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Conor Friedersdorf, has an excellent piece out on the Atlantic rounding up some good advice for the political left in the age of Trump. The whole thing has a lot going for it and is worth your time whether you want the left in particular to succeed or…

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I love my country. I love America. But the America that I've been standing in this whole time isn't the America I thought it was

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Imagine you are playing a game. The object of the game is to have the most points after an indeterminate amount of time. The only way to get points is to make deals. Deals give you points in exchange for someone else getting points. Not making trades…

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New post on See Infra: Mozilla, Mob Rule and the Veil of Ignorance

On Thursday, Mozilla released a corporate-speak laden statement announcing that Brendan Eich resigned under pressure as the CEO of Mozilla Corporation. Brendan Eich has chosen to step down from his role as CEO. He’s made this decision for Mozilla and our…

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I don't understand the fear of women in their full #YesAllWomen totality feel. I can't - I grew up in the parallel universe where the sexual assaults in the real world are invisible, more fantastical than ghosts or gremlins. A universe where all sexual…

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So here, now, I make my claim against the world, and announce my gift to the same. His name is Franklin, due in the second week of February. Take care of him, for I will raise him to take care of you. Let him be born free of kings and bound by…

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The forces of racism have counterattacked in force. They have tapped their reserves, they have recruited partisans, and they have struck with their guerrillas. And now, the bolstered forces of racism - ugly, no modifier, hunting for a race war racism -…

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We’re collectively obsessed with having the right answers when we should be making sure we’re asking the right questions. It’s an unfortunate tendency, perhaps most obvious in politics. President Obama visited one of our core allies today, a little island…

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Originally posted on See Infra: Easter is about hope. Easter is hope. It is the tomorrow that promises many other tomorrows. But it is also a day like any other. Many people will die today. Many people will suffer. Many people will give up hope forever…

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Originally posted on See Infra: Holy Saturday is a pause. It is the narrator of a tragic tale silently waiting on stage refusing to leave. And the Christian watchers have already had the ending spoiled for them. At the Episcopalian service that I attended…
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