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9/11 & the War on Terror: A Queer Afghan Reflects

Neda Said Organizing Upgrade
I feel the burden of having to demonstrate that my ancestral homeland deserves to exist, and that my people are human and multi-faceted, with a rich history and resistance, and deserve the opportunity to thrive.

Tidbits - Sept. 9, 2021 - Reader Comments: GOP War on Women, starting in Texas, Going nationwide; Costs of Post 9/11; Afghan War fallout; Climate Crisis; Jobless Crisis; Nina Turner; Teenage Israeli Conscientious Objectors; Ed Asner; Domestic Workers

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Reader Comments: GOP War on Women, starting in Texas, Going nationwide; Costs of Post 9/11; Afghan War fallout; Climate Crisis; Jobless Crisis; Nina Turner; Teenage Israeli Conscientious Objectors; Ed Asner; Domestic Workers are Workers; more....

Tidbits - Sept. 2, 2021 - Reader Comments: Texas Outlaws Women Rights; End of Afghan War; Remembering Ed Asner; Star Trek as Anti-Imperialism; Tax Billionaires; Nabisco Workers; Labor Day; Take Action - Hurricane Ida; 9/11 Restaurant Worker Reunion;

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Reader Comments: Texas Outlaws Women Rights; End of Afghan War; Remembering Ed Asner; Star Trek as Anti-Imperialism; Tax Billionaires; Nabisco Workers on Strike; Labor Day; Take Action - Hurricane Ida; 9/11 Restaurant Worker Reunion & Memorial; more

Naomi Osaka and the Power of ‘Nope’

Lindsay Crouse The New York Times
This latest episode is evidence that when athletes such as Ms. Osaka are told to refrain from commenting on racism or politics and instead to shut up and play, it has always included an unsaid caveat: “unless we stand to profit off your voice."
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