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Abby Zimet

Abby Zimet

Further columnist

Abby Zimet 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. Email: azimet18@gmail.com

Articles by this author

 

The American Berserk: Kanye. Elon. Trump. Hitler. Satan.

It's been a good week for Hitler, press coverage-wise, in the "battle of the psychopaths" that is America's current klatch of bigots, fascists, white supremacists and...

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This Is Embarrassing

Let's hope the record number of Georgians voting early for their vital Senate runoff is bad news for Texas resident, werewolf wannabe, walking mass murderer of the complete...

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Ukraine's Battle of the Somme: Cold, Mud, Dirt and Blood

As Russia's brutal, little-heeded war against Ukraine lurches on, grim images have emerged on social media of Ukrainian soldiers caught in the bloody quagmire around Bakhmut...

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The Hate That Leads To Violence: An Attack Like This Says, "Not Even Here"

The gunman who murdered five and injured 25 in a gay nightclub in Colorado before being tackled by "heroic" patrons was the grisly outcome of hateful rhetoric slamming into a...

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Barbarians At the Gate: The Appearances Are Awful

Samuel Alito, the smug, sneering, imperious face of an extremist SCOTUS supermajority "redefining the Constitutional landscape, and not to Americans' liking," just got a...

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OMFG Just No

Bigly loser, longtime grifter, "bloated tick" and twice-impeached catastrophe of a former president Donald Trump, who after losing yet again threw a tantrum, led a terrorist...

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It Started With Words: Treat Yourself for Kristallnacht With Cheesy Crispy Chicken!

Last week marked the 84th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the grim night in 1938 when German Nazis orchestrated a wave of violence against its Jewish citizens - torching...

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The Peaceful Choice Of All

Whew. For now, a dreaded Red Wave has shrunk into a malignant trickle thanks to the work and hope of women, young people, those rejecting our descent into a kakotopia of hate...

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