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rural America

The Truth About the GOP’s War on Rural America

There are a lot of explanations for the unexpected rise of a crass businessman to the most powerful seat in the world. There’s the actual fake stories planted by kids with hungry wallets (versus the “fake” news that President 45 labels anything that doesn’t echo his propaganda machine). There’s misogyny. There’s...

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Left Shark: Not Just A Backup Dancer

On Sunday night, as I watched the annual Puppy Bowl, I made an effort to change the channel right as the Superbowl Halftime Show was about to come on. I watched and admired the voice of Katy Perry, the talent of Lenny Kravitz, and the time warp that was the...

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Iggy Azalea: A Silent Distraction

  #BlackLivesMatter has reverberated across the United States—a terse message with vast implications. It is a statement whose poignancy must not be misunderstood or fall on deaf ears. #BlackLivesMatter has confronted us all; it has found its way on our social media accounts, sprawled across our television screens, and echoed...

2015

Challenging 2015

  As the ‘90s approached its fateful conclusion and we said goodbye to a decade of relative prosperity, while welcoming the “Postmodern” age, the world was on the cusp of embarking on an unforeseeable future; the dawn of the 21st century would send civilization on a teetering peregrination, challenging American...