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Billboard with portrait of Assad and the text Allah protects Syria on the old city wall of Damascus 2006 Photo: Bertil Videt, January 2006.

Six Things I’ve Learned From the Syria Crisis

Robert Burke Warren makes sense of the complex situation in Damascus. Continue reading

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THE SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY OF STATE AND CORPORATION …

On the 25th anniversary of James Hansen’s prophetic testimony before Congress, Danbert Nobacon makes a plea for environmental enlightenment–or a least a reason not to spark a worldwide revolution. Continue reading

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East Toledo, 2012

East Toledo could be the land that people forgot and keep forgetting. Mermer Blakeslee returns in 2012 campaigning for Obama, finding hope and inspiration. Continue reading

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Obama the Terrible

Torture, imprisonment without trial, and summary execution are hallmarks of totalitarianism. They are also U.S. foreign policy. Why is Barack Obama so comfortable with absolute power? Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Truthers are Afraid of the Dark

As children we fear the Boogeyman. As adults we fear complex thoughts. Sandy Hook Truthers are still afraid of the beast in the closet, and they want everyone else to be, too. Continue reading

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13 Predictions for 2013

Greg Olear puts on his Nostradamus hat and foretells the best and worst of the year to come. Continue reading

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The 12 Best People of 2012

Makes the 2011 list look like a bunch of pikers. Continue reading

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A World of Rumors

In which Samuel Sattin discovers that once a rumor enters the mainstream, let alone the bloodstream, it becomes truth. Continue reading

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Election Day Special: Big Ron Talks Back

Who’s the best pitcher of all time? Are the Patriots done? Who’s the world’s sexiest athlete? And, who will win today’s Obama/Romney tilt? Big Ron knows. Continue reading

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2012 Presidential Race Superhero Mash-Up

Wherein Samuel Sattin takes Superhero culture and grafts it, with a hammer and nails, on top of present day politics. Continue reading

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It’s Poll Time

Wherein Dennie Wendt gets all Gallup and shows how the average American voter can have way more fun this campaign season. Continue reading

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Corporations ARE People. Mitt is Proof.

Greg Olear has another take on Mitt Romney’s famous line, my friend. Continue reading

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