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The Lazy Way of Water — and a Word About Union Busting


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson The thing to remember about water when the lowest level of your house is being flooded is that it’s as lazy as a three-toed sloth. Well, almost as lazy.  Sloths are known for hanging upside down and moving as little as possible. There’s a reason for this: their diet is made […]

Arguing While Black


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson I’m steaming here.  If you’re black, you already know about the subject of this post. If you’re not black, but have no interest in white racism and white privilege, go find something else to read. A while back, in a place not far from where I live, a man came out […]

The Punch Line Is At The End


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson Once in a while, but not often, the ugly in the world gets to me and I go into my cave and sulk. That’s what yesterday’s silence was about. I couldn’t think of a pleasant thing to say, and figured the most life-affirming thing I could do was keep my hands […]

Fox News’ Lies Keep Them Out of Canada


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson There is no law in the United States requiring broadcasters to tell the truth. We could use a bit of that clean Canadian air down here. Reprinted from Reader Supported News. By Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Reader Supported News 01 March 11 As America’s middle class battles for its survival on […]


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