Category Archives: Politickery

Grief

Because even if you want to insist that you are not a bully or a racist or misogynist, by voting for him, you tell my children that it’s okay to be those things. Continue reading

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Neocolonialism

Excerpted from an interview with Noam Chomsky conducted by David Barsamian for The Sun – Issue #462, June 2014 Barsamian: So if Israeli policies continue on the current trajectory, what do you see in that country’s future? Chomsky: Almost uniformly, … Continue reading

Posted in Peace, Politickery, PSA, Quotes, Social Politics, Some People are FUCKED UP, War | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

SAHMing

The president made some comments this week. I probably wouldn’t have even heard about them except that I have a number of conservative friends on Facebook and they were alllll wigged out. These were the comments: “Sometimes, someone, usually mom, … Continue reading

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Linford’s Open Letter to Members of the NRA

Like all of Linford’s letters, this one is melodic and soothing.  Like only a few, it is also humbling and painful, evoking the difficult work of self-reflection.  I have often wished to live only in the world that I imagine … Continue reading

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HEY FACEBOOK

When I say “guns AND mental health AND access to health care AND poverty” I *still* get people freaking out about the government taking away their guns.  WAKE THE FUCK UP AMERICA.  Try something.  Taking away *certain kinds of guns*, … Continue reading

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Rights of Persons with Disabilities

This week, thirty-eight Republican senators voted against ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  The treaty is supported by more than 300 American disability rights organizations including every veterans group; it was written during the George … Continue reading

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