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Apparently, we can’t just get along

The FBI reports that in 2017 hate crimes increased by 17%, a particularly large jump. That’s the largest number of hate crimes in the last decade, and the third year in a row that hate crimes increased. Before that, hate crimes had been generally decreasing. Hate crimes increased by an even larger amount against Jews […]


Can’t we all just get along?

© Joel Pett People, I just want to say, you know, can we all JUST get along? Can we get along? Can we stop making it, making it horrible for the older people and the kids? … It’s just not right. It’s not right. It’s not, it’s not going to change anything. We’ll, we’ll get […]



In April 2016, Donald Trump was interviewed by Bob Woodward and Bob Costa. They asked candidate Trump if he needed to tame the rage in the Republican Party. Trump replied: Yes, yes, but I bring that out in people. I do. I’m not saying that’s an asset or a liability, but I do bring that […]


Fight Hate With Love!

Last week, a white supremacist started screaming anti-Islamic slurs at two Muslim girls on a commuter train in Portland. After three men rose from their seats to defend the young women, the attacker pulled a knife and stabbed the men, killing two and putting the third in the hospital. Two Muslim organizations launched a fundraising […]



Hate crimes skyrocketed after the election of Donald Trump. But some people are doing something about it. Hate crimes in New York were up 63% compared to the year before, so activists in New York decided that they needed to run workshops to train people on what to do if they witness a hate crime. […]



I’m out of town for the weekend and just heard about the fatal stabbings in Portland. As someone who recently moved back to Portland and consider it home, this is deeply disturbing to me. The incident started when Jeremy Joseph Christian, who has a history of posting white supremacist screeds on social media, started screaming […]