Making America White Again
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Making America White Again

Aside from blithely reducing the fate of actual people to a matter of casual “interest,” Lilla’s premise displays shockingly little interest or familiarity with the ways in which dictators use their most vulnerable populations — LGBT people, women, ethnic/religious minorities — to advance larger state projects.  Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and current President Abdel … Continue reading

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“Guam’s Catholic church leadership has known for decades about clergy sex abuses that happened as early as the 1950s”

Brouillard, who was ordained as a priest on Guam in 1948, left the island in 1981. Although church leadership on Guam was aware of Brouillard’s sexual abuse of boys on Guam, Brouillard left island and was allowed to serve as a priest in at least three parishes in Minnesota. It was only in 1995 that … Continue reading

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Land that I love(d)

Trump doesn’t really mean anything substantially different, other than perhaps a more isolationist future in American foreign policy. He is simply a different face to the same leviathan we’ve known – corporatist-capitalist-industrialism, whose relentless consumption is destroying the world we live upon. Yes he is likely to remove many of the “progressive” policies many Americans … Continue reading

Artemisia 
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Artemisia 

[Artemisia] Gentileschi, still a teenager when the trial ended, was shamed in a culture where honour was everything. Yet it also provided a kind of monstrous publicity. By the 1620s, she was a successful artist working as far from Rome as she could get. And she was taking revenge with the only weapon she had: … Continue reading