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Meaning Poetry

What If

The possibility of a new normal
maybe even
something
beautiful

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Opinion

This is Normal

Deep down, we all know that normal is very abnormal, but we play the game anyway.

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Meaning Poetry

Concrete

The lures of gloss, commerce and corporate perks were too strong, too tempting, too hard to resist.

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Comic Meaning

Burning Comic: Wednesday, December 4th

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Meaning

Book Review: Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

Macfarlane understands that landscapes, even those miles below the earth’s surface, cannot help but be enmeshed with the political.

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Comic

Burning Comic: Monday, November 4th

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Meaning Poetry

The Displaced of Capital

…so how can I today warm myself at the sad heartening narrative of immigration?

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Meaning

No More Airplanes

The candid young guide was not pulling any punches. As he spoke of the devastating encroachment of invasive species, salt-water intrusion and the destruction wrought by the giant oil corporations, his love for this remarkable landscape was palpable, as was his sorrow over its slow demise.

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Justice

Area Democratic Socialists of America push Missoula leaders on housing

Missoula leaders could face a crisis of unhoused Missoulians this winter that will force officials to act in a more permanent and humane way.

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Meaning

Missoula students stage die-in calling attention to Global Climate Strike

Missoula high school and University of Montana students staged a die-in to promote the upcoming Global Climate Strike week. They have planned a week of alternative education focused on the climate crisis and have pledged to continue striking if their demands are not met.