⭐️ How can someone who’s lived for years as a citizen of India, suddenly be declared illegal? Whistle-blowers told us how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is making Muslims stateless. 《Excellent NY Times video.》

⭐️ “There’s still a good case for masks, though, even if they can’t stop viruses from getting in: They can stop viruses from getting out.” 《Exactly. Also, Ed Yong is a national treasure.》

⭐️ Reality Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders. 《Excellent piece by the always amazing Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor in the New Yorker》

⭐️ The Rise and Fall of Biopolitics: A Response to Bruno Latour 《What I’ve been trying to say, but said better.》

⭐️ Democrats, You Really Do Not Want To Nominate Joe Biden

⭐️ Anatomy of a pogrom

⭐️ John Oliver Makes the Definitive Case for Medicare-for-All

⭐️ The Wet’suwet’en, Aboriginal Title, and the Rule of Law: An Explainer

⭐️ The Money Behind Trump’s Money

⭐️ The next front in the Republican war on voting rights: excluding millions from political representation

⭐️ A Copy Editor’s Education in Indigenous Style

⭐️ Globalizing the War on Indigenous People: Bolsonaro and Modi

⭐️ Why Racists (and Liberals!) Keep Writing for ‘Quillette’

‼️Please check the date before sharing news stories‼️ Tons of stuff in my newsfeed that seems related to current events but actually happened years ago. Thanks! (Yes, I do it too😢)

⭐️ Fantastic piece by Quinn Slobodian and Stuart Schrader on how Charles Murray’s early counterinsurgency work in Thailand shaped who he is today.

⭐️ Must read article by Arundhati Roy on what is happening in India. Great backgrounder for those who haven’t been following closely and some great details for those who have.

⭐️ Trump Got His Wall, After All 《Important overview of changes to US immigration policy》

⭐️Propaganda is a heady drug, and Beijing got high on its own supply. 《I’m much more scared of a self-deluded CCP than of a merely cynical CCP.》

⭐️Worth reading: Marxist economist Michael Roberts on Graeber’s recent NYBR piece. (Which is also very worth reading if you haven’t already!)