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Jack Mirkinson

Editor of Discourse Blog.

How COVID Is Showing Us Our Terrible Climate Future

To stop the worst effects of climate change, rich countries have to move heaven and earth to help poor countries. COVID shows how unlikely that is.

Climate Change
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Bird of the Week: Antarctic Shag

Yeah baby!

Bird of the Week
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The Establishment Is the Establishment for a Reason

They may not be good for much, but they know how to maintain their grip on power.

Elections
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The Hottest New Trend Is Famous Matts Using Homophobic Slurs

They're all doing it!

Bad Online
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Democrats Are All Trying to Find the Guy Who Betrayed Millions of Renters

Hint: look in the mirror.

Libs
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Bird of the Week: Indian Roller

GASP.

Bird of the Week
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What Is Happening With Keir Starmer’s Face

Seriously..what.

Politics
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Guess That Whole ‘Actually Helping Poor People’ Thing Is Over Now

Giving people money has been a huge success so naturally we are stopping!

The Economy
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Bird of the Week: Willie Wagtail

This bird is a reminder that the avian world has just as many moody and temperamental residents as the human one.

Bird of the Week
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Yes, Israel Is Really At War With Ice Cream

The highest echelons of the Israeli government are now locked in combat with...Ben & Jerry's.

The World
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How Not to Interview an Evil Gazillionaire

Jeff Bezos is getting some of the softest coverage imaginable thanks to his upcoming space flight.

Journalismism
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Bird of the Week: Turkey Vulture

Look upon the mighty vulture, soaring in the sky with its unusually good sense of smell for a bird!

Bird of the Week
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Which Is Funnier: Trump Getting COVID or Bolsonaro Getting Hiccups?

This is a tough one.

Fever Swamp
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What Does Minnesota Have to Do to Get People to Stop Creating Freakishly Large Invasive Goldfish

What is going on????

Animals
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Bird of the Week: Yellow-Billed Stork

Look at the yellow bill on that stork!

Bird of the Week
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The Definitive Guide to Whether You Should Watch These Things I Just Watched

These rulings are final!

Discourse Movie Club
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Bird of the Week: Brazilian Tanager

Or, as we're calling it, the Antifa Bird.

Bird of the Week
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Pack the Court or Face the Consequences

Either expand the Supreme Court or watch it destroy any attempts at meaningful progress. Those are the options.

Courts
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Consider This Chris Cuomo Tweet

So much happening here.

Bad Online
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Hope the New York Times Is Happy Now

The NYPD attacked queer people again. Maybe the paper should revisit its editorial begging for cops to be allowed at Pride.

Media
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