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The Fight Is Where Love Is: Saying Goodbye to Lisa Leggio
Mortality often strikes like a thief in the night, snatching any opportunity we might have had to say what we would have said or do what we would have done.
Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Joe Moore
Once upon a time, they called Joe Moore a maverick. In a City Council full of yes-men, he tangled with…
Authoring The Meaning of Our Lives
We author the meaning of our lives every day, both individually and collectively.
A New Year’s Blockade Outside a Child Detention Camp
This post was originally featured on the author’s Patreon. Around 6:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, activists with Christmas in…
Let’s Live Now: Reflections on 2018
Even on the edge of oblivion, there are cages that must be emptied and kindnesses to be shared.
On the Last Day of Black History Month, Chicago’s School Board Votes to Shutter Five Black Schools
Four of the schools — Hope, Harper, Team Englewood and Robeson — are the last remaining neighborhood schools in the community of Englewood.
My Last Words With My Father
I knew what to say, in those moments, and how to say it, because I knew him. He was my dad.
On Getting Our Shit Together: A Letter to the Left
The battle lines are everywhere, when they should be squarely in front of us — between us and the fascists who would destroy us.
Remember, GOP Health Care Bills Are Like Zombies, They Keep Coming Back
There is no middle ground between good and evil that we can afford to settle for.