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Samantha Grasso

Writer and graphics at Discourse Blog. Also, Texan.

The Bitter Struggle to Form America’s Biggest Coffee Shop Union

Colectivo Coffee could become the largest unionized coffee shop in the country. Its owners are trying to stop that from happening.

Unions
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A pattern of "Colectivo Coffee Vote No On The Union" posters with red illustrated double-decker busses full of people with the language "Let's move forward together. Vote no" and "Choose Colectivo, not the IBEW. Your vote matters. Please vote. And vote no."

The Revolution Will Not Be Advertised

Burger King's sexist International Women's Day tweet was a reminder that the road to justice never runs through capitalism.

Bad Online
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A woman from a vintage kitchen appliances ad looking at various shiny metal appliances suspended in the air, among them burger king logos

Joe Biden’s Expulsion Machine

Today in 'What Now': the BORDER/LINES crew on immigration in Biden's America.

Housekeeping
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My Governor Is Trying to Kill Me

Greg Abbott's decision to lift all of Texas' COVID restrictions shows how little he values our lives.

Politics
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Greg Abbott sitting in front of a crowd of people after announcing he was reopening the state

Banish Unpaid Internships Straight to Hell

We could just stop having this conversation altogether if this practice wasn't an industry standard.

Bad Online
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Jane Slater, who is white blonde hair and in a purple top, speaking at the camera during a Zoom interview

There Is No Hell Hot Enough for Ted Cruz

The rage I feel as a Texan right now cannot be overstated.

Politics
ted cruz flying back from cancun

The Best Reactions to Rush Limbaugh’s Death

Ding dong, the Rush is dead.

Grifters
Rush Limbaugh speaking at a lectern and a screenshot of Twitter trends "Rest in Piss" and "Rush Limbaugh"

Texas Is a Failed State

What it's like to live through the hellish cold-weather crisis.

Climate Change
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Billy Tweedie, a priest, walks through a group of tents surrounded by snow under an overpass in Austin to see if anyone is left staying out in the cold.

I Got Vaccinated LMAO

I have....a lot of feelings about it.

COVID
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Sam and Christian holding up their CDC vaccine cards and smiling in two photos while sitting in a car

Neera Tanden Was Finally Made to Answer for Her Crime of Bad Tweets

This thing went fully off the rails.

Bad Online
A collage of Sen. John Kennedy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and OMB Director nominee Neera Tanden at Tanden's confirmation hearing.

Impeachment Is Not Enough

The hatred Trump whipped up goes far beyond January 6. The reckoning needs to reflect that.

Politics
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Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Discourses With: Lux Magazine’s Cora Currier on Socialist Feminism

'We want the ability to learn to live a good life, and we want to be unapologetic in those demands.'

The Discourse
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The Lux Magazine logo with the phrase "we want it all,

I’m Getting Vaccinated Because of Fatphobia

The BMI is deeply flawed, but because of it, I'm getting a COVID vaccine.

COVID
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Fat women pose for a photo at a pool party in the show "Shrill."

Marjorie Taylor Greene Is the Future That Republicans Want

The QAnon congresswoman isn't an anomaly within the GOP — she represents them.

Fever Swamp
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Screenshots of Marjorie Taylor Greene's Facebook post of her posing with a rifle with the squad, her harassing David Hogg near the US Capitol building, and a tweet to auction off her gun

Today In ‘What Now’: Bitch Media’s Evette Dionne on Journalism’s Crisis

'Objectivity is a false thing, and they pretend as if it's a real thing.'

Housekeeping
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I’m Not Ready to Move On Yet

I'm still in mourning for what we lost in the Trump years.

White House
Joe Biden with his hand on a bible held by Jill Biden, swearing in to be the 46th president of the United States.

The U.S. Government Is Still Out Here Trying to Do MLK Tweets

It's MLK Day, so naturally every branch of the government is embarrassing itself.

Bad Online
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Martin Luther King Jr Day tweets by government accounts including the U.S. Army, ICE and the Department of Defense

The Threat Is Coming From Inside the House

The Capitol siege was a week ago, but AOC and the Squad have been under siege for years.

Congress
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Instagram Live

We Finally Discovered What It Will Take for Corporations to Stop Giving Republicans Money

All it took was six years and an insurrection.

Congress
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Donald Trump shakes hands with Mark Zuckerberg

A Toast to the Sniveling Rats Jumping Off Trump’s Sinking Ship

These resignations are worthless.

Fever Swamp
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betsy devos
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