Tears for fears

If anyone had told me I’d be spending my mid-sixties fighting for the same things I fought for in the mid-60s, I’d have said, “Oh, no. We’re making a difference here. We’re changing the world, and things will get better because of us.” It’s like that when you’re young. You

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What we’re reading

Featured this week is an insightful Vox interview with the self-appointed spokesperson for antifa, who seeks to dispel some of the myths around the group. And from The Atlantic comes a look at how cell phones are leading adolescents to the brink of a mental-health crisis. “White supremacists are more

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Last week in a nutshell

Compared to the week-long shouting match with North Korea and the week of horrors surrounding the Charlottesville tragedy, last week might have seemed fairly quiet. It wasn't. Trump used hurricane Harvey as cover for actions that clearly show he condones discrimination. Trump announced his strategy for resolving the Afghanistan war

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The week in a nutshell

Though not as wild and wooly as last week, this week gave us lots of Donald Trump. From calling the White House a “dump” to calling for new investigations into Hillary Clinton, he seemed to get more crotchety by the day. Wealthy financier Anthony Scaramucci was fired just 10 days

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