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Now, I have always loved the sea. I save whom I can. A baby be damned without a mother. A mother be damned without her child. A man be… More
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Texas Observer will continue publishing after staff crowdfunds more than $300,000.
The crusading liberal magazine had planned to lay off its staff after its nonprofit board voted to shut down. But it reversed course on Wednesday.
Great write-up by @evadcoleman of @UnitedMegaCare Ministry In Civics (MIC) launch last Saturday. We're honored to partner with you all! @ldallen @dfw_abj @BlackVotersMtr @RYHTexas @TPHDallas
Russian authorities have put Nadya Tolokonnikova (@nadyariot), a member of the @pussyrrriot punk group on a most wanted list for criminal suspects as the Kremlin works to stifle political dissent. The criminal charges Tolokonnikova faces are not specified. https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/pussy-riot-nadya-tolokonnikova-russia-most-wanted-list-criminals-1235294889/