We must remind ourselves that we are not spectators of this world watching a high-definition movie on the big screen. We are this world.
Let’s get f*cking wasted, America.
I am not an economist and numbers do not speak as loudly to me as the events of my daily life. And that has been a treasure trove of immigrant contributions, making me thankful each day that I am lucky my father took the brave step of immigrating.
To be honest I don’t expect that plea to sway a single vote away from Trump. But like I said, this is mostly about me. I need to feel like I did my small part, that I said my piece, so that one day when my children and I are huddled inside our fallout shelter, eating our last can of Trump-brand Tremendously Corned Beef underneath the charred remnants of civilization, I can tell them I tried.
Many violent acts of terror have been committed by those who you, Mr. Trump, might consider unassuming – white men.
“So there aren’t actually kangaroos hopping around everywhere?”
Combining anecdotes from her own childhood with the voices of male and female rappers, anonymous posts on confessional apps (Yik Yak, Secret, Whisper), and demographic data regarding what’s wrong with millennials, Natalie Shields composes a portrait of a generation that…
Hawaii: You can swim, surf, and do the hula—that’s enough said. But what makes you islanders attractive is your constant, happy-go-lucky attitude. No matter what time of day or night, you’ve got a big ole smile on your face.
Is that what you mean when you say,
“Let’s go back
to the good ol’ days.”?
‘Cause those good ol’ days
may have been good
but they weren’t so fuckin’ hot
for anybody else
Act with kindness seeping out of your heart, even when there might not feel like there is any good left in the world because there is, I promise you there is.