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What Just Happened?: Coronavirus Is Here

We are not helpless. Educating ourselves is the first step: Once we know what we’re facing, we can act.

What Just Happened?: The Acquittal of Donald Trump

Even if the arc of the moral universe does bend toward justice—and it’s not clear that it does—it’s little comfort in a time as tenuous as this one. Read more »

What Just Happened?: The Impeachment of 45

Impeachment proceedings are rare and complicated. What do they actually mean? Read more »

What Just Happened?: Back to Back Mass Shootings Are Our New Reality

These shootings are so routine, in fact, that many of us barely bat an eyelash or shed a tear before we’re forced to move on to the next tragedy, the next trauma, the next mass loss of life.  Read more »

What Just Happened?: Amazon Workers Are on Strike

Amazon’s evolution over the past 20 years has put a spotlight on the human cost of rampant capitalism Read more »

What Just Happened?: Ohio Just Effectively Banned Abortion

The six-week abortion ban known as the “heartbeat bill” is now law in Ohio. Read more »

What Just Happened?: The Mueller Report Won’t Save Us

It looks like this monstrous presidency has some smarmy new fuel. Read more »

What Just Happened?: The Year of the Woman 2.0

Last night was a powerful start to taking back the democratic process. Read more »

What Just Happened? : Far-Right Violence Isn’t a Fringe Reaction to Trump’s Dehumanizing Rhetoric—It’s the Whole Point

This isn’t about what just happened. This is about what keeps happening. Read more »

What Just Happened?: Christine Blasey Ford Is a Goddamn American Hero

Are we all okay? Is everybody hydrated and reminding each other to unclench our teeth, lower our shoulders, and keep our pets close? Read more »

What Just Happened? : From Fake News to Real Bullets

We all knew this would eventually happen. Read more »

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