New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

Capture life as it happens. If time feels like it’s passing you by - which it always is - take a photo. Write a song. Immortalize how you feel at that very moment. Save a smile for later. Reminiscing on memories preserves the fun of living through them. It allows your future self to vividly … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

The Significance of ‘All Lives’

I am a white American, and nobody has ever doubted that my life matters. Look at me. Look at my face. When people ask me what I am, where I’m from, if I say “I’m American” no one will ever turn around and reply, “No, what are you really?” There’s no special name for people … Continue reading The Significance of ‘All Lives’

Fake news fuels the fire of fear

In an age of revolutionized communication, the truth is drowning in a sea of misinformation. The Internet, arguably the greatest technological achievement in human history, collects the sum of humanity’s knowledge and places it at our convenience. It’s reinvented the ways we interact with one another: any piece of news can be delivered from one … Continue reading Fake news fuels the fire of fear

Make politics boring again

The line dividing Washington and Hollywood has become all too thin.  The two are situated at opposite ends of the United States, with thousands of miles between them, but their media exports have become almost indistinguishable.  While film studios churn out formulaic fluff action movies, cable networks produce ceaseless panels and programs in a hellish … Continue reading Make politics boring again