(Or: הפעם השלישית, אנתישמיות)

I didn’t want to talk about ice cream tonight. I was actively avoiding the news articles that talked about it. Another anti-Israel boycott. We’ve been here before. My one lone voice isn’t going to change anything. …

If sports are not political, then explain to me why Jesse Owens was banned from the sport of running after winning four Olympic gold medals.

If sports are not political, then explain to me why Jackie Robinson had to promise not to fight back against racism before the Dodgers were…

Imagine you live in an old house. I dunno, let’s say it was built in the 1800’s by a bunch of white nationalists, just for the sake of conversation. And let’s say that you haven’t had any problems with this house in the whole time you’ve lived there.

But one…

JK Rowling has a problem with vocabulary. For someone who’s made a fortune writing words, she doesn’t really seem to fully grasp how words work.

You see, words define our worlds for us. If you don’t have a word for something, you can’t talk about it. And closely-related words, well-chosen…

Emily Mesch

I came into this world riding on the heels of Halley's Comet and the Chernobyl meltdown, screaming bloody murder from inside a bomb shelter.

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