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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

 

Us and Them and Tucker Stirring the Hateful Pot

What to say. Taking our times' vitriol and enmity to its logical, barbarous conclusion, a proudly white supremacist, anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, "pure evil" 18-year-old...

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Concerned Collins Calls Cops On Constituents Committing Communist Chalk Crimes

Heavens! Claiming a right to privacy she's denied millions of pregnant women, poor Susan 'Snowflake' Collins was so troubled by chalk-wielding desperados who hate-crimed the...

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The Only Right Thing We Could Do: A Sliver of Good On Victory Day

As "pitiful, paranoid dictator" Putin sought to use Victory Day to liken his atrocities in Ukraine to the Soviet defeat of Nazis, he got hit by "an avalanche" of righteous...

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Good Fences Make Good Fascists: These Are Our Bodies and Our Lives

National rage still churns at the base hypocrisy of lying religious zealots posing as SCOTUS judges, with protests, dire warnings, ongoing horror stories. In surreal response...

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On Liars and Zealots and Frauds: A Singular and Egregious Breach of Trust

We're still rage-seething about SCOTUS' "betrayal" - to its partisan hacks, a leak 'cause they smugly claim a right to privacy they seek to deny half the country. But to the...

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Rape As Opportunity: Because Only the GOP, Even Its Women, Could Hate Women This Much

With SCOTUS' religious zealots reportedly ready to void Roe v Wade and launch our new crypto-fascist theocracy - Go Handmaids! - GOP goons are busy pushing over 500 bills to...

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The Hands of Laborers

On this May Day, as workers rally and protest and struggle to organize at once-invincible behemoths like Starbucks and Amazon, we pay tribute to all those who have come before...

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How You Like That

In a small act of courage at an ignobly hostile time and place, Jillion Orr chose to "show my true colors" - rainbow-hued, it turns out - at her graduation from the Mormon...

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