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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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Give Me Your Tired and Not Too Poor and Definitely White, Preferably With Trust Funds From Their Daddies Back Home
Mural in downtown Las Vegas of the latest abuse of our national ideals by artist and British immigrant Izaac Zevalking, aka Recycled Propaganda. Photo by Mat Luschek / Las-Vegas Review-Journal In the latest act of rewriting history and poetry with a noxious racist twist, Ken Cuccinelli, temp head...
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Bulletproof Never Looked Better, and America Has Lost Its Mind
Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/AP. Front photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters In a new grim grotesquerie, sales of bulletproof backpacks are up as much as 300% as parents frantic to keep their children alive prepare to send them to this year's killing fields - once called going back to school - after our...
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Yes, It Could Happen Here: When Nazis Came to New York Further
Yes, It Could Happen Here: When Nazis Came to New York
From A Night At the Garden With Trump's latest crime against the poor, the brown, the other - wherein immigrants may have to choose between food or housing and a green card - it's a good time to consider a new book detailing the threat of a "21st-century master of divisive rhetoric" whose toxic mix...
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Go Home Cockroach
Why is this moronic man smiling? On Wednesday, the sick lump of a president barged into two grieving towns that didn't want him, seeking warped glory like an oblivious hit man lumbering into his own crime scene with blood on his hands. From the start, it was ungodly bad and then some. Before...
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On Banning Terrorist Boots: This Is What Occupation Looks Like
In its latest, greatest victory, Israel's COGAT , the bureaucratic arm of the Occupation, just announced it has confiscated several dozen pairs of hiking boots “hidden in a shipment of civilian goods in an attempt to smuggle them into Gaza for terrorist purposes” - news breathlessly reported in the...
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Racism Has A Name
Grieving in El Paso. Photo by Bryan Woolston/Reuters So the White Supremacist-In-Chief dully read someone else's speech, POW-like, blaming the latest carnage in El Paso and Dayton, which he called Toledo, on video games, the Internet, "mentally ill monsters." But everyone knows who to blame: Trump...
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The Fire Next Time
Photo by Richard Avedon Friday would have been the 95th birthday of James Baldwin, brilliant, bighearted writer, prophet, intellectual and human being who spent his life as a black gay man insisting, "I'm not a nigger, I'm a man." Passionate and prescient, he spoke, wrote and embraced his rage at...
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