politics

the n word

Today, I volunteered for the Barack Obama Campaign to make calls to voters in a battleground state, Nevada. I was hesitant at first about invading people’s privacy, but I knew it would get easier after the first couple of phone calls. I made over fifty phone calls. Most were not home and some had already […]

The Arithmetic of Iraq

Update: I wrote this piece nine years ago after we invaded Iraq in 2003 about the need for the US to consider war refugees as the consequences of repeating our mistakes in foreign soils. The Syrian refugees situation and the fears and potential backlash for these people in the US are fulfilling a predictable outcome. […]