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1:12 PM, April 25th, 2012
The Occupy movement has raised important questions about rising inequality, and about the terms of the bailout. I think that we continue to experience the political fallout from anger over the bailout—esp. the fact that it did not hold the banks to account. Nor did subsequent regulations resolve the problem of banks “too big to fail.” It is important to continue to keep these questions at the center of our politics.
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1:15 PM, April 19th, 2012
The Kony videos, especially the first one, provide a very simplistic narrative about a complex situation and offers a feel good solution that at the end of the day does nothing on the ground.

Former child soldier and author Ishmael Beah on his issue with the Kony 2012 videos. (via newsweek

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8:05 PM, January 19th, 2012
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DEBATE NIGHT! Nothing brings me more joy than getting paid to watch Republicans nuke the bejesus out of each other.

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DEBATE NIGHT! Nothing brings me more joy than getting paid to watch Republicans nuke the bejesus out of each other.

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