the thing: CONTROVERSIAL??

the thing: CONTROVERSIAL??
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January 15, 2018 at 12:00AM
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“…No?”

“Shithole Countries” Is All About Political Correctness

“Shithole Countries” Is All About Political Correctness
By Kevin Drum

January 12, 2018 at 01:17PM
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How Haiti became poor

How Haiti became poor
By Tim Carmody

January 12, 2018 at 10:10AM
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«This matters not just because it’s racist (the President is racist, in fact, he is professionally racist), because it’s vulgar (“shithole,” one of the all-time great swear words, is forever sullied by this), and because it’s catastrophically bad for foreign and domestic relations. It matters in part because of the history of Haiti, and the history of racist discourse about Haiti.»

From VICE News Tonight and HBO, an up-close look at the terrorism in Charlottesville

From VICE News Tonight and HBO, an up-close look at the terrorism in Charlottesville
By Jason Kottke

August 15, 2017 at 09:43AM
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this was well worth the runtime, though depressing.

Fighting authoritarianism: 20 lessons from the 20th century

Fighting authoritarianism: 20 lessons from the 20th century
By Jason Kottke

November 29, 2016 at 04:17PM
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Stop using Facebook and start using your browser

Stop using Facebook and start using your browser
By Jason Kottke

December 28, 2017 at 02:14PM
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Losing Control of the American Fear Machine

Losing Control of the American Fear Machine
By Peter Van Buren

January 10, 2018 at 10:22PM
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Trump’s Remarkable Immigration Meeting

Trump’s Remarkable Immigration Meeting
By Russell Berman

January 9, 2018 at 04:13PM
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“remarkable”, indeed. President Deals is just operating on another level…

Jeff Bezos Announces Plan to Just Beat the Shit out of Small Business Owners

Jeff Bezos Announces Plan to Just Beat the Shit out of Small Business Owners
By John Danek

January 4, 2018 at 05:21PM
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Tucker Carlson is Right. I Hate White People, and Here’s 20 Things I Do to Keep That Hate Alive.

Tucker Carlson is Right. I Hate White People, and Here’s 20 Things I Do to Keep That Hate Alive.
By Damon Young

January 5, 2018 at 11:41AM
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