As human beings, we naturally desire to be anchored. It's why we buy houses to settle down in, why we get excited to start a new job, and why long term relationships can be so rewarding. Anchors can be short term, or long term commitments. They can be rusty and frail, where they are only … Continue reading Anchor
Time: The Kalief Browder Story, a Netflix Original series, pulled me into reality that I was both expectant of, and ignorantly unaware of. The degree to which injustice, brutality, torture, dehumanization, and racism not only became a part of this young man's life, but consumed it. Kalief Browder, a sixteen year old from the Bronx, … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Know Kalief Browder’s Name
Throughout my university degree so far with a Political Science major, I've heard a lot of opinions that I really don't agree with. However, I quickly learned that an open mind is an educated mind, and you will never expand yours if it's always cut off from hearing an opinion that is on the opposite … Continue reading Why Abortion Is Not a Political Debate
You know that feeling where an intense rush of memories can wash over you and give you a sense of absolute nostalgia? It's the jolt feeling you get when you turn the shower head on and a wave of warmth cleanses your body. It demands to be felt. It can sometimes come at the most … Continue reading Lemonade Nostalgia
Scrolling through my Netflix feed I am amazed at the number of true crime tv shows that have emerged over the past year; a newly found obsession of the public that needs to be fed. I realized that this fascination for true crime that I've had for several years now, is seeming to slowly creep … Continue reading Where Are All the Missing People?
Last month, beginning on March 7th and spanning until exactly a week later on March 14th, the entire country of Venezuela was in a nation-wide blackout. Since then, the country has experienced several smaller blackouts in specific areas and other spottiness in power. The cause of the week-long blackout was reported to be by a … Continue reading What the Blackout in Venezuela Brought to Light
During the past two years, I've fallen down a lot of holes. Some, I didn't think I would ever be able to get out of, despite it being my own choice that I ended up there in the first place. Through a couple hundred YouTube videos, podcasts, tv shows, novels, movies, and one university course, … Continue reading Appreciate Those Who Can Handle Walking Around in the Dark
In the weeks leading up to the release of the highly-anticipated Mueller Report, a comprehensive conclusion on the guilty or non-guilty nature of Donald Trump's role in the allegations of collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, there were essentially two possible outcomes under two umbrellas of allegations. Robert Mueller, former FBI Director, could … Continue reading How the Mueller Report Became the Barr Report
Cap /kap/ - a protective lid or cover for an object such as a bottle, the point of a pen, or a camera lens. To a lot of people the world is as we see it, ranging from the Earth we walk on to the sky we see day in and day out. The world … Continue reading What if the Sky was a Cap?
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is now being named the "Trump of the Tropics" promised the Brazilian people a drastic change if he were to be elected during his candidacy - a complete halt to the increased corruption of politicians and corporations in Brazil. Following "Operation Car Wash", a massive billion dollar money laundering scandal … Continue reading Why Brazil is Desperate for Change and Searching in all the Wrong Places