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Jack Mirkinson

Editor of Discourse Blog.

Bird of the Week: Black-Winged Stilt

This bird has it all figured out.

Bird of the Week
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Introducing: Our ‘Succession’ Sick Fuck of the Week

All the characters are sickos, but who is the biggest sicko???

TV
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Remember Colin Powell’s Victims

Tributes are pouring in for the former secretary of state—but we should never forget the vast harm he helped cause.

Politics
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Bird of the Week: Australian Raven

Congrats to the people of Australia on this top-notch corvid.

Bird of the Week
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Sally Rooney Deserves An Apology

The author's courageous decision to support the BDS movement was met with vile, gross, and honestly weird distortions of the truth.

Bad Online
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What Conservatives Accidentally Get Right About Columbus Day

They say we're living in the world he made, and they're correct! They just think that's a good thing.

The Discourse
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Bird of the Week: Red Junglefowl

It's not a chicken! But it also IS a chicken.

Bird of the Week
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Two Sides of the Same Coin

Biden says nicer things about Haitians than Donald Trump, but he's carrying out the exact policy Trump wants.

The World
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God Forbid a Politician Faces the Consequences of Their Actions

Why is Kyrsten Sinema's cruel obstructionism socially acceptable, but confronting her about it isn't?

Congress
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Happy One-Year Anniversary of Trump Getting COVID

Will we ever feel that good again?

Politics
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Big Scoop From Axios: Kyrsten Sinema Rules!

Somehow, the site keeps getting big exclusives about how awesome the Arizona senator is. Weird!

Journalismism
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It’s Time For Progressives to Keep Their Promises

The congressional left has to put its money where its mouth is and block the infrastructure bill.

Congress
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Bird of the Week: Green-Barred Woodpecker

Woodpeckers are objectively awesome.

Bird of the Week
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Have You Ever Considered That This Might Be Who We Are

How many 'not who we are'-style events have to happen before our leading politicians admit the truth?

White House
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The Stupidest, Stupidest, Stupidest, Stupidest, Stupidest Possible System

We are ruled by complete freaks presiding over institutions of the highest idiocy. Like the Senate parliamentarian!

Congress
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American Horror Story

The deportation of Haitian migrants is yet another inhumane response to the consequences of a crisis that the U.S. helped create.

The World
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Bird of the Week: Toucan Barbet

'A damn watercolor of a bird.'

Bird of the Week
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We Don’t Talk Enough About: Lox Spread

It's a delicious schmear for all the people, not just the privileged few.

The Discourse
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Starbucks Is Waging a Ridiculous, Sinister Union-Busting Campaign

The company's union-crushing strategy: send the bosses in to sweep the floors!

Fuck Bosses
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The AOC Dress Freakout Isn’t Really About AOC

It's about the enraging limitations of our current political moment.

Bad Online
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