Stories of Immigration as Protest: Letters to Donald Trump — Longreads

Barbara Zitwer, Colm Tóibín, Elham Manea, Linda Coverdale, Kyung-sook Shin, and Anne Landsman share their stories of immigration to protest Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban.

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Each Breeze Began Life Somewhere As a Little Cough — Discover

Poet Christoper Citro meditates on the omens — good and bad — that arrive on air: “I pierced the clear membrane and the coils expanded and the guest bed took its first deep breath. Each time a visiting friend or family member sleeps on it, it will take another.”

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Lies, Lies and More Lies Catching Up With Bully President — THE SHINBONE STAR

Less than 100 days in the Oval Office, and the Bully President has lied, issued misstatements or tweeted inaccurate information on a wide variety of topics designed to create an alternate reality for the state of our nation. According to a comprehensive tracking of his words since Inauguration Day by the Toronto Star’s online site, thestar.com, Trump […]

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Your president may be making you sick — THE SHINBONE STAR

When listening to people (sentient adults who actually voted) talk about the evil clown who somehow wormed his way into the Oval Office, I hear them say they’re angry about the way he’s rolled back critical regulations protecting our waterways and our bank accounts. I hear them say they’re disgusted with his Cabinet choices. And […]

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Why does he hate America? — THE SHINBONE STAR

An open letter to the 45th president of the United States Sir: Why do you hate America so much, when this country has been so good to you? What went wrong in your life to make you the mean-spirited, vindictive, bigoted creature you are today? You were born one of the most privileged humans on […]

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