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Pasties Make Me Squeamish

Where in the hell have I been?

That’s a great question. I’ve been lots of places. I’ve been to a burlesque show, to Montreal, to court for jury duty, and to market to snag a new job. 1,288 more words

Ukraine’s Coup Regime Ups Threats as Protests Expand by Greg Butterfield + Kiev military storms occupied East Ukraine airfield, wounded reported

Dandelion Salad

by Greg Butterfield
www.workers.org
April 14, 2014

April 14 — Desperate to stamp out a popular uprising in southeastern Ukraine, the junta in Kiev — which came to power through a violent coup using fascist groupings against elected President Viktor Yanukovych — is attempting to crush the newly declared People’s Republic of Donetsk and rebellions in other cities. 1,066 more words

Politics

CIA Terror Chief Pulls Rank in Kiev by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
April 15, 2014

There could hardly be an American official more sinister than CIA director John Brennan, yet when his mysterious visit to Kiev at the weekend is exposed in various news media the White House responded with vacuous naiveté and as if Russia is foolishly over-reacting. 1,455 more words

Politics

Monday Morning Edition

Before starting a new week on WordPress.com, be sure to check out the features that made a splash on Hot Off the Press last week: 214 more words

WordPress.com

Screamo: the dark chocolate of the heart

There are many genres of music that people do not typically enjoy on a first listen, and I think we can all agree that screamo is one of those genres. 1,145 more words

Good Music

‘The People Continue to Fight’ Coup Regime’s Attack in Ukraine by Greg Butterfield

Dandelion Salad

by Greg Butterfield
www.workers.org
April 11, 2014

April 10 — Desperate to stamp out a popular uprising in southeastern Ukraine, the fascist junta in Kiev — which came to power through a violent coup against elected President Viktor Yanukovych — is moving to crush the newly declared People’s Republic of Donetsk and rebellions in other cities. 1,283 more words

Politics

LOLing With Longreads 4/11/14

Emily Perper

What the Hell is Harmontown? (Ben Kirby, Empire)

Everyone’s talking about Colbert (including our editor-in-chief), but let’s take a look at the empire of Dan Harmon: “Community” creator, “Rick and Morty” co-creator, star of an upcoming documentary and host of a raucous podcast. 85 more words

Humor