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PIG CUTS STRAIGHT THROUGH AMERICAN FOODIE HYPOCRISY

It's about time America became disenchanted with foodies. Pig, Michael Sarnoski's foodie noir about loss, love, and labor in Portland,...

CUBA'S ELITES HAVE FAILED THEIR COUNTRY

When the protests against the Cuban government broke out across the island on July 11, one of President Miguel Díaz-Canel's first reactions...

 
 
 

THE INFRASTRUCTURE BILL NEEDS TO SUCCEED WHERE TECH'S UTOPIAN PROMISES FAILED

As the multitrillion-dollar infrastructure bill wends its way through Congress , its exact parameters and legislative outcome remain...

“BOTH SIDES” JOURNALISM WILL NEVER DIE

Over the last six months, Republicans have tried to rewrite the history of the January assault on the Capitol, casting a violent attempt...

 
 
 

HOW TO LIVE IN A BURNING WORLD WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND

It was the middle of June, and my mother had just died. “It's 112 degrees in Seattle,” someone told me. “Fuck you,” I recall responding....

MITCH MCCONNELL DUSTS OFF THE GOP'S DEBT CEILING SCAM

With much of Washington focused on griping over an infrastructure bill and the makeup of a House committee that will investigate the...

 
 
 

DID FBI INFORMANTS THWART OR ENCOURAGE THE PLOT TO KIDNAP GRETCHEN WHITMER?

“OK, well how's everyone feel about kidnapping?” a 37-year-old weight lifter and militia member named Adam Fox asked last July, over...

MORE REASONS TO HATE THE DENTIST

Few people enjoy going to the dentist. But generally speaking, we don't question what's done to us when we're there. On Episode 33...

 
 
 

DOES ANYONE UNDERSTAND THE DEMOCRATS' MIND-BENDINGLY COMPLICATED CARBON TARIFF BILL?

In the past week, the United States and Europe have tossed a once-obscure climate policy into the spotlight: carbon tariffs, or “border...

BIDEN FINALLY FINDS HIS TRUST-BUSTER IN JONATHAN KANTER

After six months of indecision , President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday-finally-a nominee for one of the most crucial positions in...

 
 
 

MORE REASONS TO HATE THE DENTIST

Few people enjoy going to the dentist. But generally speaking, we don't question what's done to us when we're there. On Episode 33...

EDGAR ALLAN POE, CRANK SCIENTIST

There's never been a more curious work in Edgar Allan Poe's oeuvre than his 1848 epic, Eureka: A Prose Poem. A freewheeling attempt...

 
 
 

HOW TUCKER CARLSON AND A STORY ABOUT A POSSIBLY FICTIONAL TRANS PERSON FUELED TWO WEEKS OF VIOLENT, RIGHT-WING PROTESTS

The scene at Los Angeles's Wi Spa on Saturday was disorienting: Anti-trans feminists carrying signs with slogans like “protect female...

WHY DOES CONGRESS LET THE IVY LEAGUE OPERATE AS A MONOPOLY?

In a unanimous decision last month , the Supreme Court ruled that universities' long-standing practice of colluding through the NCAA...

 
 
 

WHY DID ISRAEL'S JUDICIARY BECOME AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE?

In the Israeli elections of March 2020, the third out of four in just two years, parties seeking to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

A NEW GLOBAL GROUP OF 21 LAWMAKERS WILL PRESSURE COUNTRIES ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Last Friday, a video went viral of a bemused German driver navigating through floodwaters, laughing at a floating car before realizing...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK IS DESIGNED TO SPREAD COVID MISINFORMATION

The Biden administration went to war with Facebook late last week, blaming it for the persistent and dangerous anti-vax sentiment gripping...

BUYING DRUGS FROM CANADA WON'T SOLVE AMERICA'S OBSCENE HEALTH CARE COSTS

In a sizable executive order released earlier this month, President Joe Biden asserted his determination to rein in prescription drug...

 
 
 

KATIE KITAMURA'S INTIMACIES POSES A MORAL DILEMMA

Katie Kitamura's 2017 novel A Separation tells the story of a woman, a literary translator living in London, who flies off to Greece...

THOSE BATHING BEARS AREN'T CUTE. THEY'RE CLIMATE CHANGE VICTIMS

Climate has always been one of Lake Tahoe's biggest selling points. Nevada is infamously inhospitable to everyone but Elvis impersonators...

 
 
 



FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...