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Straddling Class: Feeling out of place while in between classes

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My friend Shay told me that it sounds to her like I am a class straddler. I explained that I was incredibly uncomfortable while in the crowd at The Moth Mainstage event at The State Theater. (The Moth, for the uninitiated, is a live storytelling event, recorded versions of which air on MPBN Radio.) MPBN […]

Nowhere to Turn: Mitt Romney is “the twisted echo of Jay Gatsby”

Earlier this week, Mitt Romney suggested to a crowd of Latinos that he cared about 100% of Americans, which is devastatingly hilarious. He was bandying about this new percentage to ensure that even though he was caught on tape telling the guests at a $50,000 a plate fundraiser that nearly half of the citizens in […]