MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

History


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Heil to the Drumpf

Trump was not elected on a platform of decency, fairness, moderation, compromise, and the rule of law; he was elected, in the main, on a platform of resentment. Fascism is not our future—it cannot be;…


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The gathering storm

Anyone trying to figure out how Donald Trump became the presumptive presidential nominee of one of the two most powerful parties in the United States, itself the most powerful nation in the world, would have had…



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April 9, 1865

The anniversaries of noteworthy historical events come and go all the time, but I would be remiss if I didn’t note that 150 years ago today, Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House in…



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Shameful frat party

Welcome to Arizona State University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon: Proudly setting humanity back 200 years: Fraternity suspended for throwing racist MLK party with watermelon cups. Sad to contemplate that these are the adults of tomorrow.