Tom Dispatch

2020 Nov 17 - 7:44pm
In the two weeks since Election 2020, the country has oscillated between joy and anger, hope and dread in an era of polarization sharpened by the forces of racism, nativism, and hate...
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2020 Nov 16 - 3:31am
Imagine for a moment that Hillary Clinton had won the presidential election in 2016...
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2020 Nov 12 - 7:23pm
I saw them for only a few seconds. One glimpse and they were gone...
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2020 Nov 10 - 7:37pm
In 2016 as now, he was the candidate of chaos...
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2020 Nov 9 - 4:12am
As I lived through the nightmare of the election campaign just past, I often found myself dreaming of another American world entirely. Anything but this one...
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2020 Nov 5 - 8:03pm
In the chaos of this moment, it seems likely that Joe Biden will just squeeze into the presidency and that he'll certainly win the popular vote, Donald Trump's Mussolini-like behavior and election night false claim of victory notwithstanding. Somehow, it all brings another moment in my life to mind...
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2020 Nov 2 - 3:37am
It was summer almost half a century ago when I got into that Volkswagen van and began my trip across country with Peter, a photographer friend...
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2020 Oct 29 - 6:46pm
These past few months, it’s grown ever harder to recognize life in America...
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2020 Oct 27 - 6:47pm
It was July 2017, a few weeks before the “Unite the Right” Charlottesville riots, when white men marched through the streets of that Virginia city protesting the planned takedown of a confederate statue and chanting, “Jews will not replace us...”
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2020 Oct 26 - 3:06am
Donald Trump isn’t just inside the heads of his Trumpster base; he’s long been a consuming obsession among those yearning for his defeat in November...
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2020 Oct 22 - 6:44pm
For some time now, I’ve wanted to send Donald Trump to Hell...
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2020 Oct 20 - 6:41pm
“Look, folks, the air quality is in the red zone today. The EPA says that means people with lung or heart issues should avoid prolonged activity outdoors...”
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