Two weeks ago, Meg Conley wrote an essay in Slate about a paramilitary raid she went on with Operation Underground Railroad. OUR is an organization of…
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Anybody who’s talked to me in 2019 has probably heard me gush about Jia Tolentino, a staff writer at the New Yorker. Each week when I get the magazine…
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Let’s get this newsletter party started, baby. Today is Veterans Day, and November is Native American History Month. President Trump decided to write…
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I made the mistake of speaking up for Kobe’s rape accuser on a Facebook post yesterday. I received a reply from a stranger named Doug (who assured me…
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The words below are from a dear friend, a veteran, in a conversation we had yesterday: I went to lunch with my stepdad (a Navy vet) and my mom. We were…
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Remember when blogs weren’t brands? No affiliate links, no skincare tutorials, no Lightroom presets? In yonder days before capitalism saw extractive…
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Non-Mormons, feel free to sit this one out. Mormons: Stop paying tithing. It’s a blind misallocation of your resources and goodwill. I stopped paying…
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During my Instagram hiatus, I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationship with networked technologies. Don’t worry, I’m not about to rehash boring…
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You, my friends, are the real ones. THE GEMINI MIND SUBSCRIBERS. Many of you have been with me since ye olde blogge, The Lady Doth Protest Too Much, and…
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Because calls to action shouldn’t be buried at the bottom of a page: You can call the mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, at (612) 673-2100 to demand…
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It took me weeks to cry in quarantine. Those early days were rife with confusion and worry. We cancelled plans as the curve crept up. There was no time…
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I’ve been reflecting on 2019 through the lens of tarot. As a writer, I am a deep believer in the power of stories, archetypes, and imagination. A friend…
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