Articles by: Dylan Hock
Dylan Hock is a poet, novelist, professor and social activist. He is published in a number of little magazines and has an essay on the muzzling of Ezra Pound included in the anthology Star Power: The Impact of Branded Celebrity. He is an editor for Reverb Press and a contributing writer/editor for If You Only News and Liberal America. He is a board member of The James Jackson Museum of African American History and tech manager for the Ezra Pound Society. Follow him on Ello, Google+ and Twitter! To stay connected to a savvy collective of writers from all four sites, and more, follow Politricks on Facebook and Twitter.

Sanders’ Carpe Diem: Missive Asks Americans ‘Why Not?’ Seize Reins, Correct Country’s Course

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The course the U.S. takes from here is entirely in our own hands.

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Legacy Sealed: Obama’s Approval Ratings Soar After Historical Wins For Progress (VIDEO)

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All signs point toward a highly favorable legacy.

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‘Largest Ever’: 100 Organizations Around The World Push U.N. For C.I.A. Torture Accountability

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The “largest-ever group of civil society organizations” around the world have called on the U.N. to hold the C.I.A. accountable for its barbaric use of torture.

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VICTORY: Sen. Lindsey Graham Turns A Corner, Now In Favor Of Taking Down Confederate Flag

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A step in the right direction; albeit a slow one.

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7-Year-Old Charleston Girl’s Drawing Tries To Process AME Terrorist Attack, Goes Viral (IMAGE)

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This child’s drawing regarding the Charleston terrorist attack embodies the innocence and simple wisdom people yearn for so much, it’s gone viral.

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Man 2nd Amendments Himself In The Head To See If Gun Is Loaded, Prompts Question

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Could sensible gun regulation actually be ammosexuals’ best friend?

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White Fox Hosts Spin Charleston Shooting As Hate Crime Against Christians, Push Arming Churches (VIDEO)

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Fox News proves it is as wrong and ugly as ever.

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More Black Teens Beaten At Another Public Pool; Cops Break Girl’s Jaw And Rib, Mother Arrested (VIDEOS)

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Break the most minor law and the cops will break even a kid’s face. Welcome to ‘Merika — “land of the free.”

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Men’s Rights Advocates ‘Don’t Blame’ Man Shooting, Killing Woman For Sexual Harassment Claim

Men’s Rights Advocates ‘Don’t Blame’ Man Shooting, Killing Woman For Sexual Harassment Claim

After a woman’s claim she was being sexually harassed results in a man’s termination from his job, he kills her and his men’s rights buddies “don’t blame him” for it — but MEN are the ones being oppressed?

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Man ‘Matching Description’ Killed By Officer After Flagpole Attack, Prompts Discussion (VIDEO)

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America, where you can go from “matching the description” to dead in 45 seconds.

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Racist Walmart Throws Four Black Men Out Of Store For ‘Walking Too Slow,’ One Arrested (VIDEO)

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Men: “This is so racist!” Cop: “Yeah, it is! Take off! TAKE OFF!”

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Bernie Sanders Runs On ‘Redistribution Of Wealth’: Rich To Pay Over 50 Percent In Taxes (VIDEO)

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“It is time to redistribute money back to the working families of this country from the top one-tenth of 1 percent, and tax policy is one of the ways we do that.”

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Elizabeth Warren Hits Back After Jamie Dimon’s Comment She Doesn’t Understand Global Banking

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Elizabeth Warren: “I understand how they make their money. And that’s what they don’t like about me.”

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WATCH: Hilarious Viral Video Flips The Gender Table With ‘Drive-By Street Harassment’

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“I love your d*ck!”

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Bill O’Reilly Blames Pool Party Cop’s Actions On What? Media And ‘Anti-Cop Zealots’ (VIDEO)

Bill O’Reilly Blames Pool Party Cop’s Actions On What? Media And ‘Anti-Cop Zealots’ (VIDEO)

Bill has a hunch those kids in Texas were merely imitating what they’ve been seeing on the news so much, lately.

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New Poll Shows Majority Of Americans Are Sick Of Losing Freedom To Anti-Terrorism Propaganda

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We can seize our freedom back anytime we want, in a snap.

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What One Texas Pool Party Teen Abused By Loose Cannon Cop Has To Say (VIDEO)

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Time to hear the other side of the story.

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What Being Catty Looks Like: Joni Ernst Throws Hillary’s Words Back In Her Face (VIDEO)

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This is what being catty looks like: “It’s not enough to be a woman.”

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Violent Cop Settled Excessive Abuse Lawsuit For $100K Before Tamir Rice Murder (FULL REPORT)

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Shocker in Gloomtown, folks – the second cop involved in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice last November has a history of excessive violence.

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Anti-Muslim Organizer Pamela Geller Plays Martyr For Media: ‘I’M The One Being Hunted’ (VIDEO)

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Geller also has the gall to say, “Relish being the target? Who self-promotes to get killed?”

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