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The Politics of Riots

Accounts of police brutality and protest-related violence are rife with political bias, right and left. It may help the right.

A sign in the rubble of a building that was recently burned down Kenosha, Wisconsin, August 28, 2020 (Scott Olson/Getty)

After two months of relative quiet, violent protests have exploded again in Kenosha, Wisconsin, sparked by the police shooting of a 29-year-old black man, Jacob Blake. The timing — the week of the Republican National…

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Cathy Young

Cathy Young

Russian-Jewish-American writer. Associate editor, Arc Digital; contributor, Reason, Newsday, The Forward etc. https://www.patreon.com/CathyYoung