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The end of the recorded Mayan calendar is upon us! The Scientific American wonders what’s up with our obsession with the end and dystopia.

Charlotte Allen blames the Sandy Hook massacre on a lack of men at the school. Yes, really.

Katie on Donald Trump suing someone for the grand crime of shittalking, Donald Trump.

Cory Booker is running for the US Senate.

The French believe in free birth control for teenagers.

Out of 17 developed countries, single parents in the US have it the hardest.

SYREETA MCFADDEN is a Brooklyn based writer, photographer and adjunct professor of English. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches and Storyscape Journal. She is the managing editor of the online literary magazine, Union Station, and a co-curator of Poets in Unexpected Places. You can follow her on Twitter @reetamac.

Syreeta McFadden is a contributing opinion writer for The Guardian US and an editor of Union Station Magazine.

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