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Samantha Grasso

Writer and graphics at Discourse Blog. Also, Texan.

What’s Really Behind the GOP’s War on Critical Race Theory

It's not just about shutting Black people down. It's about protecting whiteness.

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A Year After George Floyd’s Murder, Democrats Are Selling Out to the Cops

The party is set to weaken the already-feeble legislation named after Floyd.

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The Endless, Thankless Task of Making My Cats Lose Weight

What am I do to about my hungry little fellas?

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A Deep Dive Into Israel’s Fully Cursed Twitter Account

Israel's posters are working overtime—and the results are both strange and chilling.

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Ellen, Boss of ‘Ellen,’ Concludes That Ellen Is a Great Boss of ‘Ellen’

Ellen DeGeneres' un-apology tour begins.

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Meet the Leftist Trying to Unseat a Conservative Southern Democratic Congressman

An interview with Odessa Kelly, who could be Nashville's next representative.

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How Cori Bush Exposed the Endless Cruelty of Transphobes

Rep. Cori Bush shared her encounters with medical racism, and enraged a swath of transphobes in the process.

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‘I Desperately Wish That We Could Move Beyond Words’

Today in What Now: Katelyn Burns on fighting the anti-trans movement.

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Please, Fuck Off: J.D. Vance

Leave it to the media's favorite "real America" hack to explain why free childcare is actually bad.

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St. Vincent Thought She Could Treat Prisons Like a Game

A controversial interview mostly shows that the artist wants to treat prisons like a toy she can wheel out whenever it suits her.

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Lance Bass Has Turned Me to Dust

BRB gonna go buy myself a grave plot after this world-shattering revelation.

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If This Is What Fighting Asian Hate Means, I Don’t Want It

Daunte Wright's death is a reminder that we can't expect policing and surveillance to keep any of us safe.

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You Can’t Reform This

Daunte Wright's killing shows that true justice will only come from abolition.

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What the Hell Did I Just Watch

Colin Jost on 'Drag Race'...why?

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Lil Nas X Is Playing Christian Nutjobs Like a Fiddle

He has created a piece of art that has also made right-wing Christians pissed as hell.

Culture
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Banish Unpaid Internships Straight to Hell

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

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