Standing with North Korean Kids

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, President Donald Trump ordered a raid in Syria that murdered an 8 year old American girl named Nawar Anwar Al-Awlaki. She was the sister of the deceased Abdulrahman – killed along with their 17 year old cousin on the orders of former...
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College Classmate Tries To Get DACA Recipient Paola Garcia Deported

A 21 year old DACA recipient who has been in America since the age of 3 (which damn well makes her American, like it or not) was outed by a racist classmate at a Kentucky college (go figure) recently and threatened with deportation by ICE, America's deportation unit...
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Heroes: Former Mayor of Hell, Michigan Elijah Daniel

This may be older news to some, but in a stroke of genius, irony and hilarity, gay Comedian Elijah Daniel of California paid $100 to briefly become mayor of a town aptly called Hell in the State of Michigan. Mr. Daniel used the opportunity to make an incredible point...
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Heroes: Jack Layton: Canada’s Bernie Sanders

I never met former New Democratic Party Leader Jack Layton. In fact, I dismissed him during my days as a right-wing hack and Stephen Harper apologist as little more than a used car salesman and a pinko....
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The Truth About Austerity

Austerity, Income Equality and You What austerity measures meant (and still mean) for the average Canadian Austerity is the buzzword of the decade all around the world. From EU countries getting slapped with austerity measures to protect their status in the union, to...

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Faith Vs Religion

Having carefully contemplated the voracity of this article's inclusion in the Diatribe, the original intention was to merely hold the feet of Theocrats and fascists of all religions to the fire, primarily with the use of quotes (within their own context) from actual...

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A Hero Story

“Did you ever know that you’re my hero, you’re everything I would like to be, I can fly higher than an eagle because you’re the wing beneath my wings,” as the song echoed behind me I couldn’t believe how emotional I was becoming. It was Mother’s Day 2011 and all I...

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Stop and Think

I was reflecting today, as I looked around my apartment. I was thinking, I need to clean that, and I need to pay that bill and I need to buy groceries. Then I realized – I have an apartment to clean. I have money to pay bills. I have food in my fridge. I think a lot...

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4 Signs Of Depression You Can’t Ignore

Men and their mental health has been a common thread in the media over the last few weeks. With the increase in the number of men and women being killed at the hands of law enforcement officers and other senseless crimes there is no surprise that so many black men are...

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Things That are Important to Me

When presented with the assignment “Write 500-750 words on something important to YOU” my brain did what brains do best and presented me with radio silence. Absolutely zero ideas came forth. The ones that did dare to make their presence known made me nervous; how do I...

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