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This past week was tough, and I had a hard time focusing on anything but rapid fire news updates — the United incident, a shooting at a school, the situation in Syria, and so on. This piece by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the brilliant book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of…(Read More)

Politics of Identity


Like many people, I’ve been disturbed by the birther movement’s latent racism. One of the most touching responses I’ve seen to the President having to release his long form birth certificate is by Baratunde Thurston, a black comedian who (among other things) works for The Onion. He posted a heartbroken video response…(Read More)

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