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On the anniversary of the January 6th attack on the Capitol, David Remnick speaks with the political scientist Barbara F. Walter concerning the prospect of open civil battle in America. Walter, the creator of the brand new guide “How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them,” argues that we are able to’t afford to downplay the current risk of political violence. Vinson Cunningham talks with the sci-fi and fantasy creator Nnedi Okorafor concerning the newest installment of her trilogy of novels, in which a Nigerian American teen-ager discovers that she has magical powers in her ancestral nation. Plus, Julian Lucas on video video games.
A New Civil War in America?
The political scientist Barbara F. Walter has studied political violence for the C.I.A., and says that we are able to’t afford to disregard the warning indicators—that open, violent battle may occur right here.
Nnedi Okorafor on Sci-Fi Through an African Lens
The author coined the time period “Africanfuturist” to differentiate her work from that of different Black American sci-fi writers. She talks with Vinson Cunningham about her new novel, “Akata Woman.”
Julian Lucas on Landscape in Video Games
The tradition author is a passionate gamer, with a selected curiosity in video video games as a type of panorama artwork.
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