Mia Birdsong is the host of More Than Enough, a Nation podcast that uses the concept of universal basic income to start a conversation about dignity, deservedness, and the country America can and should be.
a practical guide for identifying fascists.
Duane Ivan Todman.
Anatomy of an internet shutdown.
People Who Tried New Quarantine Hobbies Tell Us How That All Worked Out.
Deciphering appliance error codes for
washers, dryers, dishwashers, and ranges.
A Stroll Along State Street in Albany, New York, a stretch of road I know extremely well.
Kurt Thomas, U.S. gymnastics’ first world champion, dies at 64.
Triangles vs. Rectangles:
What’s the Better Way to Cut a Sandwich? (it involves math)
She Gets Calls And Texts Meant For Elon Musk. Some Are Pretty Weird.
Ain’t it the troooth.
If you can’t find self-rising flour, just add 1.5 tsp baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt per cup of all-purpose flour.
Why Is It ‘Eleven, Twelve’ Instead of ‘Oneteen, Twoteen’? Race in America
George Floyd’s Autopsy and the Structural Gaslighting of America.
The cascade of crises in black America.
The Mimetic Power of D.C.’s Black Lives Matter Mural.
Why The Small Protests In Small Towns Across America Matter.
The protests bring on
a Me-Too reckoning and media reckoning on race.
This Is How It Feels To Be Racially Profiled.
From 2018, and still unfortunately relevant:
Before You Call the Cops – The Tyler Merritt Project.
The Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation Reading List and Anti-racism books (NYT).
CNN/Sesame Street town hall on racism.
Lots of resources
here and here.
What You Should Keep In Mind About COVID-19 If You’re Protesting.
Fox News apologizes for segment linking stock market gains to the deaths of unarmed Black men.
Iowa Republicans Vote Out Rep. Steve King, the most overtly racist member of Congress.
Ella Jones Elected to Serve as Ferguson’s First Black Mayor.
The myth of the kindly General Lee. #IMPOTUS
If He Goes Even Lower, We’d Better Be Prepared.
The Regime Is Beginning to Topple.
History Will Judge the Complicit Why have Republican leaders abandoned their principles in support of an immoral and dangerous president.
Cockwomble (noun) – A person, usually male, prone to making outrageously stupid statements and/or inappropriate behavior while generally having a very high opinion of his own wisdom and importance.
This is your America.
NYTimes Op-ed warns of a
‘vaccine’ October Surprise.
The unemployment rate is really 3% higher than claimed.
Lincoln Project ads:
Leadership and Steps and Mattis.
An idea: buy a postcard, send it to Temporary Occupant, 1600 Black Lives Plaza, Washington, DC 20500 (ZIP Code should get it there), and send your message of disdain. (Postage is 35 cents, but hey, spend 20 cents more, slap that first-class stamp on it, and support the USPS.)
The Bunker Boy – Randy Rainbow. Now I Know
The American Civil War of World War II and Giving a Word a Different Spin and They Called it “Massive Resistance” and A Step Too Far? and Cherries, Helicopters, and Hair Dryers and High Altitude Flatus Expulsion and It Doesn’t Stand for “Eradicating Dangerous Mosquitoes”. MUSIC
And They Lynched Him On A Tree by
William Grant Still.
Lift Every Voice, Karen Briggs violin rendition.
Rise Up – Andra Day.
EK Ellington, W Marsalis, O Wilson.
No One – Kevin Flournoy ft. Rebecca Jade.
Jungle Love – Morris Day and The Time.
People Get Ready.
Cover Stories for Outkast, Lauryn Hill, and Jack Johnson.
Took The Children Away – Archie Roach.
Flivver Ten Million by Frederick Shepherd Converse, performed by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Let The Sunshine In from HAIR Virtual Corona Version | 2020.
Sound of Silence – Dana Winner.
21st Century Schizoid Man – Toyah & The Humans, A tribute to Bill Rieflin.
Smile – Voctave A Cappella Cover.
Once in a Lifetime – Kermit the Frog.
Mr. Ed Theme Song, in German.