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In Every City, Every Village, Forest and Field

Assailing "this crime that reflects all evil the invaders have brought on us," Pres. Zelensky called Russia's bombing of a maternity hospital "the ultimate evidence" of...

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Lynching Is Bad, Finally Decides Country That Did It Over 4,000 Times For 100 Blood-Soaked Years

Over 400 years after trafficking African slaves to the New World and after a century of nearly 200 failed efforts, Congress has made it a federal hate crime to hang from a...

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No To War: Journalists Walk Out "To Preserve Something of Ourselves That Is Real"

Pulling their shroud of paranoia and repression ever tighter, Russian authorities shut down the country's last independent media outlet, TV Rain, after it flouted Putin's...

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The End of the World Hasn't Arrived Just Yet, But We're Working On It

We were writing about GOP idiocy at home when news broke of the fire at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant, which stopped us cold. Such is relativity: Any other God...

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You Will See Our Faces

With so much fast-moving Ukraine news - bad, good, ambiguous - a quick update. Ongoing Russian atrocities include heavy bombing in Kharkiv, attacks outside Kyiv, including on...

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The Fight Is Here

In striking defiance of his assault on Ukraine, the world turns against Putin, from massive protests to EU nations shutting down Russian airspace, embracing refugees and...

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Goddamn Heartbreaking

"VLADI GO HOME," read a sign in Germany summarizing the world's response - minus U.S. right-wing tools - to a paranoid, power-mad Putin's invasion of Ukraine. A day in, the...

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Water Is Wet, and Ahmaud Arbery's Killers Are Hateful Racist Swine

This week, Georgia's first Ahmaud Arbery Day marks two years since Arbery - 25, black, jogging - was chased and killed by three good ole boys who habitually called black...

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Freedom Reads: A Lifeline To A Still-Flawed World

Exactly 57 years ago, civil rights leader and "our own black shining prince" Malcolm X was assassinated - a crime still unsolved - at New York's Audubon Ballroom. In prison...

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Don't Say Gay (Also Black, Poor, Horny, Bi, Brown Or Lesbians Buying A House)

Intent on making America bigoted again, GOP-controlled states who've added LGBTQ identity to racism as a "divisive" subject are feverishly trying to push gay or other "other"...

Abby Zimet ·

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