Politics
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The White Ladies Are Not Okay

At a recent DC Public School budget hearing, one white lady listened to other white ladies complain about how equity hurts their privilege. We are not okay.

Corcoran Street Kitchen
November 17, 2021
Politics
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How Do You Talk to Conspiracy Theorists?

How should a person engage when they encounter a Newsmax conspiracy theorist? Overriding the fear, lies, and detachment from reality.

David Borger Germann
September 21, 2021
Politics
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Opinions I, An American, Have About Afghanistan

The events surrounding U.S. involvement in Afghanistan are complicated and have been for decades. Here’s a refreshing opinion on them.

Gordon St. Raus
August 19, 2021
Politics, Wildcard
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Colonizing Calamity: Why Anglocentrism Exacerbates the Climate Crisis (Or, “Not This White Jesus Shit Again”)

If the climate crisis disproportionately impacts indigenous, Black, brown, and Asian communities, why are we only hearing from white experts?

Anthony Rogers-Wright
August 13, 2021
Politics
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How to Succeed in Life {Without Really Lying}

Welcome to The Age of Lying, where truth is dead and facts don’t matter. We’re here to help you adapt to the new era. Lie or Die, the survival manual.

Scott Michael
July 6, 2021
Politics
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What To Tell Your Kids About the Fourth of July: A Parent’s Guide to A Weird Time in America

As an enthusiastic 5 year-old, Grace loves celebrating the Fourth of July. But what does it mean to be American? A parent’s guide.

Cal James
July 5, 2021
Politics
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Young, Black, and Endangered

Being young and educated carries weight, like you’ve got the whole world at your fingertips. But being young, black, and educated comes with its own weight. And it’s almost too heavy to

Justin Jenkins
May 11, 2021
Lifestyle, Politics
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Dear Gun Enthusiast: An Open Letter to an Open Conversation

Gun control is a dicey topic, but that doesn’t mean we should shy away from talking about it. Here’s an open letter about guns and gun control.

Heather Shaff
May 6, 2021
Politics
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Explaining Racism Is Exhausting: A Word from Your Black Friends

Your Black friends are constantly fielding questions about why things are racist. And while the education is important, it’s also exhausting.

Anthony Reeves
April 2, 2021
Politics
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