A selection of favorites from the editors of Ordinary Times
Trump’s re-election numbers look worse than his predecessor’s, in more ways than one.
For over a year, I have been commuting by train and bike from my home in Santa Rosa to South Marin County. This change in how I get to and from work has allowed for reflection on what it means to construct livability in our towns and cities.
So my co-workers took me to Dragon Man’s.
What I am proposing is a way to increase the supply of pharmaceuticals that are widely used, off-patent, and are not available in the quantities needed.
Delve even deeper into the well of American crapulence.
I’ve compiled a list of songs about wanting something really bad and then about the pleasure of finally getting it for people who hate holiday music just as much as I do.
A decade after its release, we’re still wrestling with The Dark Knight’s murky politics.
Even though a mounting body of evidence indicates needle exchanges can save lives, conservative-minded governments are stifling conversation on the topic before it even has a chance to begin.
How Berkeley – and Crisco – informed me that I was done with the technology industry.
The numbers do not lie: Paul Ryan’s tenure as Speaker corresponds to the most fiscally irresponsible period in American history.
The quintessential first world problem – what holiday gifts can we give that won’t simply get thrown onto the heap?
I may still be an anxious worrywart, but my neck has never been warmer.
Social Security was, in fact, explicitly imagined and implemented to provide a dignified retirement for all Americans.
What is up and coming in the next two years for public education in California
The media is itching for a competitive 2020 Republican Primary fight. But actual Republicans? Not so much.
The “Bunker Mentality” is nothing new in the White House. Almost every president of the modern era has been accused of it at various points. President Trump could be said to have been in such posture from day one.
Once again, it’s that time of year!
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Police officers are already broadly protected from the consequences of snap decisions to shoot; what about those who choose not to kill?
I’m against Medicare for All but I understand that many people are for it. There are various arguments in favor. But paying for it will not be easy. And supporters had best stop trying to pretend that it is.
Your lack of service does not make you a lesser citizen or unworthy of respect. Your success is not tainted by what you think is a catastrophic failure.
“So you’re saying this won’t be on the test?”
You are trying to balance two environmental disasters against each other, with catastrophe looming on either end.
Just watch the video and bask in the sight of one of the 20th century’s great entertainers at the absolute height of his powers.
My (brief) life as a labor activist.