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Ted Cruz’s advisers were behind the North Carolina anti-gay bill. As he worked to rally evangelical voters a week before North Carolina’s March 15 primary, Ted Cruz gave a speech at a church in the Charlotte suburb of Kannapolis, where he was joined by a trio of prominent local social conservative supporters: Charlotte pastor and […]

Ag-Gag

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On January 20, 2016

One of the most pernicious right-wing goals, and I know the competition for this title is really stiff, are the so-called ag-gag bills agribusiness are pushing in the states. These bills would make it

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Unveiling ceremony of Confederate monument, Salisbury, North Carolina, 1909 Sometimes people wonder why the Confederate monuments matter? As if getting rid of them will end racism! No one argued that, but they matter a lot because there is a war over public memory of the Civil War that is central to race. Despite what a […]
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The Whiniest Race

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On April 25, 2015
I don’t usually like to use racial stereotypes but I’m going to make an exception here and say that white people are the whiniest damn race. Because it is just so freaking hard to be a white on a university campus in 2015. The bulletin board aimed to get passing students to reflect on whether […]

Executed Today

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On November 25, 2013

If you think your life isn’t depressing enough, reading the excellent history site Executed Today is a good way to do accomplish this task. What is Executed Today? It’s a website with dail

Grifters

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On August 23, 2013

Grifters gotta grift. And that’s certainly true among North Carolina Republicans: Young Republicans who helped elect North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory have been rewarded with big salaries in his n

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