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November 27, 2015
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Today’s Links November 27, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. A message to Paris from kids who lost parents in 9/11 When terrorists attacked New York City in 2001, … Continue reading

November 19, 2015
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Today’s Links November 19, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. There Are 27 Countries Better At Gender Equality Than The U.S. Equality is supposed to be the United States’ … Continue reading

November 19, 2015
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Today’s Links November 19, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. There Are 27 Countries Better At Gender Equality Than The U.S. Equality is supposed to be the United States’ … Continue reading

November 18, 2015
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The Right-Wing Response to Paris is Everything Terrorists Could Want

The Right-Wing Response to Paris is Everything Terrorists Could Want The right-wing response to the Paris terror attacks is predictably hysterical, racist, and xenophobic. It’s everything the terrorists could possibly want, and a distraction from a very real threat.

November 13, 2015
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Wingnut Week In Review: Tempest in a Coffee Cup

Wingnut Week In Review: Tempest in a Coffee Cup Does it seem like the “War on Christmas” comes earlier every year? ’Tis barely the season yet, and this week wingnuts are seeing red about Starbuck’s decidedly minimalist holiday cups.

November 9, 2015
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Today’s Links November 9, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. Op-Ed Columnist: Despair, American Style Searching for economic and cultural reasons why middle-aged white Americans are dying sooner. Op-Ed … Continue reading

November 4, 2015
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Today’s Links November 4, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. The terrifying consequences of open carry: Neighbor’s pleas for help go unheeded before gunman kills three When Naomi Bettis … Continue reading

November 3, 2015
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Why The Vote Ohio’s Gerrymandering Ban Matters

Why The Vote Ohio’s Gerrymandering Ban Matters Ohioans are voting on a constitutional amendment to ban gerrymandering that could cure much of what ails our government, and fix our broken political process.

November 2, 2015
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Today’s Links November 2, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today. Paul Ryan explains why you shouldn't get paid family leave In short, Paul Ryan does not care about the … Continue reading

November 2, 2015
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BlackLivesMatter Is Winning. That’s Why Conservatives Want To Stop It

BlackLivesMatter Is Winning. That’s Why Conservatives Want To Stop It The right-wing backlash against the #BlackLivesMatter movement has intensified in recent weeks. There are two primary reasons for this: (1) black Americans are telling the truth about their lives, and … Continue reading