Opinion Piece


I need to detox. Pull the plug out of the wall. Turn off MSNBC. Put the New York Times away unread. Step off the treadmill of the Daily Trump Show. (Has anyone ever taken up so much oxygen with so little to show?)

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The Dystopian Oligarchy

There are also, of course, the many daily reminders that we live, increasingly in a Dystopian Oligarchy. Haven’t most people, at some point, worked in an organization—corporate or volunteer or otherwise? There are lessons to be learned from that work.

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The Old Normal

Now is the time…

Sitting idle and feeling the simmering anger bubble and rage beneath the surface isn’t really doing it for me right now. On the street I’m working too hard to keep down my screams at the wrong-way bicyclists, the taxis hogging the pedestrian crossings, the double baby buggies taking up too…much…space. I feel myself turning into That Guy.

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Under Assault

I’m not a woman. But I’m still feeling as though I'm under assault. I didn’t realize that’s what it was until Ana Marie Cox on Lawrence O’Donnell’s show on MSNBC spoke of Trump’s assault of women and continued, almost off-handedly, that we’re all feeling assaulted. Because we’re powerless to stop it.

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