Disgusted. Shocked. Horrified. That’s how I felt as I listened to the testimonies of the victims of the unprecedented sexual abuse of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. How could someone be so vile and conscienceless? How could all those women be
Last night Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address, punctuated with painfully elongated applause, heart-warming stories of triumph, and gut-wrenching stories of tragedy. After much speculation we’ve finally arrived a year later to address the question -
Foreign policy is a tricky domain for any national leader. Running the gauntlet of high-stakes negotiations, alliances, and mortal enemies with the end result having either disastrous or wildly beneficial results is unavoidable but essential. That work is made all
We’ve all had that experience where someone around us repeats a word endlessly, until a point where it loses its meaning in our heads altogether. Oftentimes referred to as semantic satiation, insults can likewise lose meaning when repeated ad nauseam.
IMPOTENCE ______________ A Play In One Scene by Dillon Eliassen Dramatis Personae: Mildred: a lobbyist Natalie: a Pfizer marketing executive Eleanor: an activist and sexual psychologist Andrea: Director of "March Against The Patriarchy" Setting: an office on K Street, Washington, D.C. Spring, 2019 Mildred: Thank you, Andrea, for agreeing to
On January 20th, the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration, over a million women marched against misogyny. At the forefront of their concerns were sexual assault, the lack of political engagement, and Trump’s divisive policies. This seemed noble, as I desire precisely zero
In a speech on the Senate floor this Wednesday, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) gave what may arguably become the cumulating speech of his political career, as he is set to retire from office at the end of his current term