Caitlin Johnstone has a dream that all artists everywhere dedicate their powers in service of humanity, and walk away from any jobs that peddle or protect evildoing.
There’s no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.
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Sean Davis examines the events in DC on January 6th and hopes that history will not only capture all of the facts, but the nuance in every ironic detail that unfolded.
Donald Trump is getting the chaotic, violent, blood-soaked sendoff that he always demanded—but he might have overstepped the mark this time.
S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Miles from Nowhere,” Park talks about cigarettes, Scientology, and substance use.
Ta ta, 2020. What a year. The Big Smoke America is now five years old and has published over 2,100 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 (+20 more) from 2020.
The Nazis were also convinced that society was secretly under attack by an elite class of monsters. Sound familiar?
Christmas has many traditions, but the walk to the 2020 version has taken many a strange path over the history of the holiday.