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The Abolitionist Legacy of the Civil War Belongs to the Left

Jacobin
Dale Kretz
2022 04 06
https://jacobinmag.com/2022/04/red-civil-war-emancipation-reconstruction-lincoln-socialism/

How should we remember the Civil War? For many liberals today, the story is one of the North winning the war but losing the peace, acquiescing to a sectional reconciliation that left white supremacy intact. Racism won out, plain and simple. But this is only part of the story. The precipitous decline in union membership, […]