Kate Sykes

Kate Sykes is a writer and editor in Portland, Maine. When she's not organizing for power with Maine DSA, she's in the woods looking for mushrooms.
Articles by Kate Sykes
Shark! Reading Jaws in Trump’s America

Shark! Reading Jaws in Trump’s America

It’s beach season here in Maine, and killer sharks are in the news again. Maine occupies the northernmost range of the great white shark, but thanks to climate change, these apex predators are now stalking our rapidly warming coastal waters with...

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Artist Denies Cop Collaboration on Parkside Mural

Artist Denies Cop Collaboration on Parkside Mural

“Have you seen this?” a DSA comrade messaged me. “It’s a police badge!" Linked were two news stories about a mural at 82 Gilman Street in Portland, Maine that depicted two cats—one white, one dark blue, overlooking a sea of fish, with the words...

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