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Moving Forward: Without Her

My father asked why it felt that way and I told him, “Dad, it feels like we are mourning the loss of our freedom. People are afraid of what is to come. We are scared that we no longer have the right to our own body.” He told me that as hard as it may be to write down how I feel, that I should do it, so here it is.

The Politics of Anger: You Mad, Donald?

A politics drained of anger would be a politics that could not generate a Pure Food and Drug Act or a National Labor Relations Act or a Civil Rights Act or an Affordable Care Act. And a politics drained of anger would preclude us from continuing to debate whether even such significant legislative interventions are enough to solve the persistent problems they seek to address.