Category Archives: Politics

Participation Trophy Politics

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Reading Malcolm X in Texas

What can hold you through the hate? Khirad Siddiqui on embracing hijab and Malcolm X and finding a new world in our world.




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We Can Fight Lies with Facts…Until They Take the Internet Away

Net Neutrality is in peril. Aaron Dietz lays out a plan to protect your Internet from Trump. Resist!




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How to Prepare the Press for War

Winnow the ranks, distract him, then catch him off-guard: rules for the next Trump press conference.




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NRA Board Member Regrets

Second thoughts for the Second Amendment.




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Tiny Crowds, Tiny Hands vs. Huge Crowds, Huge Hearts

It’s 2017: are you going to believe Trump or your lying eyes?




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Like a Heart Floating in Formaldehyde: A Letter to the President-Elect

The president-elect is the stuff of nightmares and bad television, but the resistance is stronger than he knows.




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Cheer Up, Trump Haters: It’ll Get Worse!

As Nietzsche once said, “When you stare into the abyss, Mike Pence stares back into you…”




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The Unbearable Hopelessness of Trump (and Being)

Laurie Frankel understands your despair.




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