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The Longest War: Every Day I Have Lifted My Voice For Justice To Be Served

The historic 22-year sentence handed to Derek Chauvin for the "particular cruelty" of "publicly torturing a man on a bright city street" unto death was, many noted, "one step...

Abby Zimet ·


For the Benefit of White Men and Their Posterity Forever, and None Others

This week saw sordid history circle back on itself when all 50 stunningly hypocritical GOP Senate goons - the clan that's launched a massive assault on voting rights - refused...

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Planet Earth To Outer Space: When Bezos Blasts Off, Please Keep Him There

Voicing the oft-silenced rage of the oppressed, a whole lotta brutally honest earthlings are urging that "evil overlord hellbent on global domination" Jeff Bezos be banned...

Abby Zimet ·


It's About Time (To Throw Out the Crooks and Liars and Rednecks)

With his dazzling resume and powerhouse ad, there may be hope for politics, at least in Arkansas. Dr. Chris Jones, a black, MIT-educated nuclear engineer, urban planner...

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A Fine Agitation: Celebrating Women's Fight Against "This So-Called Form of Government"

In honor of MLK's long arc of the moral universe, we mark both a hard-won Juneteenth and the now-unthinkable day in 1873 when women's rights warrior Susan B. Anthony was found...

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Wake the Children Sleeping: James Baldwin's White Fragility Meets Critical Race Theory and Freaks Right Out

Running out of boogeymen and phantom conspiracies - Dr. Seuss, Mr. Potato Head, antifa, dead Hugo Chavez flipping elections - a flailing GOP has glommed onto Critical Race...

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By Your Actions Ye Shall Be Known: Implacable Israel Again Bombs Gaza, Still Shattered By Its Last Atrocities

Unimaginably, Israel is again bombing the besieged people of Gaza—this time in retaliation for "incendiary balloons"— just weeks into a ceasefire, hours into a new Israeli...

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Another Brick In the Wall: Roger Waters Will Not Be A Party To Zuckerberg's Bullshit

Amidst a growing movement by America's right-wing pols and educators to suppress ugly truths about pretty much everything—sedition, elections, voting rights, white supremacy...

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Cognitive Dissonance Is Us: Spoons On Your Face and Other Dangers of the Vaccine

While COVID cases are down, huge swaths of people remain vulnerable to deadly new variants thanks to America's "golden age" of perilous, lunatic anti-vaxxers arguing "Trust In...

Abby Zimet ·


American Carnage and Stupidity: A Slow Leak In A Balloon On the Floor

After months of former-guy flunkies—Flynn, Cruz, Crenshaw, Junior, Pillow Guy, now George Pee Bush—wading through the unholy detritus to prop up MAGA world's creaking edifice...

Abby Zimet ·

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