Daughters of Patriarchy, Part 3: Embracing Oppression

When I was still riding in a car-seat, my mom liked to play Christian songs for kids on tape. One of them went, “I’m in-right, outright, upright, downright happy all the time!Since Jesus Christ came inAnd cleansed my heart from sinI’m in-right outright upright downright happy all the time!” My…Continue Reading

Revealing Poverty: The Legacy of Barbara Ehrenreich

One of my favorite authors passed away two days ago. Her name was Barbara Ehrenreich, and I continue to draw inspiration from her. She wrote with cutting passion about injustice and inequality. She also carried a severe skepticism toward every assumption, resulting in honest revelations about even the most difficult…Continue Reading