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The Power of Political Narrative: Part One, The GOP

We know the Democrats consistently drown in a river of good intentions. Why are the Republicans so successful staying on script? They keep it simple, stupid. This is how the Reagan Revolution happened, why it endures, and why it matters today as much as ever. Continue reading

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The Green, the Black and the High

Toby Barlow’s modest proposal for the new economy – the new drug economy – when countless African Americans are in jail for just what’s being legalized. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – Everything Ringing at Once

“Searching the angles of chance” Continue reading

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Seven Things We Don’t Care About This Week — Platitudinous Tripe for the Ho Hum Generation

Every single thing we shouldn’t be talking about combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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The World Calling

Club Soccer (and following it) is the cure to what ails the world. Dennie Wendt on football (not the US’s) aka the world’s game. Continue reading

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Joanna Walsh. #ReadWomen.

Literary Luminaries: Beards, Vaginas and the Avant-Garde Novelist – Part II

In Part II of her two-part essay, Sam Mills ponders why female avant-garde novelists are not as celebrated as their male counterparts. Continue reading

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Eleanor Catton, the youngest novelist to ever win the Man Booker Prize.

Literary Luminaries: Gender and the Avant-Garde Novelist – Part I

“Beards vs. Vaginas,” the first of a two-part essay about literary fiction, gender, expectation, media bias, and the avant garde. Continue reading

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