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September 22, 2017

  • St. Louis refuses to be silenced about killer cops

    St. Louis streets surged with daily protests after a not-guilty verdict for a cop who killed in cold blood--but police doubled down with more repression.

  • Will Hillary ever forgive us?

    Hillary Clinton does take responsibility in her memoir--for being smarter than anyone else, but the damn-fool voters didn't listen.

September 21, 2017

  • The right is storming women's clinics

    Anti-abortion fanatics busted into clinics in three cities this weekend to threaten patients and staff--marking a new escalation in the right wing's offensive.

  • James Baldwin's journey

    "Nothing can be changed until it is faced," wrote James Baldwin, and a new generation is learning from him about the challenges we face today.

  • Is the U.S. sabotaging peace in Colombia?

    The Trump administration is pushing for discredited drug war policies that threaten to undermine attempts to end a long civil war.

  • The PA cracks down on dissent

    The Palestinian Authority passed a law that would jail those whose speech on social media allegedly threatens "social harmony."

  • Not your typical series

    Despite some flaws, Netflix's Atypical makes the case that society is improved by the inclusion of neurodiverse people.

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  • We the democracy

    During a presidency when every week seems to produce a new outrage, we need to tear down the façade and set our sights on a fuller democracy.

  • Raising the red lantern

    In his history of the Russian Revolution, October, China Miéville brings together Marxist history and inspired literary writing.

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