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  • Lessons from New Hampshire
    Last week I returned home after spending a month living in New Hampshire. It was my first time really in the Granite State, unless you want to count the two twenty-minute periods I rode through it on my way to and from Maine when I was ten. I was there working as a contracted ElectionContinue reading “Lessons from New Hampshire”
  • The War on Rice
    I work a day job at a major nationwide grocery chain. On a daily basis, I witness hundreds, if not thousands, of shoppers fill their carts with assorted varieties of boxed rice and canned beans, both items whose sales have sky-rocketed since the start of New York’s stay-at-home order four months ago. Until last week,Continue reading “The War on Rice”
  • Black Lives Matter
    Black lives matter. The mere utterance of those three words should not at all be considered controversial. Yet here we are. The horrific murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed African American man, by white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, a week-and-a-half ago, has propelled racism to the forefront of American social and political discussion.Continue reading “Black Lives Matter”
  • The Conservative Case Against Re-Opening
    On May 13, 2020, the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Governor Tony Evers’s “safer at home” order. It was a narrow 4-3 decision that was instantly heralded as a triumph across the American right. After the ruling, even President Donald Trump tweeted his support: “The Great State of Wisconsin…was just given another win. Its DemocratContinue reading “The Conservative Case Against Re-Opening”