🔖 Teri Kanefield is a national treasure. – Can Democracy Work in America? Part I: “There are no Yankees here!” - Teri Kanefield
🔖 What a Former Republican Calls “The Conspiracy to End America” - Teri Kanefield
🔖 required reading – The Supreme Court has divided the country to please conservatives - The Washington Post
🔖 Shocking how this pamphlet from 1945 encapsulates the modern GOP
🔖 Every single word of this is accurate. It breaks my heart that the people who need to read this the most, won’t. – Americans Are Now Experiencing the Everyday Reality of Authoritarian Collapse
🔖 Why is America so obsessed with conspiracy theories?
🔖 Heartbreaking. 💔 – Students want new books. Thanks to restrictions, librarians can’t buy them. - The Washington Post
🔖 Fantastic piece. – Elon Musk, Fox News, and Free Speech Absolutism - Teri Kanefield
🔖 Oath Keepers: ‘How I escaped my father’s militia’
🔖 China’s protests: Blank paper becomes the symbol of rare demonstrations - BBC News
🔖💔 Confronting the grief of empty seats as 2022 mass shootings mount
Sometimes it feels like the conservative parties of the USA and UK are just trying to constantly one up each other on how stupid their policies and positions can be.
🔖 I already knew a lot of this, but reading it with much of the historical context included is important, and no one does that better than Teri Kanefield. – The Racist History of our Gun Laws: How We Got Here - Teri Kanefield
🔖 This piece is heartbreakingly accurate. – Opinion | Why nothing will change after the Uvalde shooting - The Washington Post
🗳💙🌊 hhetrs hoping.
This came up on shuffle this morning. It really highlights how far we have fallen since one of our political parties has embraced the racist elements in its midst. – America by Neil Diamond 🎵
🔖 if only this would make a difference here in the US. We can hope. – The Spectacular Collapse of Putin’s Disinformation Machinery
Those who are trying so hard to drag us back into the past are also the ones who are awfully desperate to keep us from learning what things were like back then. 🤔
🔖 This is a great piece. – Alabama’s capitol is a crime scene. The cover-up has lasted 120 years.
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'"–Isaac Asimov
🔖 America Must Become a Democracy - The Atlantic
🔖 Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Rosh Hashanah is a call to the rest of us
🔖 Sometimes satire is an incredibly effective way to make a point. – Just Because They’ve Turned Against Humanity Doesn’t Mean We Should Defund the Terminator Program - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
🔖 The Confederate statues should come down and the pedestals left empty - The Washington Post