Politics Sunday

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“All of the prostitutes are against the reopening of the brothels.” The French sex workers’ union takes a surprising stance. (Well, maybe not that surprising if you think about it.) (via TMN)

Now Arizona is going to start targeting illegal immigrant kids from the public schools. Nothing like picking on an eight year old to prove a point.

Secret suburban ICE prisons.

Have celebrities prolonged the Darfur crisis through their good intentions?

This has been a kind of depressing politics Sunday, so I will end with this, which explains the very important political question of what happens when bears and pterodactyls mate. I’m still not sure how I feel about it. (NSFW)


Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He’s been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →