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How do you transform a protest into a riot?

The New York Police Department gave us a vivid demonstration during the peaceful protests over the murder of George Floyd. Here’s how you do it: An Unprepared N.Y.P.D. Badly Mishandled Floyd Protests, Watchdog Says “I look back with remorse,” Mayor … Continue reading

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One of the heavy burdens of being a football fan

…during protests against institutional racism is that mostly male, mostly white fellow football fans are racists. Maybe this is why most institutional liberals like me — white and female — aren’t football fans. In any case, and for many reasons, … Continue reading

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Will something finally change? I think so. Vote

A close friend just asked me that. In an effort to be super-rational, I said, “I’m probably the wrong person to ask because I’m an optimist.” She pointed out we’ve seen this before. I’m not sure we did — not … Continue reading

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