Nazis Among Us: Trump and the Far-Right

“We have a wonderful opportunity here folks, that may never come again, at the right time. Donald Trump’s campaign statements, if nothing else, have shown that our views are not so unpopular as the Political Correctness crowd have told everyone they are.” This isn’t all that uncommon a thing to hear right now. These same […]

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Freedom at Sunset: Rojava’s Revolution in Syria

You’ve probably never heard of a place called Rojava . It’s in northern Syria, and its name means both ‘West’ and ‘Sunset’ in Kurdish. If you don’t know who the Kurds are, they’re a people whose homeland is divided by the national borders of Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey. You may have seen Syria on […]

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Politics for Revolution

“You didn’t vote? Well, then you’ve got no right to complain.” “You want things to be different, go to the ballot and get rid of the people representing you now.” I can’t believe people still say shit like this. To be that certain and that naive at the same time is impressive. How nice it […]

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We’ll Always Have Bernie

For a number of months this past year, American voters were treated to glimpse of what it might look like if we actually had democracy in this country. Many on the left have been energized, others were skeptical. There are good reasons for both attitudes, and much to be learned now that it’s over. Whether […]

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Incarcerated Workers Strike!

On September 9th, prisoners all over the country went out on strike against slavery in the United States. You read that right. It may sound like an exaggeration, but slavery continues to this day across US, made legal by the 13th amendment. “But the 13th Amendment abolished slavery,” you might be thinking. You’d be at […]

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In the Elections of 2016

In the elections of 2016, Americans have run out of options. During one of the most money-saturated elections in history, voters have been left to choose between two candidates who, in spite of their rhetoric, have far more commonalities than differences. On November 8th, the US electorate will go to the polls without any way […]

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The Shit List: Lovely Warren

December 20th, 2014. Mayor Lovely Warren ordered cops to evict the Sanctuary Village homeless encampment. Homeless people’s tents, sleeping bags, and personal belongings were stolen by cops or destroyed by bulldozers. Just in time for winter. When somebody called her out on social media for fucking over poor people, she literally wrote, “Stay in your […]

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The Shit List: Sande Macaluso

With his Hitler-esque mustache and sporting a big cigar, City of Rochester Marshal Sande Macaluso would make a great cartoon villain if his livelihood wasn’t ruining the lives of countless people in the City of Rochester. Whenever a “Too Big To Fail” financial institution decides to put profit over people and throws families out of […]

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The Shit List: Maggie Brooks

Maggie Brooks used her local TV personality (or lack of personality) to get elected to the County Legislature in 1995. She was then appointed by Governor Pataki to fill a County Clerk vacancy. She climbed the local political ladder to become County Executive. It’s impressive that such a turtle-faced charlatan was able to function in […]

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The Shit List: Bob Duffy

Bob Duffy was a pig. He became the RPD’s Chief of Pigs in 1998. In 2005, Bob became Mayor. Mayor Bob had a plan. In 2009, he tried to abolish the School Board and replace it with Mayoral Control, meaning a Board he’d get to appoint. It’s a favorite “reform” of the charter and private […]

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