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  • Abortion Stories from Writers Resist

    Unlike the statistics above, our stories help humanize the theme of abortion, and this week we are sharing five of them, in poetry and prose, [...]

  • How to Disappear Completely

    By Mileva Anastasiadou   She’s not that young, already in her mid-twenties, when the double lines appear on the test. She is careful enough most [...]

  • Coat Hanger Song

    By Andrea England   The baby born into a subway toilet between Harvard and Porter Baby with the too-big head and ears that flap in [...]

  • On Abortion

    By Vicki Cohen   I am a nurse-midwife. For over thirty years, I provided prenatal care for pregnant women and welcomed new life. It was [...]

  • Dark Spaces

    By Heather Mydosh For Indiana HEA 1337   Eve is a common punch line in the joke against women with her penchant for the forked [...]

  • Floating

    By Penny Perry   Mother couldn’t have known what to do. She was only twenty-five, drove her big sister, Leona, six weeks pregnant to the [...]

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Videos worth watching

Emma Gonzalez: “Six minutes and about 20 seconds”
Washington D.C March for Our Lives, 24 March 2018

From SNL’s Kate McKinnon:
Hillary Clinton

From CNN’s Don Lemon to Trump:
What grade are you in?

Know the enemy: Watch NRA spokesperson belittle gun,
control, Pres. Obama, and the majority of the rest of us

Scene from ‘All the President’s Men?
View four more at The Public Theater NYC

How to Jam the Trump Brand
from Naomi Klein at The Intercept

Pursuing the Dream: What You Need to Know About DACA
Immigration, and Beyond, from Brave New Films

“Hijabi” by Mona Haydar
from her upcoming album One

Eating Twinkies With God
a short film by Meir Kay

TED: Reared in Westboro Baptist Church
and engaging across ideological lines

How free is our freedom of the press?
Trevor Timm, Freedom of the Press Foundation

‘Shell knew’: oil giant’s 1991 film
warned of climate change danger

“Impeachable”
By Noel Paul Stookey

Kellyanne Conway’s Interview Tricks
from Vox

Racism as a Spectrum with Mamoudou N’Diaye from Mic. Take the test.

Kellyanne Conway returns to 1984 with “alternative facts” from Meet the Press

The Great Feminists in Feminism Herstory Hall of Lady Fame | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

The Miseducation of Dylann Roof from Southern Poverty Law Center

“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” by Baba Gil Scott-Heron from Jabari Akhenamen

To Breitbart from Weather.com: Climate change is real and please stop using our video to mislead Americans.

Undocumented youth brace for a frightening future under Trump, from Think Progress

Liberal v. Conservative: A Neuroscientific Analysis with Gail Saltz, from Big Think

MSNBC town hall in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Trump voter gets reality check from Sanders

“Prove it”

from Tess Rafferty and Steve Cohen.

Code of the Freaks, a documentary

on disabilities and Hollywood

“Beyond Political Correctness” by Tess Rafferty

From Occupy Democrats

“Sound of Silence” by Disturbed

covered because, well, sad …

“Reverse Racism” by Aamer Rahman

An oldy, but ever more relevant

Founders of Black Lives Matter

interviewed by Mia Birdsong, via TED