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Her Dubious Battles

Her Dubious Battles

Published on May 19th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“Out of all this struggle a good thing is going to grow. That makes it worthwhile.” ― John Steinbeck, In Dubious Battle If at any point I believe it’s not possible for Bernie Sanders to become ... Read More


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The DNC Code

Published on May 12th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

It almost feels sarcastic to say “Democratic Party” aloud these days, or even typing it out as I did just now. The Democratic National Committee in current incarnation is hardly democratic at all. From super-delegates to ... Read More


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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Primaries

Published on April 28th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

(This week, as a special crossover with Michael’s podcast, you can have him read this column to you. He felt the topic was that important.) “This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which ... Read More


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Still Life With Warmonger

Published on April 7th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“If you’re honest, you sooner or later have to confront your values. Then you’re forced to separate what is right from what is merely legal. This puts you metaphysically on the run. America is full of ... Read More


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Steal This Vote

Published on March 31st, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists. – Abbie Hoffman Preface I propose to you, dear reader, that there is the possibility that a major ... Read More


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DNC’s Just Not That Into You

Published on March 24th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

Bernie’s not a “real Democrat,” says Hillary supporting social media users. Many voters who registered as Democrats within the last year in closed primary states have been forced to use often-uncounted provisional ballots. Party representatives encouraged ... Read More


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How to Deal with the Passive Aggressive Work Email

Published on March 18th, 2016 | by Kiara Moore

With workplaces becoming more virtual, the rise of conflict through email is a common occurrence. Through the high volume of email correspondence in the office, I’ve learned that knowing how to be diplomatic and communicating effectively ... Read More


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50states of grey

50 States of Grey

Published on March 17th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“Sometimes I wonder if there’s something wrong with me. Perhaps I’ve spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.” ― E.L. James, Fifty ... Read More


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Another Roadside Distraction

Published on March 10th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“Look, America is no more a democracy than Russia is a Communist state. The governments of the U.S. and Russia are practically the same. There’s only a difference of degree. We both have the same basic ... Read More


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