This Week in Trumplandia


Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

Lessons from history tell us that liberals won’t save us from fascism.

Bitch Media says “F.U.C.K. I.T.T.” to fake news.

45 and co. have omitted queer and non-binary folks from the 2020 US Census.

Internet privacy—the little we actually had—will soon be another thing we can kiss goodbye under 45.

Surprise, 45 acted like complete child garbage during his meeting with Chancellor Merkel, which is to say he acted like he normally acts.

And here’s something you probably need: 5 Ways to Stay Informed About the News Without Getting Emotionally Drained.


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Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →