Reading Time: 3 minutes We often idealize ancient Greek societies as early forms of democracy, but their version of free speech didn’t look anything like ours.
Reading Time: 2 minutes At what point does promoting fascist ideas become akin to shouting “fire” in a crowded theater? That’s what I’m wondering based on this Berkeley event.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When you find yourself sobbing in a movie theater bathroom, maybe it’s time to reconcile yourself with the fact that you’ve been sad for a while, and that this may in fact be impacting your writing.
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you are making these kinds of comparisons, stop and think about what you’re doing. Maybe read a history book or two.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If someone looks like or says they mean me harm, I take them seriously. I can thank my dad for this lesson in defensive driving, applied to other situations.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Emotional processing takes work. So does activism. Here’s what the two have in common: a natural distribution of styles across different people.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of us are facing discrimination, narrowing opportunities, tough choices. But kindness remains a choice we can consistently make.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many of us are vulnerable & we know it. In order to coexist, we’re asking you to help us fight the real ills here: poverty, hunger, & more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is anybody ever all that pleasant to be around when they’re working? Or was I just holding myself to some unrealistic standard?
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you ever get the urge to comment on someone else’s teeth, then unless you are a dentist, just don’t.