I often have people tell me that I’m a hateful human being. Sometimes, these are complete strangers who incessantly lurk like sharks in my Twitter …Yes, I’m A Hateful Human Being
It’s open season on school children. In the wake of nearly two years of a pandemic that has raged furiously through the planet, politically-poisoned,…The Trauma Anti-Vaxxers and Anti-Maskers Are Inflicting on Children
Freedom is an unearned privilege—and you have it. If you were born here in America you inherited it. It came with your breath and your birth …When Your Personal Freedom is Killing People
Last night I was talking to a group of people about the last year and a half and the toll it’s taken on all of us. They inventoried the familiar …The Grief We Postponed for a Year
Today, I received a text from our local pharmacy here in North Carolina, asking us to contact two friends or family members and tell them to get …Conservatives are Not Getting Vaccinated, to Own the Libs
The politics of fear is nothing new. We’ve seen it throughout history. It’s a well-worn playbook. When you lack actual ideas, you need an enemy. When…When Republicans Say “Woke,” They Really Mean “Human.”
Some days I wonder if this nation can be saved. I know what I’m supposed to believe: that America is still in its infancy, that it is a beautiful …Can America Be Saved?
I am a collector of stories. I watch people, I listen closely to them, I eavesdrop on their conversations in person and on social media, and I look …The Cruelty Sickness of Kind People
The ten victims in Boulder and the eight in Atlanta were survivors. They had managed to weather the greatest public health crisis of our lifetime: an…They Survived a Global Pandemic, But Not America’s Gun Epidemic.
AP Photo/Butch Dill 500,000 people in a year, gone. 5 full University of Alabama Stadiums. 192 9-11 attacks. 8.6 Vietnam Wars. 500,000 lives in 12 …Grieving Half a Million American Lives