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The Baffler,  September 29, 2017

Weekly Bafflements

In which everyone remembers Hugh Hefner was always an abusive creep with bad taste in leisure wear

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Hugh Hefner died.

Here’s the only thing you need to read about him.

 

“You Are Jonathan Chait’s Enemy”

For Splinter, Alex Pareene makes quick work of Jonathan Chait’s longstanding project: making sure that nobody to the left of him gains any meaningful power or influence.

 

I just think it’s funny how . . .

Chait read Pareene’s piece and his feelings were hurt. Lmao.

 

Tfw you makes memes for Nazis.

Turns out an Austin-based political consultant helped the AfD win seats in the German Bundestag for the first time.

 

ADAPT are heroes.

Sarah Jones examines the aesthetics of protest and the incredible work that disability rights activists have been doing.

 

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