Democracy is Dying

Right now democracy is dying. This should be a galvanizing time for people everywhere in the U.S. who believe in a democracy that works for everyone. The two major parties of the land offer little hope for saving democracy. One is so extremist that it is dismantling democratic processes without a care for its people. The other offers no […]

America Belongs to Whites Only

America for the Superior White Society A disturbing clip of an October 2016 video, in which Univision‘s Jorge Ramos interviews American Renaissance‘s Jared Taylor, came across my Facebook feed today. The ideas in this clip directly connect to the issues I raised in my previous blog entry. They represent the extremist ideology of people who maintain America […]

Organized Alternative to Evangelical Christian Politics

  Recently my Facebook feed offered a troubling article from a former member of the evangelical Christian community that caught my attention. As I read it, I grew more and more distressed. No other writing, news headline, or video soundbite in the last four months has given me so much pause as this one. Why? Because it’s […]

Imagination and the 2016 Elections

We often think of imagination as this activity we encourage children to practice. Or we might think that imagination belongs to creative people. Little credence is given to the idea that imagination plays a significant role in our social structures, from governance practices to economic polices and everything in between. Yet, for some reason marketers around […]

Symbols in the Public Mind

  Don’t be fooled when people say, “why worry about it? It’s just a symbol. Symbols don’t meaning anything?” Oh really? If that’s the case, then why did so many non New Orleanians weigh in on how important it was to keep the confederate statues right where they are, in the open air, reminding everyone […]