Covering the history of wealth and power inside of two hours, Capital in the Twenty-First Century is like injecting upsetting nonfiction heroin into your eyeball.

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The new documentary Capital in the Twenty-First Century takes aim at the history of economic injustice and global wealth.

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Today we have stories about protests at the popular breakfast spot 11-Worth Cafe, after a Facebook post seemingly made by the owner’s son encourages violence, testing in South Omaha again ramping up as officials say rates are still 10 times higher than the recommended testing positivity rate and the availability of state grants to ease economic pain caused by COVID-19.

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From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Make Homemade Stock

Homemade chicken, beef or vegetable stock can make a so-so soup, chili, or other dishes a million times better, and it’s simple to make. Let it simmer away for a few hours on a lazy afternoon and freeze some for future use.

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Chris Bowling

Chris has worked for The Reader since January 2020. As an investigative reporter and news editor he’s taken deep dives into topics such as police transparency, affordable housing and COVID-19. Originally...

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