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The slaughter of you and me

I know I've missed some important stuff but I don't need or want to know anything more about Las Vegas, the statistics of this mass murder, or the motives behind the actions of the killer, whose name I will not even mention.

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I don’t recognize my country

My mother, a retired Holocaust studies scholar, recently reminded her Facebook friends of something my grandmother used to say: “It could happen here.” By “it,” of course, she meant another Holocaust.

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Gary and Me

A little less than two years ago, I wrote an essay for FāVS in which I mentioned that I listen to conservative Christian talk radio. I do this not because I’m contemplating a conversion to Christianity, or because I’m preparing to renounce two decades of personal support for progressive causes.

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American Willing to Listen

An old activist friend of mine, Fran Peavey, used to travel the world’s benches in the 1970s and 80s with a simple sign that read, "American Willing to Listen." We’d be looking at a different political landscape now if only more of us had.

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