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Abby Zimet

Abby Zimet

Further columnist

Abby has written CD's Further column since 2008. A longtime, award-winning journalist, she moved to the Maine woods in the early 70s, where she spent a dozen years building a house, hauling water and writing before moving to Portland. Having come of political age during the Vietnam War, she has long been involved in women's, labor, anti-war, social justice and refugee rights issues. 

Articles by this author

 

First Do No Harm: Yada Yada So Umm Yada Science Yada Like Yada Yada Data Yada

God knows we've been served lots of lunacy with our pandemic: COVID and the tools to fight it are "genocide," wokeness, communism, fascism, social control, internment camps, a...

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These Are Not the Best of Times

Bad news on the culture war battleground that is our schools, where wingnuts in power are begetting a flood of untrue, inexact, "pedagogically pernicious" and proliferating...

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Joe For the (Albeit Small) Win

So yeah, Biden was admittedly, approximately our 17th choice for President. And while he started out strong and bracingly progressive, in his first year he's often floundered...

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Mitch, Please: Yeah That's Me. American.

In a tragicomedy of malignant errors, racist turtle and "sloppy first attempt at a pancake with blueberry eyes" Mitch McConnell strove to defend his indefensible "Klanian slip...

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Chambers Smokes A Blunt, God Busts A Rib

Holy smoke: Because dark times call for bold measures, we are here for community activist and Louisiana Senate candidate Gary Chambers, who knows nothing is scarier to racist...

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Slouching Towards Fascism With DeSantis' Election Police

Taking Orwell's "1984" and running with it into a despotic dystopia of his own feverish imagining, Florida's Himmler-wannabe Ron DeSantis wants to create an Office of Election...

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Our Echoing Demands: There Comes A Time When the Cup of Endurance Runs Over

Amidst "a tidal wave" of restrictive voting laws exposing the stubborn, deadly, foundational racism he battled, American fraudsters again pretend to celebrate Martin Luther...

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Crazy Like A Fox: Pissing On the Libs, Literally

In an admirable, longstanding tradition, heedful Americans are taking pragmatic, science-based precautions against a lethal virus that has killed 900,000, is hospitalizing...

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