Avant-garde filmmaker John Smith’s new short premieres on MUBI, and opens a window of respite in the news flurry.

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Screenshot from Citadel, John Smith

Please enjoy this picture of a dog, and also a curated selection of news, content, and jobs.

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Photo by Jonathan Daniels on Unsplash

Something to read while you’re sheltering in place.

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Photo by Inside Weather on Unsplash


The rioters that stormed the Capitol on Jan 6 targeted journalists — as did the police; a hallmark of authoritarianism.

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Credit: Tyler Merbler


No one can go back to school, so I guess we have to school ourselves.

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Photo by Jason Rosewell on Unsplash


My latest video essay for Netflix asks — and answers — a long-debated question.

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Photo by Jason Rosewell on Unsplash


Welcome to all subscribers, new and auld, in 2021! Here goes.

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Sing Hosanna, 2020 is almost over! We’re a day early this week, to catch you on Christmas Eve.

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Less than a fifth of the COVID relief bill went directly to Americans' pockets. Now people are tweeting bizarre findings in the legislation.

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Photo by Louis Velazquez on Unsplash


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Eliz Mizon

Politics and culture writer. Editor of Chompsky. Media reform advocate. UK/US.

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