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Black Lives Matter. Walmart and Trump do not

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Philadelphia imposed a curfew after police officers shot and killed Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old black man, after which Walmart removed guns and ammunition from displays nationwide, citing concern about looting, but then walked back the … Continue reading

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Animal news: why are certain people in Maine attacking animals?

Today, Jennifer Finney Boylan’s essay in the Times is entitled, “It’s Not Easy Being An Optimist in Maine.” As a New York optimist — it’s genetic, don’t yell stats at me, I can’t help it — I read her with … Continue reading

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Two fucks we need to know about

From Harper’s Weekly Review: …the Associated Press obtained an audio recording in which a Louisiana state trooper involved in the death of a black man said, “I beat the ever-living fuck out of him”; and CNN released a secretly recorded … Continue reading

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