Thursday, November 26, 2020

1,001 Nights: 7


"Brothers and Sisters" by Ursula K. Le Guin (story) *

Poor people going nowhere in a mining town. Romantic love is a way out.

"Distracted from COVID-19, Attention Shifts to MIA Maiden from Land O'Lakes Butter Box" by Tiffany Midge (poem)

Jetsam. Jettison.

"Analysis of the Classes in Chinese Society (March 1926)" by Mao Zedong (essay)

The title tells it. Mao's goal is to get the working and poorer classes to rise against the rich. Makes a point to point out how the middle class, in China and everywhere, sides with the upper classes for fear of losing their lifestyles.

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