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Stassa Edwards
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Features editor. Writing at the intersection of women's health, politics, and history. Work at Lapham's Quarterly, Aeon, The Awl, Self, and Cabinet. Writing a book about hysteria.

Parent in this school system here. This is the same school district where Marjory Stoneman Douglas is—since the shooting there in 2018, all of the schools have armed police (not just the school resource officers they used to have) and this kind of security is pretty typical, especially at the high schools. Read more

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Biden promises to “write an American story of hope, not fear... of decency and dignity [...] may this be the story that inspires us.” Sounding very Obama-esque at the end here Read more

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“Disagreement must not lead to disunion,” Biden says, promising to be the president for “all Americans”  Read more

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Biden is emphasizing unity, sounding a lot like my Boomer mom, a stark contrast to the American carnage speech Trump gave four years ago Read more

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a small piece of good news--Michele Rayner wins her state house race in St. Pete.  Read more

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Pence’s calmer version of Donald Trump is absolutely psychotic  Read more

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Pence asking Harris to “stop playing politics with people’s lives” is extremely rich  Read more

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Pence is completely dodging the question about America’s high death rate  Read more

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not really sure how we got to Trump complaining about computers in cars? Read more

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Trump refuses to condemn white supremacy to which Chris Wallace responds, “okay, moving on”  Read more

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Donald Trump just implied that white men have “no status” in society  Read more

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I wish Joe Biden was “wrapped around the finger” of the left Read more

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Trump’s tax return defense makes the assumption that the average American is a complete idiot who doesn’t have basic financial literacy Read more

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