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This Is Fucked Up
America. Specifically, Las Vegas shooting. Getty Image Hey look! More gun carnage in America the brave. Texas again, where on this very day a slew of new inspired GOP-foisted laws take effect allowing guns in schools, rental homes, churches and synagogues - despite over 250 mass shootings this year...
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Gaza: We Simply Want To Live
All photos by Andrew McConnell from "Gaza" Delving behind the bleak headlines to portray "a people plagued by conflict, but not defined by it," two Irish filmmakers have just released " Gaza ," a documentary that offers "a brief immersion in the heart of Gaza." The directors, Garry Keane and Andrew...
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Indelible In the Hippocampus: Epstein's Accusers Speak Out
Sketch of some of Epstein's accusers in court. Jane Rosenberg/Reuters Denied true justice by his death , over 20 women had their day in court this week at a special hearing where they told stories of being coerced, threatened, traumatized and raped as young girls by Jeffrey Epstein and his longtime...
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Forked-Tongue Kavanaugh Fan-Girl Susan Collins Is Having a Sads. Ask Us If We Care.
Protesters urging Collins to "Be A Hero." Not a chance. Photo by AP. Front photo by Reuters Poor Susan Collins. In a Politico story, Maine's fake moderate and two-faced rape apologist says she's "sad" she's lost so much support for her inexcusable decision to ignore months of fierce pleas and...
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Good Job, Little Man
Facebook photo by Courtney Moore To the hard-hearted and determinedly if justifiably despondent: Sappiness Alert. Before plunging into the grim cauldron that is this week's news about the ravaging of democracy, decency and our precious, fragile, singular planet, here's a picture of - thanks to...
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I Am Very Much Alive: America, Even the Atheists, Offers Prayerful Thanks and Multiple Organs At Latest News of RBG Cancer
RBG arrives to Obama's address to joint session of Congress in 2009. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Reuters Panic rippled briefly across our battered national landscape Friday when the Supreme Court revealed 86-year-old, seemingly indomitable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has faced down cancer...
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It Is Definitely Not Enough
Havana sits outside her school as the only participant in last year's National School Walkout. Photo by her mom. Among young people and so many others enraged at the failure of Democratic functionaries to approve a climate debate as the planet burns is Havana Chapman-Edwards, an 8-year-old African-...
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It's A Good Day For A Choke Hold: This Is Our (Lamentable) Country
Black Lives Matter protest in NYC 2016. Photo by Benedict Evans/Redux It took five years of advocacy and righteous rage for NYC cop Daniel Panteleo to face even minor consequences - losing his job but alas not his freedom - for choking Eric Garner to death with his own two hands in broad daylight...
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Spoiler Alert: Love Wins
Photo by AP Despite much-hyped, big-boy threats of murder and mayhem, this weekend's appearance in Portland, Oregon of several hundred neo-Nazi Proud Boys came to a relatively quiet end after meeting with a much larger contingent of antifa and other defiantly mellow protesters, a huge police...
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One Nation United By Hygge: Weary Americans Welcome Their Enlightened New Danish Owners
Photo collage by Denmark Meteorology Institute and Wonkette Okay so maybe little Donnie can't buy Greenland, the latest shiny object of his cold dark dumb heart's desire, after snickering pols there and in Denmark retorted in no uncertain terms it's “ open for business, but not for sale,” and what...
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