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The former vice president’s preliminary campaigning for a 2024 run is a waste of time and energy

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It’s almost adorable that Mike Pence is even bothering to tease a presidential bid, much less one in 2024.


This Week in Racism

It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!

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Death and taxes used to be the only two certainties in life. But no matter how much progress it feels like we’re making sometimes, the sad fact is you can probably slide racism into that list. Are we in a moment of uprising that feels like it has the potential to create real, systemic change? Yes. Do people and organizations still show their ass on a daily basis? Oh, most definitely. And to keep tabs on all that ass-showing, we created a weekly racism surveillance machine. …


This Week in Racism

It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!

Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Getty Images

Death and taxes used to be the only two certainties in life. But no matter how much progress it feels like we’re making sometimes, the sad fact is you can probably slide racism into that list. Are we in a moment of uprising that feels like it has the potential to create real, systemic change? Yes. Do people and organizations still show their ass on a daily basis? Oh, most definitely. And to keep tabs on all that ass-showing, we created a weekly racism surveillance machine. …


Republicans will never come out against the congresswoman — because she’s the sad future of their party

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Marjorie Taylor Greene is a dangerous fool in need of adult supervision, but there’s nothing surprising about her rise in American politics. A significant portion of the electorate is no less hollow and hateful in their thinking; they’re the people who helped propel a racist celebrity con man and conspiracy theorist to the presidency. The folks who have an entire media ecosystem catering to their ignorance, no matter how much it drifts towards lunacy. The group that still largely supports Donald Trump.


Trump Republicans don’t care about politics or people — just power, at any cost

Trump Supporters Rally in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC
Trump Supporters Rally in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC
Trump Supporters Rally in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

Who could have ever imagined that the political party that’s largely maintained power over decades by employing Jim Crow-like voter suppression efforts and appeals to the lingering racism of the electorate would defecate on democracy like this?

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