Too often, we assume that because some are suffering worse, we must ignore the suffering of others. But this hurts us all.
Only recently, Trump’s election felt bizarre and insane. Now it’s becoming normal. And that’s exactly what he wants.
You may feel unheard, even ostracized by the orthodox world. But the truth is that there are more of you out there than you would ever believe. All you need to do is speak up.
I never would have guessed that choosing to be political would have been the most introspective choice of my life.
In an age when tyrants demand submission, those who ask for evenhandedness unwittingly become the tools of tyrants.
While I was at a recent march for Muslim refugees, a man yelled, “Justice for Palestine!” Some in the crowd cheered. And I was forced to face why I was there.
To fight against something is one thing. To fight for something is how we create true change.
Stressed for months, I finally took some time for myself. I couldn’t believe the effect just one break had on my entire life.
In these times, it has become more important than ever that we remember the value and power of nonviolent resistance. And that it does, in fact, make a difference.
Despite what commentators like Ben Shapiro say, our emotions matter when we look at facts. And if we don’t acknowledge them, they control us.