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Video: David Brooks -- "Trump and Afterwards: The Next American Culture"

In this hour-long lecture, New York Times columnist David Brooks talks about the major trends in American culture over the last 50 years and how they have led to the Trump era. 145 more words

Opinion Leaders

Video: Operatico Politico -- NRA Protest Song

Operatico Politico gives us a new protest song for the March For Our Lives on March 24th!

Please like and share widely! Lyrics and guitar chords here: … 20 more words

Social Justice

Abby Zimet: This is the Bunny I Love

The Stellar Trolling of Mike Pence

This week’s Canny Resistance Award goes to John Oliver, who deftly stole Mike Pence’s family’s homophobic thunder by, hours before the release of their children’s book profiling their pet rabbit Marlon Bundo’s “Day in the Life of the Vice President,” … 556 more words

Opinion Leaders

Molly Fisk: An Apiary Has Nothing to Do with Apes

One of the things I’m good at is linking people together. Not match-making,  although two couples have married who fell in love during my poetry class. 496 more words

Personal Essays

Mike James: The Monk's Couch

Frank The Balloon Man

Honestly, he hated children. Hated their laughs and the miniature gaps of their smiles. Hated the clutching need of their fingers. 268 more words


Jose Padua: How Does It Feel to Be Loved and All the Other Questions I’ve Ever Wanted to Ask the Armed Cheerleaders of the Corporate State as an Act of Defiance

That night one year ago, after dinner, I was in the dining room talking to my wife Heather when our thirteen-year-old daughter Maggie came in to ask me for help with the stereo. 1,019 more words


A Word From Our Sponsor: BrineX Technologies

It is not often we allow our sponsors to be heard from behind the galactic curtain, but in times such as these they often beg. 319 more words

The Whole Sort Of General Mish Mash