Politics

15 Aug 2017

Angry About the MTA? Let’s Talk About SEPTA

By Hannah Harkness  This summer is being referred to as “The Summer of Hell” by MTA riders. Line closures, derailments, fires and late trains are making everything insane for public transit riders. But as I look at the images of giant throngs of stranded riders popping up on my Facebook

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15 Aug 2017

Maya Angelou, San Francisco’s First African-American Female Streetcar Conductor

By V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi The first African-American to pen a best-selling nonfiction book. The first African-American and first female to read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration. The first African-American female director. It seems that Dr. Maya Angelou was destined for a life of trailblazing firsts. Perhaps the initial, yet

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10 Aug 2017

The Dangerous Myth of the Super Teacher

With the 2017-18 school year rapidly approaching *reaches forlornly towards the final weeks of summer as a single tear slides down my cheek*, a grotesque fall tradition will soon be upon us: the inevitable fetishization of Super Teachers. Created by Hollywood and sustained by the internet, the Super Teacher has

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10 Aug 2017

We wanna send you plus one to A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen with Eric Liu!

Eric P. Liu is an American writer and founder of Citizen University. Liu served as Deputy Assistant to President Clinton for Domestic Policy at the White House between 1999 and 2000. He served as Speechwriter and Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Security Council at the White House from 1993

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09 Aug 2017

The 5 Best Ways to Prepare for World War 3

By Jonas Barnes Let’s be honest with ourselves, as an American people, for just a moment. We fucked up, everyone! Some months ago, we made a big mistake and allowed the highest office in our government to be inhabited by a giant man baby. The very man baby that, sooner

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31 Jul 2017

Top 4 Reasons To Date Vladimir Putin

A look at ultra-conservatives romantic infatuation with Putin. Every girl loves a bad boy but it takes a special lady to love an oligarch! Here are the top 4 reasons Vladimir Putin is 2017’s dream boat to die for, (most likely in a suspicious circumstance made to look like a suicide),

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28 Jul 2017

Finding Gratitude in the Age of Trump

Wednesday began like so many have these past seven months, since inauguration day. I woke up late and dragging because I’d been battling an asthma and allergies flair up the past few days. Bleary eyed while I stumbled around my kitchen making coffee, I logged on to social media to see

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