Friday Interesting Links

  • Some theories on why American leftists tend to not be engaged around issues of rural poverty, which draws on insight from Lisa Pruitt, a professor with University of California-Davis, who runs this blog on rural issues
  • Essay from 1988 on the personal reflections of the vibrant radical leftist movements in Italy around 1968, via Viewpoint Magazine
  • Lengthy essay from New York Times about the young sociologist Alice Goffman, her research and writings on an impoverished and criminalized Black community in Philadelphia, and related drama
  • Lengthy article on the Damayan Migrant Workers Association, a coop run by Filipina trafficking survivors
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