Tag Archives: America

Donald Trump: The Man in America’s Mirror

Even as he fails and flails, Trump can be seen as the symptom, not the disease, of what ails America. Continue reading

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Participation Trophy Politics

In Trump’s America, everyone can live vicariously, eliminating doubt, self-discipline and consequences. Continue reading

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Home States

What happens when your absentee vote is not enough to prevent the worst-case scenario? What happens if you try to return home? Continue reading

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We’ve Been Rooting for the Wrong Side in Zombie Wars

F.C. Brown Cloud posits that in America, only mythical violence commands respect Continue reading

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50 Bullet Points Concerning America’s Gun Psychosis

If you’re still alive, you’re not Orlando. Do something. Do anything. Continue reading

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Prisons In America: Incarceration as Political Philosophy

In the second installment of this 2-part series, Sean Beaudoin and Meg Worden discuss the prison system in America, looking at the Prison Industrial Complex as a highly intentional system of control, as well as a rarely-examined political philosophy. Continue reading

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American Car and Driver, French License

AS ADULTS, IT’S helpful to be reminded at regular intervals that we know almost nothing. My latest ineptitude prompt came as I faced—again, and in a foreign language­—questions like these: You are approaching a blind curve on a two-lane road. Do … Continue reading

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