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How the whiteness of the true-crime genre fuels white supremacist narratives

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Facebook profile picture of Haley Anderson, used in the NY Post


This Is Us

Overcoming a speech impediment at 22

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Elmer Fudd from The Looney Tunes Show, 1951, Warner Bros.


A bisexual’s take on a common #ownvoices stance

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Photo by Ed Robertson on Unsplash

Looking back on the bizarre, chaotic world of my childhood

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Peter Morgan/REUTERS


A look back at the Totino’s Trilogy

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Vanessa Bayer on Saturday Night Live, 2/4/17


The case for working with Democrats, not against them

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(The Jimmy Dore Show, 12/17/20)


It’s time to question the flawed conventional wisdom driving the minimum wage debate

Demonstrators participate in a protest outside of McDonald’s corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
Demonstrators participate in a protest outside of McDonald’s corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images


A story of two strangers in the future

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Lessons from the Trump Era

My slow realization that it’s all theater

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Melissa McCarthy on Saturday Night Live (NBC), 2/4/17

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