Absurd at it will seem, this episode of prosecutorial overreach should not be laughed off, even with a first set of acquittals in hand. Its obscene falsity has within it a moment of truth.
2017 will witness both the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Marx’s Capital. Fittingly, the journal Historical Materialism will celebrate its own twentieth anniversary.
Heather Heyer was killed by a person and not a car, and yet the car, a Dodge Challenger, seems almost an extension of the person.