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This Week's Writing 4/22/23
Censorship on substack, the debt ceiling crisis, anti-shoegaze shoegaze, and more!
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If you read one thing by me this week, read:
Ban Nazis, unban sex workers on substack. (EIH)
Nebraska students rise up against anti-trans legislation. (Public Notice)
Our problem isn’t polarization. It’s fascism. (EIH)
The Fox/Dominion settlement makes our democracy a little more stable. (Independent)
The debt ceiling crisis proves that incompetent fascists are maybe even more dangerous than competent ones. (Alternet)’
Structural racism can explain the Obama/Trump voter. (EIH)
The anti-shoegaze shoegaze of Forest Bees. (Splice Today)
Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad and the myth of racial progress. (EIH)
White people are not discriminated against in the book industry, ffs. (EIH)
Star Trek TOS, “A Taste of Armageddon” and genociders for peace. (EIH)
In the Seed, the bodysnatchers invade your gender. (EIH)
Two short poems. (Five Fleas)
All day I dream
has chosen me for greatness.
for how long?
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