Keyword: Michael Gold
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Every time you go to a doctor, you have an unwanted 800-pound ghost in the office, injecting itself into every conversation about your treatment. more
The current U.S. Supreme Court is a partisan political operation which relentlessly advances the goals of the Republican Party to suppress minority votes and boost the biggest corporations’ financial interests over ordinary citizens of our multi-cultural democracy. more
The Republican Party is trying to cancel anyone who thinks differently. more
Have you ever had a wonderful friend for scores of years who is extremely reliable, then goes completely off the rails, and you never hear from him again? Or hard whiskey that suddenly stops getting you drunk? more
After the right-wing terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, some people might be confused in thinking that only Trump led us here — not Republicans. The two are indistinguishable. more
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “prejudice” as a “preconceived judgment or opinion; an adverse opinion or leaning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge; an irrational attitude of hostility directed against an individual, a group, a race, or their supposed characteristics.” more
Believing conspiracy theories must be comforting. Conspiracy theorists construct a venomous fantasy of an overwhelming threat, and they’re believed because they give the believer certainty about who the enemy is. more
An exploding pandemic, nationwide street protests against police killings of African American men, a cratering economy, and not least of all, a president who is aggressively trying to destroy democracy and install himself as absolute dictator for life — All mark America as a nation suffering from multiple fundamental crises. more
Early in the morning of April 4, about 4 a.m., just into springtime — the most pregnant of seasons — a 55-year-old Bronx man with diabetes, who found out he had been infected with the COVID-19 virus, called the police on himself. more
COVID-19 feels like watching a horror movie, except I’m in it. We’re all in it. more
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