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A human right, commodified and rendered zero-sum.

“Slums. Washington, D.C.” Carl Mydans, 1935, Farm Security Administration — Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) https://www.loc.gov/item/2017758811/
“Slums. Washington, D.C.” Carl Mydans, 1935, Farm Security Administration — Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) https://www.loc.gov/item/2017758811/


West Virginia will reward its vaccinated residents with new guns, attempting to dissolve one pandemic by aiding another

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The writer who coined ‘Xennial’ on the attempts to describe this unique cohort

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Why do I love the dark stuff so much?

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Vaccination mandates are the new political battleground. And now cruise lines are caught in the middle.


Republicans got all the concessions they asked for with the insurrection commission bill, yet McConnell wants to block it anyway

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Our approach to recovery is ill-fitting and out-of-touch, not to mention disgusting

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A new Tennessee law requiring businesses to post a warning sign on trans-inclusive bathrooms is a new pinnacle of transphobic absurdity

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The U.S. vowed to be an ‘arsenal of vaccines’ for the world. What are we waiting for?

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The ‘anti-woke’ podcaster is paid well to perpetuate the status quo

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