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Michael Brenes

Michael Brenes is Lecturer in History at Yale University. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, and the New Republic. His first book, For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, will be published by University of Massachusetts Press in October.

A century of failed liberal attempts at policing reform in Minneapolis supports the view that none of the city council’s current proposals will prevent there from being another George Floyd.

Michael Brenes

Any attempt to revive solidarity between rich and poor nations must begin by recapturing the commitment to social and economic rights on which the WHO was founded.

Michael Brenes Michael Franczak