Politics may have a rhetoric of idealism, but it has a reality of pragmatism. Settling into that will make the coming years more bearable, and productive.
If fiction doesn’t consider food an important part of the worldbuilding, and the characterisation, it will ring hollow for me.
I’ve been having a lot of conversations in the last year about the public distrust and sometimes active hatred of the media — at the same time that the New York Times is raking in subscription dollars and every media outlet has an annoying popup nagging me to defend the future of journalism, I keep getting sidelong […]
The GOP claims to be the party of freedom, so why does every GOP policy promulgate the exact opposite?
The United States is creating more national security threats than it solves with its Islamophobic policy decisions.
Why isn’t anyone listening to the disability community when it warns about the future abuses of the Trump Administration?
Physicians should not be spending more time on administrivia than they are on patient care.
Many people can’t engage in political actions, for a variety of reasons. Instead of leaving them out, include them by representing their interests.
Why is the manic pixie dreamgirl such a mainstay in youth adult literature, and what does that say about our attitudes on mental health and young women?
Criticising representations and challenging embedded attitudes in text is common, but what happens with authorial context is introduced?