“Death, Taxes, Cal Ripken, Jr.” These words along with a larger than life image of Baseball’s “Iron Man” were prominently displayed for many years in downtown Baltimore.
Russians still feel overwhelming shame over what was done to their nation and they know the part we played.
My frustration with the recent public discourse surrounding events relating to the United States Postal Service is indicative of my frustration with that of our politics in general these days.
How can we feel safe and calm like Alice does despite falling through darkness towards the unknown?
It’s getting to the point where I’m no fun anymore. That’s not just a lyric from a Crosby, Stills and Nash song, but probably how some of my friends and family feel about me these days…
In the lead up to the 2016 election, some on the left (most publicly Susan Sarandon) argued that Donald Trump was a preferential choice to Hillary Clinton because his chaotic nature would wake Americans up to the structural rot permeating our sociopolitical body.
We were never meant to lose our sense of wonder and interest in the world just because we grew up.
Click here to listen to full episode on YouTube Show Notes by Jesse Crall Occasionally, people take issue with my tendency to focus critiques on Democrats. But Donald Trump draws easy and constant ire from my left-leaning circles. As economic commentator Dylan Ratigan says “The Village Idiot is acting like a Village Idiot again.” It serves neitherContinue reading “Ask Jesse Episode 12: Criticizing Republicans”
What captured your attention and drew your interest into activism and/or into the political rabbit hole?
Click here to listen to full episode on YouTube Show Notes by Jesse Crall Throughout this episode, I stress how many of our problems are downstream from the economy. Because the United States remains the sole empire in the world, our economic structure boasts global consequences. Since post-WWII America’s international role facilitates the mass movementContinue reading “Ask Jesse Episode 11: Keeping It Real On Climate”