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Good Trouble: We Have Come Too Far and Fought Too Hard. On Our Watch the Clock Will Not Be Turned Back

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the death of civil rights icon and king of Good Trouble John Lewis, who for over 50 righteous years fought and bled for what he...

Abby Zimet ·


To Make the Weak Strong: "SUPER FUN" Working Glocks That Look Like Legos Are A Thing and What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Breezily hawking “a childhood dream come to life,” some genius gun maker in Utah has been selling winsome kits to encase real-life-and-death Glock handguns in Legos just like...

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When You Win, You're English. When You Lose, You're Black: This Is Why We Take the Knee

In a flood of vitriol both repugnant and predictable, three young black English soccer players got slammed with racist abuse - a way-too-genteel term for swill like "Go kill...

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And The Horse You Rode In On: The Final Glad Surrender of Charlottesville's Confederate Losers

In a much-lauded if century-late act of civic probity, Charlottesville, VA this weekend removed three statues of racist icons that had drawn the zeal of neo-Nazis in 2017 and...

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What I Dreamed Of: Fighting Israel's Relentless Overwhelming Of The Already Overwhelmed

Two months after manifestly savage air strikes that buried entire families under rubble - One doctor: "It’s deliberate - they want to kill the people of Gaza" - besieged...

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Heritage Defense: On the Lost Cause, One Nation Under God, the Ubiquity of Slavery, and Those Pesky Socialists Claiming There's Anybody Here Except White Men

When in the course of human events it comes time to mark the birth of this grand but imperfect nation, damn but the zealots and squawkers emerge from the musty woodwork to...

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Mount Misery: And Behold A Man Transformed Into A Brute

When he died this week, Donald Rumsfeld was lauded by a heedless few for his "integrity" and "accomplishments"; he was also eviscerated as a murderous ghoul and "dreary war...

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God Bless America, Land That I Love: Crackpots Rejoice When Jesus Christ (Briefly) Shuts Down Right Wing Watch and Can We Get An Amen?

Evangelical yahoos celebrated Monday after YouTube banned Right Wing Watch for violating its guidelines because YouTube evidently can't distinguish between exposing rabid...

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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...

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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...

Abby Zimet ·

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