John McCain’s vociferous attack on Donald Trump dodging the draft highlighted a rather towering double standard. In fact, he might have validated Trump’s actions.
Beyond the insane headlines and moronic soundbites, sits an even scarier truth. America under Donald Trump isn’t that different from what it was before.
The more we know about Harvey Weinstein, the more we forget the issue at hand. With the conversation now about those who failed to pan him immediately, let’s not lose our context.
We’ve been hearing the notable instances of sexual assault in Hollywood. However, I’d like to illustrate the choices those who “haven’t made it” face, those who are told they must do it in order to have a career. They don’t.
As the narratives spool from Weinstein’s actions, we should just focus on one: the words of the man himself. His trite barbs illustrate how easily history will repeat.
John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about being more aware of those around you and learning to love one’s self.
In the wake of yet another mass shooting, Katy Swiecicki writes a letter on behalf of the “pluses” who are also victims of these atrocious acts.
After the ugliness that revealed itself in Las Vegas, I’m wondering how we start to heal, and indeed where we go from here.
Once again, we’ve witnessed the worst massacre in American history. While the solution is obvious to everyone else, my money is on America once again avoiding it.