Biden’s Other Border Crisis: The US Canadian Border

The US-Canadian border remains closed– and it’s no longer really clear why.

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Womxn House Envisions Future for Artists, Gender on Detroit’s West Side

Erin Gold gives a talk on her stained glass installation work at a new artist residency and gallery space at Womxn House, a home on the west side of Detroit.

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Short Circuits: What’s Going On With GameStop Stock

GameStop stock blew up. Should you care? No, not really. But you shouldn’t buy it.

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Unto The Flame: Managing A Literal Dumpster Fire

The end of 2020 (and my second-to-last-ever quarter in school) provided a good opportunity to think about all of the awful things we wanted to send off into the fire– literally.

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Facing A Crisis of COVID, Evictions, and Utility Shutoffs

COVID19 is exposing a particularly ugly nexus between energy insecurity and housing insecurity, referred to in a few separate presentations at a recent workgroup meeting of the Michigan Public Service Commission.

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Handbuilt: Gratitude and Resilience In The Strangest Year On Record

LAST NIGHT, MY PARTNER AND I SAT AT THE DINING TABLE THAT CAME INCLUDED WITH OUR 1895 HOUSE in Southwest

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Oh, It’s A Coup All Right– They’re Just Really Bad At It.

US President Donald Trump, in refusing to concede the election, is essentially amounting to a coup. Given the limited amount of competency of the administration, it alone is perhaps not terribly concerning– unless, you know, we combine this with the chaos created by COVID, and the threat of state violence.

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Sidebar: Is Disinformation The Cornerstone of the American Right?

The Tea Party Super PAC that incited Trump voters to protest the ballot count is the same group that pushed crackpot theories about COVID19 this past summer.

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