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Clare O’Connor

Clare O’Connor is a writer, editor, and organizer. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California.

Politics Mask AK Thompson

Today we face the paradox of states simultaneously criminalizing masks—because of protests—and mandating them because of COVID-19. In this interview, social theorist AK Thompson explores the history of masks in protests and why rioting is politically effective.

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