Watch the Badass Ursula K. LeGuin NBA Speech That People Are Calling “Show-Stealing” and “Prophetic”

“We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings,” Ursula K. LeGuin … Read More

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Leslie Feinberg, Transgender Marxist Pioneer, Dies at Age 65

Famed transgender activist, communist and author of Stone Butch Blues Leslie Feinberg passed away November 15 from complications of Lyme disease, babeisiosis,… Read More

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As Ferguson Braces for Grand Jury Verdict, “Violence Will Not Be Tolerated” Meme Is a Reminder of How the Protest Started

The grand jury verdict on whether officer Darren Wilson will be indicted in the killing of unarmed teen Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri was supposed to come in October. Then early November. It’s still not here. And though observers and citizens alike have long expected that Wilson will be cleared of wrongdoing, that he will walk free and more protests will ensue, the expanding wait is jacking up tension in Missouri. … Read More

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Watch (NSFW): Veterans Are Screwed, So She’ll “F*ck Veterans”

In honor of Veteran’s Day, comedian Jessie Kahnweiler went to her local VA and began filming herself offering lewd propositions… Read More

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Piers Morgan, Andrew Sullivan, and Who Gets to “Police” Offensive Language

Yesterday, Piers Morgan penned an ill-advised screed about “The N-Word.”

It’s such an inflammatory and offensive word that for any high profile white person to publicly use it, without abbreviating to ‘N-word’, is rightly tantamount to professional suicide and personal opprobrium.

I don’t use it; would never use it. But it has become astonishingly ubiquitous in modern American society.

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Cuaron, del Toro and Iñárritu Criticize Mexican Government over Missing Student Case

Variety reports that Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuaron and Alejandro González Iñárritu, the Mexican directors and founders of… Read More

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