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Tsunami, Tidal Wave or Earthquake?: The Battle of the Midterm Metaphors

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

The notion that we see our electoral politics as akin to the 2004 Indonesian tsunami or any of the countless other natural disasters which have killed millions without warning is telling. And what it suggests about who we are politically is of far greater concern than which party narrowly captures the Senate in November.

This Little Piggy Got Slammed Against Concrete

Ari Solomon | Posted 02.25.2013 | Green
Ari Solomon

Our society cuddles and coddles certain animals (dogs and cats) while relegating others to the monstrosities of the slaughterhouse. It's wrong, shameful, and woefully inconsistent.