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Caitlin Schneider

Writer at Discourse Blog.

Pandemic Life: My Husband Is Still Really Into Miniatures

Tony might have the one pandemic hobby that stuck.

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The Trouble Nextdoor

Is it possible to ethically use problematic platforms like Nextdoor? Is there any point?

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I’m Begging You, Let’s Come to a Consensus on the Thumbs Up Emoji

A year in isolation has ripped a hole in the fabric of text communication. 👎

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Talking With Comedian and Iconic Sweetie Josh Gondelman

We discuss 'Desus & Mero,' Twitter, and the future of hugs in our 'What Now' newsletter.

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The Bears and Me

My maddening, thrilling, terrifying journey through the ursine universe.

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‘Music’ Repeats Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Sins

Sia’s controversial film is an offensive, infuriating, and baffling mess.

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‘Black Women Are, Always Have Been, and Will Continue To Be the Leaders’

Discourses with: historian Ashley D. Farmer on Black women, Black radicalism, and Black history.

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Talking to Kim Kelly About the Most Electrifying Union Drive in America

That and much more in today's What Now newsletter.

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The Shameless Greed of Kroger, Our New Capitalist Supervillain

The Kroger Company is pulling in record, billion-dollar profits—and refusing to pay its frontline workers an extra $4 an hour.

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A ‘Return to Normalcy’ Should Scare You

The rapturous praise for 'boring' and 'normal' President Biden proves that we didn’t learn anything from the Trump presidency.

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The Cops Showed Us Who They Are

The Capitol Police picked a side. We shouldn't be surprised which side it was.

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Let’s Revive the Christmas Ghost Story

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—and that used to mean terrifying your loved ones with supernatural Yuletide tales.

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There’s Nowhere to Go but Up

The days have been getting shorter and shorter for months. This is where it ends.

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There’s No Such Thing as a ‘COVID Housing Crisis’

We were living through this crisis long before the pandemic came along.

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Thanksgiving Sucks in a Whole New Way This Year

Now more than ever, fuck this holiday.

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I’m Obsessed With Dave, the ‘Great British Bake Off’ Guy Who Freaking Loves California

Dave is addicted to the Golden State, and I'm addicted to Dave.

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No Heroes: Girl Scouts

Being apolitical is not working for an organization I've cherished for much of my life.

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It Wasn’t All Bad: Here Are Some Highlights From Our Election Night Stream

While you were spiraling, Discourse Blog spent Election Night 2020 talking with journalists, organizers, and podcasters about the state of the nation and what the hell happens next.

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The Election Made Me Get a Cat

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of deep anxiety over politics must be in want of a tiny creature to obsess over.

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Leave the Moon Alone

We are the reason we can’t have nice (celestial) things.

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