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10 Feb

Rush Limbaugh in His Own Words

Rush Limbaugh in His Own Words A collection of comments from the latest recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The McGlynn: Limbaugh certainly does not deserve the nation’s highest civilian honor. His career reflects the worst brand of destructive hate. Limbaugh receiving the Medal of Freedom contaminates the honor for all past and future […]

10 Feb

Palestine is (still) the issue

The Electronic Intifada Palestine is (still) the issue Louis Allday The Electronic Intifada 10 February 2020 Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin with US president Jimmy Carter at Camp David in September 1978. (US government archives, Public domain) Had Edward Said been alive to witness the sordid spectacle of the Trump […]

11 Oct

The Supreme Court Needs to Protect Trans People from Discrimination

The Supreme Court Needs to Protect Trans People from Discrimination “I wasn’t hired because I am trans. And in more than half the country—twenty-nine states, in fact —that’s perfectly legal.” by Robin Savannah Carver “I’m really sorry,” the hiring manager told me. “You’re very qualified, but you’re not a good fit for our cafe.” This […]

05 Sep

Opinion The Former Slave Who Sued for Reparations, and Won

Opinion The Former Slave Who Sued for Reparations, and Won Henrietta Wood sued the man who had kidnapped her into slavery for damages and lost wages, offering lessons for today’s debate. By W. Caleb McDaniel Dr. McDaniel is the author of the “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America.” […]

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