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Monthly Dispatches are each focused on one topic in various formats; “signals” similar to the weekly, long form articles, and interviews.

With this membership, you support longer form content and more research, the variety and frequency will grow as membership does. The next stages I’d like to get to: making the extra dispatches more frequent, then perhaps a quarterly zine-ish compilation.

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