Jane Caro

Oh, for the Confidence of a Mediocre White Male Vice President

(Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic vice presidential nominee 2020, YouTube screenshot)
The Vice Presidential Debate boiled down to yet another extraordinary woman being comprehensively patronized, lectured, and interrupted by yet another deeply mediocre man.   Well, that’s 1 hour, 46 minutes, and 8 seconds that I will never get back! Thanks to the Editor of The Big Smoke for asking me to write about it, I found myself ... Read the full article
Jane Caro

Jane Caro has a low boredom threshold and so wears many hats, including: author, novelist, lecturer, mentor, social commentator, columnist, workshop facilitator, speaker, broadcaster, and award-winning advertising writer.

Protests, Politics, Possibilities

The political winds have shifted since Portland’s May 19th mayoral primary. Now, the top vote getter is the underdog, but the other name on the ballot could be a spoiler.