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Monday, November 30th, 2015

Vetting Syrian Refugees

Political leaders in the U.S., particularly on the far right, have used the attacks in Paris to galvanize support for their anti-immigrant platforms. Based on evidence that one of the attackers may have posed as a refugee to gain access to Europe, the House recently passed a bill to halt settling any refugees in the

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Don’t Say “Political Correctness”

  I’m not the first one to have this idea — check out an awesome Chrome extension by Byron Clark that will swap out each instance of “Political Correctness” with a more appropriate phrase. Clark based that off a...

Monday, June 29th, 2015

“Not Our Country anymore”

  And isn’t THAT a beautiful thing.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

UN Attempts To Put US in “Timeout”

Last week, the United Nations had “no choice” but to give the United States a strict talking to at the UN’s Human Rights Council, citing police brutality and continued racial discrimination, as well as the death penalty...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Run Liz, RUN!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

One Good Reason to Vote

  One good reason to vote – regardless of who or what you’re voting for – is that many Republican governors and legislatures  across the country have been working tirelessly to create barriers to the ballot. Much of this...

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Repelling Child Refugees

  Recommended Reading: Guatemalans Aren’t Just Fleeing Gangs by Saul Elbein for the New Republic The Process Congress Wants to Use For Child Migrants is a Disaster by Dara Lind for Vox Arizona Politician Mistakes Bus Full of...

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Backfire in Iraq

As Iraq’s corrupt and unpopular government fails to maintain control of its violently fracturing territory, Obama is finding that the catastrophic consequences of our occupation will not be so conveniently expunged by the withdrawal of our soldiers...

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Lying to Our Soldiers

    U.S. soldiers were guaranteed care from their government when they returned from war. Veterans found just another broken promise in a relationship based on deception.

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