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.
Why books like the “Velveteen Rabbit” can teach us that education is overrated and crying is severely underrated.
As we enter a new age of animalistic tribalism, we have a duty to stand for truth before identity.
A journey from safety to trauma to more trauma, and how it helped me understand the world had never been the safe or good place I had been told it was.