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Abby Zimet: Thank you, Elizabeth

A respectful, sorrowful, grateful farewell to Elizabeth Warren, the smartest, fiercest candidate in the race and one who deserved better from our still deeply sexist culture.

March 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

Jonathan Waterlow: The jokes always saved us — humor in the time of Stalin

In a world of stifling conformity and endless fake news, even simple satirical barbs can serve as a profoundly personal assertion that ‘I joke, therefore I am.’

December 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Julia Conley: As Public Shouts Approval for Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Rate for Ultra-Rich, Elites at Davos Admit: “It’s Scary”

“It’s wild that some people are more scared of a marginal tax rate than the fact that 40 percent of Americans struggle to pay for at least one basic need, … Continue reading

January 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

Video: Comedians have figured out the trick to covering Trump

. While major news networks have struggled to figure out the right way to cover the Trump administration, political satirists like Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, and … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Stephen Colbert — Hey, Russia, keep your crab claws off our internet

Undersea cables that carry 95% of our internet communications are in danger of being attacked by Russia. Finally, an armageddon that will affect all of us. Aired November 3, 2015

November 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

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