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THE DECAY OF AMERICAN MEDIA — Patrick L. Smith on the decline and fall of American journalism; Peter Lee on China and its Uyghur problem; Dave Macaray on brain trauma, profits and the NFL; Lee Ballinger on the bloody history of cotton. PLUS: “The Vindication of Love” by JoAnn Wypijewski; “The Age of SurrealPolitick” by Jeffrey St. Clair; “The Radiation Zone” by Kristin Kolb; “Washington’s Enemies List” by Mike Whitney; “The School of Moral Statecraft” by Chris Floyd and “The Surveillance Films of Laura Poitras” by Kim Nicolini.
Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama’s Pitbull, Rev. Al Sharpton; David Macaray explores the job-killing history of US trade pacts; Ron Jacobs assays the political resumé of that Prophet of False Hope Bernie Sanders; Kim Nicolini surveys the rock documentaries of DA […]

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Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama’s Pitbull, Rev. Al Sharpton; David Macaray explores the job-killing history of US trade pacts; Ron Jacobs assays the political resumé of that Prophet of False Hope Bernie Sanders; Kim Nicolini surveys the rock documentaries of DA Pennebaker; JoAnn Wypijewski investigates fatal encounters between police and civilians; Mike Whitney details how Obama made a bad economy worse; Kristin Kolb offers a meditation on water, the Northwest and cancer; Chris Floyd on why some girls are more precious than others; and Jeffrey St. Clair on the Death Penalty and the American Mind.