Claire Harris

What’s Worse: The Pandemic? Or the Politics That Surround It?

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Waking up, fretting over the pandemic, and listening to the news is a daily routine. As is wading through the political dreck and hackneyed takes that follow soon thereafter.  

During this pandemic, my routine — and that of everyone in my ... Read the full article

Claire Harris

Claire Harris is a writer in exile who has spent the last decade traveling and working around the world. This is not nearly as glamorous as it sounds and usually involves scraping by on a diet of muesli and cheap wine. Occasionally together.

Risen Apes: School Daze

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “School Daze,” Park recalls his time at Evergreen State, which coincides with the college’s debut. 

Black Lives Matter: The Battle of Lownsdale Square (Portland, Oregon)

There’s the picture painted by right-wing media about protests in Portland, Oregon, and then there’s what is actually going on. Veteran Sean Davis experiences it firsthand.