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The Untold History of Zines…. Jeff Kay on the West Virginia Surf Report

In an attempt to better document the American underground press, or at least the sharp, tiny sliver of it that I find most interesting, I’ve given myself the task of reaching out to all of those former and current zine publishers that I know, and asking them about their motivations and experiences. Today’s interview is […]

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Romney’s empathy deficit

Mitt Romney made headlines today, in the wake of his victory in the Florida Republican primary, when he said, “I’m not concerned about the very poor.” As you might expect, it’s getting a great deal of play across various social media channels, where the “Romney’s an entitled son-of-a-bitch who doesn’t have the slightest interest in […]

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Birthers force Obama to prove that he was in fact born in the United States

I feel embarrassed for the United States today. I feel how educated folks must feel in countries where people, despite the evidence to the contrary, continue to burn women as witches, and hack the limbs from albinos because they’ve been told by holy men that doing so cures AIDS. I feel like we’ve now officially […]

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How the right wing echo chamber makes lies real

Did you hear that Obama is traveling to India this week? Did you hear that it’s going to cost the U.S. taxpayers over $2 billion, and require the deployment of 34 war ships? Yup. It’s going to cost the U.S. taxpayers more per day than it does to fight the entire war in Afghanistan! It’s […]

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Cultivating hate and distrust toward the educated for financial gain

I’ve written a lot over the years about the growing trend toward anti-intellectualism in the United States, and it’s sources. As I think I’ve said before, I think, to a great extent, it’s deliberate. Generally speaking, the more educated a person is, the more likely he or she is to vote against the Republican party, […]

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