American Genocides: Native American genocide (continual, unacknowledged) African slave trade and Black oppression (unacknowledged, as of yet atoned) Unnecessary nuclear bombings of Japan used solely as tests and a warning to Russia, 1945 D*n*ld Tr*mp’s ignoring a pandemic to let it kill his political enemies, then actively spreading it, 2020 (emphasis on highly disproportionate mortality and health outcomes based on […]
We need this reminder right now: Post-Election Slow-Motion Coup Madness Trump’s face says it all here. Not only couldn’t he make eye contact 4 years ago, he’s making “apology face” and pursing his lips. He’s ashamed, and he knows what he really is. Obama, meanwhile, looked him in the eye and invited him into the Oval Office after years of […]
Passover is one of the highlights of the Jewish calendar and nearing the home stretch of my Jewish journey to conversion, I was truly looking forward to experiencing it for the first time as an adult. The banter, the torah, the weird foods—the gathering is the biggest thing American Jews do during the year. So naturally Trump ruined it by […]
This week as I marked my first Tisha B’av as part of the community, booms filled the sky. Smoke filled the air in Portland and beyond, and I thought of all the atrocities that befell Israel over time and how we’re now seeing it again in America.