The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

August 22, 2013
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Digest for August 22nd

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for August 22nd from 12:17 to 12:59: They Can’t Handle The Health Care Truth – Youth and health are fleeting … Continue reading

August 14, 2013
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A World Of Hurt: Gay Bashing Beyond Russia

WARNING: THIS POST INCLUDES IMAGES AND VIDEOS THAT SOME MAY FIND DISTURBING, DEPICTING VIOLENCE AGAINST LGBT PERSONS. The last several days have seen a flood of headlines about Russia’s anti-gay law, the potential consequences for Olympic athletes, and report of … Continue reading

August 13, 2013
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Digest for August 13th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for August 13th from 08:24 to 08:36: Eric Holder Moves to End War on Drugs – See how he frankly … Continue reading

August 5, 2013
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Digest for July 30th through August 5th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for July 30th through August 5th: False Concerns for the Poor – Fast food workers have been organizing across the country … Continue reading

August 1, 2013
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Dream Defenders: Florida’s Dandelion Moment

In the days before and after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Florida police posted PSA’s encouraging blacks not to riot, and monitored social media for hints about when and where violence might occur. The judge … Continue reading

August 1, 2013
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Southern Revival: The Righteous Progressivism of Moral Mondays

For 13 weeks, the North Carolina state house in Raleigh was the focus of “Moral Mondays”  — a progressive movement organized by the state’s NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, in response to what he called North Carolina GOP’s “mean-spirited quadruple … Continue reading