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Jim Crow as School Choice!

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On February 28, 2017
Betsy DeVos, reminding everyone that the “saying the quiet parts loud” remark we used to make about the Republican Party’s racist statements is completely antiquated in an era of open racism. Wowwowwow. These paragraphs are from a real, official US Department of Education statement from Betsy DeVos released today. pic.twitter.com/I2FDZfzdmt — Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) February […]

Preventing Panic?

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On February 21, 2017

As the Trump administration seeks to implement precisely what he said he would do and deport every undocumented immigrant in the country (although somehow I think the Irish undocumented immigrants won

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Make America White Again

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On February 9, 2017
Today the annals of the United States embracing naked 19th century versions of racism. Example A: Fadwa Alaoui is a Moroccan-born Canadian citizen living in Brossard, Quebec. Like a lot of Quebecers, she sometimes drives down to Vermont to take advantage of the deals. But on Saturday, when her family pulled up at the border, […]

Snowflakes

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On January 30, 2017

This is great: It’s not the first time snowflake has veered from the natural world to the world of slang. In the 1970s snowflake was a disparaging term for a white man or for a black man who was

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I have never been more ashamed of my nation than I am today. Just one of many examples of the real life consequences of a fascist president. Egyptian officials said the family had visas and were in transit when they were prevented from boarding the EgyptAir plane to New York’s JFK airport. Fuad Sharef, 51, […]
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Your Jim Crow Republicans

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On January 25, 2017
The new governor of South Carolina seems nice. S.C. Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster will take his membership in the all-white Forest Lake Club with him to the Governor’s Mansion. A pair of Democrats say the state’s next Republican governor must quit that membership to truly represent all of South Carolina. However, a Republican in the […]
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