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Thanksgiving is… Contested

The autocomplete feature of Google describes the most common searches containing a phrase. The most common searches about Thanksgiving Day, being thankful, being grateful (and their negations) give us a bit of a glimpse into the cultural concerns we give about Thanksgiving.  Here are the

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The World’s Most Hideous Consolation Card?

“Tough cookie,” the card said. When I picked up this card in the grocery store the other day, I read the literal words on the left. The underlying message, as I read the card in between the lines, sits on the right: Sympathy cards are

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!