Sustaining a fight is hard, as COVID has demonstrated. And the fight against Racism/Fascism is necessary if we want to preserve this American experiment. We've been at it for a very, very long time. Two of our biggest wars were essentially over this - the Civil War in the 1860s, and WWII in the 1940s - but the conditions have not been eliminated, only temporarily abated.

A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich