Keep Dallas in your thoughts.

Watching video of a mass shooting in your own city is strange and sad and difficult. Keep Dallas, and the DPD, and everyone who was at the protest in your thoughts. (The Dallas Morning News is providing fantastic coverage, with an understanding of the city often not found in national media, if you need an update.) Let’s…

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Trubama: I ship it.

Did you catch Canada’s Prime Minster Trudeau making the rounds with President Obama yesterday? They held a joint press conference that’s worth checking out: Because I mean, it’s this guy: Later in the day, they got dressed up for a State Dinner (and look at Michelle!): And that’s when the Internet noticed their friendly relationship…

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Best Picture: Spotlight

I’m a bit of a Ruffalo-head. (Wait, is there a nickname for fans of Mark Ruffalo like the Chris Pine Pine-nuts?) Anyway! I like Mark Ruffalo. In movies & probably in real life… he just seems like a solid guy. (Into activism, cares about people, and also he was great in 13 Going on 30.)…

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Paris, November 13

My heart hurts for France. If you’re looking for updates on today’s terror attacks in Paris, other than Twitter (which is my favorite for times when I want lots of info very fast), I suggest the Guardian’s liveblog, this Reddit page, and France 24’s livefeed (in English). Also, maybe ditch CNN and give the BBC and Al Jazeera…

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Syrians Refugees & Our Failure

The images I’ve seen documenting the massive number of Syrians seeking refuge in Europe are heartbreaking and I hope they’re able to find a safe place soon. Somewhere, somehow. We’ve been watching tragedy in Syria for too long to not have expected this. Graffiti on German train. Unknown artist. pic.twitter.com/sMzrp186uZ — Marc Krupanski (@PolicingWatch) September 4,…

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