Barbara Zitwer, Colm Tóibín, Elham Manea, Linda Coverdale, Kyung-sook Shin, and Anne Landsman share their stories of immigration to protest Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban.
I have to assign meaning to the problem, and understand its implications before I can begin to imagine a solution. Design is a language that is greater than the sum of its visual parts. Design begins with words.
Poet Christoper Citro meditates on the omens — good and bad — that arrive on air: “I pierced the clear membrane and the coils expanded and the guest bed took its first deep breath. Each time a visiting friend or family member sleeps on it, it will take another.”
Katherine Laidlaw recalls an abusive relationship in which her boyfriend threatened her with a boxcutter.
Less than 100 days in the Oval Office, and the Bully President has lied, issued misstatements or tweeted inaccurate information on a wide variety of topics designed to create an alternate reality for the state of our nation. According to a comprehensive tracking of his words since Inauguration Day by the Toronto Star’s online site, thestar.com, Trump […]
When listening to people (sentient adults who actually voted) talk about the evil clown who somehow wormed his way into the Oval Office, I hear them say they’re angry about the way he’s rolled back critical regulations protecting our waterways and our bank accounts. I hear them say they’re disgusted with his Cabinet choices. And […]
An open letter to the 45th president of the United States Sir: Why do you hate America so much, when this country has been so good to you? What went wrong in your life to make you the mean-spirited, vindictive, bigoted creature you are today? You were born one of the most privileged humans on […]