Burgerbanism No. 10 – The Angry Jerk in Silver Spring, Maryland

After a somewhat less than illustrious gastronomic experience at Underground Pizza, I felt it was time to give another spot

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Book Review: Women Driven Mobility by Katelyn Davis and Kristin Shaw

Nat looks at a new book by Katelyn Davis and Kristin Shaw about women in the mobility and transportation space, and asks whether a politics of benevolent incrementalism is going to help us solve the climate crisis.

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Burgerbanism – Underground Pizza in Downtown Silver Spring

Nat and friends check out the newest spot in downtown Silver Spring, which serves Detroit Style Pizza, a Midwestern varietal of cheesy bread slathered in marinara sauce.

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Shutting Down Trade With Our Largest Trade Partner To Own The Libs

Though mostly vaccinated, Canadian truckers have been protesting a new vaccine mandate that affects cross-border truckers. The protests, which have clogged the Canadian capital for weeks, have now come to Windsor, where they are blocking the entrance to the Ambassador Bridge. And for what?

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“You’re Entitled For Suggesting People Take Public Transportation Instead Of Stranding Themselves On I-95” – Midatlantic Liberals

A rare, intense blizzard in the Midatlantic US snarled traffic on I-95, leading us to wonder: how is the car obsession even so engrained on the East Coast that people can’t imagine not driving cars?

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Year-End Wrap-Up: Handbuilt’s 2021 Reading List

2021 was, in many ways, even weirder than 2020. Was the pandemic finally over? Or was it just another series

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Christmas 2021: Handbuilt’s Naughty Or Nice List

Every year, we at Handbuilt Heavy Industries, Incorporated, feel the need to wrap up with a Christmas-y list of everyone who

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Book Review: Rise of the Warrior Cop, by Radley Balko

A new book looks at the militarization of police forces in the United States, how it costs taxpayers a staggering amount of money, threatens American democracy, and, above all else, doesn’t actually do much to reduce crime.

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A Love Burning Brighter Than The Gas Flares Of Zug Island

As many of you know, or don’t, I got engaged in September! Yes, folks– if someone thinks they can put

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