vote Walton, free Donziger
Pinkerton + Walton + Williamson & Donziger
Right on the heels of Maya S. Cada (last week’s media rec), another film buff: Brooklyn-based programmer and essayist Nick Pinkerton, whose densely insightful Substack, Employee Picks, is a must-read for cinephiles. (Cine- and bibliophiles might also enjoy his handy list of book recs, here.)
A hopeful, wide-ranging interview with India Walton, socialist candidate for Mayor of Buffalo.
Marianne Williamson’s new Substack, TRANSFORM, not only offers (free, short) daily meditations, but is also a shameless mash-up of gold-standard self-help and strong takes on contemporary politics. As a place to start, here’s her interview with Steven Donziger, who was just today sentenced to six months in prison for challenging Chevron. (Follow that story on Twitter.)