zoning reform in US history", Sightline Institute.
- Uncredited, "How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask, cdc.gov. (Advice updated Thursday.)
- Jared Holt, "Kyle Rittenhouse Is a Product of the Republican Martyr Machine", GEN.
- Michael Edison Hayden, "The Fascist Underpinnings of Pro-Trump Media: An Interview With Author Jason Stanley", SPLC Hatewatch.
- Uncredited, "Icons of Progress: The Selectric Typewriter", ibm.com.