This week, though outlets and public officials are reluctant to acknowledge it, the news really highlights just how many different systems are broken at once. It’s rough to watch, and it’s even rougher when everyone acts like it’s no big deal. But it’s not just you; it is a big…

As is fitting for late October, we’re starting to see the specter of elections really shift the news, especially on Capitol Hill. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but at least for this week, it sure is insufferable. …

It hasn’t been a full week since you last heard from me, but nonetheless a lot has happened. As has become the protocol, most of it is pretty rough. Here’s hoping I have better things to report soon.

Standard standing reminders still apply: I am no journalist, though I play…

Folks, thanks for bearing with me through a rough week. Your reward is… well actually, the news is pretty terrible this week too, for the most part, so I don’t even have a good consolation prize. Better luck next week!

Standard standing reminders still apply: I am no journalist, though…

If it seems like you’ve heard this week’s stories before, that’s because you have–every single one of this week’s topics is a continuation from a previous week. In some instances, this is very frustrating, but in others, it’s reassuring; dumpster fires won’t change if nobody stands there with a hose.

After a brief break, the news is back to being a bad parody of itself–seriously, folks, I couldn’t make half of this stuff up. But here we are, and I haven’t found an escape hatch from this timeline yet, so here we will remain. …

This was a very eventful week, and a lot of it was even promising! (I suggest you don’t think too hard about the fact that people bringing lawsuits about illegal things and requiring humans to get basic vaccines is promising. Just take the endorphins and call it a day.)

Standard…

By this point, it’s late enough into Biden’s tenure to see what normal looks like under a competent administration, and frankly, normal under a competent politician still kind of sucks. There is a lot of work to do, and the news this week really highlights that. …

Well readers, I’m back, and just in time for yet another clearance sale here at Bargain Basement Dystopiaville. The writers have really jumped the shark this week, so I recommend reading this with your comfort food of choice.

Standard standing reminders still apply: I am no journalist, though I play…

The news continues to be A Lot for another week, and COVID stories in particular continue to show a country that is bizarrely divided over simple questions of health. It’s very exhausting, but I’m here if anybody needs anything.

Standard standing reminders still apply: I am no journalist, though I…

Kara Hurvitz

Boots on the ground for social change, one step at a time.

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