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A Series of Tweets from #LiberalElites

We say they’re racists, they call us liberal elites. Craig Baldo examines, in a series of tweets. Continue reading

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Purvi Patel is Not a Terrorist: What Happens When Fetal Citizenship Trumps Women’s Rights

Dr. Sayantani DasGupta on the travesty of the trial of Purvi Patel and what it says about race, America and women’s rights now. Continue reading

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In Defense of Disco

At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him. Continue reading

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De Facto Feminism, Or More Power to the Candy Lady

De Facto feminists, black women fighting/finding contingency, building bridges, breaking bread, all in a country that counts them out. Judy Juanita tallies up all the ways feminism finds its way. Continue reading

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Violence in Ferguson, Violence in the System

Jarret Middleton deconstructs the Ferguson grand jury decision and the deeper meaning of the killing of Michael Brown. Continue reading

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Understanding “Dracula”

Vampire stories, while timeless, are really only as narratively rich as the world they emerge from and thematically draw on. Continue reading

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If The River Was A Confederate Flag

Jose Padua finds that the Civil War is hardly over in his hometown, and standing one’s ground, might be something like a smile, which isn’t exactly well received. The state of race in the South… Continue reading

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