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Weekly Roundup - 7/25/22
This week: A poem by Miller Oberman, introduced by Claire Schwartz. And from the newsletter, Aparna Gopalan has a thorough explainer to the current inflation crisis and the underlying political stakes for the left agenda, and Joshua Leifer recaps Joe Biden’s trip to Israel/Palestine, which highlighted the US’s growing disengagement from the Middle East.
All These Beloved Books
“You are nothing / but chambers of unblocked light.”
A Leftist’s Guide to Inflation
How price spikes, and the backlash against them, threaten any kind of progressive agenda.
Biden’s Israel trip didn’t accomplish much, but it symbolized the increasingly passive US role in the region.