Blizzard from the Left

Kicking the "Liberal Snowflake" Myth to the Curb By Laurel Dammann | Feature photograph by Rebecca Cohen, Sign by Sarah Lerner for the Women's March on Washington "It's that victim mentality," she says in a loud and breathy whisper. "It's saturating the nation." A brief disclaimer: I don't spend my life with my ear pressed … Continue reading Blizzard from the Left

Divided, We Unite

By Laurel Dammann | Feature photograph by April Christie Three little girls, no older than 12, balance on raised wooden platforms piled six high. In earnest they shout the question-half of a chant they've heard repeated throughout the day: "Show us what Democracy looks like?" "This is what Democracy looks like!" a middle-aged man immediately … Continue reading Divided, We Unite

1.9.2016: A Progressive’s Reflection

by Laurel Dammann This election has not changed America; it has revealed America. Under the guise of moral and religious belief and fueled by fear, frustration, and greed, unchecked capitalism, misogyny, homophobia, xenophobia, and racism have long been left to fester in the heart of the American dream. With the help of irresponsible media and … Continue reading 1.9.2016: A Progressive’s Reflection