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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 War Criminal and the Carnival Barker

Improbably, things just keep getting weirder. Now we have the mind-bending spectacle of venal, mendacious warmonger Dick 'Dr. Doom' Cheney - who lied us into war, championed...

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The Voters Have Spoken

In our first glimpse of a post-Dobbs political landscape, reverberations are still flowing from the "thunderclap" of deep-red Kansas voting by a "staggering" margin to protect...

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Say My Name: Breaking Bad Goes Bronze

Yeah Mr. White! Yeah science! And yeah now art! Encompassing every conceivable queasy contradiction, Albuquerque has unveiled two larger-than-life, suitably menacing bronze...

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Way To Go, Guys: Republicans Kill Veterans and Then Fist-Bump To Celebrate, Because Republicans

Damn. You think they just can't go any lower and then...Last week, not only did GOP scumbags, peeved that Dems out-McConnelled them, spite-block health care for military...

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Bless the Lentils: Get These Menaces Off Our Streets, and Deflate, Deflate, Deflate

Rankled by sluggish action on climate change, an anonymous collective of "tyre Extinguishers" around the world have taken to their polluted streets with acts of sabotage to...

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Honestly? Our Actual Government Is A Barking Mad Supreme Court That Gives Zero Fucks About Democracy

In the wake of the cataclysmic Dobbs ruling by a cabal of "fanatics and vandals," we welcome Australia's latest, brutal Honest Government Ad, this one ripping "the shitfuckery...

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The Best People, Also Some Bigots, Cowards, Morons, Liars, Misogynists and Hos

With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was the worst of weeks, offering grisly evidence of the cataclysmic injury to our political life these past few years, from the shredding...

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Fighting Back, Because The Harm Is Ongoing

With anti-abortion fanatics eager to turn half of America into (often hectored, fugitive, ensnared) birthing vessels, it's good to see Karma come to Todd Rokita, the Indiana...

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