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arlene-goldbard's picture
Sep.19.2012
“No matter how cynical you get, you can’t keep up.” (Lily Tomlin) I have a friend who talks about “the default world.” He means the one in which we adjust to absurdity, tolerating behavior that we ought to rebuke, simply because in that diminished reality it has become normalized. In the...
geri-spieler's picture
Sep.12.2012
I hadn't planned to volunteer for the Obama campaign. I know I will vote for him, so I decided that was enough. I'm very busy trying to make a living as a freelance writer.  I'm one of the 8.1 percent unemployed that has given up looking for a real job.    The competition is fierce...