Writer at Discourse Blog.
Pandemic Life: We Are All Skeletons Now
In 2020, nothing feels truer than a massive, expensive, decorative representation of our own mortality.
Fuck Columbus Forever
It’s honestly unbelievable that anyone still celebrates this holiday. Give to these Native causes instead.
The Fight Is Never Over
A tumultuous week in the digital media labor movement is a reminder that the struggle for basic workers' rights is eternal.
RBG and the Stories We Tell Ourselves
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death also felt like the end of a series of myths about American politics.
A Visit to the California Town Founded by Black Americans
At the start of the 20th century, a small group of Californians built a new kind of community.
My Long, Maddening Search for a Joe Biden Bumper Sticker
A nationwide quest to discover if literally anybody is 'ridin' with Biden.'
Pandemic Life: Unsolved Mysteries
I'm still haunted by the mystery of my hometown's banana peel pile. What strange things can you just not shake?
Pandemic Life: My Husband Got Really Into Miniatures
When the world started to fall apart, Tony decided to make his own.
No Heroes: The Racist Legacy of John Muir and American Conservation
The sweeping beauty of America's National Parks hides an ugly history.
Let’s Not Do This
Protesters everywhere are insisting that racism has "small dick energy." Why?
Rubber Bullets Don’t Fire Themselves
The media keeps using language that obscures the reality of police violence.