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Courtney
This newsletter is what happens when you take, "going Kerouac on everyone's ass," too seriously.
Created 01 Jun 2021
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  • Writers Without Data
    10 Nov 2021 • 9 min read
    Thank you for being a subscriber! This is a small newsletter with dreams of one day growing into something a little bigger. If you like what you have read, please share it on whatever social platforms...
  • Bimbo Reviews: The Green Knight
    08 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    "Green Knight" by Chris Turner Photography is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 I’m in San Diego having a late birthday celebration with my parents, so here’s a fun and low effort review of The Green Kni...
  • The Key to 2022 Midterm Success is Workers
    03 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    "White and African American males hold signs that read: 'The Dress Shipping Clerks' Won't Cross the Picket Line. We Stand United with the Dressmakers Union!' 1958." by Kheel Center, Cornell University...
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go?
    01 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Installation at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston, MA. Photo by Courtney Caldwell. “From our barracks we could see the gas chambers. A heart-rending cry of women & children reached us there...
  • Let's Means Test Jobs
    29 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Joe Manchin using his fingers to count how many new yachts he is going to buy with his fossil fuel bribes. ("Sen Manchin - WV" by Civil Air Patrol is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0) Joe Biden’s signature...
  • The Knowledge That Kills
    27 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Recently, we introduced the 1988 John Carpenter masterpiece They Live to a friend who hadn’t seen any Carpenter movies. “This is a fantastic entry point to Carpenter,” I thought - it’s got it all: ant...
  • Rage Is Not a Substitute for Control
    20 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    "Road Rage is bad" by bobbsled is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 A couple of months ago, I experienced a much scarier version of what has become a very routine experience where I live (Dallas, TX): road ...
  • Americans May Be Unable to Acquire Christmas Treats
    18 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    "Empty shelves at a grocery store" by waitscm is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Last week the White House announced that, due to ongoing supply chain issues, “there will be things that people can’t get,” at...
  • 4.3 Million People Told Their Employers Off in August
    13 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    "I Quit: 1" by rocketace is licensed under CC BY 2.0 “If you don’t like your job, get a new one.” For at least as long as I’ve been in the workforce, this has been the de facto response to anyone that...
  • Burnout Spending is a Feature of Capitalism, Not a Bug
    11 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 2 2
    My husband sent me a link to a Wall Street Journal article this morning about “burnout spending” a concept I am, unfortunately, deeply familiar with. He saw it on his feed and thought, “My wife will f...
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