Links for February 2021

The Real Origins of the Religious Right: They’ll tell you it was abortion. Sorry, the historical record’s clear: It was segregation. by RANDALL BALMER
Pro-Trump Rioters Tear Down American Flag, Replace it With Trump Flag at U.S. Capitol Building. by Morgan Smith and Virginia Chamlee
Amid the Wildfires: Mike Davis’s forecast for the left. by Micah Uetricht
City of Quartz (1990). Los Angeles’s history, politics, culture, architecture, policing, immigration
Late Victorian Holocausts (200). About famines that swept India, China, and Brazil from 1870 to 1914, resulting in tens of millions of deaths.
Freedom from the Market by Mike Konczal.
Remakes the American debate about freedom, draws on examples from their own, largely forgotten history.
What Do We Do About John James Audubon? The founding father of American birding soared on the wings of white privilege. The birding community and organizations that bear his name must grapple with this racist legacy to create a more just, inclusive world. by J. Drew Lanham
‘I Miss My Mom’: Children Of QAnon Believers Are Desperately Trying To Deradicalize Their Own Parents: Here’s what it’s like to lose the person who raised you to a far-right cult. by Jesselyn Cook