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January 24, 2016
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Today’s Links January 24, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

January 13, 2016
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Today’s Links January 13, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

January 8, 2016
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Wingnut Week In Review: Presidential Tears And Wingnut Clowns

Wingnut Week In Review: Presidential Tears And Wingnut Clowns

When President Obama introduced his executive actions on gun control, he wept as he talked about Sandy Hook Elementary. Wingnuts couldn’t understand why he would still cry over 20 dead first graders.

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January 7, 2016
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Today’s Links January 7, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

January 4, 2016
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Today’s Links January 4, 2016

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

December 29, 2015
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Today’s Links December 29, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

December 23, 2015
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2015: The Year That Black Lives Mattered, At Last

Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Laquan McDonald. Sandra Bland. Walter Scott. Rekia Boyd. Tamir Rice. Most Americans have at least heard their names, and the stories of how they died. We have seen videos and images of their deaths, or of the aftermaths. They are African-Americans who have been killed by police, or died in police custody, in just over a year. There are many more. Continue Reading →

December 18, 2015
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Today’s Links December 18, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

December 14, 2015
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Today’s Links December 14, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

December 11, 2015
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Today’s Links December 11, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.

December 11, 2015
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Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Let Another Crisis Go To Waste?

Faced with outrage against police violence, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must decide whether he will turn crisis into an opportunity for accountability and healing for his city.

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is famous for “Rahm’s Rule” of political crises management: “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” Emanuel articulated this rule in the fall of 2008, shortly after accepting the job of chief of staff in the Obama White House. Seven years later, as the mayor of a city on edge over police shootings of unarmed black men, and excessive use of force against African-Americans, Emanuel seems to have forgotten his own rule, just when he needs most to remember it.  Continue Reading →

December 9, 2015
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Today’s Links December 9, 2015

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.