Sarah Jaffe for Truthout: Members of a response network that deploys nurses to disaster zones report from Houston.
Trump's cynical distortion of the anthem protests to feed his racist base gets us back to the real subject. This brouhaha, of course, is all about race.
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Mary Zerkel is co-coordinator of the Wage Peace program of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization working to build peace with justice in the US and around the world.