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Blood and Iron: The unacknowledged misogyny of the far right

TweetWords are, as ever, but the meanest of replies to the enormous significance of a tragedy like that which befell three innocent people in Kansas this week. Not only for the crime itself, but also for the miles-deep social cancer that it is a spasmodic symptom of. We are reminded, of course, that anti-Semitism remains [...]
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On the Sikh temple massacre and domestic terrorism

TweetThe incomprehensible violence that took place on 9/11 almost 11 years ago scarred us all. It has impacted the psyche of everyone in the US so much that politicians have been able to use “terrorism” as justification for actions that step far outside the realm of conscience or constitutionality (none of this was new post-9/11, [...]
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Terror in our midst: Clinic bomber admits he did it “because they’re killing babies there”

TweetThis is what domestic terrorism looks like, folks. Via TPM, the man accused of bombing a Planned Parenthood clinic in Wisconsin said yesterday that he did it “because they’re killing babies there.” As in, he joined the growing list of extreme anti-choice domestic terrorists who bomb, shoot, and act with intent to kill, sometimes succesffully, in the name of their “pro-life” [...]
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Hate crime victim works to save perpetrator from death row

TweetThese side-by-side interviews, with a hate crime victim who was shot in the face and the death row inmate who shot him, are simply breathtaking. Ten days after the attacks of September 11, in Texas, Mark Anthony Stroman shot three people, killing two of them. The third, a man named Rais Bhuiyan, survived, but with [...]
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