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Waiting For Summer To End

In California, September is the cruelest month In other regions of the U.S, September brings tantalizing hints of fall I see it in the tweets and Facebook posts from people in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, even Washington: announcements of a tingling…

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My Invisible Shield

White privilege was invisible to me. Until it wasn’t. How do you know you’re white? This is a question the Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice at U.C. Berkeley, Savala Trepcynski, posed to a large, racially diverse group of…

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Could You Be Disenfranchised?

The war on vote-by-mail I tried, I really tried, to aim away from politics this week. But with the step-up in the attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, writing about anything else just felt like setting a nice table while…

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Times Are Dark, So Lighten Up

We won’t get through this if we lose all our joy I’m not trying to be funny here Seriously. What I’m after is a sober-sided defense of levity. After taking an afternoon off yesterday from all the awfulness that is America these…

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