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Mid-Week News: Beat the Bad

Greetings, poodles and kittens! Welcome back, you wacky lovely bunch of boos, you basket of tappy toes.

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Politics

Ghosts of D.C.: Violence Against Trans Women In The Nation’s Capital

Over the past few months, trans women in the Washington, D.C. area have been targeted for violence and hate crimes. Since July alone, there have been four reported shootings of trans women in the D.C. area, as well as multiple other reports of crime towards them. Back in mid-August, Kenneth Furr, an off-duty cop, drunkenly […]

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Politics

What Jackson Mississippi Really Means

[Author’s note: Trigger warning for graphic quotations of a racial slur and violence.] On June 26th, James Craig Anderson, a black auto plant worker, was preparing for work early in the morning, when he was attacked in a parking lot by seven white men. The group, led by 18-year-old Deryl Dedmon and John Aaron Rice, […]

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Perspectives

On Accountability and Actions: Looking at the Death of Osama

“I watched as a nation drank deep from that very dark elixir of American nationalism”¦ the flip side of nationalism is always racism, it’s about self-exaltation and the denigration of the other. And it’s about forgetting that terrorism is a tactic. You can’t make war on terror.” ““ Chris Hedges