Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017

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Alternate Facts by Tim O’Brien

By | 2017-02-23T12:03:42+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

  "The Little Golden Book of Alternate Facts" by Tim O'Brien builds upon the classic Little Golden Books to create a satyrical response to Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway's euphemism "alternative facts." She spoke the term on Meet the Press, Sunday 22 January 2017, when referencing false statements made by new White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer about the [...]

Funhouse

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:54+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Dick Eiden A pity such a sparkling world fell into our clumsy hands, soiled with petroleum and blood, slippery as a swindler leaving town at night past rows of homes for sale, scrawny trees tied to stakes on the boulevard. A pity our shoes were untied, our feet not planted, we didn’t look up in [...]

Bedtime Stories from Donald Trump

By | 2017-02-23T12:07:33+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Deanne Stillman   “Who has read The Art of the Deal in this room?” Donald Trump last year at a Liberty University rally. "Everybody. I always say, a deep, deep second to The Bible.” Long before Trump requested a show of hands, there was someone who proclaimed her admiration for the book in an online forum. This was Laurel [...]

Digital Dust

By | 2017-02-23T12:11:29+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , |

By Pattie Palmer-Baker The agent sifts digital dust, not like stardust sprinkled on profound black, instead gray-brown specks leaking out of ATM machines, trickling from laptops, dribbling out of phones. He shapes the particles into a digital fingerprint, blots out truth messy with color, paints the grooves black and white. When the wind blows through a [...]

INDIVISIBLE: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

By | 2017-02-23T12:12:46+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , |

A note from Writers Resist about The Indivisible Guide: Donald Trump's election has motivated a lot of people in a lot of ways, revealing their smarts, their generosity and their passion for making the United States a safe and nurturing home for all people. One of the more pragmatic responses is Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting [...]

The Netherlands welcomes Trump in his own words

By | 2017-02-23T12:14:16+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Issue 9: 26 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , |

From Sunday with Lubach "From this day forward, it's going to be only America first! America first!" –Donald J. Trump inauguration speech