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Defiant writes about politics, media, science and sex with, well, defiance. We are big believers in science, reason and the radical power of basic decency. American patriots in a cynical gilded age. Progressives in this strange, new regressive era. Lovers among haters. Optimists despite everything. Join us … and speak truth to power.

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Senior Reporter
Matthew Gault
Contributor to War is Boring. Email my twitter handle at gmail.
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Founder & Editor in chief
David Axe
David Axe goes to war so you don't have to.
Writers
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Janet Jay
Janet is a cyborg writer & editor living in Austin, TX with two doggos, a cat and a fiance.
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Ajai Raj
Former baby, future corpse, writer, reporter, comedian, musician, etc.
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Laura Kate Dale
Khalessi of Butts. Podquisition. LPVG EIC. Ex Dtoid UK EIC. Freelance @Polygon, @RockPaperShot, @Guardian, @Kotaku_UK, @VICEGaming. Laura@LetsPlayVideoGames.com
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Andrew Dobbs
Activist, organizer, and writer based in Austin, Texas.
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Miguel Miranda
Got interesting music? Reach me @helpfulmiguel
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Dave Unfiltered
Liberal curmudgeon-in-training. A bastard for peace. If you like my stuff, support me through https://www.patreon.com/dave_unfiltered
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Laura Muth
Master of International Affairs, writer, queer, feminist, progressive. Interested in women in conflict, alternative approaches to security, and Muay Thai.
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Allison WB
Armchair anthropologist, history teacher, history student
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Mark Wallace
Mostly a writer. Contents: “architecture, nature, alcohol, space travel, rock ’n’ roll” and boyreporter.com for past work
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CEH
20 years of protecting families from toxic chemicals
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Gordon Moakes
Bass-ist / writ-ist / graphic-ist.