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With England and the U.S. having been effectively sidelined, Germany emerges our next best hope

After Trump’s visit to the NATO headquarters in Belgium a few days ago, where he referred to the Germans as “very bad” for their trade practices and chastised his fellow heads of state for “not paying what they should be paying” on defense, I wasn’t all that surprised to see our long-time allies beginning to […]

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Richard Florida visits Ann Arbor, advocates for affordable housing, warns “When places get boring, even the rich leave”

Richard Florida, the man credited with popularizing the belief that the so-called “creative class” is the primary driver of urban redevelopment, was in Ann Arbor yesterday to address a regional economic forum hosted by Ann Arbor Spark. As I didn’t take very good notes, and don’t have the time this evening to provide anything even […]

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Does this safety pin make you feel unwelcome or unsafe?

After Trump’s victory of last week, as incidents of racial intimidation started to become more commonplace across the United States, some on the left began wearing safety pins as a sign of solidarity with members of those communities most at risk that. [This practice, for what it’s worth, was borrowed from British progressives, who began […]

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Michael Moore on “the biggest ‘fuck you’ ever recorded in human history” and the righteous anger of the dispossessed American Trump supporter

While I’m helping Arlo get his pterodactyl costume ready for tomorrow night’s YpsiGlow event, I wanted to share this video with you. It’s an excerpt from Micahel Moore’s new film Trumpland. As it’s been making it’s way around the internet for the past day or two, I suspect that most of you have probably already […]

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