Flowering out of the Fracture

Our democracy is not inevitable, and neither are the socio-political-economic rules we have tacitly agreed to live by. The fragility of our system of government, or our government itself, is as inspiring to me as it is frightening.

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Who Voted For Trump?

Rich people who don’t want to pay taxes; Single issue “pro-life” voters; Lifelong Republicans whose identity is tied into party affiliation; Frightened people. Most Americans agree with Democratic policies, so Republicans earn their votes with a steady dose of “scary stories and threats.”

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Corona Revolution

The lies of our capitalist system was stripped to the undergarments in this health crisis, and then systemic racism tore off the flimsy remains. Lots and lots of stunned, outraged, unemployed White people joined the unsurprised, outraged Black folks who have been out there for centuries demanding Justice.

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