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Samantha Grasso

Writer and graphics at Discourse Blog. Also, Texan.

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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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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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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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

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

These resignations are worthless.

Fever Swamp
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This Is How America Works

BLM protesters get assaulted. A Trump mob gets to take the Capitol hostage. What more do you need to know?

Congress
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Please, Fuck Off: Whole Foods CEO John Mackey

You don't have to be a doctor to see that he's peddling able-bodied, rich people bullshit.

Fuck Bosses
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The Secret Socialist History of America’s Favorite Anthems

Yes, even the Pledge of Allegiance.

Culture
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The Pathetic Stimulus Won’t Be Enough to Help My Mom

She got laid off while Congress worked out how many struggling people to betray.

How Things Work
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Joe Biden Wasted No Time Betraying Immigration Activists

Biden has made it clear that immigrants don't deserve better than what his Democratic predecessor offered them.

Immigration
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Presenting: the Nominees for Discourse Blog’s Person of the Year

The people who made our lives slightly better (or worse) in 2020.

The Discourse

Instagram’s Millennial Lifestyle Ads Are Haunting Me

My feed is basically unusable thanks to these endless, patronizing ads.

Bad Online

Operation Santa: Pandemic Edition Is as Depressing as It Sounds

The bleakness at the heart of the USPS program is especially pronounced this year.

How Things Work
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The ‘Hire More Women Guards’ Presidency is Here

A round of applause for the diverse leaders of U.S. empire.

Politics
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Shocker: TV’s Quest to Purge Blackface Was Less Than Genuine

Was this ever really about being thoughtful, or just about not looking racist in public?

TV
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Sure Feels Like Someone in Congress Is Going to Die From COVID

How could these people — with the power do actually do something — be so reckless?

Congress
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