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I thought about delaying this given the horrifying news this evening. But we need a distraction. Or at least I do. I’ve been watching the second season of The Taco Chronicles on Netflix. It’s a bit ridiculous in that it goes way overboard in the mythmaking, almost supernatural nature of tacos in the modern context. […]

The End

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On September 18, 2020

Welp, here we go….. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural, and feminist icon has died. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause

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Why COVID Spreads Among the Young

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On September 18, 2020
For all the shaming of young people for their partying and whatever spreading the COVID, as if young people acting like society has told them to for their whole lives is somehow explicitly their fault instead of, say, the politicians and university presidents who are demanding that young people gather together. But in the end, […]
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The Wages of Coal

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On September 17, 2020
I can see why Appalachian white workers are so hopped up on their Democrat War on Coal signs and bumper stickers. After all, when has the coal industry not paid off for the everyday worker? It’s pure gold! And if there’s one thing you can say about the coal industry, it’s that the coal barons […]

Nurses Unite!

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On September 17, 2020

A huge win for the National Nurses Union and all those who undertake the herculean task of organizing the South! It’s a new day at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, for register

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The United States may have dumpster fire leadership. But at least the Navajo Nation has figured out COVID-19. Earlier this year, the Navajo Nation Reservation was a major hot spot for coronavirus cases. Now, it’s seen a day without a single positive case. It’s a turning point in its battle against the virus. Navajo Nation […]
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