In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the continued unrest in Portland and the deployment of federal forces to quell it.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Protests continue in Portland, where President Trump has deployed federal forces. Niki discussed this episode of This Day in Esoteric Political History. Natalia recommended following the Twitter feeds of scholars of fascism Federico Finchelstein and Jason Stanley.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia recommended the podcasts Once Upon a Time…in the Valley and The Last Days of August.
- Neil discussed Christopher Knight’s Los Angeles Times article, “It’s time to chop down the ‘lynching tree’ from this California city’s logo.”
- Niki talked about Heather Schwedel’s Slate article, “It Was the Coolest Phone I’d Ever Seen.”