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Situationship #2

I’ve been trying to write something that further defines the waves of the bay. But I’m unable to make it clever, to make it mean something to the desirable and the undesirable, and get an applause. I’m too honest for my own good… I’m sitting here in the room, in front of the water, watching…

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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: ‘National Anthem Police in this country are out of control’

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban declared that the “National Anthem Police in this country are out of control,” leading to a tense exchange on Twitter with Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican who represents Texas. Cuban initially tweeted “Bye” on Sunday evening in response to a tweet from Mark Davis in which the Dallas-based conservative talk…

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People all over the world want my country’s president dead. Is that ok?

Let’s take a walk. I am Brazilian. My president is Jair Messias Bolsonaro. The guy is an anti-LGBTQ+ new right leader who actively advocates for the destruction of marginalized groups. From framing HIV patients as “too expensive” for the state, pressing for the unregulated exploration of the Amazon forrest and removal of indigenous populations constitutional…

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Why we give an opinion without having a clue: The false knowledge and information disorder

Nobody doubts that throughout history the lie and the manipulation of information have been part of the power relations and the struggle between States. Society has assumed with relative normality that political actors have a complicated relationship with the truth, and that, therefore, the only way to remain immune to its effects is to adopt…

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