Divided America

22 May 2017

When a Pro-Trump Rally Happens in a Small Liberal Town

By Rebecca Rush  If you have never been to a Trump protest with both sides rallying, I can sum the whole thing up for you in five words: Facebook comments come to life.  If you’d like to know more, read on. New London is a magical place on the shoreline of

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19 May 2017

Take a Look, It’s in a Book….

Attention readers! Clear your Sunday schedule, because on May 21 the 2017 Oakland Book Festival – Read.Debate.Celebrate is happening. The theme this year being “Equality & Inequality”. If you are are like me (an out and proud book-aphile) and a whole day dedicated to books, literary debates,  ideological and social norm

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05 May 2017

Why Police Hiring Practices Create Violence

It’s an unavoidable topic. Turn on the news on any given day and there’s a questionable police shooting or police using excessive force.  It seems as commonplace as the daily weather report. The first few times were shocking, but we are beginning to grow numb to the idea that the

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24 Mar 2017

Two NYC Comics Breakdown the Whitewashing of the Ghost In The Shell Movie

On March 31st the internationally celebrated media franchise known as Mobile Armored Riot Police in Japan, finally makes it’s big screen debut in the states. The highly anticipated film adaptation of Ghost In The Shell – named after the subtitle of the first serialized classic anime novel – is expected

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07 Mar 2017

How Con-Men Rule America’s Middle Class

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck When I was younger my family was too broke to take a vacation to Universal Studios. We had never been, and all really wanted to go. My

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28 Feb 2017

The Bronx: Not Actually A Dumpster Fire

By: Jesse McGrath I moved to New York from the Bay Area last year, and basically since I arrived people have not stopped reminding me how little I know about living here. Nearly every week I am given an unprompted lesson in how ignorant I am to the best bars

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20 Feb 2017

The Best Anti-Trump Protest Signs

By Mar-Li Pitcher  You know the saying that every cloud has a silver lining? I mean, unless Trump is president, in which case we’re all fucked? Since Republicans were somehow hypnotized by Trump’s rhetoric and allowed Trump to be their candidate, it’s been nothing but an onslaught and a descent

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