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No to Deportation Police! ¡NO a la Migra!

Want to stand up for the people who are being targeted for unfair deportation in the USA? My good friend from Texas, Courtney, asked me if I would make these two signs. One is in “Spanglish” and one in full Spanish. “Migra” means “immigration police” and if you are in …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Art-Less Weekend, Arabic Type Puns, World Press Winners, Vivid Methane and More!

Hello hello, my friends! I bring you some justified distraction to your day—rather amazing items here, I must say. For the duration of President’s Day weekend, The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has removed all works created by or donated by immigrants for their Art-Less initiative and it’s astonishing. Via …

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Leaks

The big news right now is the leaks coming out of the White House about the Russian connection with the Trump administration. We have all known there was some sort of connection, since it was confirmed that Russia was involved in hacking our election with the intent of promoting Trump …

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Dakota Pipeline

I’m trying to keep a visual journal of things happening in America as we slip deeper into a racist and fascist takeover and I think few things speak as loudly as what has happened at the Dakota Access Pipeline site in North Dakota. Obama attempted to protect the native land …

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Amreica is Grate!

Ah, the art of writing! From elegant multi-volume novels to a well-distilled Tweet, the written (and spoken) word is lauded with grand awards while somehow simultaneously dismissed as something that can be done by anyone. But while just about anyone can use language to communicate, it can be glaringly obvious when there’s something… missing.

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Trump Archive, Darwin’s Demons, Met Art Open Access, Vinyl LP Slo Mo and More!

Well, well, my fine friends, I’ve peeled myself away from the news long enough to bring you some links of interest. Now if you don’t mind, I’d better return to check on the headlines because I’m sure 15 things have happened in the interim. I hope you like! Archivists Want …

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Hearts for Art at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Hearts for Art

If you love art (and I know you do), get thee to a museum and show your love this Valentine’s Day! Institutions across the U.S. are putting their hearts on their sleeves (and floors and walls), inviting visitors to send love to their favorite works of art. For example, the Denver …

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Resist; Persist

Last Wednesday, Senator Mitch McConnell made a comment that turned what would have otherwise been a relatively commonplace occurrence in Senate into a catalyzing event, and provided a rallying cry to re-energize the resistance. The subject of the comment was Senator Elizabeth Warren. She had the temerity to read aloud …

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