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Monday Night Owls: 'How I found my voice as the only Native student in my class'

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Laurel Emanuel (Lumbee) as told to Nick Martin (Sappony) at The New Republic says How I Found My…

‘Day of Rage’: Portland Militants Topple Statues of Roosevelt and Lincoln, Smash Oregon Historical Society (VIDEOS)

Portland’s indigenous faction of Antifa militants toppled statues of Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln on Sunday, before vandalizing the Oregon Historical Society. The destruction was part of a “Day of…

The Sordid Tale of Tariq Ramadan

There are some people whom one recognises at once as frauds or impostors, not as a deduction from their conduct or words, but from their manner or because they emanate…

Sunday Night Owls. Nuzzi: The entire presidency is a super-spreading event.

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week At New York magazine, Olivia Nuzzi writes—The Entire Presidency Is a Superspreading Event. Down in the…

Shepard Smith Launches New Show On CNBC – Gets Miserable Ratings

Shepard Smith caused a media stir earlier this year when he abruptly resigned from his show on the FOX News network. FOX News viewers didn’t mind much. Shep was one…

Laurence Tribe Gets the VP’s Vote Wrong

Those opposed to putting Amy Barrett on the Supreme Court are making legal arguments to thwart her confirmation that are so unsound that they show the need for more justices…

Saturday Night Owls: Raskin wants new structures to deal with presidential fitness. Pelosi agrees

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week John Nichols at The Nation writes—It’s Time to Put Some Muscle Behind the 25th Amendment: When…

Not Making Headlines: Alleged “Right-wing” Militia Member Arrested for Plot Against Gov. Whitmer Was Black Lives Matter Protester and Sympathizer

Daniel Harris arrest photo. (UPI) On Thursday the FBI announced during a press conference that it thwarted a plot by a so-called “right-wing militia” to kidnap and kill Michigan Governor…

Sensationalizing Austen

Jane Austen fans are loyal. If something claims an Austen affiliation, we will read it, watch it, or buy it. There are dolls, candles, artwork, coasters, jewelry, mugs, and tote…

Friday Night Owls: How unions can bridge the gap between climate and labor movements

Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Mindy Isser at In These Times writes—The unionization of environmental organizations is changing the climate justice…