The prevailing republican social media narrative is one of partisan suppression. They allege that Facebook and Twitter, as part of a left-wing Silicon Valley ecosystem, censor republican voices on their platforms. …


Another week, another unarmed black man killed in the street by a police officer for seemingly no reason (though we all know the reason). This comes on the heels of a black woman getting murdered in her home by police, which comes on the heels of a black man gunned…


This week we observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day, reflecting on the genocide of some six million European Jews. While the day passed with somber moments of reverence and acknowledgement by people of all political stripes, some of the important lessons of the Holocaust have still gone ignored.

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Antisemitism is on…


Listening to republican coverage of the 2020 election is to be bombarded with threats of socialism and fear of the Radical Left. Healthcare for all? Extremist. Gun control? Unconstitutional. Free public college? kRaZy.

The policy vision of the collective “Left” — to the extent that there is one — can…


Trump Derangement Syndrome, n.
Pronunciation: (NAmE) /trʌmp/ /dɪˈreɪndʒmənt//ˈsɪndroʊm/
Etymology: Conservatives with severe lapses in memory and logic

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A common assertion among conservatives is that Trump is treated more unfairly by the media, political pundits, and opposition lawmakers/voters than any other president. They say that those who reprehend Trump are afflicted…


Empathy and compassion seem to be at an all-time low for republican lawmakers increasingly hell-bent on rewarding the vastly wealthy and powerful while stripping away the needs of our most vulnerable populations. …


It has been 17 years since the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, a massive loss of life that we continue to grieve today.

For 17 years, American lawmakers and citizens have co-opted the reflection and reverence due on this day to advance a garish strain of faux…

Alia Poulos

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